As I was busily wrapping a baby shower gift, I was reminded how important it is that gifts come from not only the heart, but from your own craftsmanship. Now I'm not saying that you even have to be a craftsman or an artist. What I am saying is that adding that homemade touch to any gift will make your gift more personal and heartfelt. It's an added reminder to the recipient of how much extra time and thought you put into her gift. Here are a few tips on how to add that personal touch:
My good friend Lauren invited me to promote Messenjars at an event called "Date Your Mate." Each couple received their own Messenjar with two sets of questions: one for her and one for him, and was asked to write down their answers and then share them with each other, with their table, and sometimes with the other 100 people in the room!