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Tuesday
Dec182012

Easiest Neighbor Gifts Ever!

Last week I mentioned on Facebook that I was scheduled to appear on “Good Things Utah” and I was planning to share our neighbor gifts. Well, TV being what TV is, we found out yesterday that our appearance is being rescheduled to early January (I’ll let you know when), so I’ll definitely be changing my projects and focus! However, I thought I’d still share our neighbor gifts here!

I have to admit, I kind of feel like I’m cheating—these have been the easiest neighbor gifts ever! Sterling has made his practically world-famous granola and I’ve used our Trimmings and Tags Holiday Bundle for the packaging. We just threw some granola in the bags, wrote our message on and punched a hole in the readymade tags, and tied it with the sweater trim. Talk about simple. . . practically nothing to it!

As we worked on these last night—Christmas music playing in the background, occasionally chatting, Christmas still a week away so we weren't feeling rushed, and otherwise just enjoying the peaceful holiday atmosphere—I  realized that this is the way I’d always dreamed of doing neighbor gifts but never quite been able to pull off. And it’s only taken us decades to finally make it happen!

Now we just have to get them all delivered. . . .

 

 

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I hope that no one is offended by this personal message that I am sending to Shelli. I just have to say THANK YOU for who you are! I am not a SU! demo but I do know a few and I LOVE everything about your company. The reason for my comment today is to tell you how much I personally appreciate your posts sharing your positive outlook on life. I know that many bloggers have taken some days of silence following the tragedy last Friday. I respect that but I was so happy to find your post today. I needed a few minutes to just read & relax and try and forget how horrible some people & things are . As I looked at the granola recipe I couldn't help but read about your appreciation breakfasts. Those 2 posts really lifted my spirit. You are such a great example of Christ-like love and strive to make the world a better place. Thank you for giving me a few minutes of respite. MERRY CHRISTMAS!
December 18, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterSHH
Aww, those are really cute, and I love that it's a healthy holiday treat. Way to go!!
December 18, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKerstin
world famous granola...I am always on the lookout for new granola recipes, will you be sharing it or is it top secret Merry Christmas
December 19, 2012 | Unregistered Commentergabriella
Gabriella, if you click on the words "world famous granola" in the blog post, it will take you to the post with the recipe.
December 19, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterCindi Copeland
Love those tags Shelli! Have been using them for Christmas tags and journalling spots for my scrapbooking
December 20, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMegan
So simple and nice! I love when you share projects. And I notice in the background your Nativity Scene... We have the same one- except ours use tea lights instead of tapers :)

Merry Christmas!
December 20, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterChristina

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