Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Gift idea: DIY Christmas Dinner Kit

This year, we are spending Christmas with my folks back in Malaysia. My mum always makes Christmas dinner really special with all the traditional works and trimmings.

I love the family time we can share over my mum’s delicious home-cooked food at the dinner table.

All afternoon on Christmas Eve, my mum would be happily bustling away in the kitchen, stirring, stewing, baking, roasting. I’m sure she loves having the people she loves most around to cook for,

But this year I thought to give her a little extra help so she would be freed up to spend a little more time with her grandkids.

So I put together this little Christmas Dinner Kit for her...

I bought a cook-in-a-bag roast chicken kit, a packet of gravy and finishing sauce for the vegies.

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Packed it in a box with some pretty wrapping to add a little festive air. I also made a simple label for the kit...

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Hopefully with the help of this kit, we would be able to round up a really special Christmas dinner for the whole family in a cinch!

 

Linking up to Jess’s IBOT party
and Eva’s Mummy Mondays

12 comments:

  1. great idea! I haven't even given any thought to Christmas dinner this year as we usually do breakfast. BBQ at the beach, nice and easy! Then the rest of the day to swim and relax. Hope you have a great one and this kit makes your mum's job a bit easier. -Aroha (for #teamIBOT)

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    1. If I was spending Christmas back in Perth, BBQ style would definitely be the way to go! Have a lovely Christmas, Aroha!

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  2. What a great idea!!! Enjoy your Christmas.

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    1. Thanks, ann. Have a great Christmas too!

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  3. I love you're initiative Serene you always come up with wonderful thoughtful and simple ideas. Wishing you a wonderful Christmas with you're family in Malaysia.

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    1. Thanks, Druime. Hope you have a magical Christmas, even if it's a warm summery one

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  4. That's a great idea. Hope you have a lovely Christmas lunch! Cheers, Tanya

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    1. Hi Tanya. I'm sure it will be, thanks to mum. You have a lovely Christmas too!

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  5. What a sweet idea Serene, so thoughtful! Merry Christmas to you and yours!

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    1. Hey there Emily! Merry Christmas to you too, and have a great start to the new year!

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    1. Thanks Eva. I'm a fan of simple ideas. Have a wonderful Christmas and new year with your family!

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