From the archives...

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...apropos to the season at hand, 
we pulled some ideas and inspiration 
to get your creative juices flowing.   
Warmly~LeAnn & Alex
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 and would like to share some pics with us. linenandlavender@ {}

Limoncello Carafe Set via Napa Style as seen on - Holiday or Hostess Gift Idea - Limoncello!

A wonderful, unique gift idea for your neighbors or friends is a bottle of limoncello. Whether you choose to make it yourself (how-to video following) or you buy a favorite brand, this sipping liqueur is a welcomed treat and makes a perfect holiday or hostess gift.

As budget permits, a fun addition would be a set of sipping glasses like these by Bormioli Rocco:
Wrap everything up in linen towels:

How to make homemade limoncello:

Suggested bottles for homemade limoncello:
Bormioli Rocco Bottles, set of six for $32.

or for many other options,

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If you don't want to make your own or you just prefer gifting 
an authentic limoncello from Italy, try:

Another idea:  
include a card with a recipe for making limoncello or 
a recipe where limoncello is one of the ingredients.

Tip:  If you decide to gift this to several people on your list, you can break up the set of limoncello glasses and gift two to each person stretching one set out to be part of 3 gift baskets.  

Of course,  a bottle of homemade -or purchased- limoncello is gift enough all on its own, so don't hesitate to keep it simple.  


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