Archive | August, 2013

To-Do and To-Didn’t

August 31, 2013



I had high hopes for Saturday. I have a list of things to get done this long weekend, and some things were done today, some weren’t. I’m sure you’re on the edge of your seat wondering. What did get done: Big breakfast (highest priority) Two solids naps (You have to pencil those in first.) Package […]

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Ding dong, the bells are gonna chime!

August 30, 2013



If I remember correctly, Peggy’s son is getting married today (Saturday). How wonderful!! I pray that it is a wonderful day filled with many smiles, a few good tears, a reasonable amount of stress, and at least one good story. Blessings, Peggy! “I’m getting married in the morning…..”

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Jar container hack

August 29, 2013



Remember when I hacked a cuppow? (The sippy cup topper for a canning jar.) Well, if you do, can you tell me where I put that jar? I seem to have misplaced it and it would be awfully useful for this next thing. The BNTO is an insert you put in the top of a […]

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Lauren-style landscaping

August 28, 2013



While I am not fond of gardening, I do have a soft spot in my heart for gourd plants. I love the fact that they can grow up to foot a day, which makes them great for the preschool crowd. We plant a few by a section of chain-link fence and then take note of […]

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It’s the better option.

August 27, 2013



Yeah, yeah, yeah, it’s another cat video, but I can’t show you what I actually spent a fair portion of my evening working on. Let’s just say that I had to make a video of my side of a (possibly imaginary) argument that will never be seen by anyone. The subject of the argument? Cot […]

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August 26, 2013



I have a few kids in my class who have their fingers in their mouths all. the. time. My standard approach is to ask them to please go wash their hands, then bang my head on a wall. Sometimes we even break out a pair of winter gloves after the twentieth time. It serves as […]

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