Monthly Archives: April 2011

Nutella Dessert Pockets


  Looked in my refrigerator and cabinet and found these items. (not pictured – powdered sugar) Decided we wanted to try a dessert with these items.  Everyone loves Nutella in our home, my husband loves raspberry and chocolate, and I love cream cheese and anything. Everyone couldn’t decide the combination they wanted so we made…

May Day – Magic Jelly Beans


We did this last year. However my photos from doing this last year are terrible. Because I just used a point and shoot and some of it was done in the dark. HAHA Anyways– My youngest is looking forward to doing this again. She can’t wait to grow her magic jelly beans. We take the…

Easter Egg Garland – Poolside Decorations


My family is having Easter party poolside this year.  We have a pretty large immediate family that lives very close by. I am blessed! I saw an idea a while back on using eggs in a garland and realized this would be perfect as it is waterproof! I strung ribbon on the child proof gate…

Earth Day Dinner


Be sure to check out our Earth Day category for more ideas and desserts. Last year for Earth Day 2010 we set up our table for Earth Day. And we simply made Chicken with a mushroom sauce, rice and then brushetta with tomato and goat cheese & a tossed salad The decorations were fun.  Saving…

Nearly Free Paint Chip Easter Garland


Isn’t that Easter egg garland adorable?? I love paint chips. And when I saw this idea over here on this blog I wanted to make it too!! Paint Chips are so pretty. I love to use them for so many things. The colors are so vibrant. I cut egg shapes out of the paint chips,…

Crepe Paper Easter Carrot


My daughter made the cutest thing in girl scouts and I loved it so much I had to make some too!! If it is crafty and CHEAP Start off with green cellophane and some Easter Candies. I choose kisses. You can use 4-5 pieces. Kind of hard to see here, but I had cut me…

Goat Cheese & Spinach Stuffed Burgers


A week ago I posted about stuffed pork loin here. We had extra ingredients and LOVED the mixture so very much, we added to it to make a little bit more and stuffed it inside of burgers. We started with 2 lb of hamburger meat and made 16 evenly sized balls. We seasoned the meat…

Seed of Knowledge – Teacher Appreciation 2011


I can’t believe this is my last teacher appreciation post! Where has the week gone. So many fun ideas have been shared. Make sure you go see them all. Most of them came with free printables for you. I hope you loved all the freebies as much as I enjoyed sharing my ideas and inspirations….

Breath of FRESH Air – Teacher Appreciation 2011


This gift I made for family and friends for Christmas. However I am remaking this gift and going to give it to the teachers along with a clever tag to add to it. Air freshener Homemade of course. It is SOOO EASY TO DO. Extremely easy to do. The breathable fabric I use is burlap….

Fortunate to be my Teacher – Teacher Appreciation 2011


I loved this idea from eighteen25. This is a very inexpensive gift as well. I got the take out box from my local craft store. The fortune cookies came from my local grocery store in the ethnic food area. I used while almond bark and sprinkles. Dipped 1 end of the fortune cookie into the…

Thanks a latte – Teacher Appreciation 2011


I got the teachers 5.00 gift cards to the local coffee house. Then asked them also if I could have an empty cup and sleeve as they usually serve their hot drinks in for each card. They were MORE than happy to. This is one of my FAVORITE gifts I gave a few years back!!!!…

Candy is in the Mail – Teacher Appreciation 2011


Another fun gift is Candy in the Mail- Mailbox for the teacher. These really cute mailboxes were available during Valentine’s Season at Target. 1.00 each. Adorable. I also used my Silhouette Machine to cut out names of the teachers to put on the mailboxes along with the hearts. And since Brooke signs since she is…

Extra Special Teacher – Teacher Appreciation 2011


This is a fun one to make. You can do it with out the bag and just a nicely wrapped pack of gum or a full pack of gum 3 pack. Up to you. Let me share how I made the bags. I love making them. I get a canvas bag from my local craft…

Hugs & Kisses – Teacher Appreciation Day 2011


This is one of my more simpler gifts. I was a room mom for 3 years. One year we decided instead of just purchasing things for the teacher. To give her a gift card. Many parents donated money and all the money was pooled together to get her this card. Since this wonderful teacher was…

Muy Buena Teacher – Teacher Appreciation 2011


The last few years Cinco de Mayo falls during Teacher Appreciation week. This year it is on Thursday. I time my gift to give this to them on Cinco de Mayo as well. Purchases Salsa and a 1.00 Salsa Bowl from Wal-Mart. Since it was the skinnier Salsa jars I could sit it inside of…

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