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

easy and affordable teacher appreciation ideas

  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!


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

Our Easter Table–Free Printable Wreath Place Cards

Printable wreath Easter table placards | 11 Magnolia Lane

I've been working on our Easter table; I'm not sure how many we're hosting this year, so my table is definitely going to be mix-and-match.  I whipped up these placecards the other day and thought I'd share: Aren't they cute?  I found the free wreath graphic on Pinterest; it was created by the … [Read more...]

Simply on Sunday


Welcome everyone to Sunday. I hope everyone is having a wonderful day and especially enjoying Palm Sunday. We just wanted to share a little inspiration for your day.     Aniko wrote a lovely post about appreciating the small things and shared it at our Pretty Preppy Party last … [Read more...]

Free Floral Printables for Volunteer or Teacher Appreciation

Volunteer/teacher appreciation gift idea and printable | 11 Magnolia Lane

Spring is the time when we recognize those who go above and beyond--Volunteer Appreciation Month is in April, and  Teacher Appreciation Week is in May.  As an Army spouse, we love our volunteers--they work so hard--and most units will plan a volunteer appreciation event in April.  Because I'm also … [Read more...]

Red & White in Home Decor


Hi, everyone!  I just wanted to pop in real quick and let you know that I'm blogging over at Mohawk's Creative Home blog today. I'm sharing some of my favorite red and white home decor ideas, just in time for Valentine's Day.  Be sure to stop by for more inspiration like this {click here to … [Read more...]

New Year’s Eve Ideas for Entertaining

Ideas for Easy New Years Entertaining

As 2014 draws to a close {I can't even believe I am writing that, seriously-- time does fly!} I am running around getting ready for our very small New Year's Eve party so I thought I would share some inspiration just in case you are doing the same thing. I admit I love New Years Eve. In the past … [Read more...]

Holiday Open House – Christy’s Home at 11 Magnolia Lane (Part 2)

Christmas pillows | 11 Magnolia Lane

A few days ago, I showed you part 1 of my holiday home tour (you can see that here--it's the kids' rooms and my laundry room).  Today, I'm back for part 2, and I'm not going to write a lot because that's not why you're here, right?! I cut fresh greens from the woods behind our house and added … [Read more...]

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