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June Life Update

As July makes way, so does a lot more free time for this gal. June came in fast and furious, starting with my wisdom teeth surgery that led to disaster (Maybe I am being dramatic, but it was nowhere near fun) and ended with a trip to see my friends and family in Austin. Check …

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Teaching

Summertime on a Budget

About two years ago, my husband and I ventured to the Dallas area for his schooling at UT Southwestern. We were down to one income, and the struggle was real when it came to inclusive fun that didn’t break the bank during summer time. I had to be very creative about how I entertained myself …

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Recipes

Quick and Easy Chicken and Veggie Foil Bake

At this time of year, I am constantly looking for fast, easy recipes that are also healthy and prepare a lot of food. The prep time for this meal was easily ten minutes, and it provided food for six portions! The chicken can easily be marinated if you want it to be more flavorful, and …

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Teaching

Teacher Appreciation Week Specials

Okay so, I would be lying if I said Teacher Appreciation Week wasn’t my favorite week of the year. My husband and I will make it our personal mission to get all of the best deals anywhere possible. I am saying we hit up Canes, Chick-Fila, AND Chipotle on the same day- Healthy Teacher who? …

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Teaching

Why I Keep My Student’s Sweet Notes

We had one more night of training camp, whoever made the cut after this night made the pro dance team, and I was so ready to fulfill my dream of dancing professionally.  I had been training all year, killing myself in dance classes, prepping my body for these auditions. There were eight cuts made already, …

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10 Quick & Easy Whole30 Recipes

In my last post, I talked about my experience doing the Whole30.  Figuring out what to cook was the hardest part of the thirty days, and so I am now sharing with you my favorite quick and easy recipes that I still make to this day. Thanks to some very creative bloggers, I was able …

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Wellness

Your Story Matters

The other night, I was at a dinner party with some friends when the topic of my blog was brought up. “So, what is your blog about?” one of the girls asked. I began to talk about it while suddenly feeling embarrassed,   “Oh, it’s really nothing.” I claimed with a playful eye roll. “ I …

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Teaching

10 Website That Will Positively Transform Your Classroom

  I think it’s more obvious than ever that students are wired differently today. Technology has shifted their learning styles and their future paths to success. It has created an enormous amount of opportunity and has shaped not only learning styles but teaching styles as well. At my school this year, we were fortunate enough …

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