next year i am going to TRY to not give any gifts except to family types and instead give a lump sum to kiva.org.
i bought a ton of presents this year (and made a couple):
family - aunt anne
family - dad
family – mollie
family - mom
family - steve
family - uncle george
family (kind of) - z's parents
family (kind of) - z's sister
friend - alex
friend - brandy
friend - carol
friend - charlie
friend - danelle
friend - eliza
friend - erica
friend - ginny
friend - jen p.
friend - kirstie & jason
friend - kris & joe
friend - lauren
friend - leslie b.
friend - nancy
friend - natalia
friend - sei-jin
friend - stephanie
work - diana
work - katherine
work - peter
work - sharon
family - aunt anne: The Kite Runner + ipop cat magnets
family - dad: 4 books, z got him a flickr account
family – mollie: His Dark Materials set + headband + The Smiths - Meat is Murder
family - mom: Mame Soundtrack + Louisiana Pralines
family - steve: Seinfeld, Season 9
family - uncle george: Counting Crows - August & Everything After
family - zachary: we bought the couch cover together, framed artwork together, and i bought him some footie pjs so we could match.
family (kind of) - z's parents: two ornaments (one from christkindlmarket, one made by chet and dot) and biscotti
family (kind of) - z's sister: a bunny pillow from Dearest Inez
friend - alex: i made him a mitten scarf
friend - alison p.: picture frame tote bag made by an awesome seller whose name eludes me.
friend - brandy: a scarflette from in the flesh
friend - carol: pb loco peanut butter set!
friend - charlie: a key hook from yellow canoe
friend - danelle: an owl necklace (this was something i just saw and reallllly thought she would like)
friend - eliza: vintage and made with vintage thing bookmarks
friend - erica: a cupcake apron made by made by tess
friend - ginny: a bento set by glue & glitter
friend - jen p.: a panda print hopefully to go into boy baby bearclaw's room + mixtape onesie also for bearclaw.
friend - kirstie & jason: lavender sachet + polaroid pin from a minor thread, totally forgot i had ordered them the ipop cat magnet set so that'll be a sweet surprise later since we already traded gifts
friend - kris & joe: a gift set from vella cafe
friend - lauren: a moo card holder
friend - leslie b.: my favorite mirror coasters by boy girl party
friend - nancy: my favorite mirror coasters by jill bliss and other stuff i had meant to send for awhile!
friend - natalia: framed print by delicious design league
friend - sei-jin: percolator + coffee beans
friend - stephanie: rabbit food cookbook
work - diana: book box from an etsy seller + mitten ornament by qylaar
work - katherine: coasters i made and a lavender sachet by a minor thread
work - peter: mitten ornament by qylaar and corner bakery giftcard
work - sharon: betty shirley cd + mitten ornament by qylaar