A moment of mourning for the passing of an era

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by I have WHAT in my yard?, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. I have WHAT in my yard?

    I have WHAT in my yard? Songster

    Jun 24, 2008
    Eggberg, PA
    To celebrate spring and the end of mandated testing DD wanted to bring in cupcakes for her class.

    I sent a note asking the teachers permission and she said yes. So last night (after playdate) we made 40 cupcakes. 24 in class plus extras.

    This morning we deliver them to school only to be told, "No homemade goodies at all." Has to be store bought.

    While I grasp the concepts - if a student has a reaction to something their parents can sue the store not the mom who made it. And, apparently last year some kid brought in hash brownies at some school some where! So we all get punished for some bad kids.

    Is it really that we are more litiginous than we once were? Is it that we are worse (put bad stuff in on purpose) than we once were?

    I get it, I'm just sad about it. Kids like making things for their classmates. It used to be a bad thing if it was bought, remember? Just another change. I must be getting old. [​IMG]
  2. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Free Ranging

    Oct 16, 2008

    want to ee those cakes disappear?? Take them back to school and put them into the teachers' lounge..

    Last edited: Mar 20, 2009
  3. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

    Jul 7, 2007
    Middle TN
    I think the more important question is where are you and what are you going to do with those 40 cupcakes? Yummmmmmm, cupcakes....


    (My sister is a teacher and she has bemoaned this too. It's sad.)
  4. ThreeBoysChicks

    ThreeBoysChicks Songster

    Sep 19, 2007
    Thurmont, MD
    Oh wow!!!! That is amazing!
  5. Quote:hehe. My thoughts exactly! [​IMG] It sure isn't the same as the "old days" is it? My kids preschool was like that, but our elementary school is still OK with homemade stuff. Guess it depends on the district.
  6. Buck Creek Chickens

    Buck Creek Chickens Have Incubator, Will Hatch

    Nov 26, 2008
    Neenah, WI
    For us it has it be store bought vegies, peroid. nothing(so called) none healthy. Not even for birthdays.
  7. I have WHAT in my yard?

    I have WHAT in my yard? Songster

    Jun 24, 2008
    Eggberg, PA
    I left the cupcakes in the teacher's lounge. I told DD at least this way she'd get some brownie points with the staff!! they were thrilled!

    I delivered a few to my elderly neighbor. No one can see a cupcake and not smile!

    It cost me $12 to BUY enough cupcakes for the class and they were tiny!!
  8. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    That is sad. So what did you do with the 40 cupcakes? Perhaps you could freeze them....or just plain old eat them! [​IMG]
  9. ShelleyInAlberta

    ShelleyInAlberta In the Brooder

    Feb 7, 2009
    Sherwood Park, Alberta
    oh sorry to hear that. Nothing is better than homemade - they taste better and are made with love. At the elementary school my youngest attends everyone always makes homemade treats for sharing at school - no problem at all.
  10. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    My goodness!!!!!!!!!! What next?

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