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Old 10-24-2005, 05:50 PM   #11
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Great idea. I hope this thread gets lots of participation.

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Old 10-25-2005, 10:56 AM   #12
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Here are a few ideas for food/gift containers. I'm sure we could make or find:


P.S. I like the takeout containers too. Reminded me of a recipe by Ina for picnic food packed in the little containers.

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Old 10-25-2005, 11:01 AM   #13
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Great ideas, mish!

I make baskets for gifts quite often. Like you said, with dollar stores, you can be very generous and creative on a buget. I'll do them for bridal showers and include an assortment of kitchen gadgets and towels, some little foodstuffs, candles, whatever sorts of things I think will appeal to the recipient. I often spend the most money on the container itself and use a nice large mixing bowl, a picnic basket, etc (and you can still find good deals on these at place like Marshall's or TJMaxx).
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Old 10-25-2005, 11:08 AM   #14
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Thank you, PA. Haven't been to a TJ Maxx. I will have to check it out.

Wanted to add another link:


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