I found this years gift for teachers on this great blog
http://houseonhillroad.typepad.com/ Love the ideas here.
I added a bag and put a matching pocket. I think anyone in Toronto would appreciate a trendy grocery bag and a matching cup cozy. Our mayor got a law passed that shoppers must pay 5 cents for each plastic bag at any retail store! I used to leave mine in the car, now I don't even leave the house without one, in case I run into a store.
Last week we went to a farmer's market. It's great around here. They are rotating. We can catch a market from Tuesday to Saturday within a 5-10 minute drive. Last week's visit was also at a farm, in the middle of the city. We took a lovely walk around and felt like we were in the country. In the middle of it all, Neve says, "mama, this is a great day!" And we have some pictures to show it! I would like to make a scrap page of this day,but I think i'll enlarge some of them to replace the 3 year old ones in our stairwell. :}
So this is my new obsession. Cup sleeves. Must go and finish a beach bag.
thanks for looking,