DIY Vanilla extract (just add more vodka and let soak more.) good links to buying vanilla beans and bottles. (also this site has delicious looking recipes for no bake cheesecake parfait, cream puffs and more!
Homemade Vanilla Extract - Mindlessly easy and so much cheaper & more flavorful than buying store bought vanilla! Makes great gifts! Link includes education on different types of Vanilla extracts for cooking.