Category Archives: Everyday Life

What Makes Me Happy

Teaching is not easy. I know there are people out there that think we have a cushy job, full of vacations and ends at 3pm. To put it simply, they just don’t know what they are talking about. Teaching is … Continue reading

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Do You Know What Today Is?

If you are the superstitious type, I bet you do. That’s right, today is Friday the 13th! I’m not usually a superstitious person, but I have to admit that Friday the 13th gives me a bit of the heebie jeebies. … Continue reading

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Sunday Scraps for January 8th, 2012

First pages of the new year!  I’ve spent a little time scrapping this week, and I have three layouts to share with you today!       Three layouts to get the year started.  Last year, I did 142 layouts…if … Continue reading

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One Little Word 2012

What if your entire year focused on one little word? One word to guide what you do, how you think, and the choices you make. What would that year look like? What word would you choose? This is the premise … Continue reading

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Starting Over in 2012

It’s 2012, and I’m starting over. Back in August, in the height of getting ready to return to school, I decided I would take a two week “vacation” from blogging. So, for two weeks, I focused on getting ready to … Continue reading

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My Family Vacation: Walt Disney World

Some of you may know, about a month ago we returned from our family vacation in Walt Disney World.  Days after school ended, we packed up our best t-shirts and shorts and made our way to the happiest place on … Continue reading

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On Simplicity

So often, here on the blog, we talk about multiple ways to get things done, different strategies…a multitude of ideas.  Today, I want to talk a little bit about simplicity.  Sometimes, I think we overlook the idea of simplicity in … Continue reading

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No More Excuses, Just Changes

Have you ever noticed that the longer you don’t do something, the harder it is to start back up again?  Like diets for example. You could be doing great for a long time, and then for one reason or another, … Continue reading

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As One Door Closes..

Change is never easy.  I knew that when I made the decision two weeks ago to leave Sir Scrapalot Designs behind.  I had been struggling with the decision for some time, but I actually tendered my resignation on a whim. … Continue reading

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An Important Announcement: I’m Retiring

I bet you’re surprised.  It’s kind of weird for me to write it, but to be honest, I’ve thought about writing it for a while now.  I’ve made the decision to retire from designing.  As of April 30th, my designs … Continue reading

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