Tuesday, December 14, 2010

A Coke and A Smile Gift

Last night was Mission Crafts Ministry night at church and since it was our last meeting before Christmas I wanted to do a little something to make it a bit more special.



I had gotten these little Coke tins at Walmart after Christmas last year at a super low price.  I didn’t want to fill them with standard cookies or candy, so Keith and I put our thinking caps on to come up with something.  We decided that along with your Coke you would want something salty, so I cooked up a batch of Chex Mix.



I lined the inside of the tin with some plastic wrap, filled it with Chex Mix, then folded the plastic wrap over the top to seal it.


In keeping with the Coke color theme I used red gift bags with white tissue paper.  Each gift had a Coke tin with Chex Mix and a little bottle of Coke with the red curly ribbon.  Very well received and it was a fun gift to make!



I also brought a tray of these Peppermint Brownies and sighs of delight were heard all around.  This will now be my holiday go-to brownie.


** Linking to Take-A-Look Tuesday, Get Your Craft On, Tip Me Tuesday


Lori@momsbyheart.net said...

Love it! I'm gonna be on the lookout for those cute little tins.

Renna said...

What a cute and fun gift! :-)

I've bookmarked the peppermint brownie recipe. Since you passed along the Honeybun cake recipe, I've learned to trust you on good recipe reviews. ;-)

"Just Me - NC Beth" said...

What a neat idea with the coke tins!! and Those brownies look scrumptious!! I'm sure everyone was tickled to be a recipient!!


Kara'sKreations said...

Your tag should have read..

"Soda-lighted that you are a part of our group."