Tuesday, November 9, 2010

A Happy Holiday With...A Homemade Christmas!

Don't you just love a homemade gift?  I always enjoy receiving something someone took the time to make for me and I also enjoy creating gifts for others with the kids.  When I got my hands on A Handmade Christmas:  Creative Ideas for an Earth Friendly, Frugal, Festive Holiday by Tina Barseghian I could not wait to get some new ideas for holiday gifting.

A Homemade Christmas offers up a slew of great ideas and easy to follow directions for gifting, cooking, cards and decorations.  This book also offers lots of ideas for creating new holiday traditions as well as strengthening existing ones.  Some of the ideas I am planning on trying or incorporating are:  making a snow globe with the kids, hosting an ornament making party, making homemade eggnog...the list actually goes on and on.  A Homemade Christmas is just filled with so many great ideas that get me excited for the holidays and for spending time with family.  This book is a keeper!  You can buy a copy of A Homemade Christmas on Amazon.. 












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We give out gag gifts instead of normal gifts. These are personalized to highlight something funny the person has done/experienced the past year. For ex: my son works at burger king so he received burger king gift certificates.

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My favorite trsdition is baking cookies with my daughter to leave for Santa and my daughter who is 3 is always trying to sneak bites out of them before bed. And we can't forget carrots for the reindeer. :)

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