I gave my granson a $500 desk for his 18th birthday and never got so much as a hug yet alone thank you.
I gave my parents a cruise for their 50th anniversary...on the other hand, THEY gave me the college education that made it possible for me to earn enough money to do that, so...
I've given a gift that no amount of money can cover...I wouldn't take money for this gift.
The most expensive gift I've received? A priceless gift that I enjoy each day...my boys.
I got my mom a 3ft tall ceramic chef for her kitchen. It costs about $300 bucks. Not too bad for school $.