Teacher Appreciation Idea- Bucket of Fun!

teacher appreciation

This is one of the easiest gifts you can put together for teacher appreciation week! The card attached says: "Mrs. Rogers, Because of you I'm a SMARTIE, not a DUM DUM! Love, Ethan" Bucket ($1): I took off the shovel so the handle lays flat against the bucket. Plastic Grass ($1.50): I used 3 packages so that the grass was packed nice and tight and the pencils and candy could stick up more easily without falling over Dum Dum Suckers ($2.50): I only used 5-7 Smartie Candies ($2.50): … [Read more...]

Beautiful Home Tour

home tour

Shelli, from A La Mode, is a reader of Somewhat Simple and has recently put together a beautiful home tour that was too amazing not to feature! She did all the the design herself, on a budget and I love her style- its fresh and clean, but patterned and fun. Best of all, EVERY SINGLE ONE of  her sources are listed at the bottom of each post, so if you see something  in a room that you love, you can learn exactly where to find it! Take a look at some of the rooms you will see on her home t … [Read more...]

Mickey and Minnie Cookies

mickey and minnie cookies

Our "Resident Cookie Expert" is back today sharing a fun Disney treat! ... Today I'm feeling all Disney inside.  My family and I are fresh off a Disneyland vacation.  My sister's son is now famous for asking, "Is it a fact, or an opinion, that this is the happiest place on earth?" Sometimes you do wonder when you witness a child melting down from being off their nap schedule and the parents are saying, "you need to settle down, because we ARE staying for Fantasmic!" No seriously.  I be … [Read more...]

Creative Easter Ideas

crafty ideas for easter and spring

Here are 5 of my favorite Easter ideas that were linked to my Easter link party! Chocolate Mousse Easter Eggs, from How Does She Spring time T-Shirts, from Sew Can Do Book Page Covered Eggs Wreath, from Lemon Tree Creations Ruffled Chick Shirt, from Lotte Lu Peeps Paint Chip Banner, from Spunky Junky My Easter link party will be open for 1 more week, so please continue to add your Springtime creations so we can archive them for next year! :) … [Read more...]

Earth Day Activities

earth day activities

Earth day is this Friday and there are some fun activities that take little or no planning! Take a look: Recycled Cereal Box Note Pads Recycled Crayons in Earth Colors Paint Chip Sample Bookmark Recycled Phone Book Organizer Earth Cake Pops Earth Cupcakes Dirt Cup Treats Earth Day Printable Pledge Earth Cookies If you have ideas of your own, I'd love to see them! Leave me a comment with the link to your post. Happy Earth Day! … [Read more...]