Shopping Spree!

Okay… this is the time where I tell you how broke I am after all my SHOPPING! First, I had a just a *few* shopping sprees at The GAP, Victoria’s Secret, Banana Republic, and Francesca’s! Thank god for that GAP credit card…. After that was all said and done, I hit up TPT to stock […]

Yeaaaaaa, buddy – with PAULY D!

I am FINALLY home. I love traveling for the holidays and seeing everyone, but there is no other feeling like the one of being back in your own house and your own bed. Coming home to Vegas, after a longgggg and sleepy plane flight, I ran into PAULY D! We were on a 20-person shuttle […]


I hope everyone had a family and fun filled Thanksgiving holiday!! Now that it is over it is time to SHOP! I don’t know about you, but I will be running around Las Vegas filling up my shopping cart like a crazy person. As far as online shopping goes, I will have to wait until […]

Sleigh Bells Ring!

Deep breath. . . I can finally relax and enjoy my Thanksgiving mini-vacation in Chattanooga! My holiday centers are up: {Sleigh Bells Ring} There are 4 math and 4 literacy centers to help your little ones through the holiday season! Here are a few highlights: (Place Value Penguins) I use these adorable little place value […]

Pick-a-Present: FREEBIE!

Happy Thursday! The hubs-to-be was home sick today and all I wanted to do was stay home and take care of him… but alas…. I trudged off to work with my kiddos. We have report cards due soon and I have a gazillion assessments I still need to give… EEEEKKK! I did come home early […]

Writing Through the Seasons {Fall & Winter}

I love teaching writing. If you have read previous posts, you know that back in the day, I was horrible at teaching writing. HO-RRI-BLE. Now, I love it! I use writer’s workshop for all my main lessons and units of study and around the holidays and in my writing centers I like to use prompts, […]