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9•8 | high five for friday!

oh hey there… yes, i’m still here.  i know the blog has been neglected lately.  i’m working on it and trying to carve out time.  i want to make it a priority, but youtube seems to be taking over.  i’m not giving up though!  i’m going to make it work!  bear with me! …one…    school… Continue reading 9•8 | high five for friday!

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5•12 | high five for friday!

…one…   happy birthday and mother’s day to my mama!  i’m so grateful to have her.  we’ve had our ups and downs (we won’t talk about my teenage years), but we’re in a better place than we’ve ever been.  she’s one of my best friends!  also, happy mother’s day to my sister (even though my… Continue reading 5•12 | high five for friday!

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3•24 | high five for friday!

…one…   spring is here!  i got back to my workouts this week, and i noticed all the blooming trees on my walks this week. ….two…   SXSWedu was awesome!  i loved my time there and the ideas that came to me in the great sessions and keynotes.  i hope i get to go again… Continue reading 3•24 | high five for friday!

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1•27 | high five for friday!

…one…   i’m having a nephew!  (is that how you say it??  do i say i’m expecting a nephew?  this is weird.)  anyway…my sister is having a little boy!  my very first nephew.  so exciting!  wait…what do i do with a little boy?  i had sisters.  i have no idea what i’m doing.  this is… Continue reading 1•27 | high five for friday!

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the dna results are in!

this is the part where i open with a bad maury povitch joke. but i won’t. 😃 i don’t know what i expected when started this process. but I kind of hoped for some surprises. there were some but nothing big. when you get the kit, it’s pretty straightforward. you spit into a tiny cup… Continue reading the dna results are in!

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12•16 | high five for friday!

…one…   there’s only three more days until christmas break.  i’m ready for the time away to spend getting all cozy at home and then spending time with my family. i haven’t decorated much for christmas because i’m building my collection slowly, but i love the few things i added in my first year here… Continue reading 12•16 | high five for friday!

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12•9 | high five for friday!

…one…   i had fun updating my kitchen chalkboard this week.  i LOVE how it turned out.  gonna keep this one for awhile.  i used three images as inspiration and then added my little flower tattoo.  i’m powering through the next week and a half of school fueled by coffee.  🙂 ….two…   i sent… Continue reading 12•9 | high five for friday!

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7•22 | high five for friday!

…one…   i had the opportunity to revive #bitcheswhobrunch with my oldest friend jessica this week.  the food was amazing, and it was so great to catch up with her.  maybe i need to plan a trip to florida?? ….two…   since losing my sweet luca a month ago, i’ve struggled with the grief and… Continue reading 7•22 | high five for friday!

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6•3 | high five for friday!

…one…   happy summer!  this was the first full week of summer.  usually i take a week to relax, go to the pool, sleep in, etc.  i haven’t done any of that yet!  but i’m still grateful for summer! ….two…   graduation was surprisingly emotional this year.  i didn’t know all of the kids well… Continue reading 6•3 | high five for friday!

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3•25 | high five for friday!

…one…   my second and last evaluation is finished!  i just have a couple more things to do before the whole thing is done (student growth portfolio, summative conference, etc.).   i’m glad it’s over and there are only 43 more days left of school.  it’s crazy how this semester has flown by. ….two…   i’ve been… Continue reading 3•25 | high five for friday!

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3•11 | high five for friday!

i spent the week in Austin so i’m going to do the five highlights of the week.  …one…   i had the honor to see and meet several great speakers this week, but Temple Grandin was my favorite.        ….two…   at the conference, there was a space called the playground. i spent a… Continue reading 3•11 | high five for friday!

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2•26 | high five for friday!

…one…   harper lee passed on this week.  the reason i’m putting it on this list of good things is because i’m grateful for her and her works.  she was an amazing although illusive person. ….two…   in one week, i’ll be prepping for five days in austin.  i’m lucky enough to go to the south… Continue reading 2•26 | high five for friday!

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2•19 | high five for friday!

…one…   valentine’s day cards from my mama and sister!  i love them both, but the chocolate one cracks me up.  🙂 ….two…   my february birchbox was beautiful!  i liked everything but didn’t love them.  the shower gel was just…shower gel.  the mask was kind of cool, but i like pretty much every mask.… Continue reading 2•19 | high five for friday!

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1•29 | high five for friday!

…one…   this is my 500th post, and i’m beyond excited to be featured as the H54F featured blogger this week!  how exciting!  i’ve been participating for several years now, and i still love sharing my week and getting a peek at how other people spent theirs.  during good weeks, it is a simple celebration.  and… Continue reading 1•29 | high five for friday!