Gifts From the Heart!

Some of my favorite gifts

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that I remember… were homemade

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My Mom crocheted me an afghan in the colors I specified over 25 years ago… it was to match my bedroom in our first house we owned… burgundy, rose and pinks… I still look at it with such fond memories… although put away for safe keeping now…

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I have embroidered dish towels I will never actually use… only for decoration… too special… made by my best friend’s Mom over 40 years ago for my wedding … Simple and so sweet… one for each day of the week…

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A long time friend made flour dough Christmas ornaments  for my boys and I kept them until they disintegrated… but, will always recall them at Christmas when I get my ornaments  out… along with the homemade Cheese Ball … which was such a treat when you had little money to spend on extras… Nothing tasted so good!…

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Homemade cookies  made by nieces, sisters, friends… just love them!…

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Jellies  made by a sister-in-law…

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Wood pieces made and painted by my brother… I felt the love in each one…

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Homemade cards and notes from my Grandchildren… hung on the refrigerator for months … Those “I LOVE YOU’s” meaning more to me than anything they could ever buy…

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My wood bird feedermade by my husband… after mentioning I would like to have one… My birds and I adore him for making it for us…

 

Gifts of, “I’ll clean your house for your birthday Mom”… and doing it… kids_14

What more could you want? …

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My attempt at homemade gift giving… I’m sure has been met with mixed feelings at times…

Cookies  for the neighbor kids and distant relatives too far away to get together for the Holidays…

embroidered dish towels for friends…

embroidered  table runners for a daughter-in-law… paintings of pictures and furniture…

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doll clothes for a granddaughter…

tied fleece throws for family…

framed pictures… homemade pickles…k32106530

fried pies and jams

I like to give what I like to receive…

Gifts from the heart k18139605… Just makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside!

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