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Stay Cool This Summer – End of year gift

Stay Cool This Summer - End of year gift

Love pinterest. I saw this idea multiple times from various blogs and wanted to do the same!! This box of 100 pop-ice was only $3.77 at my local Walmart. Makes for a very cheap gift for over 20+ students. I am room mom for my daughters class and their end of the year party is…

FLORIDA GATOR THEME DOOR- Teacher Appreciation

FLORIDA GATOR THEME DOOR- Teacher Appreciation

    I am one of the Room Moms for my daughters school.  Friday Me and another room mom (I am blessed this year there is more than 1 of us!! LOVE THAT)  We got a head start and worked on the door for our wonderful teacher. She obviously is a Gator Fan and SO…

Teacher Chalkboard & Dry Erase Board Easel – Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Chalkboard & Dry Erase Board Easel - Teacher Appreciation Week

Found these cutest Chalkboard / Dry Erase Board Easel in the Dollar Spot of Target. They are priced at $3.00 but they were still an awesome price and very cute. I knew with a little vinyl I could make them look even more fun for a teacher. I added a quote and her name on…

Starbucks Gift – Thanks-A-Latte – (take 3)- Teacher Appreciation

Starbucks Gift - Thanks-A-Latte - (take 3)- Teacher Appreciation

I have used this quote a few times over the years– CLICK HERE TO SEE THE OTHER THANKS A LATTE GIFTS This year I have taken the reusable cup that Starbucks sells for 1.00 and used my trusty Silhouette Machine. Cut out with Forest Green Vinyl and added just the ring around the outside of…

Star Wars – May the 4th Be With You – Gift – Teacher Appreciation

Star Wars - May the 4th Be With You - Gift - Teacher Appreciation

This year Teacher Appreciation falls on May the 4th. We love Star Wars in this house and so I felt it would be fun to make a gift to go along with the day I got this red tub from Dollar Tree. I used silver and black vinyl with my awesome Silhouette Machine. I use…

You’re Nacho Ordinary Teacher – Teacher Appreciation Week 2015

You're Nacho Ordinary Teacher - Teacher Appreciation Week 2015

  Teacher Appreciation week is May 4-8th here in Central Florida. May the 5th is also Cinco De Mayo and wanted to make a fun little gift to give the teacher on May the 5th.  I got all these items at the dollar tree except for the bakers twine and then printed the tag. Down…

Wood Teacher Name Sign – Teacher Appreciation Week 2015

Wood Teacher Name Sign - Teacher Appreciation Week 2015

Teacher appreciation week here is May 4th -8th. I am going to TRY to post all my projects for this year a week early to share and inspire any of you looking for ideas.   I made this one very inexpensively.  I used a 24 inch piece cut from my broken/fallen down fence in the…

Homemade Fruit Leather – Fruit Roll Up

Homemade Fruit Leather - Fruit Roll Up

This has been so fun to make. I really have enjoyed it!! I love to use my Nesco Dehydrator. It isn’t one of the super fancy expensive ones but I can do up to 5 trays in it with no issues. Works great and easy to clean up and pack away. I had alot of…

Fun with Sugar Cookies

Fun with Sugar Cookies

I have really enjoyed lately working on sugar cookies. I still enjoy making cupcakes and baking however I have always envied (thats a sin I know) People that could make fabulous cookies. A wonderful girlfriend who makes cookies taught me one morning before my birthday. I enjoyed every minute of it. I soaked in everything…

Youth Activity- Mutual – Human Hungry Hungry Hippos

Youth Activity- Mutual - Human Hungry Hungry Hippos

This activity was NOT created by me. The Youth discussed this at one of their meetings and someone suggested it and made it happen. The parents all came together bringing what was needed for the event. Balloons, Laundry Baskets, Helmets (but they tended not to be used but they were meant to be used hahaha)…

Easter decorations made from old fence boards

Easter decorations made from old fence boards

Creating all these pieces listed here– I used the same method from a past post — LUCKY BOARD I wanted something SPRINGY- to have in my home and to keep the true meaning of EASTER in our home. I love the scripture John 3:16 These are all approximately 24 inches long and I cut them…

Easter Egg Display Holder

Easter Egg Display Holder

I had chalkboard eggs that I decorated with my favorite chalk board markers. The Bistro chalk markers are the brightest and goes on the best in my humble opinion. LOVE LOVE THEM!! I wanted a way to display them. We have a rotting fence in the back yard and I am always using the boards…

Cute Picket Fence for Easter – Cheap

Cute Picket Fence for Easter - Cheap

  I was looking through my husband work shed one day and saw his paint sticks he uses for work. I batted my eyelashes and begged for 12 of his sticks. He was confused– but what I saw was something more. They looked like a picket fence to me   Pulled out my favorite blue…

St. Patrick’s Day Crafts and Home Decorations 2015

St. Patrick's Day Crafts and Home Decorations 2015

I love decorating for every holiday   Also creating new crafts for the decorating is also alot of fun for me!! This section of my home is pretty new for me this year. I am happy how it turned out. I love green so I had alot of green things already. Canvas banner- I got…

LUCKY – St. Patrick’s Day Board

LUCKY - St. Patrick's Day Board

I wanted something more less traditional for St. Patrick’s day in my home for decorations. My husband took 2 boards off a weathered pallet in my back yard and screwed them together to make me a nice board to work with. I also have horse shoes a friend once gave me for a past party….

Both deaf since the age of 3, Chad and Mary Beth enjoy not only raising their little family but photographing together, cooking & crafting as well. Living in Central Florida with their ... Read More About Us »
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