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12.19 | high five for friday!

…one…   i made these delicious mini salted caramel cheesecakes for school this week.  they were a hit for sure.  so delicious!  they’re a little time intensive, but they are worth it.  click HERE the recipe. ….two…   i got both my birchbox and ipsy bag this week.  lucky me!  loves from birchbox: the primer and… Continue reading 12.19 | high five for friday!

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11.21 | high five for friday!

…one…   i’m trying something out of my comfort zone.  i’m not going to give any details just yet because i don’t know how the hell it’s going to work out, but i’m excited/scared about it.  🙂 ….two…   this month’s birchbox was amazeballs.  (do people still say that?) i just loved everything.  i’m always… Continue reading 11.21 | high five for friday!

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10.24 | high five for friday!

…one…  i took a trip out to the canyon this past saturday.  it was just what i needed to end a tough week. ….two…  my october birchbox was just alright.  i get emails from birchbox all the time, but one this week kind of ruined it for me.  i like being surprised by what is… Continue reading 10.24 | high five for friday!

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9.19 | high five for friday!

…one…  i got back to my workouts this week.  i got in some good ones too!  school is kicking my ass.  i’m exhausted at the end of the day, but it’s going well.  there’s issues, but we’re working through them.  and i’m still laughing every day so that’s something.  i’m struggling with finding motivation to… Continue reading 9.19 | high five for friday!

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8.15 | high five for friday!

…one…  we are headed back to school this week with a whole week of inservice ahead of us.  i hate inservice, but it’s nice to get back to work in a way.  i’ve been working on my classroom some this week.  i don’t do as much as elementary school teachers, but i like to make… Continue reading 8.15 | high five for friday!

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5.16 | high five for friday!

(ONE) my 30th birthday is tomorrow!  up to this point, i’ve been kind of sad about it, but now i feel different.  i’m actually excited.  people have been telling me that you become comfortable with who you really are in your thirties.  i can finally see that now.  and i’m starting to feel it.  i can’t wait… Continue reading 5.16 | high five for friday!

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4.18 | high five for friday!

(ONE)  i have worked hard this week and stayed on track with my food/fitness.  so far this month, i have lost two pounds.  this is after nearly two months of nothing happening.  finally i am seeing some progress!  and that’s encouraging. (2)  i am going to attempt to buy paul mccartney tickets next week.  there’s a concert… Continue reading 4.18 | high five for friday!

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3.21 | high five for friday!

(ONE)  my five favorite objects of the week: this peanut butter (mmmm!), a new vera bag, a favorite jillian dvd, some new non-fiction reads, and a rediscovered moisturizer. (2)  i went to a workshop for two days this week.  it was on special ed inclusion in schools.  i re-learned a ton of information and had some… Continue reading 3.21 | high five for friday!

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2.14 | high five for friday!

(ONE)  happy valentine’s day!  it’s not my favorite holiday, but i’m grateful for all the love i have in my life from my friends and family.  the past two weeks brought a lot of sadness and some disappointment.  i keep going back to this quote about hope.  i think i’ve done a good job lately of… Continue reading 2.14 | high five for friday!

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1.17 | high five for friday!

(ONE)  it was kind of a tough week.    there were some really great moments and some really sad ones.  but i got through it and i’m on the other side of it all.  ready to move on.  by the end of the week, it was peaceful and joyful. (2)  i have a new baby nephew.  okay,… Continue reading 1.17 | high five for friday!

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12.20 | high FIVE for Friday!

(ONE) this friday is extra special because christmas break starts today!   i was feeling a little down last night so i went out and drove around last night, looked at Christmas lights and listened to music. it was what i needed. i may have lost some sleep but luckily, today’s a half day.  basically, i just… Continue reading 12.20 | high FIVE for Friday!