7 random thoughts…

1. non convential recipes for convential foods  are a nice change up. http://www.grouprecipes.com/77711/scalloped-yukon-gold-and-sweet-potato-gratin-with-fresh-herbs.html 2. gift giving is fun, especially if you give within your means.  3. orange is a great color! (use your trifle dish to display and store)   4. use your fine china or glass ware as much as you can. it honors the people who eat […]

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Teacher Tidbits – Top 10 Classics

As promised… Here are my Top 10 favorite Kids Classics… again in no particular order… 1. Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson 2. The BFG by Roald Dahl 3. Make Way For Ducklings – by Robert McCloskey 4. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein 5. Corduroy by Don Freeman  6. Stone Soup by […]

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7 random thoughts….

1. grocery shopping with coupons is so much more rewarding. 2.  it’s a bad sign when “eating in” is a special occasion. 3. “Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.” ~Albert Einstein     4. orange is a great color.     5. eating Sour Skittles in pairs is much tastier. 6. using […]

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Teacher TidBits – Top 10

Here are my current Top 10 favorite children’s books… in no particular order… I did try to go with more recently published books… 1. Skippyjon Jones by Judy Schachner 2. David Goes to School by David Shannon 3. Clementine by Sara Pennypacker 4. Lily’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes 5. If You Give a […]

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Queens For A Cure

Queens For A Cure is a local pageant that supports Breast Cancer Awareness and Fundraising. Last year alone they donated over $10,000 to the cause – it it’s inagural year. I was honored to be a judge and would love to encourage you to visit their website. You can participate as a donor, contestant (all […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Think Pink!

THINK PINK! I’d like to encourage you to look up online some ways you can support Breast Cancer Awareness month. SO many companies are doing special things this month and will donate to research if you purchase their products. Here is one of my favorites. Sutter Home will donate $1 for every capsule top sent […]

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Teacher TidBits

Every once in a while  I’ll post a Teacher TidBit for those teachers out there who are looking for a bit of inspiration themselves. This month there are so many things teachers can do with their classes but I just couldn’t resist these adorable Frankenstein cupcakes. Next month be looking for Turkey Cookies that I […]

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Recipe Inspiration: Here’s to fall…

Here’s to fall… That delicious pumpkin bread recipe I promised you… A parent brough me a mini loaf at school and by 3pm it was gone lickety split. I do suggest sticking with the specified loaf pan as I used a larger size and due to the moisture the middle section was hard to cook […]

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Baby Showers Mostly Look the Same…

Baby showers mostly look the same… but aren’t they fun! I can’t tell you how many showers I have attended in the past few years, but I’m getting to be a professional baby registry shopper.   Looking for the safety plugs for outlets at Target? I can direct you to D5 the end cap and […]

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