12•4 | high five for friday!

…one…   thanksgiving break was great!  i did get iced in while visiting my family and had to stay a few extra days, but i’m not complaining. 🙂 ….two…   i got my little tree put up this week.  this will probably be the last year that i use it because hopefully by this time… Continue reading 12•4 | high five for friday!

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7•3 | high five for friday!

…one…   first of all, i’m grateful this week.  i was involved in a car accident this past friday.  it was probably the scariest moment of my life, and i’m so grateful that i made it out okay with just some bumps and bruises.  it could have been worse.  it was worse for the woman… Continue reading 7•3 | high five for friday!

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3•27 | high five for friday!

…one…   i made the decision this week to buy a home!  …in about a year.  it’s taken me several years to get to the point that i’m comfortable with making that big of a purchase.  but it’s exciting!  and my type a personality is happy with the fact that i have some time to… Continue reading 3•27 | high five for friday!

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my first stitch fix.

i decided to take the pludge on another subscription box service.  i love birchbox.  and i’ve heard people talk about stitch fix for some time now, but i didn’t know if i wanted to try it.  with the encouragement of a friend who uses it, i went for it. sidenote: try saying “stitch fix” five… Continue reading my first stitch fix.

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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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teaching tip 45. use teacher discounts.

it’s that time of the year again!  back to school shopping is in full effect. up until recently, i didn’t seek out teacher discounts for new school clothes or other items.  my school doesn’t use IDs on a regular basis and i actually lost mine for awhile. so i just put discounts on the back… Continue reading teaching tip 45. use teacher discounts.

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3.7 | high five for friday!

(ONE) spring break is here!  and thank goodness too.  i need a break from school and my lazy seniors.  (really? we have three more months of school and your senioritis is kicking in now?  wait a bit!)  today’s a half day at school so we get to start it a little early.  i’m excited to get… Continue reading 3.7 | 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!

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7.26 – high five for friday

1. i’m in santa fe, new mexico for a long weekend. my grandparents offered to put me up and to spend some time with them. i only get to see them a few times a year so it’ll be good (i say hopefully because they can be a little critical at times) to see them.… Continue reading 7.26 – high five for friday