Dec 11

Hot Chocolate Mix Recipe: Clutter Free Gifts

I already shared my recipe for Chocolate Pecan Bourbon Mini Pies, and here’s another chocolate-based clutter free gift that’s ridiculously easy to make. Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix 8 cups powdered milk 7 cups Nestle Quick 1 16oz jar Coffeemate That’s it.  Mix them all together (a 2 gallon Ziploc bag… more >

Nov 27

Clutter Free Gifts: Chocolate Pecan Bourbon Mini Pies

The holidays are upon us, and with them comes the obligatory onslaught of stuff.  Before you shell out for something nobody needs (I’m lookin’ at you, toast rack), get creative with a clutter free gift.  I’ve written about clutter free experience gifts and clutter free services gifts, but one of my favorite… more >

Feb 11

Clutter Free Gift Giving, Part 2: Services

We’ve talked about giving experiences as clutter free gifts this holiday season, and what better experience is there than having something helpful done for you? Giving gift certificates for services feels more personal than certificates for stuff at stores. You’re either giving something that will save the recipient time and hassle, or… more >

Feb 10

Clutter Free Gift Giving, Part 1: Experiences

‘Tis the season for giving and getting more stuff. Why do we insist on giving our family and friends presents (too many of which are panic “Oh my god, I’ve got to get something!” buys) that add to their clutter? It’s almost like saying “Hey! Having all this clutter is stressful… more >