Category Archives: school

Mission Accomplished…Saving Money with a Chart

Look who accomplished her mission of saving for a stuffed animal! Last time we left off my six year old was busy working odd jobs like folding towels around the house in order to save enough money to purchase a … Continue reading

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A Texas History Bow Hunt

Now that school is in session around here let’s talk about ridiculous homework. Last year my son studied Texas History in 7th grade. It’s not really a topic that thrills him which is surprising because he is such a history … Continue reading

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National Waffle Day…First Day of School

Today is National Waffle Day (August 24th) and the 1st day of school for us! To celebrate both events we had waffles this morning. This year we have a kindergartner, a 4th grader, and an 8th grader! Pretty good start … Continue reading

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The Night Before Kindergarten…

My little one is going to kindergarten and I couldn’t be more excited for her. She’s grown so much and come such a long way it’s time for her to go. But I will admit I will miss spending Fridays … Continue reading

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Winter Bingo – New on Etsy!

I’ve been working for the last few weeks on a new Winter Bingo game and it’s finally ready! Winter Bingo is perfect for those school winter parties you are planning! (There are no religious images used in this game) Winter … Continue reading

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His New Teacher

My eight year old really comes out with funnies sometimes. The latest one was about his new teacher. ┬áBeing completely serious…”Dad, Mrs. H is as old as you. She’s 40 but I think she only looks 38.”   I’m hoping … Continue reading

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School is in!

This year… 3 kids… 3 different schools… 3 different drop off times… 3 different pick up times… Let the games begin!

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Camp is here!

My 4 year old is flying the coop for a few days this week and she couldn’t be more excited. School has been out for her for almost 2 months now and she is tired of me. And well…I hope … Continue reading

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Personal Stylist to Preschoolers

There are children in preschool who dress one hundred times cooler than me. Cute little capri pants, newest JCrew sweater, and the shiniest little flats. At times, I want to steal their wardrobe. However, I think the 3T cardigan might … Continue reading

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42 Pains in the Arse

I’ve mentioned a few times about a project my husband and I were working on, one that nearly drove us over the edge. This was the sneak peak. Now here’s the story. My daughter’s preschool had a school auction to … Continue reading

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