Organizing Your Kitchen with Vintage Finds



Hey friends! I’m guest posting over at Tidy Mom today – head on over to learn how I keep my kitchen and dining area organized using some of my favorite vintage finds (hint: those spoons are now apron hangers)!

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37 DIY Food Gifts You Can Make This Weekend

37 DIY Food Gifts you can make in a weekend #diygifts #foodgifts #holiday

There are only 5 days to Christmas…have you finished making, buying and wrapping all your gifts? If not, have no fear – I have 37 DIY food gifts you can easily make in a weekend. Bonus: most, if not all, of these would also make excellent host(ess) gifts for all the remaining Christmas and New Year’s Eve parties!

Let’s get to it!

Fun Ingredients

Chai-infused sugar

Cinnamon, grapefruit, lemon, orange and vanilla extracts from Spoon Fork Bacon

Gingerbread caramel sauce from the Kitchn

Homemade cookie butter from Wine and Glue

Homemade ranch seasoning from Snappy Gourmet

Infused syrup gift jars from My New Roots

Infused vodkas from My Baking Addiction

Orange maple syrup from The Messy Baker

Stout and sriracha beer BBQ sauce from The Beeroness

Vanilla sugar from The Marvelous Misadventures of a Foodie


Kits – Put It All Together!

A basket of homemade spice blends from Naturally Ella

Cocktail kit

Homemade pasta gifts from Spoon Fork Bacon

Hot cocoa and chocolate mixes with maple marshmallows

Nacho kit

Popcorn kit

Seasoned salt pack (with printable)



Cranberry mustard

Homemade plum ketchup with zinfandel from The Tomato Tart

Lemon-lime marmalade

Pear & apple chutney from The Tomato Tart




Hazelnut-pistachio granola from Kitchen Treaty

Mexican hot chocolate roasted pecans

Nutty granola




Apple cider chocolate covered toffee from Bran Appetit

Bourbon salted caramels from Shutterbean

Candied citrus peel from Shutterbean

Chocolate pretzel beer toffee from The Beeroness

Chocolate hazelnut marshmallows from Healthy. Delicious

Creamsicle marshmallows with spicy hot cocoa mix

Hot chocolate truffles from your cup of cake

Kahlua balls from Celebrations at Home

Maple cream

Peanut butter fudge from Crunchy Creamy Sweet

Peppermint Oreo cookie balls from The Corner Kitchen

Sugared cranberries from Bran Appetit

Walnut and chocolate cake bars from Bakers Royale