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DIY Christmas Gift Ideas for the Entire Family – over 30 ideas for all ages!

Nothing says I love you like homemade presents. If you’re looking for DIY Christmas gift ideas, yo’ve come to the right place. With over 30 different ideas for people of all ages, you’re sure to find something fun and meaningful for most everyone on your list.
DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

DIY Christmas Gift Ideas for the Entire Family –  over 30 ideas for all ages!

Girls

Are you looking for ideas for little girls? Check out these awesome gift ideas! I love the ribbon bracelet and the star wands. They look easy enough that I could even make them. And I’m pretty challenged when it comes to sewing. 😀

DIY Christmas Gift Ideas for Girls

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DIY Christmas Gift – Easy Mason Jar Cookies

This post is sponsored by ALDI. All opinions are mine.

DIY Christmas Gift - Easy Mason Jar Cookies

A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to attend a holiday event at the ALDI Test Kitchen in Chicago. We had such a great time, and I came home with a ton of great holiday entertaining ideas, including this idea for the perfect DIY Christmas gift – easy mason jar cookies! These cookies are so quick to put together, and better yet, they are delicious. If you’re looking for an easy DIY Christmas gift idea, give these cookies a try! You won’t be disappointed.

DIY Christmas Gift – Easy Mason Jar Cookies

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Making this DIY Christmas gift is such a snap – literally. You can make one from start to finish in about five minutes. Just pick up your favorite boxed cake mix. At ALDI, you can find a wide range of mixes from gluten-free mixes, to organic mixes, to the regular ole boxes. You’ll need about 2/3 of a box per jar, so buy two boxes and make three jars! But the delicious twist to these DIY Mason jar cookies is the add-ins!

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18 DIY Christmas Gifts Made with Photographs

What do kind of Christmas gifts do you give the person who has everything? In addition to a consumable Christmas gift them, I usually give grandparents and other family members DIY Christmas gifts made with photographs as well. Here are 18 awesome ideas for lovely homemade gifts for all the special people in your life.

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18 DIY Christmas Gifts Made with Photographs

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Last Minute Ways to Save Money for Christmas

Last Minute Ways to Save Money for Christmas

It might seem a bit soon to start thinking about Christmas, but it’s never too early to think about how you will pay for all the stuff you buy between now and December 25. There are only a few Saturdays left between now and then, and these money saving strategies will help  you find a few last minute ways to save money for Christmas!

Last Minute Ways to Save Money for Christmas

Gift Cards

Start buying a gift card on discount with every paycheck leading up to the week before Christmas. You can get them for 5-10% off on sites online and either use them to last minute buy gifts at stores in your area or give them as gifts, themselves. Using gift cards allows you to plan where you will shop and also allows you to get your gifts cheaper and not all at once so you can gradually spend rather than take a large chunk out of your paycheck at once. I’ve also seen discount giftcards at Costco and Swagbucks! Don’t forget that you can also use your gift cards for online purchases and save even more money if you go through a site like Ebates before making your purchase!

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