Cookies and Friends

The cookie party was a success! Here are my girls… (I’m the one in the white/blue stripes on the left) I have known these girls my whole life – they’re […]

Return to Normalcy

I’m so happy to have another week off! The glamorous side of teaching, I guess. Breakfast was leisurely…a bowl of veggie scrambled eggs. And some really good coffee from Meeker’s […]

El Segundo Navidad

I had another Christmas today…another beautiful thing about being married is getting to share in another family’s traditions as well as your own! Win, win. My family’s food tradition for […]

Toes in the water, toes in the snow

Hello!! I have missed you all during the last week – everything has been a whirlwind, but I am happy to be back, lying in my own bed, watching the […]

Move Over

Move over oats in a jar… Veggies in an (almost) empty peanut butter jar. I didn’t really have the broccoli with the pb, I just tucked a few florets in […]


In twenty-four hours, I will be at the airport, about to board a plane for Mexico. I am giddy with excitement. I woke up with some yoga this morning, and […]


Christmas Vacation has begun. One (of the million) nice things about teaching elementary school is the spirit that surrounds holidays. Today was Christmas all day long – and I really […]

Homework Coupons and Candy Canes

One more day, one more day, one more day… I kept chanting this to myself over and over again today. The kids were vibrating with excess energy. We had a […]

Christmas Crack

This was given to me today by an extremely thoughtful parent in my class. I’m so blessed to work with such kind and supportive families this year. Christmas Crack 2 […]

The Countdown Begins

Such a Monday. It was a long day, and my food was all meh. It all tasted fine, but everything I did today was rushed, and that led to less […]