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Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Best Teacher EVER!

It was Eli's last day of school today.  He had the absolute best teacher EVER this year.  Not only was she a fabulous teacher, but she was also a fan of my crafts!!!  
(Either she was a fan of the crafts or she faked it well :0)
Anyway, while we were in Utah this past weekend I saw this Watermelon slice at The Wood Connection and had to make it for her.


I have talked about The Wood Connection many times and this visit was not a disappointment!  There were several crafts that must be made, but this watermelon was so cute I actually bought three.  Granny, my sister Kira and I all finished one after our Saturday morning brunch.  
Thanks again Granny for the FABULOUS food!

I made this quote block to go with the watermelon. Now I'm feeling a little dorky because I made the poem up myself.  I read it to Scott before posting and he said it was a little more "Hallmarky" than the stuff I usually do.  I guess I'm a little sentimental after leaving all our family this weekend than usually.  I just really wanted to let our fabulous teacher know how much I appreciate the time she spent away from her kids to teach mine :0)

I made these treats for Eli's class this morning.  My friend Ashley, from Cute As A Fox made some, but hers turned out much better.  I couldn't find any chocolate covered cookies that were square while we were on the road, so I bought some Lorna Doones and dipped them myself.  I cheated a little and just put a sour gummi worm on the top instead of making tassels.  I figured the kids would like them just as well.

I put the worm on while the chocolate was still wet and skipped the whole glue-them-on step 

One my way out of the classroom, as triumphant kids swarmed everywhere and paper airplanes whizzed past my ear, I snapped a shot of this sign on the wall.  
I need this sign in my house :0)

2 comments:

  1. The poem is beautiful... you did a great job and it spoke from the heart! I was at Wood Connection last week too... don't they have the cutest stuff!

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  2. What awesome projects!!! I'm sure she was one happy teacher! Love the sign! And those grad pops look yummy!

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