One of my friends gave me this book this year. Each year you add your card you send out and record family memories. This is right up my alley. 🙂
Source This is such a simple idea. The craft paper reminds me of brown paper packages tied up in string from “My favorite things.” Plus, pom poms are just plain cute.
Source One small gift that you can afford given with love is worth more than the most expensive ill-afforded gift. I’m reminded of the poor widow in Mark 12. Many gave gifts out of their wealth but she gave out of her poverty and put in all she had to live on. The two […]
My friend Heather gave me a jar of bread and butter pickles her Mom made. I just had a couple. So good! Tangy, sweet, sour, spicy. I could eat the entire jar. Thanks Heather! 🙂
Source Do you Christmas shop throughout the year? I try. I like to take my time and beat the rush. I haven’t gotten very far this year. The year is 58% done and I am only 13% done with my shopping. Oh well. 🙂
Source Several years ago I started a practice. I have a large plastic covered bin that I keep gifts in. Christmas gifts, birthday gifts. Most of them have a person in mind. Some are random gifts that I can use for a baby shower or house warming. I use it a lot for getting ready […]
Source Chocolate is the perfect gift to re-gift. Because: 1. You save yourself the calories. 2. Everyone loves chocolate!
Source It seems like every Christmas the past few years I’ve made my sister cry. Before you think wow, what a mean person, making her own sister cry, and on Christmas at that, tsk, tsk, let me explain. My sister is very emotional, like me. I like to give her meaningful gifts that will touch […]
When I’m at the airport killing time I often like to buy expensive cards. Like magazines, they are a guilty treasure. Things that are expensive with little use bug me. […]