Monthly Archives December 2013

I’ve Made A Terrible Mistake……

When my oldest was born I was all like….”Yeah yeah yeah…..I got this. I won’t talk to her like she’s a baby, I won’t homeschool her. I won’t spoil her. I won’t blah blah blah…”. Then Lex was born and I was  all like “OH MY GOD HE IS NEVER LEAVING MY SIDE!!!!” See what…
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A Planking Spanking

When Normie challenged me to the 30 Day Plank Challenge…I thought it would be easy. B and I religiously planked for about 5 days, then forgot a day, then caught up, then forgot three days, then gave up. Pathetic. Then, B’s dad, Mr. Smitty, came to town and mentioned that he had also started…and finished…the…
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My Wishes For You In 2014

This New Year, I wish for you: A fresh start Hard work Mandarin oranges A new song you like so much, you learn all the words Adventure Salt air Rainy streets A book that makes you forget your bedtime Eye contact with a baby Birds flying in a V Coins left in your pocket at…
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Easy Fluffy Eggs

I saw this on TV and decided to do a test of what works better. Regular fork beaten eggs, or ones that you put in a drink shaker.  Must be the Master’s program that I started since I am now questioning everything and researching it. {oh, yeah.. I started a Masters in Education program called…
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Dear Santa

Dear Santa Minecraft Steve Creeper Steve Diamond Edition Minecraft Stickers And Surprises Hopefully Santa will know what all that stuff is because I really don’t.
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Carol Confusion

“Mom, who’s Timmy?” “I’m not sure who you mean.” “In that Christmas song. It goes, ‘Timmy’s having a wonderful Christmastime.’” “No, they’re saying ‘Simply having a wonderful Christmastime.’” “Oh. Okay… So who’s Timmy then?”
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Big Girl Pants: Life is Sweet…and Salty…and Full of Coke

I have been stuck in this weird twilight zone between maternity leave and going back to work. My sub has been pretty overwhelmed, so I went back for a total of 3 days to teach the Science Fair to my lovely 8th graders. So, that means grading, lesson planning, and parent emails — without actually…
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Candy Cane Bark

Peppermint bark is everywhere this time of year, and no wonder, it’s easy to make and tastes great. However, many kids aren’t that fond of the taste of peppermint. One of my kids in particular will not eat anything with a minty flavor. I was looking for an alternative to Peppermint Bark and found some…
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Seasonal Humor

They call it “dreidel.” I call it “gambling.” “Mom, hey Mom. I have a holiday joke.” “Lay it on me.” “What do snowmen eat for breakfast?” “I don’t know, what?” “Ice Crispies. Get it? It sounds like rice.” “And the snowman is made of snow and he might eat ice.” “Good one, Mom. That’s like…
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