decorative planning

the NEW 2021 Mäksēlife planner!

right up front, i will say that i love the changes to the planner! the design is more modern and clean. the new cover options are also great. there’s something for everyone. my plan for this planner for 2021 is to use it to its fullest. i’m moving my preplanning and memory planner notes into… Continue reading the NEW 2021 Mäksēlife planner!

teachin' school

lessons from distance learning

we had an interesting discussion during one of our recent faculty meetings over zoom this past week.  i had seen this topic on twitter: what have we learned that we can take into the fall when we go back to school?  so i posed this question to my teachers.  we got some interesting and thought-provoking… Continue reading lessons from distance learning

decorative planning

the NEW 2020-21 erin condren life planner!

this is my seventh erin condren life planner!  i have been using the ECLP in the neutral vertical format for the past few years.  it works really well for not only day-to-day sticker planning but for memory planning too. {check out @tattooedteacherplans on instagram and my youtube channel for more updates, hauls, & plan with… Continue reading the NEW 2020-21 erin condren life planner!

teachin' school

distance learning resources for high school teachers

i’m currently in week six of distance learning.  as a instructional technology coach, i felt well-equipped to jump into it.  and to be honest, it’s been relatively easy for me.  i’m very grateful for that.  but i’ve been observant, and i’ve fielded a lot of questions from my school’s teachers during this time.  i’ve also… Continue reading distance learning resources for high school teachers

decorative planning · teachin' school

the NEW 2020-2021 erin condren teacher lesson planner!

disclosure: i was lucky enough to receive a new erin condren teacher lesson planner in collaboration with EC, but i ordered some accessories and covers on my own to share with all of you! 🙂 the new coiled planner has TWO new different designs but the guts are the same as last year’s ECTLP, which… Continue reading the NEW 2020-2021 erin condren teacher lesson planner!

on my soapbox · personal life

we’re living history, but will we learn from it?

as a world history teacher, i have often wondered what it’s like to live through major historical events. i like to look at historical pictures, videos, or even paintings and try to put myself in their shoes. but it’s difficult because i don’t have those big experiences to draw from. the only thing i can… Continue reading we’re living history, but will we learn from it?

healthy living · personal life

anxiety amplified

i’ve always been an anxious person. even thinking back on myself as a child, anxiety was just a part of who i was. and who i am. it’s something that i come by naturally. my whole family experiences anxiety in someway or another. except my dad. he’s pretty much cool as a cucumber all the… Continue reading anxiety amplified

teachin' school

thoughts on digital learning after just one day.

i don’t like it. it’s not natural. but it’s what we’ve got for now. my kids are craving interaction, and i’m going to do my best to give that to them. today, i just had them tell me how they’re doing.  it made me kind of emotional.  I MISS THEM.  and apparently they miss me… Continue reading thoughts on digital learning after just one day.

'merica · personal life · teachin' school

wash your hands.

what better time to revive the ol’ blog that during a global pandemic? here’s a quick update: there are currently six cases of COVID-19 in my city, but i’m sure there are many, many more. i will be teaching from home for the next two weeks, but i’m sure there will be more time than… Continue reading wash your hands.

decorative planning

memory plan with me | a fun summer week!

this week included a quick trip for some family time and some social media milestones!  hope you enjoy! click HERE to go to my unboxing and review of the 2019-20 EC life planner! check the erin condren site out HERE if you’re interested and want $10 off your first order. (the $10 off code will be sent… Continue reading memory plan with me | a fun summer week!

decorative planning

memory plan with me | first week of summer break!

the first week of summer break is always one of rest for me.  i need to recharge and settle into my summer schedule.  if i don’t find a schedule, then i tend to get lazy and become unproductive.  but is tarted off on the right foot this year!  enjoy! click HERE to go to my… Continue reading memory plan with me | first week of summer break!

decorative planning

my all-time favorite planner spreads! | updated for 2019

i filmed this same video last year, but i decided to do an update since a year had passed and surely my faves had changed.  (HERE is last year’s video if you’re curious!)  i did change my mind on some of them!  it’s always fun to look through all my planners again. click HERE to… Continue reading my all-time favorite planner spreads! | updated for 2019

decorative planning

memory plan with me | last week of school!

the last week of school is always a fun one!  i chose this coffee themed kit because i was TIRED.  🙂  i love how it turned out! click HERE to go to my unboxing and review of the 2019-20 EC life planner! check the erin condren site out HERE if you’re interested and want $10 off your… Continue reading memory plan with me | last week of school!

decorative planning

setting up my 2019-20 EC life planner!

this is one of my favorite things to do each summer.  being a teacher, i use an academic year planner.  it just makes more sense for how my life is.  this video goes over how i set up my new planner for the year.  it’s pretty basic information but they are important things to start… Continue reading setting up my 2019-20 EC life planner!

decorative planning

birthday memory plan with me!

for my birthday memory spread, i chose this “Brave” themed kit.  i love how it turned out!  the photos are gorgeous, and the colors are so bold and fun. click HERE to go to my unboxing and review of the 2019-20 EC life planner! check the erin condren site out HERE if you’re interested and want $10… Continue reading birthday memory plan with me!