Thursday, November 27, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving!!

I hope everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving! I'm thankful for all of my followers and everyone who reads my blog. Thank you a million times over and over!!! 

This is the first Thanksgiving in a long time that I haven't been in Texas with my dad and my brothers. I'm home sweet home and I get to spend it with my family and aunt, uncle, cousins, and grandma. I am lucky enough to be able to go to Colin's family Thanksgiving too! They are the sweetest family and I'm so thankful for them!

I'm eating two Thanksgiving feasts today, so I need the perfect outfit for eating A LOT OF FOOD! Also, it's lightly and beautifully snowing today, so it needs to be warm. 

The only thought that came to mind was my new poncho sweater! PERFECT!

Turtleneck Poncho Sweater from Forever 21 for $27.90.
Red and Cream striped long sleeve from Forever 21 similar to this for $8.
Deer Antler Gold Necklace from Gabe's similar to this for $13.
Black Pants from TJ Maxx similar to these for $27.
Boot Socks (gift) similar here for $10.
Breckelles Boots from Amazon for $26.98.

This is the easy sweet treat I'm taking to both of my Thanksgivings today. Square Pretzels, Hershey hugs, and m&m's. You just put the pretzels with the hugs in the oven at 200 degrees for 5-6 minutes. When you take them out they should be soft enough, so you can push the m&m's easily in the middle of each of them. Then let them sit to harden. So easy and so yummy!

Have a wonderful day today! I hope you all are wearing loose shirts like me, so you can eat a lot of food! ;)

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Veterans Day!

Wow! It's been a busy couple of weeks. I mean I'm just now posting about Veterans Day! Ha! I'm a little behind, but I'm enjoying this holiday week off! I'm using this time to catch up on my blogging too! :)

I hope you are all enjoying your Thanksgiving Week! Will you be Black Friday Shopping? I know I will!!! I'm hoping to get some great deals!

Veterans Day outfit:

 Riding Boots from Amazon for $23!
Red Skinny Pants from Stitch Fix similar to these for $32.
Cream sweater with gold from Macy's similar to this for $18.
J. Crew Striped Vest from Ebay similar to this for $59.95.

We displayed Veterans Day Acrostic Poems in our hallway for the Veteran visitors to see!
My students did a great job coming up with ideas for what our Veterans stand for and how we need to thank them for our freedom and for fighting for our country! Thank You Veterans!

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving Eve!!
I'm so thankful for all of you!

Monday, November 10, 2014

Picture Day!

Our pictures/ teacher badges came in awhile ago, but I keep forgetting to share mine with my picture day outfit! I liked the way it turned out! :)
This past weekend my mom and I got to do some Christmas shopping. It felt good to check things off the list. :) Are you done with your Christmas shopping? Do you wait until black Friday? I'm so excited to decorate my new home for Christmas!

 Tomorrow is Veteran's Day and I have a bunch of fun activities for my students to do. Every student is supposed to wear red, white, and blue to school. It should be very fun celebrating all who have fought and are fighting for our country. :)

 Picture Day Outfit
 Pearl Necklace from Kohl's similar to this for $13.
Red blazer from TJ Maxx similar to this for $24.95.
Ralph Lauren Nautical Dress from TJ Maxx and you can find it here too!
Gold Glitter Sperry's from TJ Maxx similar to these for $10.99.

Last week another first grade teacher, our aide, and I planned a baby shower for our other first grade teaching partner. She's having a baby boy! I was in charge of decorations, which was so fun!! I got turquoise table cloths, plate, cups, and napkins. Then, I got turquoise and blue "It's a Boy" giraffe balloons. I also, made these cute diaper centerpieces! They turned out so cute!!!

The beautiful Mommy To Be! :)

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Halloween/Girl Cousins Weekend Recap

This week was busy busy busy! Time was getting away from me and I didn't have enough of it to even blog. My first classroom holiday party was a success! We played Candy Corn Bingo and Skeleton Skeleton Where's Your Bone? The kids had so much fun! We even did some fun Halloween activities during the week because it's a week long celebration in our town.

All of the teachers dressed up as Where's Waldo? because when we need our principal we can never find him, so we put "Where's Mr. Marcum?" on our shirts. :)

 We graphed Halloween fruit snacks and we created number sentences using our graphs and solved them. They were able to eat their yummy fruit snacks when they were finished.

Our spelling words that week all had the "th" word family, so we made "th" word spiders!

After school that Friday, I picked up my cousin and we drove to Virginia Tech to be with our cousin for the weekend. We had a blast! It's such a fun trip. It was our second time. Our drive down was rainy and snowy, but our drive back was beautiful with all of the fall colors.

 We talk each others ear off the whole trip! We even missed a few turns because we were talking so much! Ha!

 We went to the football game on Saturday and FROZE! It was so cold!

We warmed up by crafting that night! :)
We had a blast!