December 21, 2012

:the one where we are neighborly:

our neighbors are lovely people. we are surrounded on all sides by people who have grown children or teenagers. they give our kids easter baskets and dollar bills and high fives and a million hello's because kids never say it just once. 

we are thankful for them. our children pray for them not because we tell them to, but because they love them. to show them that love, we concocted this little gem of a gift.

Supplies: twine, mason jar, gift tag, candy canes. 

we happened to have everything on hand, leaving only the small purchase of the candy canes. we wrapped each mason jar in green and white twine. made a gift tag that simply says we are thankful you are our neighbors. added the candy canes and BOOM, instant neighbor gift and a good time for my kiddos.

let us love one another in big and small ways today.


  1. Love this! We've not had the easiest time with our neighbors, as they are all older but also a little ornery and not super excited about children. I've been thinking of doing something for them for Christmas, and you just gave me a little boost! Thank you! :)

  2. I really love this idea. The heart behind it, mostly. Hmm... you've got me thinking. Thanks for the inspiration!


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