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Tuesday, November 18, 2008

More Tips for the Holiday Rush

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Actually, I just have one tip, but I wanted to brag about getting some of my shopping done early for like the first time ever, and I did it without spending any money. Well, I did spend some money but mostly I just got rid of junk that was in my house. I participated in a swap on one of my favorite message boards and got some totally awesome present for my kids! It's been really hard not to just go ahead and give them the stuff because I know their really going to love it. Oh, hey, that's like another tip. Check me out, I have 2 tips! (I don't usually serve much purpose other than to make others feel better about themselves in comparison, so a pat on the back for me!)

Now for my original tip...
Make it yourself. I know I said I'm not crafty, but I have discovered a knack for...
Oh, wait, if you might get a present from me for Christmas, I must ask you to kindly stop reading now.

Okay, I have a knack for jewelry making and it's super fun, so I am making some bracelets and earrings and necklaces for Christmas presents. I bought some tools and equipment and found some instructions on-line and I am going to town with the beading.

People usually love homemade stuff and you can add that extra ingredient, LOVE, to all your homemade stuff. There is all sorts of stuff that you can make pretty easily. I know someone that made Vanilla, how cool is that? So, if you've got even the smallest bit of creativity, go homemade for Christmas. If I can do it, anyone can!

4 comments:

Caryn said...

Makes me wish I were on your Christmas list! ;) Isn't it great to find something you are good at and you also enjoy?

It was good to see you and the other nuts last weekend!

Mandie said...

I didn't know you made jewelry...

Amy said...

I'm just getting started.

Grandnut C said...

Let me tell you Hazel makes beautiful jewelry. I have some so I know!! Grandnut C