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- August 13, 2007 at 8:32 pm #253137
Something we always give to coworkers and friends is baskets and tins
full of homemade cookies and candies. For those with special dietary
restrictions, we alter accordingly.
In years past, we’ve included:
Snowballs (aka Russian tea cakes, Mexican wedding cakes), Candy Cane
cookies, Polvorones (anise-flavored, cinnamon-sugar covered little
cookies that melt in your mouth), shortbread, chocolate
dipped “oreos” with sprinkles or nuts, rum-balls, and chocolate
Other idea are simple cross-stitch ornaments (may I suggest the
blackwork archives <https://www.blackworkarchives.com/bw_flwrs.html>
for starters, homemade jar candles (you can find all the ingredients
you need at your local craft store), homemade soaps or lotions, or
Wal-Mart and JoAnn Fabrics both have pre-done quilt-look material.
All you need to do is find batting (a hint: old blankets from the
goodwill work WONDERFULLY for this!) and a sheet or appropriate
material for the back, stitch it together on the sides and do a
little hand embroidery to keep the layers together.
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