Reflections on Memorial Day

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It's Memorial Day, but there's nothing happy about this day. Of course, we love to have our red, white, and blue-themed cookouts or trips to the beach, just like the rest of the country, but the fact of the matter is that after almost 20 years of being married to a career Army guy, we also have … [Read more...]

Red, White & Blue on the Front Porch

Red, white, and blue front porch decor | 11 Magnolia Lane

Blogging friends: don't forget to link up to this month's Pretty Preppy Party {here}. I hope you all have a fun weekend planned!  At our house, we never forget what Memorial Day means and just how much it has cost our soldiers and their families to keep us safe and free.  So I love to decorate in … [Read more...]

Summer is Coming! {Perfect Summer Printables}

Free summer printables for the best summer yet!

      Not to rush Spring away too quickly, but I thought I would share these summer printables again. Summer is right around the corner--Memorial Day is less than 2 weeks away, can you believe? I've included a Memorial Day Party Planner, Shopping List, a Trip Planner and a … [Read more...]

Happy Mother’s Day

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{source} Happy Mother's Day to all the beautiful mothers out there. I am celebrating today at a winery with my family and my Mom & Dad, it's the one day of the year that my non-wine drinking husband has to play along with my wishes, after all! One of our favorite local wineries is kid and … [Read more...]

End of School Treat Bags

Ring pops end of school goody/treat bag | 11 Magnolia Lane

My daughter is finishing 6th grade, and fortunately she still lets me make end-of-year treats for her classmates.  My son (who's finishing 9th grade), banned that a few years ago, sadly. The Pop Rocks "Have a Rockin' Summer" treat bags that I did last year were a big hit.  You can make your own … [Read more...]

A Mother’s Day Brunch

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gallo Family Vineyards for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.   Whether you are celebrating Mother's Day or just need an excuse to have a fun girls' day this May here is a great "something" to celebrate. Did you know that May 9th is … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation: Free Printables

Free printable floral teacher appreciation quotes | 11 Magnolia Lane

I really feel like we've been on a bit of a teacher and volunteer appreciation kick lately, but of course, we write about what's going on in our lives and that's what we've been doing!  I posted my free Volunteer Appreciation printables for April (the month of the volunteer), and now I'm back with a … [Read more...]

Another Easy Gift Idea

Easy gift idea--Administrative Professionals' Day or Teacher Appreciation | 11 Magnolia Lane

Amy shared some great ideas for Teacher Appreciation week yesterday; so good that I ran right out to Target and bought some of those cute mason jars to monogram!  You can read that post {here}. Here's an idea that I use pretty frequently that is also great for teachers, although it would work … [Read more...]

Teacher Appreciation Ideas for Under $10

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  I am working on putting together gift ideas as Teacher Appreciation week begins next Monday. My schedule has been pretty busy this last year, so I haven't been as involved in my children's classrooms as I would like to be. I decided to volunteer to coordinate a daily gift of … [Read more...]

Happy Easter!

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{printable via La Buena Vida} We hope you have a very blessed Easter Sunday. … [Read more...]

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