Category Archive: life

Second grade, here we come!

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Feeling more than a little sad this morning as we send him off to second grade. He’s growing up before our eyes, such a sweet, cute boy.

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But I can’t help but notice the changing smile as the years pass.

 

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Second grade, here we come!

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I can’t wait to go pick him up and hear all about his day. I think I’ll bake him a cake.

A Million Little Ways

I started reading this book a couple of months ago at the recommendation of a parent of one of Alfredo’s classmates. I pick it up, read a little bit, and let it soak in. It is such an amazing book. I love it so. I’m about three-quarters through and I find myself reading it even more slowly, just to make it last. So good…so good.

Happy Easter!

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Easter party

This is what I love about being room mom for Alfredo’s class…

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Easter basket treat cups, made with shallow cups from Target (I added a pipecleaner handle) and filled with Easter grass, Annie’s bunny snacks, a box of Starburst jellybeans, and a Peep. We have some serious allergies in our class so treats are always a challenge. These three treats got the green light from all the parents.

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And these are the little gifts each student will take home. Aren’t these tiny bags adorable? Found them at Michael’s. Love the googly eyes! ┬áDon’t they look fun all lined up and ready to go?

spring!

My heart is singing a new song today. spring is here!

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I love this adorable bird pincushion, made by one of the Truffle Pigs…Kim Stout, I think. The beak is a rolled up tape measure and the eyes are black snaps. So clever, right?

I’m rediscovering lots of treasures as I decorate for Spring today.

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