Weekly Menu Planner Templates

I desperately need to start planning my meals better.  I do the 5:00 “oh-crap-what-are-we-having-for-dinner” dance every night.  With summer coming I know I get even more laid back with planning dinner.  If I don’t get my act together stat my kids are going to live on cereal for dinners….they totally wouldn’t mind.

Weekly Menu Planner Templates

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5 Ways to Make a Homework Station

A friend told me that one school year, the first homework assignment given to one of her children was to create a “homework station.” The teacher sent home a list of requirements, and required the children to make a poster with pictures of the homework station they created and write a report about it! While that may be a little over the top, the concept of a homework station is a good one. I found a wide range of ways that creative do-it-yourselfers have incorporated this idea into their family homes. Check out these 5 Ways to Make a Homework Station.

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Teacher’s Paper Apple Centerpiece

This paper apple I made for Kayla’s teacher is rather large.  However, you could also shrink it down by finding an apple image online and make some  fall tablescape namecards.  I used some of the patterned paper from the Heidi Swapp Minc Collection and ran them though my Minc machine with red foil on top. {…Read More…}

5 Ways to Make a Teacher Appreciation Gift

Teachers deserve a lot of credit. They work so hard teaching our children and deserve a huge thank you.  This is our opportunity to show our children’s teachers how grateful we are for their dedication to teaching our children and just plain lovin’ on them! It doesn’t have to be an extravagant gift, just a {…Read More…}