Back to School: Easy Lunch Box Ideas

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Back to School: Easy Lunch Box Ideas.  Need some quick and easy back to school lunch box treats for your youngster?  Be sure to also checkout all our Back to School ideas! Before my daughter starting going to school, I had no idea how big of a deal “lunch” was. I mean, I guess I remember from way back in the day when I was in school the social hierarchy of lunch time.  And then I left school and grew {Read More}

Back to School: Aubrey’s Pre-K Back to School Photos


Back to School: Aubrey’s Pre-K Back to School Photos. I’m sharing my big girl’s Back to School sign and photos. We used the same back to school sign from last year. Here is the Back to School Sign Tutorial in case you missed it: I just love Back to School photos. Don’t you?  It’s such a fun way to celebrate and commemorate your children as they grow.  Even writing this post…I’m looking back at my daughter’s first day of school {Read More}

Back to School: Teacher Gift Ideas

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Back to School: Teacher Gift Ideas.  Need ideas for the perfect teacher gift for your little one’s first day of school. “Back to Schooool, Back to Schooool, to prove to Daddy that I’m not a Foooool.”  Woah, 90′s flashback! Ok,I’m better now:) Today was my princess’ first day of Pre-K 4.  (Here is the cute First Day of School Sign I made her last year with the Tutorial.)  Such a change from last year!  She ran right in, so excited {Read More}

Back to School: Alphabet Crafts

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Now that my little princess is officially three and starting preschool, we have stepped up our learning at home. At least two days a week, we have begun working on the 3 R’s: reading, writing and arithmetic…is it strange to anyone else that only one of the 3 R’s actually starts with an “R”??? Aubrey loves learning. She loves new letters and letter sounds. She also loves doing crafts (Gee, I wonder where she gets that from…) Watching mommy working {Read More}

Back to School: Letter Line Freebie

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So here in Las Vegas, the public schools start next week.  All my teacher friends had to go back into the classroom yesterday.  Saying goodbye to summer is always bittersweet.  I have to admit, I’m a little sad not to have a classroom to set up this year…although I wouldn’t trade my time at home with my girls for ANYTHING.  My soon-to-be sister-in-law is teaching kindergarten this yea.  One of the coolest things about Elementary classrooms are the themes. For {Read More}

Back to School: Aubrey’s First Day of School Sign Tutorial


Today was my oldest baby’s FIRST day of PRESCHOOL.  It’s crazy how fast time flies.  I feel like it was only yesterday she was this little bitty baby I was bringing home from the hospital. Now she is crazy energy and so smart and full of life.  She was so excited to go to school today.  She ran in and waved to Daddy and Mommy and hung up her back pack and sat in her chair.  I expected tears and {Read More}

Back to School: Back to School Bash


I am SUPER excited about today’s party feature.  Marquita from Painted Cookies has put together a FANTASTIC spread for this Back to School Bash.  I love all the details.  She did a great job of incorporating the school supplies and treats into a great table display and everything looks super, super yummy.  Check it out here:Love the apple cupcakes and cake pops.The clipboards as plates are one of my favorite details.  I love the idea of using items that are {Read More}

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