In the spirit of offering alternatives to going out into the feeding frenzy that is holiday shopping, I offer another option, an artisan who makes soaps, lotions, essential oil blends, shampoo, and more. Her soaps stink purty! Check out Soaps by Jan - her products are fantastic and all natural!
It's funny how priorities change with time - when I was a child, I wanted a pony, and toys, and candy, and...and...
Now? I want to pay my power bill. Barring that, I just want to spend a pleasant day with family and friends and store the memories for later use. I like giving gifts, I like making gifts, I like knowing that I have made someone else smile a little.
I am, as usual, broker than a politician's promise, so this year I'm not sure what I will make/do...but I guess I'd better get at it, huh?
What sort of handmade things do you enjoy receiving? What sort of handmade things do you like to gift?