Highlight of My Year Co-Worker Gift Idea

Highlight of my Year - Printable Gift Tag

I'm sure my co-workers think I'm a dork always giving them gifts with puns on them. You know, the "donut you know how much I care about you?" or the "Here's to a germ free year" gifts. They make me laugh so they're stuck with them. And working in a school kind of gives me free reign to come up with some pretty dorky ones. Here's a simple and inexpensive way to say thank you to your co-workers. Print out the free tag HERE onto heavy cardstock.  Attach a highlighter pen (or pack of them) with a … [Continue reading...]

Emoji Lunch Box Notes {Free Printable}

Emoji Lunch Box Notes

My daughter loves all the emoji stuff out there.  And, who am I kidding, me too.  I'm pretty sure it's not possible for me to send a text without an emoji in it.  What?  I work in a middle school.  Give me a break. Here are some cute Emoji Lunch Box notes to put in your child's lunches.  You can find the free printable HERE.  Just print them out on cardstock and enjoy! Want more lunch box notes?  We have a ton of them HERE. … [Continue reading...]

Homemade Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

Homemade Chewy Granola Bars

My kids love chewy chocolate chip granola bars.  They’re easy to put in their backpack or lunch and it doesn’t really matter if they get squished a little.  They’re still delicious. So why not make them?  Homemade is just so much better than store bought in just about everything.  Well, except clothes.  I’m not making […]

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Cute Lunch Box Notes for Kids {Free Printable}

Cute Lunch Box Notes for Kids

Life has taken a crazy turn in our house.  I was diagnosed with breast cancer on April 4th and have been living in a daze ever since.  My kids have been my main focus for so many years that I worry about them almost more than what will happen to me.  They’re stressed, rightfully so, […]

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Giant Pencil Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea

Giant Pencils Filled with Goodies - Teacher Gift Idea

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week next week!  Did you remember?  It’s not too late to show some love to your child’s teachers.  And I’m a big believer in letting teachers and school employees know that they are appreciated.  That’s a tough, tough job! We made these giant pencils back in 2012 and I loved them so […]

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Easter No Bake Bird’s Nest Cookies #FillTheCookieJar

No Bake Bird's Nest Cookies for Easter

I love No Bake Cookies so when I saw this recipe over on The Recipe Rebel, I knew they were going to be delicious!  There’s something about the combination of chocolate, peanut butter and butterscotch chips.  Kind of like our Chex Scotcharoos but Eastery.  (That’s a word, right?) These cookies are perfect for Easter!  They […]

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DIY Fluffy Slime

DIY Fluffy Slime

Slime is all the craze right now.  It’s kind of crazy!  All of the kids at school are playing with it and making it.  My daughter has created quite a little business selling it.  Who knew???  Slime!  It’s been around for ages and there are lots of different recipes out there. This recipe is for […]

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April Fool’s Day Fun Food

Fakin and Eggs

Tomorrow’s April Fool’s Day and I can’t believe I haven’t made a single fun food recipe.  How is that even possible?!?!  I’m going to blame it on the fact that April Fool’s Day is on a Saturday and we’ve had Spring break this week.  You’d think that would give me tons of time to get […]

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Thin Mint Truffles #FillTheCookieJar

Thin Mint Truffles

It’s Girl Scout Cookie time.  That time of year that I’m tempted with cookies everywhere I go, even work.  They’re everywhere?  And how can you resist alal those sweet girls saying “Ma’am, would you like to buy some cookies?”  Of course I would!  I’m not made of steal! For years my cookie of choice has […]

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Scent-sational Valentine’s Day Teacher Gift

Scent-sational Teacher Valentine's Day Gift Idea with Printable

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and we wanted to treat my kid’s teachers with a little something nice.  I think it’s important to teach your kids to do nice things for their teachers.  It can be a pretty thankless job at times. We made these cute tags and attached them to car air […]

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