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Nora
Orange County, CA
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As someone who has loved putting together teacher gifts for years, now that I am the teacher, I love putting together thank you gifts for those that help me. Last year for Administrative Professionals Day I just brought some cookies... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Just Make Stuff
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Well Wishes...a homemade card shared on Wednesdays. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Just Make Stuff
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So my blog was a casualty of Typepad being attacked over the last several days. After having this place for over nine years and posting at least five days a week for the last several years, it was very strange... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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We do not really drink coffee and I think pepper is spicy, so I don't have any. That meant my poor brother, sister, and brother-in-law had to get 7-11 coffee for Easter brunch and picked up some pepper for the... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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Instead of the same old Easter egg dye, we tried three kinds of watercolor supplies and cool whip with gel food coloring. We certainly did not end up with any masterpieces, but we sure had fun trying. Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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1. Pudding Mix and greek yogurt...would have never thought of that. 2. Getting out watercolor paint to decorate Easter eggs. 3. Love this set up...I asked for a record player for my birthday. You can see three other ideas here. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Just Make Stuff
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Turns out this week is no joke. I left at 8:30 Monday morning and got home at 10:30 from a cheer board meeting. On average I get 5-10 emails a day from students between both schools. Yesterday, I counted 32... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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Well Wishes...a homemade card shared on Wednesdays. Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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Sean and the dogs laying around for a few minutes while I wrote the menu and grocery list this weekend. This upcoming week has loomed on the calendar for about a month and a half now. First, it is cheer... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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When I shared photos of the little baby shower lunch I hosted a couple of weeks ago, I mentioned the original theme was sprinkles. Since scheduling it was a surprise I sent out one invitation to the guest of honor.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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I mentioned on Tuesday that I am increasingly obsessed with this whole gardening situation. I decided to put together a binder to have a place to keep track of what we plant each year. I used divided page protectors to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
Yep, we got a private patio room for about a third of the original cost...it was an awesome deal.
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I never thought of granola on a salad, but that could be really good. I love having something crunchy on there.
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You're right, that would be such a cool stamp to have if "Record" was your last name. :)
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I didn't even know the name of that flower because it didn't have a tag, but I had to have it. :) Thankfully there are no rabbits here.
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That's too nice of you to say...thanks. :)
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Well Wishes...a homemade card shared on Wednesdays. Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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The flower purchasing may or may not be completely out of control at this point. Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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This was the poster hanging in our room at the Ace Hotel last week. This weekend I worked, like I have worked every weekend for the last fifteen months. I work pretty much seven days a week. I often work... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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1. We try to eat the food Mac does not like when he's with his dad...which includes mushrooms. This cheesy stuffed mushroom dip needs to be made before he gets home. 2. This cheeseburger macaroni sounds like a good weeknight... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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Well this is it...the first month in 38 of them that I did not get a family photo of the three of us together...instead we have a photo of us on the same night (March 29th) but about 1,500 miles... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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We left at 10am on Tuesday and came back by 1pm Wednesday, since I had to teach and Sean was asked to be a guest speaker at another class tonight. We drove past the windmills. Lunch included one of my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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Well Wishes...a homemade card shared on Wednesdays. Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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Today I printed out the weekly sheets for the next three months and switched out my planner for April. I filled up to do lists and dates on the calendar. I also dug into my flowery fabric stash to put... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2014 at Just Make Stuff
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This past Saturday I hosted a little family celebration for my mom's best friend's daughter, Amee. She is having her second little boy in a few weeks, so it was a great reason to decorate, have lunch together and play... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2014 at Just Make Stuff