Holiday Helpers to Please Even Scrooge

Busy shopping centers, frostbitten toes and an endless list of things to do. Ready or not, the holiday season has arrived. But before you cry “bah, humbug,” we’ve got a special treat for you. From last-minute party ideas to hostess gifts and fun, festive gift tags and cards, take a look at our tips below to give you a helping hand during this hectic time of year.

Gift Tags in a Pinch
Holiday-themed tags can add a fun, playful touch to some many holiday goodies. And they're not just for presents anymore. Add a personalized tag to drink glasses and mugs to make sure everyone keeps track of their beverage. Hang it around the rim or stem with some colorful twine or dangle it from a handle. Just use Avery Printable Tags and free Avery Design & Print to make the perfect tag for any special occasion.

Yummy Food Favorites
Straight from your kitchen to your loved one’s belly. Whether you bake up some homemade goodies or fork over that old family recipe, everyone will be happy with a gift from the kitchen. You can easily create personalized recipe cards using Avery Postcards and attach to all your thoughtful kitchen creations.

For the Hostess with the Mostess
Need a gift for the party host? Create a personalized jar of your favorite jam or other homemade treat and wrap it up in a special  container. Decorate with some festive fabric and ribbon and the personalize a unique Avery Label or  Avery Printable Tag for that extra finishing touch. You can also dress up a special bottle of wine or olive oil by customizing an Avery Arched Label with your own message of thanks.Want to share the recipe?  

Tip: Print out your favorite recipe on an Avery Notecard with a fun holiday design and add it to your homemade gift.

Name That Dish
What’s on the menu? For your next buffet or potluck, make it easy for guests to identify different dishes with Avery Tent Cards. Add a holiday design that complements your party theme and makes it easy for guests to decide on which tasty treats to devour. The cards also make it easy to call out special dishes such as vegetarian plates or foods that contain items such as nuts for people with food allergies.

A Gift of Organization
Binders may have a “stuffy” reputation, but they can also make great gifts. Custom Avery Signature Binders are perfect for creating cookbooks, wedding planners, memory books, address books and organizers to hold trading cards, photos, coupons and more. It's easy to design a personalized cover and then add Avery Write-On Dividers so the gift recipient can customize the inside with everything they need.

Don’t be haunted by ghosts of hectic holidays past. With these tips under your belt, you can make your holiday season a time that’s less stress and anxiety, and more joy and celebration.