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They were so imperfect and messy but I loved them nonetheless, and I sent each to a friend. I think that gift-giving can often be shallow and frivolous, but I heard a wise friend once say that time was the greatest gift of all. In showing your concern and love through spending your own time, which is something so precious and something you can't get back, you are giving a part of yourself.
That is how I always justify homemade over store-bought.
ps. Why do humans find pandas so cute? Explained here.