Sunday, July 8, 2012

Sunday Night ChitChat

Liam's 16 month picture and after his first haircut. 
What are you:
Reading? Driven by Data: A Practical Guide to Improve Instruction. A little dull, but I get paid to read it and I'm hoping it will help improve math scores with the new grading/evaluation system of teachers. 
Watching? Josh has The Cleveland Show on.
Listening To? Luna's nails clacking across the hardwood floor and The Cleveland Show.
Baking/Cooking?  Nothing. I don't cook and I rarely bake!
Happy you accomplished this week? Hmm...I got 4 loads of laundry done, 2 chapters read in my book, grocery shopping done, and most of my felt flowers for my wreath done this weekend.
Looking forward to next week? More summer vacation....don't think we have many plans except maybe going to the campground.
Thankful for today?  My amazing hubby. My allergies were AWFUL yesterday so Josh took Liam to the beach and gave me a few hours of alone time without trying to take care of a 16 month old with my nose constantly dripping.
*Bonus Question*
Grab the book nearest you, turn to page 18, line 4, and type out what it says. This allows the teacher to assess for more critical reading than is often possible with middle school novels. 

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Retirement card

I finally got some scrappy time in between the end of the school year and preparing for a garage sale. We had my father-in-laws retirement party this past Saturday so I decided to play with some alcohol inks to create a card. I am taking the Creative Chemistry 101 class from Tim Holtz and am having so much fun learning new techniques and playing around. I have used alcohol inks before, but my blending technique is improving. Thanks for looking!