Friday, September 7, 2012

Root Beer & Pickles: New Job Gifts for the Hubby

You know by now that my hubby survived Dental School and is now out in the "real world" of dentistry... which involves a whole lotta drillin', fillin', and billin'! (too bad almost all that income from the billing portion will go to paying back student loans for the next, um, 20 million years. or something like that. *gulp*)

So, after his first day on the job, instead of surprising with something big that cost a fortune, I got him a pickle. Yup. Laugh all you want... I wanted him to know that he was "kind of a BIG DILL".



He's been working for a little over a month now. Some days are great and some days bring new challenges and frustrations, but I wanted to remind him that I'm "rooting" for him each and every day.... So, I built him a Root Beer Cake! 



 {of course, I didn't use the whole 12-pack for the "cake". I put a couple in the fridge so he could enjoy a cold one when he got home!}

If you've got a spouse to cheer on through graduation or a new job, feel free to snag my free printables below.

BIG DILL TAGS:

Graduation Version:

New Job Version:



ROOT BEER CAKE TAGS:

51 comments:

  1. Ok, SO cute! I love it!! You have such cute and original ideas. Always.

    :)

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  2. Love this! Going to use the AW Rootin' idea for my boys. They need a little surprise after a hard week at school and before their football game on Friday night. Thanks for sharing! (If they liked pickles, I'd figure out a way to use that idea as well.)

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  3. LOVE this! Can I feature your idea on Seasons Of JOY? I have three football players in my house! I will certainly use it for GAME DAY! Thank you! Your blog is great! :)

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  4. Hi Cher, I changed the post. Thanks so much for letting me know. Your idea is super cool! Have a AWesome week!

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    1. Thanks, Brenda!! You're the best!

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    2. I am having the same problem with the "sharable downloads". I'm trying to print the tags for a group of HS cheerleaders, heading off into their competition season. Thanks so much for your help!! My email is: tlrussell510@gmail.com. I LOVE your ideas!!

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    3. PLEASE send me the rootbeer one I need it for a football player!! Thanks so much
      adriemargetts@gmail.com

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  5. For some reason I can't view your labels. I can see the rest of your blog and pictures, but it's blank where the labels should be. Can you email me a link for them at meghanlibertucci@gmail.com? That's be great. I want to make the root beer cake before my husband's first marathon. Thanks!

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  6. Im having the same problem. Rtat1996@yahoo.com

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  7. Im having the same problem. Rtat1996@yahoo.com

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  8. I'm having the same problem carlyanderson031@gmail.com

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  9. Possible to get editabl version to use with HS students? I love this!
    nicki.addison@lemarscsd.org

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  10. Do you by chance have an editable version? All I want to change is "i'm" to "we're".

    Thank you so much!!!
    burt.sasha@gmail.com

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  11. Can you email the root beer one to jordynshawnsmith@gmail.com

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  12. hi :) can you please email me the rootbeer one? stephaniecriswell41@gmail.com

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  13. Could you please send me the football one?
    delfapics@gmail.com
    Thank you!!


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  14. Could you please email me the pickle and rootbeer one?
    azcocacola@gmail.com

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  15. Could you please email me the pickle and rootbeer one? So cute! Thanks in advance.
    rpentecost@leisd.ws

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    1. I just noticed the earlier posts. I really need an editable version if possible. Using for teacher incentives. :)

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  16. Can you forward me the pickle label? Thanks in advance. Hf_mu@yahoo.com

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  17. Can you email an editable Root Beer label, we are wanting to use for our Varsity boys! cfagan15@gmail.com

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  18. Can you email an editable root beer label?
    lmspjute@yahoo

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  19. Can you email an editable root beer label?
    lmspjute@yahoo

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  20. Can you email the root beer label to davisa4491@gmail.com
    Thank you in advance!

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  21. Can you email me the dill one? Editable if possible... Want it for congrats on a new job, not necessarily first day on the job. Thanks!!!
    Marganw@gmail.com

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  22. I would love the first day on the job dill pickle one please!!!! thank you so much. halsteadbecky@hotmail.com

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  23. Cutest Ideas :)

    Can you email the root beer label to dmunozcps@gmail.com

    Thank you!

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  24. Could you please email me the root beer label and the dill pickle label? Editable if possible....THANKS SO MUCH!! They are BEYOND adorable!!
    mizdsweeps@gmail.com

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  25. I would love both printable! What a super cute idea!!!! wvance4@mchsi.com

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  26. I would love both printable! What a super cute idea!!!! tracymeier@darrouzettisd.net

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  27. I'm not sure if you still are emailing out these labels but I'd love the Big Dill and Root beer tags if possible...sealbark@hotmail.com
    Thanks!!

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  28. Love it!! Please email me the root beer tag label at rtbradley@mchsi.com Thank you!!!

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  29. HI Can I please get the root beer tag?

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  30. Can you please send me a copy of your root beer tags. mhohnholt@nppsd.org

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  31. So need both of your fabulous tags in an editable version!! Love them!! karen.mayhealey@spschools.org

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  32. Love the tags! Can I get the root beer one editable version? Thank you!!
    thecrofts6@msn.com

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  33. I do noy see a link to download the Pickle and Rootbeer tags. I wanted to use for son's graduation. DeidraPiatt1@gmail.com

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  34. I do noy see a link to download the Pickle and Rootbeer tags. I wanted to use for son's graduation. DeidraPiatt1@gmail.com

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  36. would love to use these at school. Can I get the editable rootbeer and pickle. Thanks. ADORABLE!
    lwdlrbn@gmail.com

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  37. Hi there! The tags are adorable! Can you please send me the rootbeer tags? Thank you so much! dmjbierk@gmail.com

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  38. Is it possible to send the root beer float one? My daughter wants to use it for her soccer team that is in a tournament this weekend.

    Thanks! These are awesome!
    Louweeze@hotmail.com

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    1. HI, I would love the rootbeer tag hopefully asap for a big championship game tomorrow. Thank you so much!
      smfrye1024@yahoo.com

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  39. I would like to use the rootbeer tag for back to school for our teachers from our moms-in-prayer group. I would like it to say we're if at all possible.
    Thanks
    jccalhoun@cozadtel.net

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  40. I too would love and editable version (I'm to We're) of the root beer tag. These are great! beth.lochmiller@gmail.com

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  41. I too would love and editable version (I'm to We're) of the root beer tag. These are great! beth.lochmiller@gmail.com

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  42. I love the Football Tags.... Please send me that label!!! My daughter is cheering for the first time this year and we are going to use your awesome idea for the players at the first football game! :) ilyseklein@gmail.com THANK YOU!!!

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  43. Can someone send me the editable version (I'm to We're) of the root beer tag. preferably in the next few hours as we have a Pep-Rally tomorrow. So cute!

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