day 17

40-Day Challenge Day 17

Finalize your list of gifts to make. Be realistic with your time. Inventory your supplies, create a shopping list and match to craft store coupons. Add crafting days to your holiday calendar.

Listen …


Whether it’s something from your kitchen, craft room, woodworking shop, or computer, there’s nothing like a homemade gift. A tree ornament, a plate of cookies, a box of fudge, and note cards are just some kinds of homemade gifts with universal appeal.



Intro, Day 1Day 2Day 3Day 4, Day 5, Day 6, Day 7, Day 8, Day 9, Day 10, Day 11, Day 12, Day 13, Day 14, Day 15, Day 16

Question: What has been your experience with homemade gifts—giving and receiving? What have been your best ideas?



More from Everyday Cheapskate

A close up of a flag
Woman in home office with computer using telephone frowning
Fruit flies are feeding on cut apples on a saucer
dry clothes inside clothes dryer
Poorly washed dishes in the dishwasher. Integrated Dishwasher with white plates front vew and sad emotion on plate. broken dishwasher machine concept
seatbelt adjuster
seatbelt adjuster

Please keep your comments positive, encouraging, helpful, brief,
and on-topic in keeping with EC Commenting Guidelines

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Caught yourself reading all the way 'til the end? Why not share with a friend.

1 reply
  1. Jan says:

    I put my empty essential oil bottles in a large glass candy jar that I’ve filled up with epsom salts. I put those empty bottles in and then shake, shake, shake that jar. The next time I add emtpy bottles I take out some of the bottles that have been steeping in the epsom salts. When I want a fast present, I bottle up some of those now great smelling epsom salts in a cute Mason jelly jar. Wrap a ribbon around it, add a tag and voila!- lovely bath salts!


Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *