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Gift Ideas for Mother-in-Law (MIL) and Father-in-Law (FIL)
My mother-in-law, like my own mother, is easy to shop for because they are both became artists after they retired and are quite talented and even selling their work and/or getting commissions! Gifting around a hobby is always an easy option but … what if your in laws don’t have hobbies that lend themselves to gifts? Read more…
Personalized Gifts for Teachers, Friends, and Relatives
My favorite small indulgence is a beautiful personalized return address stamper that has lasted for years from Fine Stationary. It’s the star of my Personalized Gifts from last year and when I gifted it to teachers, they also really appreciated it.
Kids’ art also makes a great personalized gifts for grandparents when you turn it into pendants, cuff links, dish towels and coasters!
I like the idea of personalized gifts but you do have to plan ahead since it can take a few weeks to receive.
Kids Make Gift Ideas
My idea for kids making gifts for parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles is clove fruit — clove apples, clove oranges, clove clementines, clove kumquats, and clove lady apples. We tackled this craft project last year and found that it wasn’t too difficult though it takes longer than you’d think. This year we will try smaller fruit like lady apples and kumquats! Keep in mind too that you don’t have to cover the fruit entirely in cloves and it will still smell nice and look pretty. Read more…
Homemade Granola for Neighbors & Teachers
Capability:Mom and I are teaming up for the third year to update our 12 Days of Shopping series meant to help you during your holiday shopping. We put our heads together to think of everyone we need to buy or make a gift for and then researched and wracked our brains to come up with gift ideas.
Holiday Gift Ideas: 12 Days of Ideas for Everyone On Your List
Capability:Mom and I are on our third year of the joint posting on the 12 Days of Shopping. Starting tomorrow, we will be co-posting on a variety of gift ideas for everyone on our list. She takes one category and I take the other: Read more…
Book Gift List for Kids, Moms and Dads
Shopping for books as gifts is my very favorite holiday errand. In years past, I just gifted small piles of books to everyone on my list. My favorite is to match up a picture book for an adult — it works great as teacher and principal gifts!
How about you? Do you give a lot of books as holiday gifts? Read more…