Sprouts Strikes Again

Punky and I started the day with a brisk early morning run…which killed my breakfast appetite, but made me a hungry bear for the rest of the day. Breakfast: tortilla […]

Mundane Monday

Today was fairly uneventful which, – in the world of 3rd grade teachers – is a pretty good thing.  My eats, however, were anything but mundane. They were outstanding…and oh […]

Great Start

I got out of bed 4:30 and eased into my morning with a 60 minute podcast from Yoga to the People – a phenomenal wake up. Now, I am currently […]

Sunday Productivity

My new goal is to not watch TV on Sundays (I started last week), and it’s kind of unbelievable how productive I am…embarrassing, really. I didn’t realize how much time […]

Veggie and Texas Blondies

After my rather indulgent breakfast, I wanted some veggie love for lunch. Roasted zucchini and toasted chickpeas. I roasted the zucchini at 450* for 30 minutes, flipping half way through. […]

No Such Thing

When the students in my class asked me what I wanted for Christmas, I had the same answer every time. “There is no such thing as too many Starbucks cards” […]

Please End

Can this week be over already? I’m going to make this short and sweet because I’m exhausted. I’m actually still at work – doing my second job – which is […]

When I grow up…

First of all, thank you all so much for your incredibly kind comments about the student who transferred out of my class on Tuesday. I can’t tell you how much […]

Cooking Up Some Love

Kids were nuts today. It was such an eventful day in 3rd grade…details at the end of the post. Breakfast snack plate Banana and sun butter/chocolate chips, hardboiled egg, Clementine. […]

New Semester, New Recipe

Hello and happy Monday! My first day back at school was just fine. I couldn’t sleep last night – and I finally ended up getting out of bed at 4am […]