Friday, January 5, 2007

what, christmas was when?

I guess I got caught up in life and forgot to mention how much I rock at giving gifts during the holidays. I don't want to brag, but I'm so good at giving gifts, you really should make friends with me by next Christmas. I'll gift you like you've never been gifted before.*

I put together fancy purses for my nieces, complete with a wedding ring and jeweled necklace. Oh, and sparkly things for their hair. These were totally a hit.

My mom and sister-in-law got a fancy box of truffles from Dylan's Candy Bar. While the truffles weren't overly expensive, they were quite tasty, and Dylan's even sent a lollipop in the package for me. Yay for surprise treats!

Whitney and Lauren both got a copy of "I Like You" by Amy Sedaris and a brunch cookbook. I hope one of them invites me over for brunch. hint hint. I'll bring champagne.

My bosses got the best gift of all. I made marshmallows, hot cocoa mix, and chocolate chip cookies. I put containers of each of those in a bag with a children's Christmas book and called it a "Night with the Kids" package. Both of my bosses are family guys and they really liked the idea of reading to their kids while drinking homemade cocoa. And there are no words to describe how good the marshmallows were.

I gave some other gifts this holiday season, but these stood out as crowd pleasers. I'm already working on ideas for next year, and it's looking good for people on my nice list. Let's just hope I can remember my ideas by next December.

*Okay, maybe you have received better gifts than I can give, but my gifts are still pretty darn good.

1 comment:

  1. I have to agree with you. Excellent gift choices. Also, I think it's now imperative that I make Amy Sedaris' blue ribbon cheese ball for the next book club meeting.