The act of giving a hamper has a long history in Western culture and, before, was done as a giving act, using the hamper to give food and other home necessities to the needy. The basket the gift was displayed in was also carefully Homemade food gifts can run the gamut from cutesy to gourmet to just plain good. I took the latter approach when creating my kitchen gifts this year, because it seems a particularly appropriate time to give useful, budget-stretching Plus, shoppers will be able to screenprint their own stuff, make their own gift tags and cards at the Etsy DIY lab, enjoy gourmet treats and even beer at the LA Weekly lounge. When: December 13 - 14th 11 am 7 pm both days