happy happy Friday! 

we are loving our new little dog park...

silliness at the dog park...

soooo~ all of the 6th grade staff sported these
mustaches for school picture day...
it was hilarious! The photographer who took 
the first of us was super leery of snapping the pic!
Of course it's not our official ID picture, silly girl, 
this is only for the yearbook! 

a sweet gift from my pal Lacey, it's solar powered and 
even moves in my new classroom with no outside real sunshine
(I am surrounded by hallways this year...haha)

my mamma had a birthday....
this means CAKE and serious CAKE with buttercream frosting...

had to pull over on the way to work one day,
the sunrise was sooo totally amazing~

the sunflowers in my little whiskey barrel (to the left) are about to bloom...yippee

the hubs and me on our way out for date night, 
dinner and a movie with my guy...

our new pets from Chinatown, 
can you see them so cute in there? 

happy Friday
happy weekend! 




the school year is under way...
and my students are awesome~~~
what's even better is that they are having FUN with foldables!

Dinah Zike is the foldable queen, really...

I am using this book a lot...click HERE to get it

and this is my next purchase, click HERE to get it 

Last year I was teaching 8th grade LA and most of our 
ISN (interactive student notebooking) was geared towards 
getting organized for high school...however, this year, we are
still getting organized but incorporating tons of foldables for each standard.

A student asked me, "Are we going to be doing this kind of fun stuff 
ALL year long or just for today??" 
this was on our first notebooking day...haha! so cute!
NO, we will have fun every day!! 
Really, though, this ISN idea works so well and adding in 
foldables and keeping very organized with a table of contents
and numbered pages is the best thing I've ever done for notes! 

both images via


baked french toast

Cinnamon Baked French Toast

yummmmmy! we are making this for breakfast-for-dinner...
I pinned it HERE in my favorite online-land of Pinterest

happy baking



sweet contest

hop over to C and H Sugar
and share your sweet baking memories 
to win a trip for two to Napa!!  



fishy bread

have you seen this??? 

seriously, how cute is this bread?
love it! 

image via 



Happy Happy Friday!

happy Friday! 

a fun idea for students~
"where in the world will reading take you?"
I put a few book covers up to start,
but hopefully this year they will add tons of books, too!
(so far we have Hatchet, Out of the Dust, Twilight, 
The Cay,  and Number the Stars)

sorry so blurry, but these power lines were just 
covered with birds! it was sooooo cool~

our reading corner...

gorgeous sky after a summer storm~

awe...a lovely evening at the community pool~
life rearranged


sale stuff

the new fall/winter Scentsy line 
arrives September first! I am so excited~ yipppee

right now there are some goodies on sale..

this Barista full-size warmer is only $27

ooooohhh, and BohoChic is $27 also...

can't wait to share the new fall/winter stuff.....
you'll love the cute new warmers and yummy new scents

click below to visit my Scentsy site...




it's hot here, still super hot...
but lately I've been drawn to fall yummies...

how delicious looking is this 
Pumpkin Dump Cake.

you can go directly HERE to 
The Picky Apple for the low-down



have you been over to Shabby Apple lately? 

this new Zoology collection is darling, adorable, you know just plain cute! 
*Secretary-style tie-neck dress in chiffon with pleated skirt * Fitted upper with flowy, A-line skirt * 100% Polyester, hand wash cold with like colors and line dry.   The perfect blend of exotic and sophisticated, this pleated chiffon secretary dress is striking in jungle jade green. Featuring an intricate skirt with dozens of accordion pleats as well as a flatteringly fitted top with 3/4 sleeves and a demure necktie, you'll find wearing the Animalia on your next safari or bird-watching tour will garner more pictures of you than of the birds and beasts.
lovin this dress!



newspaper generator

how cool is this newspaper generator site??
(I pinned it here but you can go 
straight to the site HERE)

Newspaper generator. Students type an article and it turns out looking like a folded newspaper.
just type in your title and text...
so fun! you don't have to just use this for school...

there is also a talking cats generator...haha

how about some cute owl text bubbles

too fun! love it!
images via




happy Friday!!

we made a special trip to LA...to eat~
I LOVE that you can buy a "shot" of frosting

we also hit Pink's...this is the Giada de Laurentis dog~

the girls and me in sweltering hot weather loving our hot dog experience~

love this pic from China Town...we got suckered into some new pets~

awe, Beverly Hills....so beautiful here~

yes, I was snapping pix of the cupcakes at Sprinkles~

and how cool is this? Sprinkles has a Cupcake ATM~
have a wonderful weekend! 

linking up over at LifeRearranged...
life rearranged



is so adorable! 

this little guy is called Whoot
and he's on sale through August 31st

visit my Scentsy site to see more cute stuff~


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