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Valentine Party Ideas for Room Moms

If you are an elementary school room mom, right about now you may find yourself scrambling for Valentine party ideas.  Volunteering is almost always more work than we anticipate and I’ll be the first to give you a fist bump for saying yes to serving as the room mom either on your own or by default. But please don’t ever feel bad if you find yourself behind the “not nearly ready to have the party” eight ball >> Read More

Last Minute Halloween Party Treats

Even though Halloween is weeks in the making, sometimes the best plans are the last minute ones you never expected. If you find yourself invited or hosting a last minute Halloween party, here are a few super easy ideas for party treats you can whip out in no time at all!  Above you’ll see Halloween cupcakes ~ what makes them special are the themed cupcake wraps, sprinkles, and Halloween toothpicks. You can still grab this >> Read More

5 Tips for an Organized School Book Fair

October means its Scholastic Book Fair time and today I’ve got some first hand tips about how you can create a truly organized and successful school event. While I always volunteer for our book fairs, I’ve spent a few of those years serving in a leadership role and have come to find out there are a few key things to keep in mind no matter if you are simply volunteering to staff set-up, preview or buy days, tear >> Read More

Room Mom Valentine Party Ideas with Conversation Hearts

    Nothing says Valentine’s Day like old fashioned Conversation Hearts. But lets be honest, I’ve never found them all that enticing to eat but oh how they beg to be put to good use. If you are a room mom planning a class party for tweens, using this classic candy as your theme makes for all kinds of playful fun. Check out these great ideas for games and crafts your tweens will love thanks >> Read More

Valentine’s Day Classroom Treats for Tweens

Finding Valentine’s Day classroom treats for tweens is tricky business. As a room Mom, I’m still thinking all things creative, cute and delicious right? But not when it comes to tweens. Equal parts somewhat awkward as they try to act older yet still wanting to be little in so many ways, suddenly the room Mom walks a fine line between gross and cool risking lifelong embarrassment if you make the wrong call. And lets be >> Read More