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Nora
Orange County, CA
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I am catching up on the last four days of Week in the Life 2017. Thankfully I was able to take photos, but I didn't get around to putting it all together until now. Glad to have another week of... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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At the state school I have been at the longest I get to work with the two most wonderful department administrative assistants...so bringing them well-deserved gifts is one of my favorite things to do. For this year's Administrative Professionals Day... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Just Make Stuff
It's called "Command" Hope you like the cookies!
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It's called "Command". Hope you get a better score than I did. :)
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1) In addition to always having a water bottle with me, this school year I've gotten into the habit of taking a glass of water with me to drink in the car as I drive to campus. 2) Happy texts... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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1) After discussed health issues today in my Women & Gender Studies classes groups worked together to fill out birth plans...oh did I laugh with them all day long 2) A bag for group work cards, a bag for my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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1) I got up at 6:50am and dragged myself to work out with my iPad while watching the news. Sean puts a jar of water in our room for me and I'm sure he picks heinous straw and lid color... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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Since my first year teaching, my fall semester students get "college isn't scary" cards and in the spring there are "some bunny wants you to do well" cards. I go around with a little draw string bag as my students... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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one.two.three.four.five And here are more favorite fonts. Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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I haven't decorated for Easter yet, even though we are hosting brunch next week. I did switch out St. Patrick's Day a couple of weeks ago now with a very, very simple spring mantle. There's a couple flower frames that... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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Switching out from the beginning of the year was long overdue. I loved these digital flower prints, so I got one to print out and put in the front of my planner for spring. Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
Hi Marianne, The balloons are from this kit... http://www.snapclicksupply.com/birthday-wishes-girl-element-pack-1/ and the bunny is from here... https://www.studiocalico.com/shop/galileo-card-kit-stamp Snap Click Supply Co. has a great one dollar Wednesday email that includes a lot of kits each week and I always wait for Studio Calico 50% off digital sales. Hope this helps :)
Toggle Commented Apr 4, 2017 on Curly ribbon forever... at Just Make Stuff
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I crocheted while listening to a few podcast episodes over spring break, including this episode of Elise Gets Crafty where the 100 Day Project was discussed. It barely took anytime for me to think of something I could do...and what... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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I have curly ribbon scissors. Or is it curling ribbon? Either way, I have scissors from way back in the Hello Kitty/Sanrio era that I have used to curl ribbon on gifts for probably 30 years now. They are one... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
Haven't tried it yet, but it's from The Comfort of Cooking blog... http://www.thecomfortofcooking.com/2013/05/1-minute-chocolate-chip-cookie-in-a-mug.html
Toggle Commented Mar 29, 2017 on Spring break fun... at Just Make Stuff
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I made a list of eight things to work on along with the school one with thirty-four. I already have 2.5 of these things done...versus the school one with zero. Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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This is sunlight flooding into my craft room at the top of the stairs around 6pm...after work and after a dinner of leftovers. This is before unpacking my school bags (I brought play-doh to work this week since I teach... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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Last month Sean and I made Valentine's gifts for each other for the nineteenth time. My gift wasn't particularly lovey-dovey this year, but it was something he mentioned wanting a few times. He has been meaning to take the time... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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I love when the seasons change...even though, technically, they don't change much here in Southern California. I usually crave something each season. Summer it's the beach as much as possible...fall it's pumpkin scented candles...winter it's hot chocolate and the fireplace... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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I have been a grading machine this week and have never gotten around to taking pictures of a few small projects to share (despite the extra hour of sunlight), so I thought I didn't have anything to share around here... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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There is an Ireland flag themed patterned bunting, a rainbow, a shamrock print (I changed it a bit) and an Irish blessing. Now we just need some stew, some Kerrygold butter spread on buttermilk dill bread, and some Clancy Brother's... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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The last time I blogged, all of two whole weeks ago, there was barely a bud on the trees and now they are covered in spring green. I am happy to be back here with evaluation packets done and classes... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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It turns out teaching six classes isn't too bad...but add in two different departmental evaluations being due within a couple weeks of each other and I have been a bit overwhelmed lately. So, I am sharing a little happy thought...the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
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Last month we got to celebrate a first birthday for a friend's son. He is the youngest of three boys, so I dug into one of my Pinterest boards and pulled out an idea I had wanted to do forever.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2017 at Just Make Stuff
Hi Marina, I barely did document those years and my only saving grace now is using the Project Life app. I have a category over to the right that shares pages and ideas. I absolutely love how easy it is to keep scrapbooking and not lose these day to day memories.
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