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Homemade for the Holidays

If you need a little nudge to get your cookie recipient list off to a good start, here are some people who might appreciate a little box of somethin’-somethin’.  And so you’re not scrambling through your Tupperware and scribbling names on containers with a Sharpie, don’t forget to stock up on nice giftable boxes or bags, and some pretty tags.   (Writing this makes me feel so organized and mature, I hardly recognize myself.  I just might take my own sanctimonious advice.) Who To Make a Homemade Gift For: The kids’ teachers The mailman The guy who plows the driveway …

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Bake Your Teacher a Thank You

Bake Your Teachers a Thank You!: A Blueprint We all know how hard our teachers work, right?   When people say that being a parent is the toughest job in the world, I think they may not have given teaching a hard and close enough look.  Let’s show these teachers some love! Baking Your Teachers a Thank You is simple (I promise), and with a bunch of parents pitching in, it’s a heartfelt way to show the school staff how much you value all they do for your kids (and if the baking is spread out over a bunch of families, …

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