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Tag Archives: back to school



free printable: back to school lunch box stickers

  Have you been counting the days, hours, minutes and nanoseconds until school starts again, too? I’ll still have one at home, so it’s not that huge a freedom for me, but still. Half the freedom. Not that I don’t love spending every precious moment with my darlings, it’s just that… I don’t always love […]



August from the archives: Back to school Smarties marshmallow pops

So I’m joining the rest of DC and checking out for a week in August. My kids are driving me insane. My house is a mess. It’s hot. I’m bothered. I’m doing something I never do… I’m taking a break. I’m using the “advice column method.” When advice columnists are on vacation, they post past […]



how to make superstar cookies for the teacher

  It’s teacher appreciation week! Have you thanked a teacher yet? The teachers and staff at my daughter’s school are true superstars. The school is only in it’s third year, but they leap over every hurdle as it’s thrown in front of them and they never lose sight of their goal: Teaching our kids. My […]



Bella Cupcake Couture Blog Party: back to school cupcakes AND a giveaway

I’m back partying it up with Bella Cupcake Couture again, this time for back to school, hosted by Carrie Middlemiss from Bella Cupcake Couture.  And, one lucky reader will win a prize pack featuring a Bella Cupcake Couture birthday prize pack worth $100 which includes invitations, thank you cards, party straws, water bottle and candy […]



gold star cookie jars AND a back to school bake-off from Sprinkles and Grins

Anybody remember that Staples commercial not too many years ago? The Christmas carol, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year” plays as a man skips gleefully through the aisles of the store. Behind him, we see (presumably) his two kids trudging through the aisles of the store, miserable. Back to school supplies shopping. Now […]