cookie mix in a jarIf you're buying presents this holiday season for a lot of people, it's not only rough on the bank account, but also difficult to come up with that many gift ideas. Let's face it, you can only buy so many gift cards without coming across as just plain lazy.
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That's why I'm a big fan of homemade gifts. It shows that the person took time to create a one-of-a-kind gift for you, which is priceless. Unfortunately, not everyone is going to appreciate a hand-knit scarf, but you know something that is loved by everyone?
The bakers out there probably already have a cookie swap on their calendar, but for those of us who are far from being Martha Stewarts in the kitchen, sending scorched goods to our friends isn't exactly the gift that keeps on giving. So take the safe route and send them the dry ingredients in a pretty mason jar. The pure craftsmanship of it will still have them comparing you to Martha.
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