Donuts

I love donuts! When I was little, it was tradition for my mom and I to stop at the local Mister Donut on our way home from church each Sunday. I'm sure many Sunday school lessons went "unlearned", as I couldn't possibly  keep my mind on Moses or Abraham, when donuts were on my mind. I…

Sticky Note Poetry

Before I started blogging, I did a lot of blog reading. As I teacher of language arts, I understood the importance of  mentor texts (or perhaps I should say mentor blogs). Before I began creating my own blog, I knew I needed to see quality examples of what I wanted to produce. During this process, I…

Vegan Philly Cheese Steak Sandwiches

It was definitely "one of those weeks"! Actually, it's been two of those weeks. Nothing traumatic, just crazy busy. I am really enjoying my new position teaching middle school, BUT it does mean that I am a rookie again! So...I'm learning the ropes of middle school and teaching a brand new curriculum. This past week I…

Applelicious (This Should Definitely Be a Word)

It's apple season! Or at least I thought it was apple season. Wisconsin's subpar summer has put the apple season a wee bit behind schedule, so I've been trying very hard to be patient. I've tried distracting myself with other fruits and veggies. (You know, fed my pumpkin obsession and what not.) But last week,…

When’s a Casserole Not a Casserole?

Families are funny. Or at least mine is. For some reason, now that I can actually make food that tastes good and is good for you, my family occasionally likes to talk about meals from the old days. And most of the talk focuses on the many casseroles I use to make. And the talk…