Saturday, October 18, 2008

Goodie Bags.....

While my parents were here visiting, my mom mentioned she was going to be having an employee meeting when she got back home, and would like some little gifts for the attendees. We came up with these little gift bags.
We filled them with various candy and put a tube of Chocolate covered Sunflower Seeds in each. They are delicious. We found them at Walgreens and the manager there said they get them for each holiday in different colors. The Christmas ones in red and green would make great stocking stuffers.
We tied them up and added a little tag that says "No tricks, Just Treats!!!" They turned out so cute and mom said everyone LOVED them. I am going to make some more for Lexi's teacher and special activities teachers. Remember, you can always enlarge my pictures for a better look.
Guess what Monday will be???? My 100th post so stop back by to enter a giveaway. Hope you all have a fabulous weekend.

53 comments:

Smilingsal said...

Those turned out so nicely. It must be fun to do things like that with your mom.

Darlene, did you get my email about the giveaway? Please reply ASAP.

thestonerabbit said...

100 posts! Whoa! you are such a good little blogger! I'm only in my seventy something.
LOVE those treat bags---a great idea you and mom came up with.
I'll stop by Mon. and toss my name in your giveaway bag! Dana

Diane@A Picture is Worth.... said...

HI Darlene,
Those turned out great!

Congratulations on your 100th post!

Dawn said...

What a fun idea! They turnned out wonderfully! I am making little treat bags for the kids in my class but nothing that fancy since they will end up being ripped to shreds!

You and your mom must have had a fun time making them. Thanks for sharing that great idea.

take care,
Dawn

Shelia said...

Hi Darlene!! Oh, how cute!! I'm congratulating you on your 100th posts!! I'm almost there too!!
Thanks for stopping by!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia :)

Caren said...

Those are just adorable! The Son loves those chocolate covered seeds. They are kind of yummy. Thanks for sharing your cute ideas with us! I'll be back for your giveaway for sure!

AJ said...

Darlene! Those turned out so cute! I'm going to have to check out those sunflower seeds! I'm co-room mom for both of my girls' classes so guess what I'm going to be putting together soon:)

KathrynAntyr said...

What darling treat bags. I love those sunflower seeds covered in chocolate. Yum. Yum.

Be sure to swing by my place for I have some brain tonic and three witches brew for you! Vincent Price is waiting patiently for you to arrive to begin his story. I do hope to see you soon!

Happy early Halloween.

Sue said...

Those are great! Stop by because I have something for you.

JuJu and Family said...

very cool Darlene. I'll be having everone over here and I'm not sure who exactly will come, so I should do a whole bunch of these ahead of time. Those turned out cute. I may steal an idea or two. Congrats on your 100th on the way.
Take care!

Carrie said...

chocolate covered sunflower seed sound good! Can't wait to see your giveaway!

~The Robin's Nest~ said...

Hey Darlene,
The bags turned out so cute...So may I ask where you got the bags? ~♥
I'm excited about Monday-Congrats on 100 posts~!
Hope you are having a great weekend-My son is taking a girl to Homecoming tonight so I have been working like crazy (He is bringing her here for dinner) !!!
Robin~♥

At Home In Georgia said...

Those are very cute! I am going to look for those. I like that saying too.

Debbie @ ribbonwoodcottage.blogspot.com said...

Darlene, wow those are sooo cute! What an adorable idea, and they turned out great. I bet they loved them. Congrat's on your 100th post, woooohoooo for you! It's fun, isn't it. My hubby also says "what are your blogging friends upto?" Smile, I told him he could have some blogging farmer friends if he really wanted! Hahaha.
Have a great day!
Deb

Nichole said...

Those little bags are really cute!! I'm going to have to try to find some of those chocolate covered sunflower seeds - they sound yummy!

nikkicrumpet said...

Wow you are too 100 already!! Those goodie bags are adorable..I've never heard of chocolate covered sunflower seeds but they look yummy! I'm sure everyone will really appreciate such a thoughtful gift!

Christina said...

Adorable. I've heard about those sunflower seeds. Need to run by Walgreens.

Congrats on your 100th post coming up. Isn't blogging so much fun!

sandra/tx said...

Those are so cute! Makes my little employee gifts look chintzy! LOL

Carol said...

Darlene,
Those treat bags are so cute, great job! ;>)
Carol

Lorrie said...

They turned out great Darlene. I love that it was something that you could do with your mom--that makes it extra-special to me.

Kitty Scraps said...

Hello Miz Darlene,
Now I'm inspired to make little goodie bags for my family, I think they'd get a kick out of them. Yours surely are cute, stinkin cute like everything you do!

Early congratulations on your upcoming 100th blog post ~ woo woo! I'll be back (even though I never win)*smiles*

Lana said...

What a cute idea! I hope you don't mind, but I used the "No tricks, just treats!" quote on a tag for a secret pal's Halloween goodie bag! It was so cute and catchy! :) As a teacher, I know these will be greatly appreciated!

