Thursday, September 18, 2014


Needed...two gifts.


Two clear canning jars, from the box in the attic.  Washed and dried thoroughly.  Topped with
green lids, from the box I purchased recently at K Mart.


Used two white gumballs from a bag purchased at Target, in the craft section.


Hot glued each one to the green lids.  I see from the picture, that it was not done neatly:).


Discovered a new snack mix from the hundreds on the Internet.  This one got my husband's votes.
In fact, he is having a bit of trouble walking past the tightly covered plastic container, sitting in
pantry shelf.

"Sweet and Salty Caramel Snack Mix" posted by Kate@OurBestBites, recipe adapted from
Southern Living.  Recipe can be found here...
http://www.ourbestbites.com/2011/09/sweet-salty--caramel-snack-mix/






Three simple steps, and then a while to cool... 


...make one big portion, which can mean extra gifts or many snacking times for those in your
family.  One jar of this went to our daughter as a hostess gift.  A few hours later, she sent me
a picture of the empty jar, with the statement, "I think it is safe to say, "we loved it!"


Another simple gift idea from me.  Your friends will love you! 

Thank you for stopping by. 

6 comments:

Stacey said...

That's such a cute gift idea! Anybody would be happy to receive a little snack mix in a pretty jar.

I read about your motorcycle trip. So fun! My dad is 75 and still does the same thing (different places) every year. Ride on!!

April said...

What a great idea! I'll have to give that a try myself!

Judy at GoldCountryCottage said...

Hi Judy, I was just thinking about a gift I have to give at Christmas and this would be perfect, not to mention it would be perfect if it wasn't a gift too..Happy Thursday..Judy

Lea said...

Great gift idea! Thanks for sharing!

Judy ~ My Front Porch said...

You are the best at coming up with unique gifts from the kitchen!

lindsey said...

These look wonderful! You are so creative with your gift ideas. I have a husband who would struggle with ignoring these snacks too!

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