Homemade Gifts for Mother’s Day

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This post comes to us courtesy of home entertaining and lifestyle blogger Jenny Steffens Hobick


I wholeheartedly believe that the best gifts are ones that are handmade… and edible! Your mom will love that you took the time to make something just for her.  I’ve compiled some of my favorite, quick, made from scratch ideas that she (or anyone else) will love.


Vanilla Sugar


It is official: I’m obsessed with all things vanilla. More specifically, with all things vanilla bean. With only a couple of vanilla beans you can put together a gift that will make your mom’s day — and continue to make her day every time as she uses it. She can use the vanilla sugar in her baking to elevate everything she makes to a new level, and she can use the syrup in her morning coffee or when she’s hosting friends.


Lemon Curd


Your Mom will love having this Homemade Lemon Curd in her refrigerator… and she’ll love it even more knowing that you made it for her. She can use it to put together a last-minute layer cake or lemon tart, or enjoy it with fresh strawberries — the possibilities are endless.


A Breakfast Basket


Put together a basket of all of the things your mom loves for Mother’s Day, such as a basket filled with special treats for the morning. This would be a great thing to bring along to dinner with your mom — she can enjoy it the next day and think about how much she loves you for thinking of her!


For detailed instructions and recipes, visit my blog!


About the authorJenny Steffens Hobick, a home entertaining and lifestyle blogger, makes entertaining accessible and enjoyable… for the hosts and guests.  As a former caterer and party planner, Jenny shares her secrets to hosting casual and elegant parties. From table settings to recipes, her creative tips and resourceful methods inspire her readers to make Everyday Occasions special – whether it be a family style feast, elegant cocktail party or intimate dinner for two.  Jenny believes that entertaining at its best is done often, with an effortless and easy style.

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