12 homemade gift ideas for teachers, moms and far-away friends.
Bake Sweets for a Teachers
Gifting tip: Wrap cookies or bars in glassine bags and tie with colorful ribbon. Or give a gift within a gift by stacking cookies in a glass canister, wrapping it in a colorful tea towel and tying with a bow. Or tuck your gift inside a handy lunch tote
teachers can use in the fall.
Make a Treat for Mom
Add a little extra to your gift: Help Mom relax with a breakfast-in-bed tray and a promise to make her a meal. Or keep baking fun with a new apron that scores points for retro charm, or a tea kettle sure to brighten up the kitchen.
Send a Care Package
Personalize the box: Wrap a gift box with the funny pages or old maps, and decorate the inside with photos, stickers and drawings—anything to make someone far-from-home smile. In addition to baked goods, stock care packages with plenty of snack foods like the new Fiber One Protein bars in Caramel Nut
or Coconut Almond
, or Nature Valley Chewy Trail Mix in Dark Chocolate Cherry or Salted Caramel Nut.