Friendly Holiday Goodie Gifts

As you can tell I have been posting many little bite-size snacks and dessert treats lately. 

And that’s becauseI love to indulge in them 🙂

But also because I made up treat tins for my close neighbors and friends. 

Here is what they received:

While 4 lbs. of tomatillos only made 6 jars of Santa Salsa, I could not give the salsa to everyone that I gave the treat tins too.  Shucks!  Wish I had made more.  But there is this thing called time that I don’t seem to have enough of.

I packed each treat seperately in a cute little bag with twist tie as I didn’t want to put them in the same tin without being bagged up.  That would have made the peanut butter taste like peppermint peanut butter.  Ick.  Maybe I shouldn’t knock it, I’ve never tried peppermint peanut butter.   Have you?

Sorry for the poor light quality.  It was midnight and I was in the kitchen working 🙂

I found some cute holiday recipe cards, wrote out all the items they were receiving and added it to the top of their treat tin.  As well as a link to where they could find these fabulous recipes at. 

All in, I spent 12 hours in the kitchen making, packaging and preparing these treat tins for my friends and neighbors.  So I hope they appreciated my homemade gift!

And the morning I delivered all these goodies; we had a fresh snow fall of 4 inches.  A perfect addition to my holiday giving mood!

If only I would have had a sleigh~~~


What is a homemade gift that you would like to receive this year?



About TheSceneFromMe

Wife, Foodie, Traveler, Shopaholic. I am a thirty-something tactfully-opinionated nurse living in the Midwest. I believe shopping counts as cardio, tea cannot be too sweet, anything orange (and sparkly!) can cure a bad mood, and no one can have enough clothes, accessories or shoes. I love to bake, indulge in celebrity gossip, cupcakes, reality tv, photography, travel anywhere new or places that I've already graced, spend time with my family and live life the way I am meant to. I am in love with my iPhone, husband and 2 wrinkly shar-peis. Join me on the journey of my candy coated life. Fasten your seatbelts! This is the scene from ME!
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12 Responses to Friendly Holiday Goodie Gifts

  1. Those are adorable. My how I would love to be your friend, your treats look so good. 😉

  2. yummy!!!!!!! Everything looks soo delicious!!!!!!! I will also be making goodies for my friends and family! =D I think my favorite holiday treat would be pepperming bark, but my favorite candies in general eithre have peanut butter or chocolate or both! =D

  3. Jess says:

    What cute gifts!

  4. carascravings says:

    Love the hat; too cute!
    Who ever is receiving your bite-sized dessert treats
    are very lucky!! That’s very sweet of you.

  5. Reeni says:

    Your lucky, lucky neighbors! Such yummy treats! Since I am baking every day from now until Christmas there is nothing much I want for….

  6. Stephanie Borba says:

    I am super traditional I LOVE pretty sugar cookies!

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