Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Coffee Shop Gift Card Holders

It's one of those seasons when my life's on plan B.
And I'm OK with that.
One of the life skills that I try to teach my kids is how to think outside the box to come up with solutions when things don't go the way we plan. And as we know, things hardly ever go the way we plan!

Cupcake Decorating Party at our house for Ella's August Birthday. "Birthday" Breakfast with Santa.
Blog-worthy cookies for Youth Night.  Cookies purchased at Church Bake Sale for Youth Night.
Shopping done by Thanksgiving. Shopping started December 8th.
Delicious Homemade Goodies for Teacher Gifts. Trader Joe's Peppermint Pretzel Slims.
Coffee Cards with Festive Envelopes. Coffee Cards with no envelopes.

That's right.  I bought 40 coffee shop gift cards and they didn't have any envelopes. On to plan B!

As I was getting a sleeve for my hot chocolate, it occurred to me that the cute little sleeves were just about the same size as the gift cards.  I asked for 40.

How cute is that?  
Sometimes Plan B is even better.


  1. Um, peppermint pretzel thins = best. gift. ever.

  2. I love your idea for The coffee gift card makes the gift extra special and looks so nice. Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop! I hope you’ll join us again next week!

    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick

  3. Through December 10, if you buy gift cards at Fry's, then you will get 4x the fuel points. Basically ...