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Easy Brownies from Scratch

Easy Brownies from Scratch

Disclosure: There are some affiliate links below, but these are all products I highly recommend. I won’t put anything on this page that I haven’t verified and/or personally used. Print Easy Brownies from Scratch Course Dessert Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 25 minutes Total […]

Summer is here! …and it’s awesome!

Summer is here! …and it’s awesome!

We have jumped right into summer and it’s amazing! We headed right off to the Samoset Resort in Rockland on Thursday after school. This is a tradition we started a few years ago and it’s one I hope we will continue for many years to […]

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad Recipe with roasted corn

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad Recipe with roasted corn

Summer deliciousness!!! I made this grilled chicken Caesar salad recipe tonight and it was REALLY yummy and SUPER easy- a win/win! Nothing too groundbreaking here but I tend to forget how delicious it is! Every time we have this for dinner Kev and I ask […]

End of the year music activities

End of the year music activities

The concerts are over and keeping kids engaged in learning can seem to be impossible. Especially if you are holding strong and still attempting to teach content at the end of the year. Over the past few weeks I have found success with the following […]

Homemade Mac n Cheese Recipe

Homemade Mac n Cheese Recipe

Disclosure: There are some affiliate links below, but these are all products I highly recommend. I won’t put anything on this page that I haven’t verified and/or personally used. Pretty sure my mom makes the best homemade mac n cheese on the planet and although […]

Proficiency Based Education: my takeaways after seven years of teaching with this model

Proficiency Based Education: my takeaways after seven years of teaching with this model

Events that have taken place in the town that I work and live in over the past week have inspired me to write a bit about how the adoption of Proficiency Based Education in my classroom has transformed my classroom over the past seven years. […]

6 Ways to Simplify Your Life

6 Ways to Simplify Your Life

Everywhere you look, it seems like there are people trying desperately to find ways to simplify their lives. I am one of them. Life is so busy. We live life in the fast lane and I think people are getting tired of it. I think […]

Homemade Oatmeal Cake

Homemade Oatmeal Cake

Disclosure: There are some affiliate links below, but these are all products I highly recommend. I won’t put anything on this page that I haven’t verified and/or personally used. Before I stumbled across this recipe I would have said that carrot cake was my favorite […]

Getting Started Running Tips from a Busy Mom

Getting Started Running Tips from a Busy Mom

I am not a runner. period. I played soccer in high school and HATED running.  As far back as I can remember I have had no interested in it.  However it seems like lately more and more of my mom friends have been getting into […]

Pork Tacos with Pineapple Slaw

Pork Tacos with Pineapple Slaw

Disclosure: There are some affiliate links below, but these are all products I highly recommend. I won’t put anything on this page that I haven’t verified and/or personally used. Last week was vacation week and while we had an awesome week being with family, we […]