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stephen’s hot chocolate neighbor gift

okay..this is coming at the final countdown… but I just had to share —-and technically…if you couldn’t get out your gifts before christmas, this would be a great WINTER gift…cause here in Idaho we drink hot cocoa until may…and something in may. and june..and cold july nights.

so it’s pretty much a staple.

hot cocoa neighbor gift with personalized vinyl mugs

Okay…the yummiest hot cocoa out there is Stephens. WE LOVE IT. i mean hands down the best. ever. ever. ever.

hot cocoa from Stephen's! so yummy

and the flavors….oh the flavors.

candycane, cherry chocolate, white chocolate, Italian Ameretto, Orange Creme, Mint chocolate, Cookies and Creme, caramel mocha, dark chocolate, sugar free, peanut butter cup, roasted hazelnut….

i think i turned into bubba gump.

(if you can’t find them around town..buy them here)

Anyways..I knew I wanted to give it out to my neighbors this year…instant crowd pleaser!

You can totally just add a tag and bow and be done..(it’s that good) (free printable tags at the bottom!)

hot cocoa gift

or one step further…add some wrapping paper around the can.

wrapped up hot cocoa gift

or add a cute cup with the can of hot chocolate

cocoa cup with hot chcolate perfect neighbor gift

I made personalized hot cocoa cups for each family…way easy..way cute..all with vinyl! you can see them all HERE (and get vinyl to make your own!) olaf hot cocoa mug made with vinyl material--daily craft vinyl vinyl material on coffee mugs

Or…you can go even one step further…

I made a bunch of spoons dipped in chocolate –with candy cane pieces and m&ms sprinkled on them and wrapped them. perfect to stir your hot cocoa with!

chocolate covered spoons..perfect for hot cocoa

Time out real fast. check out that awesome ribbon up there! I have the coolest new gadget!

epson labelworks

They have different colored ribbon…and it automatically switches the ink color (don’t ask me how! magic!)

You can repeat…Add little images, change fonts..and sizes.

printed ribbon diy

go vertical, or two lines!

ribbon fun

It’s so fun to use…i’ve been using it all over my christmas crap! presents, tie little bags of candy and treats…a few bookmarks. put some on cards….seriously. You will be seeing more fun ribbon ideas on the blog so watch for that! (you can get one here…best. christmas. present. ever.) personalized ribbon with epson

okay..time in.

back to the project at hand. You can fill up a fry box and fill it with some chocolate spoons, mini marshmallows, straws, candy canes, peppermint kisses.. hot cocoa gift

and gift that with some hot chocolate

hot cocoa in michaels fry box

Or through it all in a cute wrapped up shoe box ready to hand off to your friends.

best neighbor present for christmas

and for the ones that get mailed out…I coat the inside with wrapping paper. So the box is all plain and then they open it up to a party!!!

hot cocoa package

Um…did you know that you could mini marshmallows by the canister? yeah. i eat them plain. so good.

The hot cocoa  also come in single servings! perfect for a teacher or bus driver. just add a tag…

single serving hot cocoa mix best ever

or make a cute snowman hat.

hot cocoa gift with snowman hat

or put one in a cup with some other sweet treats reindeer holiday coffee cup gift with permanent  craft vinyl

alright! have I convinced you that hot cocoa is the  thing you need to whip up a great gift for anyone!

my printables are below…but I also found this cute one

Christmas-Cuddle-Kit-Hot-Cocoa-Web-Size

and this one

Hot-cocoa-gift-idea
hot cocoa printable hot cocoa printable in red baby it's cold outside free printable baby it's cold outside tag baby it's cold outside baby it's cold printable

About Kimbo

Kimbo blogs at A girl and a glue gun--where she puts her hot glue gun to good use (as well as her vinyl cutter and sewing machine) She loves all crafts and is thrifty (the nice way to say she's cheap) So she is constantly trying to come up with fast and easy projects that won't break the bank! She lives in Idaho with her hot husband and 3 kiddos.