Berry Sweet Teacher Appreciation Gift

Teacher Appreciation week is coming up and this week I'm sharing some inexpensive and creative ideas to celebrate our extraordinary teachers!  We have some very sweet teachers this year that make learning fun and exciting for our kiddos, so this Berry Sweet Teacher Appreciation Gift is the perfect way to say "thank you!" Strawberry Shortcake is one of my favorite desserts and serving it in a jar makes it that much sweeter!  Whip these tasty treats up using store bought items from the grocery … [Read more...]

Hot Cocoa & Truffles

This year I had lots of teacher gifts to make and wanted to give them something practical that I knew they would use so I purchased several gift cards, but that seemed a little too boring.  I decided to also send along some treats and made DIY hot cocoa packets & truffles. I couldn't resist ordering these bags and scoops from Pick Your Plum.   I added some washi tape to the bags and then I filled them with hot cocoa powder and marshmallows.  I spray painted small berry baskets gold and … [Read more...]

Smart Cookie Teacher Gifts

School is just around the corner for us and my daughter will soon be meeting her kindergarten teacher at "Meet the Teacher" night.  She is so excited to find out who she will have as a teacher and to meet new friends from her class. I come from a family of educators so I know that simple and thoughtful tokens of appreciation can brighten a teacher's day and let's face it they definitely deserve it for all they do!  I wanted to make some small teacher gifts that we could take with us to "Meet … [Read more...]

One Smart Cookie Teacher Gifts

Come visit me at Design Dazzle today for a super quick and easy teacher gift idea.  This is one sweet gift your teachers will love! … [Read more...]

Back to School Apple Candy Treats

I can't believe it's time to start thinking about school.  It's especially exciting for me this year because my oldest will be starting kindergarten! I couldn't let this major milestone pass without a celebration so I planned a Back to School party (details coming soon!) While shopping for supplies I came across these cute little containers at Staples and knew they would make the perfect candy apple treats for our friends. Let's start with your supplies.  You'll need: - Lock-Ups … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation Ideas

Teacher Appreciation is next week and it's a great opportunity to show some appreciation and thank those wonderful teachers who spend their days enriching the lives of our kids.  I've rounded up a few of my favorite gifts we've given our teachers in the past and a few new ideas to inspire you. I am always amazed at how much my children grown and learn in just one short school year.  This "Thanks for Helping Me Grow" gift is my all time favorite.  It is practical, reusable and it keeps on … [Read more...]

Thanks for Helping Me Grow {Teacher Gifts}

  I am constantly amazed at how wonderful teachers are, at least the ones I know.  Aubrey's teacher are so patient and kind and I've never seem them without a huge smile on their faces.  I adore her preschool and love how they engage the children with creative play, interactive experiments, gardening and cooking. She had her end of the year program and I wanted to say "Thank you" one last time to her amazing teachers.  They have helped her grow and learn so much this … [Read more...]