Teacher Appreciation: Free Printables

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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...]

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...]

Organizing Printables| Organizing Binder

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    There is no shortage of organizing binder printables and posts about home organizing binders in "blogland."  I have read many and tried a few. Eventually, I wound up developing a collection of printables suited to how I organize, so I thought I would share it in case you would like … [Read more...]

Our Tips and Tricks for Surviving {and Enjoying!} The Holidays

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So, I will start by admitting that the approach of the holidays brings me a feeling of great anticipation and  just a small a touch of anxiety. Am I not the only one who loves the holidays, but hates the explosion of 'THINGS' that hit my "Things To Do' list come mid-November? Holiday preparation is … [Read more...]

“You Warm My Heart” Valentine

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I find holidays so much easier now that there are inspiration sources like Pinterest and the abundance of blogs in general to provide cute ideas. I tend to have a great idea for say-- Halloween-- in April, then have nothing but a complete blank two days actually before Halloween! So, I love being … [Read more...]

A Sweet Christmas Treat–Cherry Limeade Recipe

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As a part of our homeschool experience, my children are involved in a once-a-week tutorial program.  The wonderful tutorial my kids attend gives them a day of enrichment--art, music, drama, creative writing, Bible, science lab, and PE for my daughter, and some very intense math, history, and English … [Read more...]

Christmas Organizing {Printables}

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By now everyone is in full Holiday "mode" right? Today we're sharing some of our favorite printables to help get you organized for the season. To start with...A printable "Gifts to Buy" list. And a holiday "Things To Do" List. And a holiday Menu Planner to help avoid a last-minute … [Read more...]

Happy 4th of July!

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    Wishing everyone a safe and happy 4th of July celebration, Love, Christy, Amy & Terry … [Read more...]

Kids Bathroom Makeover {Part 1}

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I am calling this part 1 because I still have some small details to add to my kids' bathroom, but I am so happy with my progress this far that I am SO ready to show it off. I didn't expect to move the kids' bathroom to the top of my new house "To-Do" list, but an idea suddenly struck and I went … [Read more...]

Planning a Dinner Party {& Printable}

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I love to plan parties. Anyone who knows me knows that. In fact, I enjoy the planning, staging and getting ready for the party as much as actually being at one. { So, its probably no surprise that a portion of my business revolves around event design?} So, my parties have fallen off a bit in recent … [Read more...]

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