Baking Gifts for the Holidays
I'm sure someone has mentioned this tip before, but to save money this year, I'm throwing a cookie party for my friends for the holidays. I just don't have the cash to be blowing $50 per person in my life (I usually blow about $1,000 every holiday season), so this is the next best option. I've spent maybe $100 total (including cooking supplies and ingredients) and I'm making a spread of cookies. And, thank goodness, my friends aren't nutty about getting material items for gifts, so it's appreciated all around!
Shared by Cwolf112 on 12/19/08
My aunt told me about a cookie party that had in her office. Everyone brought in their home-made creations and they had an exchange. I believe everyone was allowed to choose half a dozen cookies. Of course, you could change up the amount or even the item being exchanged. Instead of cookies you could do beer. Although, everybody loves cookies!
Sounds fun! I'm baking for most of my holiday gifts this year, maybe buying some cheap cute packaging. Everyone really DOES appreciate edible items, esp. if they are homemade!