Gifting Dinner- Pretty Printables & Packaging

We all know someone who would 
appreciate a little loving…like a yummy home cooked meal delivered right to their doorstep! I know a few mamas like that…all having or just had a baby. 

So I created some printables to use when I bring them dinner!
I thought it would make it extra special and You know I love making things extra pretty. :)


I just printed out the printables I designed..and taped them to my containers!
An easy DIY that added a personalized touch.



Big Sister Activity Kit- Dollar Store
I am alllll to familiar with not being able to sit down and eat because I’ll be holding a fussy baby and have a 2 yr old also wanting my attention..
I wanted to give my friend a little bit of help in the entertainment department of her daughter! 
The kit was a hit.. She was thrilled.. and it made me smile. :)
I made The Pioneer Woman’s White Chicken Enchiladas
It’s DELICIOUS. and is a yummy alternative to your typical casserole.
They just have to pop it in the oven for 30 minutes to get it nice and toasty melty.
I also chopped up some fresh lettuce washed and ready to go!
I made the chocolate covered oreos the day I was dropping this dinner off.

It keeps me from wanting to eat the entire batch myself haha.
it’s called smart procrastination. ;)

This is a favoriteeee apple crisp recipe that we’ve
 made forever in our family. recipe posted here.
I like to think it’s healthy because there’s apples in it..haha.
Those diaper boxes come in handy.. 
in our house they are used as pretend race cars and bath tubs..
and now to carry yummy dinners!
Packaged up and ready to deliver…(I threw in some cute shoes for the new baby. :)
SUPPLIES:
Containers – Dollar Store
Printables – The Pretty Paperie (my shop)
Big Sister Kit Items – Dollar Store

RECIPES:
White Chicken Enchiladas – The Pioneer Woman
Apple Crisp – I posted the recipe here
Chocolate Covered Oreos – I’ll be posting tutorial soon.
(chopped lettuce.)

is now avaible in my shop! Have a customized 
printable to kick up a notch all your gifting! 
You can order them Customized with your recipe/heating directions..
or order them Blank for you to re-use!
Hand write in the details for when you take a different meal to someone!
(a budget friendly gifting detail!)


The Busy Budgeting Mama

11 Comments on Gifting Dinner- Pretty Printables & Packaging

  1. Life at the White House
    May 30, 2011 at 7:05 pm (3 years ago)

    Oh my goodness – these are adorable!!! I think I’m going to have to buy them! :)

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  2. {northern cottage}
    May 31, 2011 at 8:55 pm (3 years ago)

    very nice…and for those who have been on the receiving end…we all know this is THE BEST GIFT EVER!

    Reply
  3. Marianne
    June 1, 2011 at 1:19 am (3 years ago)

    Such a neat idea. I really like these.

    Reply
  4. Karen At Home
    June 1, 2011 at 3:38 pm (3 years ago)

    You are too cute, I just love these! You truly thought of everything. What a lucky family to receive these. Hope you had a fun holiday weekend with your girls!!

    Karen

    Reply
  5. Becky @ Scout Mom
    June 1, 2011 at 10:07 pm (3 years ago)

    Incredibly Cute! I would have loved a gift like that when I was a new mom.

    Reply
  6. Amy Bowman
    June 6, 2011 at 11:03 pm (3 years ago)

    You are featured at New Nostalgia’s Anti-Procrastination Tuesday! Thanks for linking up!!

    Reply
  7. Jennifer @ Delightfully Noted
    June 7, 2011 at 12:20 am (3 years ago)

    What a clever and sweet idea. I love making things cute as well! I’ll have to remember this next time one of my neighbors or friends has a little one!

    Reply
  8. Ashlee @ I'm Topsy Turvy
    June 7, 2011 at 3:52 pm (3 years ago)

    What a brilliant idea! I love it. I am SO doing this next time I take a meal in. dressing it up is the perfect next step. I’m featuring this today on Topsy Turvy Tuesday’s, thanks for linking up!

    Reply
  9. Monica
    June 7, 2011 at 5:59 pm (3 years ago)

    Love it! Just found you via TopsyTurvy :o)

    Reply

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