Teachers Have the Recipe for Success – Teacher Appreciation Gift

I'm back with another simple and inexpensive idea for a special Teacher Appreciation gift.  I believe Teachers Have the Recipe for Success and work hard all year to combine the perfect ingredients to help our children succeed. This simple gift can be packaged and delivered in many ways.  I used the free "Teachers Have the Recipe for Success" printables from Dimpleprints and wrote one of my daughter's favorite desserts on the card.  I purchased a box of yellow cake mix (the base for the … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation Gift and Free “Teachers Lead in the ‘Write’ Direction” Printable

It's day three of Teacher Appreciation Week!  Today I'm sharing a teacher appreciation gift and free "Teachers Lead in the 'Write' Direction" printable. Teachers work hard to teach our children academics, but they also lead our youth to discover their passion and potential and spend countless hours encouraging them along the way.  I come from a family of teachers and I recently asked what types of gifts they would like to receive for Teacher Appreciation Week.  While gift cards or school … [Read more...]

Teachers Help Small Things Grow: Teacher Appreciation Gift

I'm back with another great Teacher Appreciation Gift idea, this time it's all about flowers. Teachers help small things grow.  Don't you agree?  They spend the year cultivating and growing the minds of our little ones, helping them learn and grow throughout the year.  Show your teachers how grateful you are for all they do to with a simple flower seed bouquet, for under $5. Our school has a theme for each day of the week during Teacher Appreciation Week and this year one of the themes is … [Read more...]

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...]

Mother’s Day Room Service Door Hanger

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and I don’t know about you, but the one thing I want for Mother’s Day is to sleep in.  Oh, and it wouldn’t hurt to be served breakfast in bed!  Celebrate mom this year with breakfast in bed using this Mother’s Day Room Service Door Hanger. On the rare occasion that my husband and I get to steal away for a vacation at a fancy hotel I always splurge on room service for breakfast.  I love sleeping in. I enjoy the break from not having to get up and take … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day Bubble Gum Rainbow and Pot of Gold

This year on St. Patrick's Day turn ordinary into EXTRAORDINARY with these fun St. Patrick's Day Bubble Gum Rainbow and Pot of Gold.  This fun treat is sure to brighten someone's day and they are the perfect party favor for your St. Patrick's Day celebrations. These little treats are so easy to make, here is what you'll need: Rainbow bubble gum tubes (I purchased mine at Sam's Club) Small container or pot (I used left over ice cream cups from the Target Dollar Spot and simply spray … [Read more...]

12 Days of Christmas Service

One of my cherished holiday memories growing up was a service project my family did for the 12 Days of Christmas.  My mother who has a knack for making everything seem special and extraordinary made sure we shared that joy with a family in need during the Christmas season. To focus on the true meaning of Christmas and the spirit of giving our family would choose another family we knew could use a little extra holiday cheer.  Based on the popular 12 Days of Christmas song, we would … [Read more...]

Lemonade Stand Kit Printables

Happy Friday!  I had the pleasure of working with Colleen from Sweet Sosbee Designs on another fun project and I LOVE how our sweet Lemonade Stand turned out, especially the FREE Lemonade Stand Kit Printables she designed to help you celebrate summer! My popular Lemonade Stand Kits (see last years version here) received a makeover and they couldn't be cuter.  These sweet lemonade kits make adorable party favors or even fun "just because" gifts for friends. Giggles Galore and Sweet Sosbee … [Read more...]

Naturally Fun Bucket

We recently went camping and while the kids found lots of things to keep them busy and spent countless hours pretending in the woods there were moments where I heard the dreaded "We're bored."  Since we have several camping trips coming up this summer I decided I better be prepared.  So the idea for the Naturally Fun Bucket came to life. I've even created some fun FREE printables for you to download and create your very own Naturally Fun Bucket. Camping, trips to the beach, hiking and … [Read more...]