Monthly Archives: April 2011

Candy Bucket – Teacher Appreciation 2011

Candy bucket for the teacher is alot of fun. Found these cute buckets at my local craft store. Filled it with candy. I also used my Silhouette Machine to cut out names of the teachers to put on the buckets. They were hard to see in the photos, but once the bucket was empty its…

Write Stuff – Teacher Appreciation 2011

I purchased these items at my local Dollar Store. They had the cutest spring pens and papers. The pens actually came 3 to a pack. So that made the gift even cheaper. I put a pen and a pack of paper with a cute tag. I love all the flowers!! I used a 2 1/2…

ABC Sign – Teacher Appreciation 2011

This is a sign that Chad helped me make for a gift for the teachers. He was a verrryyy good eye for placement! We used our Silhouette Machine. We absolutely LOVEEEEEEE our Silhouette!! BEST.MACHINE.EVER!! Totally check them out if you haven’t. Cut out a piece of wood that we had on hand, painted it, distressed…

One Smart Cookie – Teacher Appreciation 2011

My kiddlets teachers loved cookies one year. (well who doesn’t??) But this one year both of them realllllly loved cookies. So I decided to make some homemade cookies for them. I baked cookies, wrapped them up real pretty and even added an ILY (sign language – love) lollipop on them. (As both my children are…

Easter Drinks – Free Tags

I went to the dollar store the other day. They had these cute lemonades. The colors reminded me of Easter. I also noticed it had no labels on it. It came in a 6 pack but no label at all. Knew immediately my next project. I want to put this in my kid’s lunches. They…

Being a LIFESAVER – Teacher Appreciation 2011

This gift I came up with on the night before Teacher Appreciation week started. I had forgotten and quickly put something together. I had little boxes, and a bag ofย  Lifesavers. Made a tag = CUTE GIFT “Thanks for being a LIFESAVER this year!”ย  Clever and it worked ๐Ÿ™‚ I did make cuter tags to…

O-fish-ally the BEST – Teacher Appreciation 2011

Another very inexpensive gift!! You can use the crackers or the cookie version of the fish snacks. ๐Ÿ™‚ I had done more great couponing and got these bags for less than 1.00 each.ย  Perfect! Tags I made to look like the fish ๐Ÿ™‚ย  I have included them here for you for download if you are…

Jar of Joy – Teacher Appreciation 2011

This Teacher Appreciation Gift is a perfect gift to give to the teacher from the entire class. It can be changed and given from 1 person with each heart listing a memory or something they love about the teacher or different quotes they may want to put on the hearts. We gave each parent a…

Bright School Year – Teacher Appreciation 2011

Easy gift and the teachers always need highlighters. I am also a big couponer. I am not like the folks you see on the tv shows- crazy couponing but I have gotten some great deals. Check out Couponers United as they post deals for freebies almost every day! During the beginning of the school year…

Doors – Teacher Appreciation 2011

As mentioned earlier I was room mom for 3 years for my daughter. We are a deaf family of 4 — Yes all 4 of us wear hearing aids- making us an 8 hearing aid family ๐Ÿ™‚ So many of the projects you will see some SIGN LANGUAGE involved I decorated the door for my…

Earth Day 8×10 Printable Freebie

If you haven’t figured it out yet- we love Earth Day at our home. ๐Ÿ™‚ I have 2 prints in my home now- (CLICK HERE FOR POSTER) Here is a fun 8×10 print to share with you. Remember when you get your prints made at your favorite lab to turn off “color correction” That is…

Rice Treat Bunny Pops

We watch alot of TLC shows- and watching cake shows, they use rice treats all the time to form almost any shape. So we decided to take our rice treats today and make bunny heads. It was so easy. You need to do it when your rice treats are warm to the touch but not…

Kiss of Cherries Chocolate Cake by Kyle North

My son made this last week. He wanted to be featured on Mom & Dad’s blog. I promised him this week we would feature his amazing cake. It was SOOOO DELICIOUS! It is for the Chocolate lover! If you do not love Chocolate- this is not for you (And you are weird… just kidding) He…

Driving Miss Peeps – Easter Treat

Was playing in the kitchen with the kiddlets tonight and came up with this fun Peeps driving with the top down. ๐Ÿ™‚ The rabbit Peeps are a lot of fun. I have notice they are harder to find than the birds. I am not sure. Maybe because the rabbits are so adorable!! We had lots…

Teacher Appreciation Week 2011

I know this seems weird but ask the previous teachers to my children- I LOVE TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK!! About 5 years ago- I really got into it. I wish I got into it when my son was in Kindergarten. So I try to make up for it since then. But I look forward to teacher…

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 ยป
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