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{Homemade} Gifts in a Jar – I’m Lovin’ It

 

Homemade gifts in a jar are a fun, frugal, and great holiday gift to share with just about any one. In past years I have made homemade Christmas gifts in a jar for girl friends, neighbors, teachers and family.

The possibilities are endless, and remember they are a great starter to build a gift basket.  For example,  start with a jar of cookie mix, and add a kitchen towel, pot holder, and spatula, or homemade vanilla along with  a batch of homemade cookies along with the recipe.  Or just add a pretty ribbon and tag and you have a simple, stylish gift!

I’ve gathered 16 great gift in a jar ideas for your holiday planning!

Gifts in a Jar

 

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1.  Slow cooker Apple Butter @ My Baking Addiction

2. Vanilla Extract @ Bake at 350

3.  Pancake Mix @ Good Life {eats}

4.  Cowgirl Cookie Mix @ Bakerealla

 

5.  Cake in a Jar @ i am baker

6.  Cinnamon Honey Butter @ TidyMom

7.  Hot Chocolate Mix @ Babble

8.  Sewing Kit @ Momtastic

 

9.  Peppermint Stick Cocoa @ My Recipes

10.  Peppermint Zebra Icebox Cake @ Confessions of a Cookbook Queen

11.  Pumpkin Spice  @ Simple Bites

12.  Tropical Bath Tea Soak @ Flamingo Toes

 

 

13.  Quick Bread Mix @ Sunset

14.  Rosemary Mint Sugar Scrub @ Good Life {style}

15.  Chinese 5 Spice Blend @ Georgia Pellegrini

16.  Cinnamon Vanilla Sugar Scrub @ TidyMom

 

 

What a great companion to any of the gifts above!  Slip in a little note that you have pre-ordered Desserts in Jars: 50 Sweet Treats that Shine by my incredibly talented friend Shaina Olmanson …….don’t forget to grab one for your self too!

 

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A self-proclaimed neat freak, Cheryl chronicles her journey through homemaking on her blog, TidyMom.net, where she shares recipes, tutorials, crafting and her ever-growing love for photography. This St. Louis mom juggles her passion for life, her daughters and her tiger-loving husband, all while her obsession with tidiness cleans up the trail blazed behind her. Google+

Comments

  1. 1

    holy moly! i love anything in a jar. this post is just so fun to look through.

    all those scrubs & those names…i was thinking “man it’s been awhile since i’ve had some fru fru scrub or mask treatment. i need some.

    have a super weekend!
    kellie

  2. 2

    Thanks for all the ideas and for hosting!

  3. 3

    Fun, fun, FUN! I would love to receive any one of those fabulous gifts in a jar. Have a great weekend, Cheryl!

  4. 4

    these are all fabulous ideas, Cheryl!

    thanks for taking the time to compile them all!

  5. 5

    wow !! all are great ideas :-) have a fun weekend !

  6. 6

    What a great collection of ideas!

  7. 7

    Thanks for all these great ideas. I happen to have a “gifts-in-a-jar” recipe to share with you as well. Meyer Lemon Curd with Vanilla Sugar. :) Hope you’ll like it.

  8. 8

    What pretty ideas!!

    Thanks for hosting, Cheryl!

  9. 9

    Prettyyyyy pretty! :-)

  10. 10

    This post is like one-stop Christmas shopping. So many wonderful gift ideas and the fact that they are all home-made makes them even more special. Those *hard-to-buy-for* would be all taken care of with any one of these :) Thanks for hosting another great link-up.

  11. 11

    This is perfect! Just in time for making my neighbors’ gifts for Christmas!!

  12. 12

    I love linking up every week, thanks for hosting!

  13. 13

    Some really great ides, might have to snag a few for some friends.

  14. 14

    What fun ideas for the holidays – definitely getting me in the holiday spirit!

  15. 15

    I really honestly truly love checkin out your I’m Lovin It round ups. You have the BEST submissions and posts!!

  16. 16

    I definitely just bookmarked this post! Every year I make something for my girlfriends and I haven’t had an idea for this year yet. I cannot wait to get started!

  17. 17

    Thank you so much for hosting another fun party, Cheryl!
    xoxo,
    Vanessa @ {nifty thrifty things}

  18. 18

    I love the idea of doing a gift in jar with a note about Shaina’s book. Smart!

  19. 19
    Michelle V says:

    My favourite jar gift is thin liced lemons packed in lemon juice and kosher salt. Makes fantastic recipes using lemons/lemon juice unbelieveable!

  20. 20

    cute ideas!

  21. 21

    Perfect! I have the jars, just need ideas to fill ‘em. Thank you so much and Merry Christmas!

  22. 22

    I’ve got to make a few of these up…probably for myself. Shhhh…!

  23. 23

    What fab eye candy, really enjoyed all the inspiration :)

  24. 24

    I’ve seen a bunch of those jar items from back when they were originally posted and I still love them! They’re super cute and awesome as gifts or for parties. Great roundup :)

  25. 25

    love all these ideas! i’m a huge fan of homemade gifts – might need to try a few of these :)

  26. 26

    I loooooove gifts in a jar, I just love things in a jar ;) Great gift idea post!

  27. 27

    These are just awesome! I have just about finished my teacher/neighbour gifts but I think there is going to be some extra’s now! :)

  28. 28

    I love that little sewing kit idea!!

  29. 29

    Thanks for all of the amazing gifts in a jar! I am inspired. Love the I’m Lovin’ It round up this week…so many great ideas for the holidays!

    Jessie @ Possible Baker

  30. 30

    Thanks so much, Cheryl, for including my vanilla! :)

  31. 31

    Cheryl! what an adorable post! I just love it! Lots of great ideas- thanks!

  32. 32

    I am a sucker for anything in a jar! this round up is absolutely fantastic. Thanks so much for including my Apple Butter!

  33. 33

    what a great round-up and so many creative ideas!

  34. 34

    Cheryl this list is amazing!! I need to check out each and every link. Here is one I did last year. Love those jars!
    http://www.familyfreshcooking.com/2010/12/13/peppermint-candy-cane-marshmallows-recipe/

  35. 35

    This is one of the best lists i have seen – love it – going to try some of these!

  36. 36

    Such an amazing collection! I adore gifts in jars. And thanks for including one of mine in your roundup ; )

  37. 37

    What great ideas! I like to do soup mixes, too. I’m definitely going to try one of these.

  38. 38

    I have a question on the monster cookie jars… i was noticing that there isnt any flour in the recipe . Is this a type-o
    or are they just fine w/o flour? thank you!

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