Posts Tagged ‘homemade’

Wrapping it up in style

December 23, 2011

Need some gift-wrap ideas fast?

These suggestions from Penny’s Day Book are perfect. And earth-friendly. And they probably do not require you to make a trip to the Big-Box drug store at 11pm in your slippers.

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Take one ugly thrift, resale, or consignment sweater…

December 7, 2011

You know that ghastly sweater on your consignment or resale shop’s back-room charity rack? Those $1 sweaters cluttering up Read the rest of this entry »

Non-cook on your gift list? Everyone eats…

November 28, 2011

Just add water… the sweetest words any non-cook could hear. When you have some non-cooks on your gift list, how about something that will be truly welcome in their kitchen.

Home-concocted food mixes range from Read the rest of this entry »

Let the kids help MAKE the holidays

November 17, 2011

So many families feel their children are audience members at the holidays, rather than participants. xmaspostcardsolo

But there’s nothing so memorable, and so just-plain-fun, as participating in the preparations and plans for the big day. Don’t deprive your child of the opportunity to learn to give, as well as receive, in this season.

Let the kids Read the rest of this entry »

A gift only you can give. Make it once, give it to many!

November 16, 2011

Whether you’re the family’s favorite cook, the custodian of Grandma’s recipe box, or simply a creative lover of food, how about making a

Family Favorites cookbook for your relatives?

This Slideshare shows the pages of a template you can use to make an attractive collection of recipes yourself. Read the rest of this entry »