Tag Archives: Gifts in a Jar

Mulled Wine Jelly Recipe

Mulled Wine Jelly is the perfect festive gift! It’s perfect for those bring-a-plate events, or for a special little homemade Christmas gift. This is my recipe for Mulled Wine Jelly: Mulled Wine Jelly based on this recipe Ingredients 1 bottle … Continue reading

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Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas Part Two – Homemade Gourmet Food Gifts

Homemade Christmas Gifts don’t have to be limited to sock puppets and handkerchiefs! (You’ll already know that if you’ve Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas Part One!) I thought I’d gather up all my ideas of Homemade Gourmet Food Gifts. Everyone loves … Continue reading

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Making Jam – More Fun With Friends!

Making jam is more fun with friends! I recently spent an evening with a close friend of mine, brewing up some delicious jam. A ‘preserves party’ sounds contrived, but it came about naturally – I said I planned to make … Continue reading

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Jar Toppers for Homemade Gifts in a Jar – Mini Tutorial

Jar Toppers can really top off a homemade gift in a jar (pun totally intended). I’ve been thinking on how to really show off this year’s batch of Christmas baking – while keeping my hard work fresh ‘n tasty. Last … Continue reading

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Grapefruit Marmalade Recipe and Pictures

Grapefruit marmalade is a classic preserve – and look at that amazing colour! I made it to deal with a glut of grapefruit – well, three grapefruit, but that counts as a glut in our household. It felt great to … Continue reading

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Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas – Part One

Homemade Christmas gifts really show you care. It’s already halfway through November, so I’ve brainstormed a few homemade Christmas gift ideas to inspire you to give something handmade this Christmas. Handmade Christmas gifts are more thoughtful than gifts from a … Continue reading

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Jar Labels for Homemade Jam

Jar labels make homemade jam look professional – even though it tastes better than anything you’d get at the store. I like to top my jar off with a pretty label made from – what else? – a paper doily. … Continue reading

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