Many merry neighbor Christmas gift ideas

Published: Thursday, Nov. 16 2006 12:00 a.m. MST

PLEASANT GROVE — Suzanne Price and her daughter Lori Swendsen have collected clever ideas for easy-to-do, inexpensive neighbor gifts for years, and they share those ideas in Macey's Little Theatre gathering. Here are a few:

Christmas balloon bouquet — "Uplifting" wishes for a fun-filled holiday!

Bag of mini carrots and veggie dip — We know you are 24 "carrot" neighbors! What a treasure! Have a happy holiday!

Set of measuring spoons and cups — Wishing you joy beyond "measure" this holiday season.

Bag of pistachios or peanuts in shells — Don't go "nuts" this Christmas! From your "nutty" neighbors.

Fresh grapes — A "bunchful" of wishes for a "grape" holiday!

Christmas paper plates, napkins, cups and plastic utensils — A bit of "disposable" Christmas cheer! What could be better? No dishes, my dear!

Bolt of Christmas ribbon — This simple gift is meant to help you "tie" up those loose ends this Christmas season!

Bag of ice melter and scoop — "Scoop" up a safe and fun holiday season!

Christmas ornament — Twinkle, twinkle, sparkled, shine, this ornament comes just in time! Merry Christmas!

Jolly Rancher soft chews — We "chews" to wish you a "jolly" holiday season!

Eggo Waffles and syrup — For a "quick-o" breakfast that will be just fine, when running late this holiday time! Merry Christmas from our house to yours!

Mittens (fill with tape, scissors, tags and pen) — Let us "lend" you a "hand" this Christmas season!

Cheese Nips — We're going to "nip" it in the bud and wish you "cheesey" holiday wishes!

Frozen lasagna — "What's for dinner?" During the holidays we hear this a lot, just heat this lasagna until it is hot!

Apples and caramel dip — To a most "a-peel-ing" family. "Dip" into a very happy holiday season!

Animal Crackers or Teddy Grahams — This neighborhood would be a "zoo" without you! Merry Christmas to a "beary" "grrreat" neighbor!

Big candy bar or candy cane —"Enormous" Christmas wishes to you!

7UP — There's "seven" reasons why you are "up" on our list of favorites! Merry Christmas (list seven reasons).

Christmas plates — Hoping you'll "arrange" to have a wonderful Christmas this year with a "plateful" of fun!

Bag of salad and dressing — "Tossing" out a wonderful Christmas wish to you and yours all "dressed" up with Christmas cheer!

Snowman — There's "snow" better folks than you! Merry Christmas!

Christmas potholders — "Hot" holiday wishes for you! Happy holidays!

Magic Markers — Friends are the "magic" of Christmas!

Christmas cookie cutter — "Cutting" out a perfect Christmas wish for you!

Bouquet of flowers or cookies — We're sending a "bouquet" of Christmas wishes your way!

Winter scarf — Hoping your Christmas is "wrapped" up in fun! "Warm" winter wishes to everyone!

Note cards or Post-It-Notes — Take "note!" We're thinking of you this holiday season!