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A couple of years ago before I was laid off, I first had my hours cut by half. I went from full time, to part-time to no time within a year. My family has always been very generous when it comes to Christmas. I felt like dirt because it just wasn't in my budget to buy everyone nice gifts even though no one was expecting it.
That year I decided that I was going to DIY it. Perhaps they weren't as nice as the presents I had given in years past, but they were made with a lot of thought, effort and love.
I convinced my family to do a homemade Christmas two years and it was a riot. Mimmie decided to do whatever the heck she wanted because she always does whatever the heck she wants to. Jen tried to pass off some store bought divinity she transferred into tin boxes as homemade :) My dad even got into the act and made me a pirate gun!
We don't do homemade Christmas anymore but I still do it as an individual. In my opinion, the best gifts are the gifts that took effort. Not simply cash. Here is my list of 100 dreamy homemade Christmas gifts from all over the internet. Each one has an easy to follow tutorial. I encourage you to check them all out!