I adore the weekend after Thanksgiving. It's long and replete with leftovers, and it's also when I get seriously excited about planning holiday gifts. This weekend is perfectly early enough to start a project like DIY vanilla or cocktail bitters, and not too early to freeze some dough for homemade puppy treats.
If you need a few fresh ideas for homemade holiday gifts this year, take a look! We have 15 homemade gifts from the kitchen (or for the kitchen) that you can get a head start on this weekend.
Caramels & Beyond: Gifts from the Kitchen
Sweets are the first resort of gift-givers, and who can resist soft and chewy caramels all wrapped up? Here are even more ideas though, like seven-layer chocolate truffles and homemade limoncello!
Sweets That Keep Well
Treats to Freeze
The DIY Pantry
Candles & More: Gifts for the Kitchen
Not every kitchen gift needs to be edible, though. Here are a few simple projects that make fabulous gifts.
Tools to Clean & Organize
What special gifts will you start making this weekend?