Friday, October 1, 2010
I don't know about everybody this year but this Christmas is going to be really tiny! We really are in a mess since we are a sah family and the ton of my husbands overtime has been cut off for a whole year. I am relying on God and trying to make the best of what we will have. Christmas is about God anyways how we have turned this into spending tons of money, I don't know. I would love to make some homemade gifts for family and teachers. Here are a couple of ideas that I thought I might try
Chocolate Covered Pretzels with Topping!
Dark Chocolate Hot Cocoa and Homemade Marshmallows
One thing about gifts in a jar is that you can by the ingredients a little at a time so it doesn't cost so much!
Another thing for next year is swagbucks
You get swagbucks for searching the web that you can trade in for gift cards etc.
I have earned several five dollar gift cards from them and I should have been saving for this christmas. Especially since Amazon usually puts magazine subscriptions on sale for 5.00 pretty often. I have seen tons of food magazines and even southern living which all would make wonderful gifts.
If you haven't signed up and would like to I would appreciate you signing up under me!
I will be posting more gift ideas as Christmas gets closer!
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