october 2009 Archive

Halloween Costumes Through the Years

For Kelly’s Show Us Your Life entry, I’m posting my kids’ pictures. I would at some point like to go through all my old pics and see if I can find pictures from my childhood Halloweens and scan them in. Maybe I’ll have that done by next Halloween… 2009 2008 – Didn’t get pictures! Alex …

Read More…

Mummy Magnet {Halloween craft}

This mummy magnet is so easy, but still fun for kids of all ages. As a former teacher, I understand when you need a little something to fill time, whether it be in the classroom, at a party, or just at home one rainy afternoon. Having these few materials on hand, could be a life …

Read More…

Candy Scarecrows {Halloween}

I made these back in 2005 for Drew’s class at day care. They’re really cute, fun, and easy to make. Great little treat to send to school, have your family make for fun, or do with your class. Makes: 1 Scarecrow Materials: White glue 2 googly eyes 1 small box of Junior Mints 2 short …

Read More…

Fall Decorations 2009

This year is the first year of decorated for fall in several years. I love decorating for fall. It’s nothing major or extravagant. I love mums and pumpkins, but you won’t see those this year due to lack of funds. We will carve a pumpkin, but haven’t done that yet. I also love pumpkin spice …

Read More…

6th Grade Pep Rally

I went to Drew’s Pep Rally and cheered on the Leopards during their team chant competition. These are some pics outside before. More pictures here

Read More…

What’s in a Name?

Writing Assignment: 3.) How did you parents choose your name? What does it mean? What would you change your name to if you could? (inspired by Mama’s Losin It) This writing assignment was difficult to choose. I could have written about almost all of them! I chose to write about my name. I don’t use …

Read More…

Friday’s Favorite: Spark People

SparkPeople by: SparkPeople Category: Healthcare & Fitness Released: February 2009 Size: 1.1 MB Spark People is an app to keep up with your fitness and healthcare goals. I’ve used sparkpeople.com for years and really like it. I think the app is even better. There are many different tools on the app, some of which include …

Read More…

Show Us Your Life {Favorite Team, Tailgating, & Traditions}

My favorite team is Auburn. It’s not just a team I root for, it’s my alma mater. Auburn is now home and has been since I moved here in 1996. It’s great living in a college town. Although, we don’t “tailgate” much, we often meet up with other tailgaters or usually just hang out on …

Read More…

Friends {a poem}

Writing Assignment: 2.) Find your one very favorite picture of Summer and write a poem about it. (inspired by Mama’s Losin It) This is one of my favorite pictures from summer. Usually my fav pics do not include me, but I do love this one because of my great friend in it. Friends are something …

Read More…

Soccer Tourney 2009::Gulfport, MS

Last weekend we went to Gulfport, MS for a soccer tourney. We chose to stay at some condos across from the beach called Sienna on the Coast with some friends who have a son on the Drew’s team. We had a good time. Nice, clean, new condos with all the essentials. The beach is not …

Read More…

Friday’s Favorite App: Facebook

by: Facebook Category: Social Networking Released: July 2008 Size: 1.3 MB This one is pretty self-explanatory. This is a Facebook app so that you don’t have to pull it up on your browser. A must have for all of us Facebook addicts!

Read More…