By GreatSchools Staff
Tempted to brush the flour off the family cookie recipe? Think again, say veteran teachers, who get more than their gut-busting fill of cupcakes and chocolates every year. If you really want to go homemade and edible, consider making a sauce or jam that can keep for a while. Otherwise, all the work you put into baking may go to waste.
"I'm usually going out of town the next day for two weeks of vacation, so I could never eat it all even if I was tempted," says Leila Sinclaire, on leave from teaching in El Cerrito, Calif., about the pile of perishable sweets she typically received. Likewise, a plant may be a better bet than flowers.
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