Harry Potter Mrs. Weasley Chri...

Dec 2, 2016 by

While I’m pretty handy with most crafting skills, knitting is one area that has evaded me. So when I got it in my head to...

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Don’t Trust Matter! {DIY...

Jul 29, 2016 by

I have visions of the teacher I want to be-creative, passionate, a little crazy-and funny. So when I was assigned the Chemistry...

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Harry Potter Spells {DIY Frida...

Jul 22, 2016 by

Sometimes my DIY Friday projects become a little bit bigger than originally intended. This amazing spell image was pretty easy to...

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Hogwarts Alumni Pride {DIY Fri...

Jul 15, 2016 by

Whenever I’m at Target, Old Navy, Kohls or any thrift shop, I keep my eyes open for solid color shirts $5 or under. That is my...

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Expecto Patronum! {DIY Friday}

Jul 1, 2016 by

One of my favorite images from the later Harry Potter books is the idea of the patronus. The fact that Snape carries Lily’s doe...

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In This Classroom {DIY Friday}

Jun 24, 2016 by

Facebook Ads KNOW me. I get the best ideas from the wares they peddle to me, and today’s shirt is no exception. This saying...

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Quick Meal Prep {For the Teach...

Apr 3, 2016 by

After years of struggling with my weight since having my son, I decided this was the year I was going to take control and get healthy...

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Harry Potter Christmas Sweater

Nov 25, 2015 by

I would have called this a Harry Potter ‘Ugly’ Christmas Sweater, but I think it’s pretty beautiful, myself! 😉...

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It’s a Marathon, Not a S...

Nov 8, 2015 by

  Today, I ran my 8th half marathon. 3+ hours is a long time to think, especially when your music stops working at mile five...

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What IS Periscope?

Jul 28, 2015 by

Back in April, my techy husband showed me an app called Periscope. Periscope is a free app for the iPhone, iPad and Android that...

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Assess Me: Get to Know Sprout!

Jul 27, 2015 by

Sometimes I feel like Sprout isn’t as ‘elementary teacher’ as the other teaching blogs. I re-read my posts and they...

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My Little Pony Birthday Party

Jul 18, 2015 by

Aaaaand it’s over. Henry has officially turned 3 and we have a whole ‘nother year until his next birthday party. But...

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DIY Pinky Pie Sweatshirt {My L...

Jul 6, 2015 by

My little one, Henry, is one heck of a Brony. When he asked for a Pinky Pie birthday, I started hunting for My Little Pony attire he...

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Eating to Loose

Jul 6, 2015 by

Last summer, I tackled my last 15 pounds baby weight. The pounds seemed to melt off-I was super disciplined in my eating, I worked...

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New Glasses!

Jun 27, 2015 by

Without my glasses, I’m almost blind. This is usually not a problem, as I am blessed to have both contacts and glasses at my...

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Closet Make-Over: Boy Style!

Jun 27, 2015 by

In his short 3 years of life, Henry has managed to go through a LOT of clothes. Luckily they’ve all fit in this old dresser I...

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How do I Recharge Spiritually ...

Jun 17, 2015 by

Are we there yet? That may be your children pleading from the back seat of the car, or maybe it’s you asking yourself if you’ve...

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Best. Hair. Day. Ever.

Jun 4, 2015 by

My on-going quest to find simple ways to look professional each day brought Ipsy to my doorstep last month. For those not aware, Ipsy...

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Summer Goals, 2015 Edition

May 25, 2015 by

It’s almost here!! 3.5 days until summer break, and one of those days is being spent at the water park for our fifth grade...

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Kids’ Bathroom Make-Over...

Dec 31, 2014 by

When we moved into our house last summer, we were granted a pretty big luxury-two whole bathrooms. TWO bathrooms! One off the master...

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Laundry Room Make-Over

Dec 30, 2014 by

At the Casa de Uppmans, we split up chores around the house. While Erik picks up the kitchen and keeps the dishes washed, I’m...

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A Mickey Mouse Birthday Party

Sep 21, 2014 by

One of my favorites things about having a kid is the excuse to throw another party. Just kidding. Kinda. 😉 Henry has been really into...

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Preparing for the Week: At Hom...

Jul 20, 2014 by

In my never-ending quest to be more organized, I have once again resolved that this year will be different. I WILL be prepared for my...

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Teacher Style: An Organized Cl...

Jul 14, 2014 by

One of the toughest parts of getting dressed for work last year was staring into my closet and feeling overwhelmed by my options. I...

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Teacher Style: Drycleaning At ...

Jul 10, 2014 by

How many times have you come across a ‘Dry Clean Only’ item on the clearance rack or in a thrift store and had an...

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