Operation Wrap-It! Free Holiday Tag Printables

I am not what you would call a pretty wrapper.  I mostly just wrap it, stick a tag on it and if I am feeling extra special, put a pre-made bow on it.  I always figure that what really matters is what is inside.

But sometimes I aspire to be more.  To do more.  I think an easy and quick way to put a tiny bit more thought into my wrapping would be to make a pretty tag to place on the package.  Thankfully there is pinterest to help me when I feel a bit motivated.  There a ton of free holiday gift tags out there.  Below are just a few (plus some packaging suggestions) that I found.

Now get a rappin’!  Oh wait, I meant wrappin’.

For the Teen/Rocker in your life.
A Bag full of Treats for a Friendly Neighbor
A Wintry Mix of Holiday Tags
Christmas Treat Bag Toppers
Colorful Mix of Christmas/Hanukkah Tags
We can’t forget those Reindeer, Can We?

Be Thankful For: Free Thanksgiving Printables

Below are some goodies that I have found across the interwebs.  Print them out to decorate your home, entertain your kiddos and generally celebrate your blessings.

Today’s Fabulous Finds: Thanksgiving Subway Art

ThirtyHandmadeDays: Thanksgiving Placement for kids– (cover it with contact paper)
Anything But Perfect: Coloring Page and More!
Homespun With Love: Gratitude Cards (I am thankful for..)
Kiki Creates: Mr. & Mrs. Turkey Potato Head (with tons of fun outfits, etc!)

Spooky and Not-So Spooky Findings

In the spirit of Halloween, below are some free printables, crafty ideas and yummy food that I have found while perusing the web via pinterest.

Click on the image to see more.

Using Cookie Cutters to Carve Pumpkins
Soda Bottle Monsters
Free Printable Treat Tags
Pumpkin Pie Bites
Monster Pudding Cups
Gory Brain Cap Costume Idea


Well, today is the beginning of fall.  Hard to believe summer is officially over and colder days are upon us here in the midwest.  Autumn also means a certain person in my life will soon be turning seven.  What?!?
Here are some printables, fun projects that I have found across the interwebs and had previously posted on my Pinterest boards.  Click on the photos to go to the link.  Enjoy!
Smile Like You Mean It: Autumn Printable
30 Handmade Days: Fall Subway Art Printable
Mine For the Making: Autumn Printable
Lady Anne: Fall Felt Wreath
Just Sew Sassy: Burlap Harvest Banner
One last thing, only one really great low entry giveaway to announce this week:
Lissa Like it or Love it: $15 Barnes and Noble Gift Card (ends 9/24)

FREE Father’s Day Printables

Father’s Day is this Sunday!

While the girls are mum on what they have up their sleeves to give their daddy this year, here are some great (and free!) items that can be printed off your colored printer (or hand-colored) and used as cards or whatever your crafty mind can conjure!


P.S. Don’t forget to enter my giveaway found here!

FREE Mother’s Day Printables

Hard to believe it is Mother’s Day this Sunday already!  Around here it seems like it has been non stop family gatherings starting with Easter and then my mom’s birthday party this past weekend.

I have found once again some cute printables that can easily be made into cards and/or gifts.  Hopefully if you are a mom, your husband will do the right thing and get your kids to make you a nice card, etc.  If you suspect he may need a little help, you can always point him to this post…

(you gotta click on this one to read what the can says!)

FREE Teacher Appreciation Printables and Ideas w/Linky

Next week, May 2nd-May 6th is Teacher Appreciation Week.  Do you have your teacher gift already?  If you are anything like me, the answer would be a resounding NO.  It wasn’t even on my radar until Miss M brought home a note from the PTA with ideas of things your child could bring each day of the week to show his/her appreciation.  I loved that they did this since I am pretty uninspired with this sort of thing.

My friend Heather at Pass the Cereal also posted some awesome teacher gift ideas that would be good for either next week or at the end of the year.  But since I am in no way as crafty as her, I thought I would do some surfing on the web and see if I could find some neat printables that could make a quick and easy and thoughtful gift.

Here’s what I found:

and last, but not least, a simple thank you is sometimes words enough…
Do you have any great teacher appreciation ideas?  Please share or..