It came in this Alabama-themed gift bag from Crestline Elementary:
And then the 5th grade gave me this:
...which totally made me teary. I will be sharing treasures from it here with you all week long! THANK YOU, TEACHERS AND STUDENTS!!!
And oh my goodness, the QUILTS! There was one wall covered with gorgeous art (will share!). Here's a teaser that also includes me sandwiched between two fabulous women: Lynn North (my "angel" for the day) and Lucy Hawkins, Organizer Extraordinaire!
And that's not all! Check out this adorable zoo-themed snack-filled gift box from Deb Stern at Hampton Cove Middle School:
Here's me with Deb and Lori Simmons, PTA President:
And now for the very best part: KIDS!
|with students at Hampton Cove Middle School|
|More students from Hampton Cove!|
|with kids and other AMAZING authors at Crestline|
|Big Snake Day with Crestline 4th graders|
AND, last but certainly not least: