This is a gift idea that Becky shared with us at the PAWS meeting in November. It is a Cookie Mix Jar –
Fill a large jar with the dry ingredients for a cookie mix. Wrap a piece of fabric around the lid and tie with some ribbon. Add a quick tag with the recipe inside. The person that you give this too just needs to add the remaining ingredients, mix and bake – yummy cookies for everyone! You could pair this idea with the new Sweetpressed Cookie Stamps for a complete gift – the stamps have two recipes included.
Becky used the Deck the Halls fabric and Cherry Cobbler Seam Binding. The tag is cut with the Big Shot and the Two Tags die and one of the Snowflakes from the Northern Frost Decorative Strip Sizzlit die to decorate the front. This would be another fun activity to do with the kids and a great gift for teachers or neighbors.
So what did you think about the Up on the Roof Top Blog Hop this weekend? What were your favorite projects? I think my favorite ones were the wine tags that Rosemarie Diehl made and the Christmas Mantle Decor that Tara Bilbo made – but there were many other great projects on the tour. I have a list of a handful that I want to try to make. Since mine was a Countdown to Christmas I thought I might add the activities on my blog each day. These are activities to do with your family each day. So to catch up here are the first few days of activities that I have picked (my project tutorial includes 36 different ones for you to choose from) –
December 1st – Write a Letter to Santa. Make sure the kids write it and put it in the mail box.
December 2nd – Make Pinecone Ornaments for the birds. The birds can enjoy them all month long. I have had lots of birds the last week or so – a bunch of blue birds were here over the weekend and they were checking out some of the bird houses too – maybe some early house hunting go on.
December 3rd – Look at Christmas photos from past years. I love to do this and see how much the boys have grown and changed.
December 4th – Wrap Holiday gifts. I have a few things to wrap but mostly I still have shopping to do. I think I need to do this one a little bit later.
December 5th – Decorate the Christmas Tree. We bought the tree last night and we plan to decorate tonight. Since we have the new sunroom we are putting it out there this year. I’ll take a picture once it is done.
If you would like to see my project with the activity cards it is on this post.
Have a great day! I’ll have the Blog Hop Blog Candy Prize winner posted tomorrow so be sure to check back.