A few years ago I was struggling with what to get my grandparents for Christmas. It's not like they need anything. I know they love to have me come visit, so I came up with a great idea. I made them certificates for the Bread of the Month Club. Once a month I made the designated bread and delivered it to them. They loved it, and were always happy to see me. This also gave me a reminder to go visit them more often. Lately I have been making a lot of soups and have been bringing some over to the grandparents to share. So for this year, my grandparents are getting certificates for the Soup of the Month Club. I printed out the schedule of soups, and bought some containers to deliver them in. I figure one big batch of soup will be enough for both sets of grandparents, and then I make the rounds to deliver it.
So maybe soup and bread are not your thing. Maybe you could do a muffin club, or cookie club. The idea to make gifts from the heart, and give your time.