Monday, December 8, 2008

Neighborhood Gifts With Fun Sayings

Box of Jolly Time Popcorn - Have a Holly "Jolly" Christmas!

Paper Towels, Box of Tissue or Cloth Christmas Towel - "Bot out your troubles; absorb the Christmas Spirit!"

Cheese Grater - There are no other neighbors "grater" than you!

Twine, Rope, or Climbing Clips - "We couldn't Restrain ourselves from wishing you a very Merry Christmas!"

Pack of Gum, dish soap or Liquid Hand Soap - May your Holidays "Bubble" over with fun!

Pack of Gum - "By Gum, You're Great! Have A Merry Christmas!"

Pack of Oreo cookies and some Milk - "Ho, Ho, Ho, Oreos, Please don't wrinkle up your nose! Get some milk, just dunk, and dip. Then go ahead and take a sip!

1/2 C. Colored Sugar Crystals + 1/2 C. uncooked Oatmeal +1 C. Mini Marshmallows - Magic Reindeer Food "On Christmas Eve before you go to bed sprinkle this Magic Reindeer food on your lawn. The sprinkles will glisten and the marshmallows will glow. Leading Rudolph to your front door. Merry Christmas!"

Ground Spices or Sprinkles - May your Christmas be sprinkled with laughter and love!

Sunny D - We're sending "Sunny" warm winter wishes your way!

Box of Matches - "No one Matches you as a neighbor" Merry Christmas!

Basket of Goodies - "Wishing you a basket full of Christmas blessings."

Store bought fudge -

A day or two ago
I thought I'd make a treat
For all my special friends
a Christmas treat to eat.
My intentions were top notch
But my schedule wouldn't budge
Hence, here's this edition
Of my homemade Christmas Fudge!
The Greatest Gift of All
Once upon a time
In a very far away place
There was a kind dear woman
With a tender, loving face.
She was full of charity
The greatest gift of all
And she'd give of anything she had
Even if the gift was small.
She always took great care
Of every puppy or lost kitten
And to anyone in need
She'd give a stocking or a mitten.
She would always say the spirit
Of Christmas was to believe
And if you ever asked her why
She'd say, "To give is to receive."
And so my friend I'd like to pass
Her tradition on to you.
And hope the giving spirit lasts
The whole year through.
Christmas Candle
When you light the Christmas candle,
When you see the golden glow
When you watch the flame grow brighter,
When the wax begins to flow;
Will you light another candle
Way down deep within your soul
That will help to guide your footsteps
Ever nearer to your goal
As you seek to find the Christ child
When he comes to earth again
To be born, not in a manger,
But within the hearts of men.

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