Ginger said...

Hi Darlene:
Those turned out so cute, and to receive something at an employee meeting...how cool is that?
I've tried those chocolate covered sunflower seeds before when I found them at a little specialty shop. Something different....
Ginger

Joanne Kennedy said...

Those are darling and I'm sure anyone who got one had to love it. I love the different colors of the sunflower seeds.

Hugs,
Joanne

Fran said...

I. Must. Go. To. Walgreens........

duchess said...

Very cute idea.
Congrats on 100!

Kelly said...

Oh, sounds like you had a ball with your mother.

I love sunflower seeds and I will have to check them out at walgreens soon to see if they have any left for me!

Monday can't come soon enough for me, can't wait!

Katie said...

Those are so cute, and those sunflower seeds are good, I have had them. I love the tags, great job. I bet your mom is real special.

Debbie said...

Hi, send me you email address so I can forward your party favor printables. I can't see where I have a address for you. Deb ps, it is so fun to come to your site it is very well done. 100 posts that is a milestone. Good Luck!

Jeanne said...

Darlene, isn't it amazing how fast a 100th post comes around? Mine sure took me by surprise. I will come by tomorrow and join in the drawing.

Your treat bags are so sweet (no pun intended) smile. I have not seen the seeds like that. I will be looking for them. I enlarged your pic and could see more detail. Good job. I liked the no trick just treat idea.

Hugs...Jeanne

Ramona said...

Cute~ola! I love those bags...what fun she will have giving those away. Congratulations on your 100th post...so glad we met here in the land of blog. You are one creative gal!

Smiles ~ Ramona

Neabear said...

Thanks for visiting my Pink Saturday. What a great idea to make treat bags for employees! Sounds like you two had a great time putting them together. I'll be back tomorrow of course. :-)

Daphine said...

These are pretty neat! You seem to be sooooooooo creative. Thanks for sharing your ideas with us.

Michelle said...

I've had those yummy chocolate sunflower seeds before...

The bags are cute:)

Twice as Nice said...

Love when something is easy yet looks so professional when it's done. You two did a geat job!

Picket said...

Morning friend....I came over by way of Sue's at The Cotton Patch...that is a great gift idea with those pretty little bags!...100th post on my word...congrats girl!!! I loved your post on the pumpkin patch trip...it is so much fun doing family things like that! Hope all is well on your side of the mountain and that you are having a great Sunday.

Shannon said...

Wow! Early congrats on your 100th post. Those goody bags look so great!!

Weeksie50 said...

Hello to a fellow Oklahoman!

Those are so stinkin' cute.
I love them..

Weeksie50 said...

I am in Southeastern Oklahoma..
I don't mind saying where..
I am from McAlester..

Gretchen said...

What a nice thing for you and your Mom to do! I know the bags I did for the girls that clean for me were a huge hit. Sometimes we all just need to feel someone cares about us and when it includes candy, it's a really good thing.

Congratulations on 100 posts!

Gretchen

The Berry's Patch said...

Those little bags are totally adorable. What a nice touch with the tags. :-)

VINTAGE GIRL AT HEART said...

These are adorable.. what a treat they will be for the co*workers and the little ones!!! Good to know that the chocolate sunflower seeds can be found at Walgreens, I have paid $$$$ for them in airports!! They are soo yummy and a few go a long way!!!
I will have to check that craft fair out at the fairgrounds... are you planning on coming up for it???
Love your new look to your blog btw~~~

Robin said...

What an adorable little idea! I just read the comment you left for me and thought you might be interested to know that My Younger Daughter did her first solo back tuck today! And, yes, it is so scary...I am so afraid she is going to land on her face! Hope you come back soon. By the way, I love your nickname for your pets...fur babies!

Wendy said...

Hi Darlene! I have an award for you at my place!

Sandy Toes said...

Oh my! Those are just wonderful! I love them so much!!!
-Sandy Toes

Buzzings of a Queen Bee! said...

Those are just so cute! I want to come to the meeting with your mom now!
Carrie

Empty Nest Full Life said...

Those are so cute!!What fun I bet you two had putting them together. Jackie

Empty Nest Full Life said...

Those are so cute!!What fun I bet you two had putting them together. Jackie

Jill Scott said...

These are so dang cute. Where did you find those cute little gift bags?

Jenni @ nest to keep said...

Hi Darlene~
I love those gift bags, and love the words you used on the gift tags! They turned out great! :)

Congratulations on your 100th post coming up! :) Hope you're having a wonderful weekend! :)

Liz said...

Oh my gosh! These are so cute!!!

linda said...

What great little treat bags. I need to learn how to make tags...haven't tackled that one yet.

Nancy said...

Hi Darlene, just dropping by to say hi before we leave. I love these goody bags!!! Oh, and congrats on your 100th post! I can't wait to get to that 100th...I am hopping it will be during the Holidays! Hope you have a great week! Talk to you when I get back. Nancy