Showing posts from May, 2012

Gift for teacher - free printables

**UPDATED: I updated the doodle on this printable. New printable at the end of post. Hope you enjoy! You can also find the new post here . My little one is graduating from kindergarten. People say they cry that first day when they watch them turn and walk into the school, I didn't even get that chance because our little girl turned and ran so quickly to the school out of sheer joy, that in one blink I missed the moment.  But there have been many days, even last week, when I almost well up with tears, when I watch her skip to the bus. I have to suppress that feeling of mother-bear-force that wants to grab her and never let her out of my sight.  Anywoo, I'm done with my possessive ramblings.  For the last day of school I tried to think of something for her wonderful teacher. And this is what we came up with . .  A little quote in a 5x7 picture frame.  I found this really great free printable at She does amazing work and has rea

Graduation cards

Graduation time is approaching!!! I am doubly aware of it this year because my little niece, Ali, is graduating from high school. How did this happen?  It feels like just last week I was hanging out at my sister's house playing with my little best friend Ali.  (Why do I enjoy embarrassing myself with horrible pictures from my past? My husband's favorite part of this picture besides my beautiful glasses is my massive mane of hair. Oh and the overalls.) Isn't she gorgeous all grown up? Last year I made my first card that I actually gave to someone besides a family member. It was a graduation card for some awesome young ladies in my neighborhood.  Don't forget the young men If you purchase these lovely cards they come in sets of 8 with envelopes. You pick the hair, robe and flower colors, and they arrive safely to your door in a couple days (standard shipping rates apply).  Most my cards are blank inside but my sense of humor prov