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Old 12-10-2012, 11:21 PM
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This year I'm giving homemade applesauce, apple butter, pasta sauce and tomato jam. Some elderly friends who are widows or widowers are getting homemade butternut squash soup, since I harvested 47 of those suckers from my garden!! And I made organic butternut squash puree for my baby granddaughter
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i love homemade gifts. ima student again and i was thinking of making my mom a calender of the family and dogs through out the years... do you guys think that is something you'd like?
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Krys, your mom would probably love that. Homemade is from the heart, and what momma doesn't love something from her child's heart?
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Krys, your mom would probably love that. Homemade is from the heart, and what momma doesn't love something from her child's heart?
thanks Finn's Fan. I liked the idea but I didnt know if it would be a good christmas gift idea. i need to figure out how to steal the photos from her house without her knowing
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I think it is a great gift, want to send me some? HA HA!
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Krys, I would love a thoughtful gift like that from my boys! Your Mom will Love it!

Finn's Fan, I want some of that squash soup please! Yum!
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I love making gifts for my family and friends. I paint this year I made Ojibwe door greeters. I gave a couple as gifts and I have had several people buy from me to give as gifts. I have made lap quilts in the past along with hand craved necklaces, hand drawn cards( a set of 12 all occasion). I think it is fun to think of new things to give.

this is a sign I made yesterday I was thinking of giving it to my sons Ojibwe teacher
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Love homemade gifts, food or otherwise!

Only problem now is I'm vegan and some people who I exchange gifts with don't know so I've gotten a lot of food so far that I can't eat Including some delicious-looking (and smelling!) homemade truffles!

But I love giving out homemade vanilla extract and other goodies...most people don't even know the baked goods they're getting are vegan!
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I think it is a great gift, want to send me some? HA HA!
HAHAH Thanks!! I'd be happy to make you one if i could

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Krys, I would love a thoughtful gift like that from my boys! Your Mom will Love it!

Finn's Fan, I want some of that squash soup please! Yum!
Thanks! I really liked the idea but I was a little hesitant about doing it. I think i will pick her up a book as well just incase the calender isnt a winner

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this is a sign I made yesterday I was thinking of giving it to my sons Ojibwe teacher
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Love homemade gifts, food or otherwise!

Only problem now is I'm vegan and some people who I exchange gifts with don't know so I've gotten a lot of food so far that I can't eat Including some delicious-looking (and smelling!) homemade truffles!

But I love giving out homemade vanilla extract and other goodies...most people don't even know the baked goods they're getting are vegan!
that is a great healthy alternative. im sure that plenty of ppl are shocked that they are vegan cookies! my friend makes an amazing vegan chili! i ask her to make it for me everytime i come over
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I am in love with cooking, love to make interesting foods using unique ingredients and love all sorts of ethnic foods. I love it when someone else who is a great cook makes something cool for me for a gift (especially when they make something I've never made before)
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