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Old 12-11-2010, 12:14 PM
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I am filling cute little gift bags with purse sized hand sanitizers, lotion, kleenex, and lip balm. I'm adding in some Hershey kisses,too.
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Old 12-11-2010, 12:49 PM
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No idea, I'm sorry! I haven't kept track, I've just bought stuff here and there as I've seen it. Walmart had a lot of their cute office supplies on clearance (and I tried to mix it up some cute with some plain). I got some stuff from the dollar section at Michaels. I'm sure they are ending up a little pricey, though, if I added it up.

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Old 12-11-2010, 01:05 PM
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Homemade bread.
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Old 12-11-2010, 01:29 PM
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If you have a Safeway store near you, check in the floral department for a box of candies wrapped in orange, purple and green foil in a brown box. They are called Nutffles (kinda like Ferrero Rocher). Here in Colorado they are $1.99 on closeout with your Safeway card. Normally $6.99. There are 16 of the candies in the box and they have Almonds/Hazelnuts/Peanuts in them. I found them at multiple Safeway stores.

They are really yummy and in a cute box with a green ribbon on them.

Here is their website, but it doesn't show the box I found. http://www.nutffles.com/ My box is approximately 3 inches square and 5 inches tall(tower like), has a brown bottom and top, clear in the middle where you can see the 12 candies and a bright green grossgrain ribbon tied around it. According to the website, the are at Safeway, Vons, Randalls, Carrs so if you have one near by take a look in the floral dept; really, cheap nice gifts!
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Old 12-11-2010, 03:05 PM
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I did Cafe Rio too for my sons teacher, reading teacher and speech therapist. Going to tie them up in that clear christmas wrap stuff? and put them with a can of candy cane cocoa. For my daughters preschool teachers I bought them those cupcake christmas candles from kohls and fancy chocolates. Still have to work out ds #2 and his 3 teachers/specialist. Thank heavens the younger one is still home. Christmas is so much fun, I love doing all this stuff
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Old 12-11-2010, 04:00 PM
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My kids are in Preschool and Kindergarten, but have 2 teachers and 4 aides between them. They are all getting 2 cookie mixes from Smith's sale last week tied up with a Christmas tree cookie cutter. Then, the 2 main teachers are also getting a gift card to Lakeshore to buy something new and fun for the classroom.
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Old 12-11-2010, 04:09 PM
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I crocheted dishrag/scrubby sets for all the kid's teachers and then made extra sets and traded them with friends for stuff they make, like handmade soaps and lotions and will be giving those to the teachers too
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Old 12-11-2010, 06:39 PM
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The one gal who is a full time storage facility manager AND spends "over 70 hours a week" doing her coupons and checking salesand such.....

DH did the math. Based on 24 hours in a day, 7 days a week....it leaves 58 hours or just over 7 hours a day to cook, clean, laundry, and sleep.

I'd be a basket case at the end of a month if I got less then 7 hours of sleep a day. Its bad enough when my insomnia strikes, theres no way I would be extremly functioning at a job as well. Makes me wonder if she does alot of her "couponing" during work hours. Bet her employer would be thrilled to know that.
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Old 12-13-2010, 03:48 PM
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The small pocket size hand sanitizers ($1.00) from bath and body works with the little key chain thingy ($.50) that holds them. Wrapped in a cellophane bag with ribbon! FREE from bath and body works!!!
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Old 12-13-2010, 04:16 PM
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I did a jar of chocolates and a cold stone gift card wrapped in cellaphane with a big bow!
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