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Yes, it’s messy! We’ve worked all day!

On Monday, my work space in my classroom was littered with folders, paper books, pens, pencils, and copies of worksheets.  One of my students told me that it looked as though a tornado had blown through my room. Throughout the day, I provided services for my students while creating an emergency sub tub in my… Continue reading Yes, it’s messy! We’ve worked all day!

Randomness, Recipes, Writing Workshop

5 Reasons to Love Fall

This morning I made some pumpkin spice latte syrup so I could make myself a homemade pumpkin spice latte.  After I put the syrup in the cute bottle I got from Meijers, I started dancing around the kitchen singing "Pumpkin Spice" to the tune of "Jingle Bells." Sorry there isn't a video of me dancing… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Love Fall

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An Oasis in the City

If you ask anyone who truly knows me, they would tell you that I could be a tour guide for our area. My aunt came to visit a month ago.  One morning, we spent time going to go get donuts and then I took her to various places.  My mom was ready to come over… Continue reading An Oasis in the City

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Molly and My EPIC Adventure #4 Plans

This summer, I'm not taking a vacation.  Last summer, I took 1 vacation, 1 EPIC adventure, and 1 road trip. This summer I'm going to have an EPIC adventure.  Plans have been put into place.  Both Molly and  I are excited for the 4.5 days she will be here because they are jam packed. She… Continue reading Molly and My EPIC Adventure #4 Plans

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Summer 2018 Accomplishments

As Phineas and Ferb say, “There's 104 days of summer vacation And school comes along just to end it So the annual problem for our generation Is finding a good way to spend it.” I don’t have 104 days off this summer.  I have about 70 days off this summer.  So, what do I want… Continue reading Summer 2018 Accomplishments

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A Magical Birthday – Throwback Thursday

Around my 39th birthday, I realized my 40th birthday was going to be on a Friday. It was at that moment that I began to make a plan to travel to a new destination. I did not want a party. Hubby and I began to make plans of where we could possibly travel. Disneyland, San… Continue reading A Magical Birthday – Throwback Thursday

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Throwback Thursday – The first time they visited WDW

In April 2009, Hubby and I visited WDW with the boys who were 3 and 5 years old. The Wee One enjoyed meeting all the characters. The smile on his face was truly magical during our visit. Here a few photos of the boys during their first visit to WDW. I hope you enjoyed my… Continue reading Throwback Thursday – The first time they visited WDW

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Crossing An Item Off My Bucket List: P!nk Concert

On Tuesday morning, I woke Hubby up at 8:30 with the question “Weren’t we supposed to be leaving between 8 and 9?”  My excitement was overflowing because we were going to go see an artist that I truly admire.  A few of her songs are ones that you could hear blasting from my car when… Continue reading Crossing An Item Off My Bucket List: P!nk Concert

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TBT – Signs of Spring

Spring Has Sprung or Has It? This year, we had snow falling on the first full day of spring.  Almost 300 schools, churches, and even the Air Force base were cancelled or delayed because of the snow. Even though snow has fallen, we have had some signs of spring.  My one and only deciduous tree,… Continue reading TBT – Signs of Spring