Day 10: Holiday “Dough”

Welcome to Day 10 of my 12 Days of Christmas

I have  two fabulous  20 “something” nieces on my Christmas gift list. I use to find it oh so hard to buy for them. A few years ago I decided cash was the answer and this way they could buy something they really wanted.

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My mission was then to find unique ways to give these gifts of money. Something a bit more fun than just money in a card.  I did what most folks do when they are looking for unique and interesting ideas, I started searching the internet.

I found a really cute idea over at  With All My Heart & Soul called Holiday Dough!

As soon as I read the poem, I knew this was the money gift idea I wanted to use.

It is simple and easy to throw together.  You need, well, money, ribbon, a clear bag, some card stock to print your topper and a stapler to attach it, that’s it!  A free download of the topper is available to you at the end of the post.

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Day 7: Unique Way to Gift Cookie Dough

Welcome to Day 7 of my 12 Days of Christmas.

Today I want to show you an interesting and unique way to “gift” cookie dough.

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This idea would also be great for giving already baked cookies.

To make this gift box you will need to save empty cardboard boxes from rolls of foil or cling wrap.

First make sure you remove the metal tear strip (the sharp thing along the edge of the box). I used a little bit of craft paint to dress up the outside of the box.

I made some chocolate chip cookie dough and wrapped the dough in plastic wrap, and then in parchment paper, twisted the ends and tied with twine. Continue reading Day 7: Unique Way to Gift Cookie Dough