Art · Crafts · Teaching

Fluffy Slime

Every Friday, I try to do a science experiment with my class. I try to make it really hands-on and fun, since this is the first taste of science they’ve ever had! What better way to keep the kids engaged than slime? (Slime is a serious favorite among elementary schoolers.) This recipe is so simple,…… Continue reading Fluffy Slime

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Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Soup

We came home after an amazing weekend in Utah late last night with my family. We went to Frightmares at Lagoon on Saturday, and spent all day Sunday at Boondocks. It was so much fun! We seem to always be so busy and wrapped up in our own lives, so it was so nice to…… Continue reading Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Soup

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Copycat Rumbi Rice Bowls

It’s only Tuesday, and I’ve been getting so many projects done around the house while being out for fall break! It’s been so nice to have the time to get things done, especially while it’s still light outside. I’ve been loving it! I am also crazy in love with this recipe, which may just be…… Continue reading Copycat Rumbi Rice Bowls

Baking · Cooking · Desserts

Chocolate Zucchini Bread

What a weekend! Chris and I served as hosts to family and friends for the eclipse. We were lucky enough to live directly in the path of totality, so we were all able to sit out on our front grass and watch the show. I was completely amazed at how spectacular the eclipse was. It’s…… Continue reading Chocolate Zucchini Bread

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Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef

Instead of procrastinating any more, I’ve finally gone into my new classroom and started getting everything set up! I’ve been having dreams for weeks about the first day of school, nightmare style. In the dream, my classroom is completely empty and bare, and I have no idea what I’m doing. I decided I should probably…… Continue reading Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef

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Barbecue Beef Brisket

This post contains affiliate links, which means that each click and purchase gives a small portion of the proceeds to me. Please Note: This costs you nothing extra, and helps me be able to continue my many craft and sewing projects, along with our home improvement projects!  This summer has been flying by! I have…… Continue reading Barbecue Beef Brisket

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Multigrain Banana and Cornmeal Pancakes

This post contains affiliate links, which means that each click and purchase gives a small portion of the proceeds to me. Please Note: This costs you nothing extra, and helps me be able to continue my many craft and sewing projects, along with our home improvement projects!  It’s been just about forever since I last…… Continue reading Multigrain Banana and Cornmeal Pancakes