Sunday, October 27, 2013

Five for Friday confession time

I am just going to accept the fact that I will never actually post a "5 for Friday" on a Friday....oh it goes anyway.....

#1.!  I really want to learn how to make these but for now I am happy that there is a great Italian take out place on my way home from work so on nights when I stay until 7 and my family is at a hockey game, I can have one of these yummies.....
(that was a run on sentence.....sorry....)

Inside this rice ball is a meatball!

#2.  On Friday, we did a very cute and fun craft activity that I got in the "Silly Spiders" unit by Doodle Bugs Teaching.  With this group, there were some things that were pre-cut for them and some things that they cut on their own....

#3. Carrot Cake is sometimes necessary when your husband has a medical issue and you are forced to be a "nurse" and change bandages.....yuk....... the cake made it better.....a little

#4.  I saw this while driving into school this past week and actually pulled over to take a picture.  The sun was coming up and making the clouds a beautiful pink color.  The picture does not do it justice.

#5.  I was struggling for a #5 this I decided to make a confession.  

I do not like pumpkin pie.
I do not like pumpkin flavored drinks.
Warm or cold.
Pumpkin bread is OK....if there is no other choice.
I hope that this does not change your mind about following me but I felt that I should come clean.
I feel so much better.

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Five for Friday...better late than never!

1.  We went on our first field trip this past Friday!  We are lucky enough to have a school in a village with lots of sidewalks so we walked to our neighborhood firehouse! It was a beautiful day!

2. Friday was also the first time that we had the netbooks in our room.  It took 5 adults to make it happen but we did it!  The kids learned how to log in and navigate the touchpad. I was very proud of them.

 3. I was cruising Staples the other day and came across these ADORABLE tape dispensers. 

4. You know that you are a teachers kid.......when you love to make little books for your Mom's first graders!

5. Volleyball season is winding down and I will miss watching him play....

Here's to a good week ahead!

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Five for Friday (on Saturday)

Strange week.....'nuff said.

Sometimes you gotta do what you have to do to get through 6 hours of staff development about base ten number operations.... I try. I really do.  I like to have seasonal decorations up on the kids cubbies.  I thought that for September I would have the children decorate autumn trees.  All was well until we had Open House and one of the dads asked (with a chuckle), "What's with the giant brains?"
What? they do kinda look like brains when the kids put eyeballs in the space between the branches...

You have to love it when a kid chooses to do this at recess.  
Not my student but I had to take a picture.

A friend of mine sells Madison Handbags and sent me this as a thank you gift! 
 It is so pretty and I love it.  Surprises are the best.

Well, it is autumn in Western NY and this is what we get to see....the leaves have not completely changed yet but this tree was too pretty to pass by!

If you are lucky enough to have Columbus Day off, enjoy your rest....

Sunday, October 6, 2013

My Sunday View

I was sitting on my sunporch doing my work for the week and was wondering how many of you are sitting somewhere out there doing the same thing.  Here is a peek at what I see on my Sunday...

The work it BTW

Laptop and pile of papers on the table....

At least I have a nice view from my seat. Very unusual for Western NY in October.

calendar, planner and Diet Coke

Hot this laminator!

school netbook charging for some later times
Where do you work when you are not at work?