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Teacher Appreciation Gifts

Next week is teacher appreciation week. I wanted to do something special for my daughter’s teachers and the administrators because they do soo much for all of the kids at her school. Being a teacher myself I know what kinds of gifts teacher’s actually like. I didn’t want to get them something that would be tossed out or just collect dust. Teachers
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Menu Plan Monday – Feb. 11/13

This week I’m working on using up as much as I can from my pantry and spending very little at the grocery store. I’ll have to get fresh produce for lunches and such and of course more almond milk but I have most of the rest of the items. Speaking of almond milk… I wish they sold it in gallons
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Menu Plan Monday – Dec 24/12

This week we don’t have a regular menu because we are gone on vacation visiting family for the holidays. I do have a few things in mind to have for when we get back but I’m not exactly sure when that will be. I also have some carry over meals from last week. Monday: Gone on vacation so eating out
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More Elf on The Shelf Shenanigans

Our Elf on the shelf, Rainbow Stripes, has been doing all kinds of wacky and silly these during his time at our home.  Each morning we wake up to find him in some new spot doing something different.  The first thing my daughter does when she wakes up is run around the house in search of the elf.  I love to hear her laughter when she discovers what mischief he
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Menu Plan Monday – Dec. 17/12

Last week’s menu was planned out great, however, life got in the way so I have a few carry over meals.  I ended up making more than I thought so we had a lot of leftovers. Then also when I went shopping for ingredients for last week I didn’t find what I wanted. One night instead of Parmesan crusted pork tenderloin we
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