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Home Made Christmas Presents #1

I thought I'd share some home made Christmas gift ideas here at least once week now through December!

First up: Home Made Recipe Book Collection.

You can make this as simple or elaborate as you want...just depends on your time, craftiness and budget!

(Simple Version)

Use a binder, page protectors, dividers, and pencil/pen pouch.

Hand write or use a printer to print out some favorite recipes. Include recipes that have been in your family for years if you can-that adds a special touch.

Add special notes to the recipes and stories that may go along with a particular recipe.

Add family pictures, drawings, and whatever else you can think of to add a personal touch.

This is a simple version, but really there are so many ways you can decorate and personalize a home made recipe book. You could even make several of the exact same book so everyone in the family has the same "Family Cookbook".


That is exactly what I am planning to do for my nephews and nieces. I just hope I have time to get it all together.
Irene said…
Good Luck! Maybe you could try working on them each day in the evening for 20 minutes or so! I bet your nephews and nieces love them!

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