There are lots of cute tags you can print off the Internet. Check out CraftySayings.com and Organized Christmas for some ideas. Make a basketful -- it's a fun way to thank someone or send a little something home with a guest.
I've made a ton of "Snowman Soup" packages and given boxes of hot chocolate to friends and family. I have a bunch ready in the car for when I see food-collection bins, and I'm saving some for my kids' school food drive. Why not spread a little holiday cheer this season?
A former state deputy attorney general and current stay-at-home mom, Recession Mama Michele Ashamalla has three kids and ten years of experience stretching one salary to cover the necessities and more. She's all about saving money whenever you can, so you have it to spend on whatever you want!