Teacher Thank You Cards


I was looking for something cute to do for Evan’s teachers.  I came across this great idea from TCL. If you want to do something cute for your teachers – and not to expensive, here is a fantastic idea from That’s Country Living. You can purchase a $5 or $10 Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts or other […]

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On the Cheap: Free Summer Bingo Board

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Here is fun freebie from Amy’s Finer Things. Print a free customizable  Summer Bingo Board – use to: Incentive Chore Chart Bored No More Reading Chart Print: Free Summer Bingo Board 

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DIY Mother’s Day Gift Basket Idea


I love this idea for a DIY Mother’s Day Basket – check out the how to here. You only need a few ingredients. DIY Mother’s Day Gift Basket Idea

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PEEPS Easter Recipes & Crafts


  I actually really like PEEPS and I admit that I like them when they are just a little bit chewy.  You know, the day after Easter when the package has been sitting open.   Every year in our home, we make an Easter Bunny Cake.  This tradition started with my Mom when my brother, sisters, […]

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On The Cheap: DIY Succulent Sake Boxes

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  I recently planned a baby shower for a friend.  I was looking for some DIY ideas and came across this one. I love this and thought I would share!

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On The Cheap: Valentine’s Day Gifts

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This is a super cute idea for a cheap Valentines Day Gift for teachers! You can print this free Happy Valentines Day tag here.  Get create with your jar and candy! Print: Happy Valentine’s Day Tag

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New Years Eve Activities for Kids

  New Years Eve is here again!  Here are some cute ideas for New Years Eve for Kids and Families. Celebrate the New Year family-style by assembling a time capsule!  Creating a Family Time Capsule is not only a fun, no-cost project for a special day, but it doubles as an exciting surprise when opened a year later. […]

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How To Make Reindeer Food

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Here is a really cute idea to do with your kids – How To Make Reindeer Food If you have watched Santa feeding the Reindeer – now you can make some Reindeer Food to make sure Santa makes it your house. We all know how much Reindeer love treats. Check out how to make Reindeer […]

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Amy’s Craft Corner: Holiday Advent Calendars

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Are you ready for some more fun crafts to do? This time I have Holiday Advent Calendars to share with you. This is something fun you can do with the whole family. Don’t forget we would love to hear some of your craft ideas. Just go here to contact us! Craft: Simple Advent Calendar Number […]

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Teacher Gift Ideas On A Budget

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  This is a repost from last year, but I wanted to share this idea for  Teacher Christmas Gift on a Budget. I have received quite a few people who are looking for budget minded Christmas gifts for teachers. I know that teachers prefer to receive items like gift cards, but  many of you are […]

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Holiday Deal Reminder & My Tree Is Decorated!


It has been a long weekend. This is the weekend that we decorate our Christmas tree each year. It is the “official” beginning of the holiday season for the Shaffer family. It is also the weekend I spend countless hours in front of the computer finding deals.While I love finding all these deals and sharing, […]

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How To Make Reindeer Food


This is my favorite holiday post – Make Homemade Reindeer Food. Now, I know it is early, but I am sure the kiddos are already thinking of Santa! This is so cute – How to Make Reindeer Food! So you watched Santa feeding the reindeer – now you can leave a little Reindeer Food so […]

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Kohls: Pay It Forward Shop

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I will be doing a complete post in the near future – but I wanted to share my experience shopping for a family in need with Kohls. Kohls sent me a $250 Gift Card to shop for a family in need this holiday season. Their is a local family’s story who broke my heart.  Laura […]

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Free Thanksgiving Activity Pack

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Here is a cute freebie you can download from Teachers Pay Teachers. Help your preschooler learn with fun Thanksgiving activities. Here are some of the activities you can find: A Thanksgiving emergent reader Numbers 1-20 games and activities Handwriting and Math activities to practice fine motor skills Initial Letter Sound picture activities Syllable activities Download […]

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Free Jesse Tree Printables


  Free Jesse Tree Printables With the hustle and bustle of the holidays, many of us forget the true reason of this season. I love this idea – simply to bring us back to the meaning of the Christmas Holiday. A Jesse Tree is an advent project. Each day you color an ornament that represents […]

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