I'm at a conference today. Students have no school and we had a teacher work day, but we came to another elementary school for an all day Love and Logic conference.
It's the EXACT same presentation that the woman gave last November at Dund... Read more
So I put on my PJs, which consist of a black cami and white shorts.
The cami felt a little weird on my back. I couldn't figure out what it was at first, but then I realized...
I've got SHOULDER BLADES! Not a whole lot, but enough for... Read more
Lunch was SO FREAKING AMAZINGLY GOOD today. Wow. It was awesome. The roast was fantastic, the salad was awesome. And the BREAD was awesome. Particularly because the teacher who brought the bread, also brought Country Crock Cinnamon Butter. ... Read more
I've been contemplating switching to Middle School. I've taught elementary art for the past 3 years, and I love it, but I reallllly love the older kids. 5th and 6th grade are totally my favorite classes, hands down. I would be perfectly happy... Read more
Today for lunch, the specialists and 3rd grade teachers have decided to have a little "mini potluck." One of the 3rd grade teachers is bringing a homemade pot roast (so yum), other teachers are making baked potatoes, someone else is bringing a ... Read more
OH MY GOD I FREAKING LOVED IT! Who am I?????
My husband says I put too much marinara on it. I'm Italian, and the recipe didn't say how much. It just said "Spoon it on." So I did. It was a small jar, and I had 6 pieces. I even had about 25% ... Read more
Our challenge for today in my NWYL group is to try a SparkPeople recipe with an ingredient that you've never used before.
I'm not big on veggies. I've made that point pretty clear in the past year. I'm soooooo bad at getting veggies in, un... Read more
Okay. I admit it. I've never seen the show. Husband and I don't have TV. Nor do we really want to. I'm not a big fan of reality TV of any kind anyway, so even if we did have TV I don't know if I'd watch the show.
So. I'm perusing peop... Read more
Well, it's Monday. That means back to work.
I found out today though that my volunteer was approved, so starting next week I'll have some help on my no plan days. That will be nice. We are starting printmaking in a few of the grades an... Read more
I read this article on Daily Spark today:
www.dailyspark.com/blog. asp?post=exercise_in_a_bot tle_and_other_horror_stories
I honestly thing that, after exercising this long, even on the days that I REALLY don't want... Read more
This team that I'm on makes it a lot easier to wake up in the morning and exercise. I am motivated right now to NOT let my team down and to get that 20 pounds off before the first of the year!
Today I made one of those paper chains like yo... Read more
So I'm a part of this New Years Weight Loss challenge, and one of the ladies posted a challenge to put up some "before" pictures from when the challenge starts, since we have 16 weeks together, we'd be able to see some progress in the pictures.
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I've started a 16 week New Year Weight Loss challenge, and today is the first day. I'm pretty excited about it, because the holidays are coming and thats usually the time of the year that I just say 'Screw it' and eat whatever I want. And we'v... Read more
I love short weeks.
I'm so ready for the weekend, though.
This year so far has been tough. Granted, I'm just finishing up my 3rd week of school, but seriously, it feels like it's the middle of October. I'm friggin' EXHAUSTED. I'm so... Read more