December 15, 2010

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE Review: A Homemade Christmas: Creative Ideas for an Earth-Friendly, Frugal, Festive Holiday


Making something with your own hands—whether it's a plate of just-baked cookies, a handcrafted stocking, a homemade wreath, or a hand-folded origami ornament—is a great way to connect with the true meaning of Christmas.

From holiday decorating to gift giving, A Homemade Christmas is chock-full of projects, recipes, tips, and helpful hints that are guaranteed to add a homemade touch to your holiday season. Open this charming volume to any page and discover a wealth of practical and easy-to-accomplish ideas for a homemade holiday:

• create personal, distinctive holiday greetings
• deck the halls with festive, handmade trimmings
• cook simple but memorable homemade dishes
• make unique, handcrafted gifts
• share the joy of the season with friends and family

Packed with inspiration and how-tos for ideas that are family-friendly and eco-conscious, festive and meaningful, A Homemade Christmas will put homemade back into your holidays!

Lately I have been much more hands-on with my home.  I'm cooking more and creating my own decorations instead of purchasing items already made.  A Homemade Christmas is the perfect book for someone like me, who would rather add their own personal touches to holiday decor.  A lot of the crafts could be tweaked a little so that you could make an item to use all year round.  The recipes are great and so easy to follow.  I definitely recommend this book.

A Homemade Christmas: Creative Ideas for an Earth-Friendly, Frugal, Festive Holiday
Harlequin
9780373892228
September 1, 2010
128 pages
$14.95 US






Disclosure:  I received a copy of this book for free.  All opinions expressed are 100% mine.  If you make a purchase using my Amazon or Barnes and Noble link, I will receive a small portion of the purchase price.



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