Spread the festive joy with some home-made goodies that are quick and cheap to make. These recipes yield a good quantity of tasty nibbles so you can spread one batch between two or three recipients.
Then take a trip down to Spotlight or your local $2 shop to source attractive boxes and containers.
Here's a very quick and cheap idea: Invest in some disposable plates and festive serviettes. Cover each plate with one or two serviettes and attractively arrange your goodies. Then cover with plastic wrap. Take a sheet of red or green cellophane, sit your plate in the middle and tie cellophane at the top with gold ribbon.