Although I don't find the time to make presents for most of my friends, I always prefer to get handmade presents. There is something so personal about them that makes them much more meaningful than bought presents. Like for my best friend's birthday, I almost always try to bake a cake myself even though I am not a very good baker. I am sure she appreciates it a lot more than the store bought cake her sister gets her. hehe, not being mean or anything.