Tuesday, November 29, 2016


 Making Holiday Gifts

"The heart of the giver makes the gift dear and precious." ~Martin Luther

Watch as their eyes light up with joy when you present a really special gift you've made just for them!
By Natalya Buckel 

There is a reason many people love receiving handmade gifts during the holiday season.  When you put time and effort into a gift, the recipient feels appreciated and valued.  For example, a couple of Christmases ago, a friend gave me a gingerbread body scrub she'd made.  Not only did it smell divine, I thought of her every time I used it!  It was honestly one of my favorite presents that year.  


There is something about the personal touch that makes a gift truly special.  So whether you're puzzling over what to give someone who already has it all or you just want to show your love with a thoughtful present, handmade gifts have the ability to remind us of the true nature of the holiday gift giving season. They are even a great way to save a little money this holiday season.

If you need a little help creating a one-of-a-kind present for someone special, then be sure to register for our Make Holiday Gifts with Essential Oils class this Saturday December 3 from 1-3 at Leigh Farm Park. Our certified aromatherapist will help you make a few gifts that are sure to be treasured.  You'll be able to choose from high quality essential oils to create three lovely aromatic gifts for friends and family this season.  
Register here (registration closes November 30) or at any recreation center using Course #23747.  For ages 12+.  For more information contact Natalya Buckel at 919.560.1116.

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