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Showing posts from June, 2014

Monday Made It!

I'm linking up this week with 4th Grade Frolics for my first Monday Made It of the summer, even though they are on #5. I'm behind, eek! We decided to have our house repainted this week, and our house completely transformed between Thursday and today, so that has been super exciting! I had been talking to the hubster about wanting to move, but now that we have all new windows, new paint, and a resurfaced fireplace, I'm rethinking it! Our window was broken upstairs, and the shutter had ripped off in a storm, so we were completely embarrassed about how our house looked, until yesterday!  Original After storm, and after tree removal As of yesterday! Living Room/Dining Room Before we moved in... As of last year... Now! Before we moved Last year Now Family Room Before During Now! (Tile on fireplace getting grout today) Finally, I recovered the valance? whatever it is, over our kitchen door..

I'm Back!!!

Hello everyone (hopefully there is still an "everyone" to greet)! I am back for the summer to blog, after my too long hiatus from the blogging world. Now that my two week fatigue after school ended seems to be over, and my Netflix binge on Doctor Who has ended (seven seasons in two weeks, yes, it is a real addiction), I can focus on blogging again about what happened this school year, the amazing strategies I learned, my upcoming Monday made-its, and my ideas that are already spinning in my head for next school year! As my favorite doctor, the tenth (David Tennant) would say, Allons-y! I am starting with a Summer Reading Link Up with one of my favorite fellow bloggers, who I would very much like to be friends with in real life if she didn't live halfway across the country, Ms. W!  Head on over there and link up! What am I reading this summer? Let's look at the pile shall we? The first one I'm starting with is Eleanor & Park , which I started