Smart Cookie Teacher Appreciation Gift

Today I have a really cute and easy teacher appreciation gift to share with you, and it includes FREE printables.  Treat your teachers and show them how much you appreciate everything they do with our Smart Cookie Teacher Appreciation Gift. Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2-6th and we want to make sure our teachers are showered with lots of notes, gifts and treats to show them just how special and extraordinary they are.  Our school has a theme for each day of the week and one of the days is … [Read more...]

Retro Charm Valentine Printable

Valentine's Day will be here soon and today we wanted to share our Retro Charm Valentine Printable with you...just in case you're like me and you've procrastinated getting those valentine's ready. Nothing makes you feel older than seeing things you loved as a child become popular with your own children.  Most of the time I have to laugh when I see things from the 80's make a comeback, like legwarmers...um hello is this really a trend we need to repeat?!?  But, when I spotted the retro Flash … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Christmas Gifts with Printable Tags

It never fails, at the last minute you remember you needed a gift for a friend, teacher or neighbor.  We all have stressors during the holidays and this month the Michaels Makers were asked to come up with creative and fun holiday hacks and tips to help relieve some of that stress and make holiday entertaining and prepping fun!  Today I'm sharing 3 easy DIY Christmas Gifts with printable tags that you can make in a hurry for almost everyone on your list. Ever since I created my Oh Deer Coffee … [Read more...]

Personalized Kids Labels for the Win

It's no secret that the moment you have kids your life becomes clutter with lots and lots of stuff.  Add a few more to the mix and soon your head will be spinning on how to keep up with all of it.  Fortunately one of our favorite clients, Name Bubbles creates the best personalized kids labels for the win! When the new school year starts I'm always amazed at all the stuff we have accumulate and need to keep track of. With three kids and multiple lunch boxes, water bottles, pencil boxes, sports … [Read more...]

DIY Apple Treat Bags & Printable Lunch Box Notes

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SnackTimeFun #CollectiveBias It's finally here, the first day of school! We are so excited about starting a new school year and can't wait for all the adventures this year will bring.  We know that starting a new school year can be stressful for everyone, but we believe it should also be lots of fun and memorable too. Which is why I created these fun DIY Apple Treat Bags & Printable … [Read more...]

Back to School Morning Routine Checklist

I'm not a morning person.  My kids are not morning people.  Mornings are usually rough for us, especially during the school year because nobody is eager to get up and moving.  Last year I learned that having a routine was vital to making sure our mornings run smoothly, but this year I decided to get serious about keeping the kids accountable with a Back to School Morning Routine Checklist. Last year I create an After School Routine printable that really helped my kids ease into kindergarten. … [Read more...]

Easy Apple Gumball Cupcakes

Have your kids headed back to school yet?  We have one week, not that I'm counting or anything.  While I have loved every bit of this summer and spending time with my kids I think we are all ready to add a little more structure to our organized chaos.  Anyone else out there relate?  Starting a new school year calls for a celebration and because we like to make everyday, ordinary moments extraordinary we are celebrating with Easy Apple Gumball Cupcakes! This is one of those simple ideas you've … [Read more...]

Back to School Party

We can't believe it's time for Back to School already! Summer has been so busy, filled with fun vacations and lasting memories. With summer coming to an end, it's time to start the back to school shopping. Clothes, supplies, and a seemingly endless amount of school lunches and snacks, all on the to do list. But first, we party! With a preschooler in the house, the start of school is exciting and we love to have a little back to school party. Since we were celebrating the start of preschool, … [Read more...]

Noteworthy Teacher Gift and Free Printable

Are you ready for your kids to head back to school?  I have mixed emotions, on one hand I'm ready for our lives to return to a regularly scheduled routine, but on the other hand I have thoroughly enjoyed this summer with my kids.  We've enjoyed several vacations, outdoor movie nights, family game nights, splashing in the pool, sleepovers and made endless memories, but I think we could all benefit from a more normal routine. :)  I know that getting back into the groove of school is going to be a … [Read more...]

End of Year Teacher Gift

The end of another school year is quickly approaching. I'm sure your students are getting excited! Are you thinking about what to give the teacher for an end of school year gift? I'm sharing an idea that is easy to create, and may even inspire you to create something similar. Not only are students looking forward to the Summer off, I suspect teachers are as well! With that in mind, I put together a gift that would help get our teacher off to a relaxing start to Summer vacay! I put together a … [Read more...]