Glitter Pencils

Surprise your favorite teacher with a bundle of Glitter Pencils for a fun back to school gift!

Surprise your favorite teacher with a bundle of Glitter Pencils for a fun back to school gift! Summer is winding down and for us Moms that means it's time to get the kids back to school.  Before you start to squeal in the excitement at the though of a quiet house, remember that there is so much to be done before the big day!  I like to start the year off on the right foot, … [Read more...]

Painted Ruler Basket | Teacher Gift

Painted Ruler Basket - Teacher Gift | Real Housemoms

Ahhhh! It's Back to School time, can you believe it?! My oldest is starting 1st grade this year and just stepping into his new classroom for meet the teacher night made me teary. Why does it go by so fast?! Now I'm one of those gifty moms, I like to send stuff for the teacher throughout the year, and the start of the year is no exception. Since I don't know what she likes at … [Read more...]

Back to School Teacher Gift

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With Back to School right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to treat your new teacher with a little gift on the first day of school. EOS chapsticks are one of my favorite quick and affordable gift ideas. I picked up a red Summer Fruit EOS at my local drug store. What's better than an apple for your teacher? To create the "apple" back to school EOS, print out … [Read more...]

Pencil Bouquet Back to School Printable

This cute Pencil Bouquet Back to School Printable makes for such a fun and easy teacher gift! Available as a FREE PDF or Silhouette file printable!

This cute Pencil Bouquet Back to School Printable makes for such a fun and easy teacher gift!  Available as a FREE PDF or Silhouette file printable! I have a cute little back to school printable for you.  Do you remember that line from You've Got Mail?  The one about fall in NYC and how it makes you think of back to school.  Tom Hanks told Meg Ryan he would send her a pencil … [Read more...]

Printable Lunch Box Notes

Let your children know that you are thinking of them while they are at school by adding Printable Lunch Box Notes to their bag lunch!

Let your children know that you are thinking of them while they are at school by adding Printable Lunch Box Notes to their bag lunch! Nine times out of ten my kids bring bag lunches to school. When they were smaller I use to love putting a handwritten note in their bag for them to find during lunch time. I think they would still get a kick out of it but now that they are … [Read more...]

Easy Weeknight Chili

Easy weeknight chili feature

This easy weeknight chili is perfect for lazy Sunday afternoons with the family or for feeding a large crowd coming over to watch football. It’s that time of year when the air is getting crisper and we all start craving warm comfort foods. Hello, chicken casseroles and macaroni & cheese. Chili is my favorite comfort food. It’s warm, filling and this one has just a … [Read more...]

Back to School Makeup

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Whether you are in school yourself or have children who are in school this back to school makeup tutorial is a great go to look. If you happen to be in school this look and these tips will help you achieve a fresh look that won't require a lot of maintenance during the day. Don't worry, for those of you who aren't in school you can still wear this look as well, or even help … [Read more...]

5 Best Healthy After-School Snack Tips

5 Best Healthy After-School Snack Tips | www.realhousemoms.com

Kids are literally chomping at the bit from the minute the walk in the door after school. Instead of them going for the processed and packaged treats, prepare your home for healthy snacking with these healthy after-school snack tips. Hey there! I'm Holly, and I blog over at Happy Food Healthy Life. I am so excited to be a part of the Real Housemom's team as a health and … [Read more...]

Back to School Command Center

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Hi! I'm Jamie from Southern Revivals. I'm a new DIY contributor to Real Housemoms. I have a super simple DIY project to help get you organized for back to school.  If you're anything like me you've gotten really relaxed over the summer and now that school is back in session you've got to get yourself back on a schedule. That's hard to do without being organized! Because I do … [Read more...]

25 Back to School Crafts

25 Back to School Crafts SQUARE

Back to School Countdown from The Suburban Mom Back to School Homework Station from Real Housemoms Back to School Kids School Art Display from A Night Owl Free Back to School Printables from White Lights on Wednesday Back to School Ruler Wreath from Create Craft Love Back to School Subway Art Printable from Juggling Act Mama Back to School Teacher's Chalkboard … [Read more...]