I love things that help remind our family how blessed we are, so a couple of years ago for St. Patrick's Day I cut out letters saying "We Are So Lucky" and a handful of shamrocks and had our family write why we are blessed on them then we taped them up around our fireplace for the week of the holiday to remind us. I just have to tell you, I found them in a drawer the other day and was reading them and one that my daughter wrote was just so cute! It said that she was so lucky that "mom had me" awwww... Love it!
Anyway, I decided to do it again this year, and was actually hoping I could use the same letters but sadly no. The tape was all stuck together and then the paper peeled when I pulled them apart :o( So I made new ones and this time the light bulb turned on and I laminated them with contact paper. Two reasons- First, I won't have to cut them out again (yay!) and Second, the contact paper makes them wipe-able when you use a dry erase marker, we can write a new something on them every day if we want- brilliant! I can use them year after year :O)
I actually do a similar thing in the fall with leaves and you can guarantee I am going to laminate them this year, and I was thinking how cute would it be to make some Easter eggs to remember our blessings at Easter time when we are reflecting on the Savior? I am sure you will see another post about that ;o) But for now here are this years laminated shamrocks...Lucky us.
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