This DIY Back-to-School Teacher Gift Rules

DIY ruler planter teacher gift

The end of summer is near, which means it’s time to pick up those school supplies and get the kids ready for the classroom. But supplies shouldn’t be the only things they take with them on that first day. How about a gift for the teacher who’s going to spend the next year helping them grow?

We have just the DIY project for a back-to-school teacher gift: a ruler planter.

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Rent-A-Center Awards $60,000 in Scholarships to 60 U.S. Students

RAC scholarship recipient collage of portraits

Rent-A-Center has awarded $60,000 in scholarships to 60 high school and undergraduate students across the country, as part of the Make-A-Difference Scholarship Program. Twenty recipients were coworker dependents, while the remaining 40 were either customers of Rent-A-Center or their children.

Scholarships were awarded based on a number of factors, including academic and non-academic accomplishments, community activities, work experience, and educational and career goals. There were 250 applications.

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The Cutest Bento Box Lunches You Ever Did See

bento box bugs

More than half the summer is gone, and it’s time to start thinking about back to school. There’s nothing wrong with a sandwich and chips in a brown paper bag, but if you’re the type of mom who wants to send the kids off with something special, we’ve got the cutest bento box lunches you ever did see. (We also think these Japanese-inspired lunches would be great at kids’ parties.)

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