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I know many of us here at the village made homemade gifts this year. I'm curious if any of you received any homemade gifts.

I received homemade lemon green tea hand soap in a mason jar dispenser. Loved it!

If you did make handmade gifts were they well received?
 

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i got a coupon book from my 10 yo LOL

no homemade gifts by me this year - planning to maybe crochet a few things this coming year for the kids since i already have yarn Just have to get my hands to cooperate .
 

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received a plaque from our oldest DD and SIL that DD made. It contains our last name initial. She did a beautiful job on it.

I also made a throw for a friend, she was extremely excited over it.
 

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I didn't get or give anything homemade. My grandma got a handmade apron and an ornament from her sister. I was a teeny bit jealous of the apron! Wish I had gotten one. :)
 

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Some yummy baked things from my sis and stuff from the kids.
 

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Didn't receive any HM gifts. Didn't receive any comments on the gifts that I made for the family - some years are just like that!!
 

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I made ds19 a zombie kit and he was thrilled with it! Took it to show to friends. I made ds10 a custom creeper Minecraft shirt and made him a bunch of Minecraft figures out of cardstock and he loved them! I had been saving up wine corks for a long time and made dh a cork wreath...he didn't seem too excited over it...oh, well, guess I just wasted my corks! Well, he did hang it up so I get to enjoy the look of it at least. He made me a certificate for a day of his undivided attention doing whatever I want. I liked that!
 

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I made home made candy and it was well recieved some even said i will return the tin it was in before next christmas.I never got any home made gifts.
 

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I made homemade doggy treats for all of my families dogs who are a huge part of our family. They were very well received (by the people and the dogs!) Although the plan was almost killed when my dog snarfed down a half baking sheet of raw treats in a span of 2 minutes...my fault, I left them within reach. To the store for more whole wheat flour saved the day.
I also did cornbread/beans in a jar gifts for the men and they seemed to like them.

I got one homemade gift and it was from my sister; she had a co-worker make me a very pretty knitted beret. :) I liked it.
 

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I never received any homemade gifts. I did give an assortment to different people and they seemed to like them. :)
 

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We got a wonderful plate of homemade cookies from DH's boss's wife. She makes a ton every year & I look forward to them so much!!

My daughter in law made me a really cool magnetic message board from a pizza tin. It has a magnetic clip made from a clothes pin, decorated with little colored stones. SO cute! She also made me two ceramic coasters, not sure how, also very nice. (I am a coaster fanatic),

I made crocheted flowers & my grand daughters & daughters in law picked out their choice of headband & flowers (I bought the head bands) & I custom made them on the spot for them. They were very excited. I intended to get them done & wrapped up, but didn't. They asked me about them & even hung around a few minutes longer than expected while I anchored the flowers to the bands.
 

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Didn't get anything homemade but I did help myself to my gf's homemade cookies and told her that was my gift :laugh: I ate them all on her *blushes*
 

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My MIL gifted us several homemade gifts this year.. she hand painted ornaments, decoupaged clear glass plates, made potato jewelry, canned goods(pears, salsa, cinnamon pickles,honey butter, ), had hand crafted linen sachets made with her mother and grandmothers linens , made baked potato pockets for the microwave for each of her 'daughters' , one bio and two in law!
 

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Oh my... I am in heaven. Well, I was until we ate all of it. I got a plate of homemade candy from my coffee buddy. I gave her some homemade sugar scrubs. It is really funny because we both think we got the better gift.

I also gave the homemade sugar scrubs to a cousin. She is so excited. She has been having some money troubles and hasn't been able to afford fancy things like that.

Of course, that was his family. We are doing xmas with my family next week. They are getting sugar scrubs also. I am sure they will turn their noses up at it.
 

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I received homemade peanut chipotle brittle and toasted coconut and caramel encrusted marshallows from a choir members and peanut butter fudge from my bff. I really enjoy both of them a little too much. ;)

My pumpkin breads went over well with the choir and my clients (that I've heard back from). My choir director loved the homemade Baileys :D so he'll be getting that again.

I think that as I find recipes that go over well, I'll stick with them and make them my standard gift.

I also learned to make a good pumpkin cheesecake which I gave and was well received.
 

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my daughter made me a card and my son made me a coupon book. he said he made it during his computer class at school :) nice to know your kids think about you other than when they want something ya know


the only homemade gift I made this year was a no sew fleece blanket I made for dh. one side it has Carolina Panthers fleece (his fav team) and the other side is the funky blue color in their uniforms. it turned out great and he LOVED it.
 

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I included homemade treats for all the fellows in the family: a tub of cayenne pretzels. They were a hit.

I made our niece (9 mos) a little cabled shrug and her momma LOVED it.
 

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I didn't make any handmade gifts this year, but I did receive the most beautiful, comfy and warmest pair of crocheted slipper booties that I just love.

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