Monthly Archives: July 2015

30 DIY Back to School Teacher Gifts They’ll Love!

Yeah, don’t ask me where the summer has gone. All I know is that the kids in our district go back to school on Monday! I remember the excitement that surrounded the first day of school when I was growing up. New clothes, new shoes, brand new crayons – and […] Read more…

Lemonade Fruit Salad

This fruit salad tossed with lemonade drink mix will appeal to all kinds of fruit lovers. Make it your own by using your favorite fruits. Prep Time 15 min. Total Time 15 min. Servings 8 servings, 1 cup each What You Need 2 cups each cubed cantaloupe and honeydew melon (1 […] Read more…

National Geographic Traveler Selects the 2015 Tours of a Lifetime

National Geographic Traveler magazine today announced its annual Tours of a Lifetime selection, now in its 10th year. The 2015 list features 50 of the world’s best guided trips chosen by the editors of National Geographic Traveler. In addition, the editors picked five of their favorite expeditions of a lifetime offered […] Read more…

What Do Teachers Make? I’m Glad You Asked…

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I’ve worked for our local school system for nine years now; my husband for six. I’ve seen thousands of children come through, including my own. I’ve witnessed a very high-needs district achieve at the same and higher levels as other school systems in the state. Why do these students defy […] Read more…

Oreo No-Bake Cheesecake

When I arrived at the office last Thursday, there were no fewer than seven of us clad in black and white that day. This wasn’t something we’d planned,  and it was both funny and weird at the same time. As we stood together in the hallway giggling over our fashion […] Read more…

Supporting Your Energy, Immunity and Metabolism with #CentrumMultiGummies

*This is a sponsored campaign hosted by Centrum®. I received this product for free, but all opinions expressed are my own.  I’ll admit that I don’t take a multivitamin everyday, even though my doctor recommends one. I just have a problem choking down a giant pill.  Then there’s my husband who has to […] Read more…

Autumn is Awesome at Walt Disney World Resort

Autumn is a spectacular (and innocently spooky) time at Walt Disney World Resort, marked by festivals, special events and nonstop excitement leading up to the holidays. On land and sea, Disney guests will find unrivaled excitement for festive family fun! Here’s a look at the exciting autumn happenings at Walt […] Read more…

26 Prettiest Wedding Flower Ideas Ever (No, Really)

I don’t usually feature wedding things here, but as the mother of a Landscape Architect, these kinds of things catch my eye. I’m in complete awe of the overwhelming beauty of these intensely creative and beautiful wedding flower ideas. Makes me want to get married again…or at least add some […] Read more…

Cooking with Fresh Corn

Summer without fresh corn is like summer without sunshine. At the start of the summer, I get excited thinking about earthy-sweet and crunchy, hot buttered corn on the cob. How much do I adore fresh corn?  About this much!We’d already shucked some of them when I remembered I blog, therefore […] Read more…

Strawberry Limoncello Lemonade

We’d been enjoying the tremendous beauty and dramatic views of the Amalfi Coast and its mountains plunging into the sea. This is a little piece of the world where one is pretty much rendered speechless and left with a mouth hanging open wide enough for a seagull to land in […] Read more…

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