Help - I've done Snowman Soup and it was a great success - what next?

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So - I love doing home made gifts - the kids do biscuits, I make chilli sauce, scrummy chocolate, fudge, florentines, macaroons etc. But two years ago, I got into snowman soup for teachers etc and it was a big hit. I want to do something similar again - any ideas oh clever and inventive mumsnetters?

oooh snowman soup... what is it??

TequilaMockingMagpie Thu 29-Nov-12 21:45:39

I have to ask , what the buggery is this snowman soup ?

usualsuspect3 Thu 29-Nov-12 21:45:48

What is snowman soup?

TequilaMockingMagpie Thu 29-Nov-12 21:46:30

A bowl of water with a carrot and a couple of bits of coal floating on the top ?

Isnt it a fancy hot chocolate kit?

SoggySummer Thu 29-Nov-12 21:52:03

sweets in a bag I think but arranged nicely.

vigglewiggle Thu 29-Nov-12 21:53:46

Tequila grin

MrsHende Thu 29-Nov-12 21:57:18
DoubleMum Thu 29-Nov-12 21:58:02

Pots of gold?

DoubleMum Thu 29-Nov-12 21:58:34
OnTheBottomWithAStringOfTinsel Thu 29-Nov-12 22:01:26

I can't link on my phone but I did a Christmas fair craft stall recently & put a thread in arts & crafts, lovely crafty MNers gave me lots of ideas.

I also think there's a homemade Christmas thread with things like Christmas pudding vodka on it - mmmm!

shelllouise Thu 29-Nov-12 22:03:24

This year the kids and I are making chocolate sleighs out of candy canes, a kit kat, 2 kinder bars and 2 freddo chocolates. You stick them together then wrap them in ribbon. We're making them for my ten nieces and nephews because I usually get all my gifts for them from the catalogue but hubby and I have decided to have a no credit Christmas so I had to find something cheap but still wanted it to look nice. I'm also giving them a homemade hot chocolate gift with mug, hot choc, marshmallows and candy cane.
Candy Cane Sleigh

GobblersSparklyExplodingKnob Thu 29-Nov-12 22:18:48

Love the snowman soup!

LolaLadybird Thu 29-Nov-12 22:20:34

The Candy Cane Sleighs look great.

kennythekangaroo Thu 29-Nov-12 22:24:26
TequilaMockingMagpie Thu 29-Nov-12 22:45:38

I would love to have a family that would be happy with this stuff , I am surrounded with greedy sods who ask for gift vouchers .
This kind if thing I could afford without tears .

psychomum5 Thu 29-Nov-12 23:08:52

these are amazing. I am very tempted for teacher pressies. grin

Oooh. Those candy cane sleighs look brilliant.

CheerfulYank Fri 30-Nov-12 04:19:27

Marking my place...I want to do more homemade this year smile

Zeeky Sun 02-Dec-12 07:44:18

I have just made 65 Snowman Soups, 45 Elf Poops (rainbow drops), 50 Reindeer Poops(chocolate raisins), 50 boxes of elf donuts (Cheerios/Choco rings dipped in icing & sprinkles), 50 Snowman Poops (mini marshmallows). These are all for sale at our school fair - cellophane cones filled with the various poop etc, tied with some red & white bakers twine, and with a printed poem - I got loads of free templates for sweet little poems for all of the above. Hope the bloody parents/kids at the school appreciate all my effort even though I secretly enjoyed doing it all!!

Omg am soooo doing these!

Thank you - been soo busy that I forgot i started this blush. Thanks for updating on snowman soup - I did like the idea that it was dirty water with a carrot in it!!

Liking the sleighs - My dc's would so not be happy if this was all they got for Christmas. However for niece's, ta's , stocking fillers etc, these will be lovely.

Reindeer flannels also look fab and am now off to search for elf donuts - can't imagine how hard it's going to be to dip Cherrios!!

Any more ideas oh clever people?

I made the sleighs, piccy on my profile x

these look great, miseltoeandtomhardyplease -now all I need to find is an aldi and go shopping. thanks for sharing

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