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Mysteries, polka dots, California Rolls, TJ Maxx, cozy blankets, rainy days and getting the first spoonful of peanut butter out of the jar make me smile. Spiders, rude people, cold fingers and toes, baby leashes, people that don't wrap their packages before going to the Post Office, poison ivy and Math (pretty much all of it) make me want to scream. My perfect day would be spent with my wonderful husband and sweet girls- watching movies in our jammies! Of course, having the movie theater to ourselves would be great, too. Please pass the popcorn and M&M's.:) I am saved by the grace of God. He is my constant companion and hears my every prayer. What a blessing! I'd love to hear from you! Lori at toosillysisters@cox.net

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

School, baseball and Mrs. Crabbypants

The school/studio/everything room needed help.


                It's just not possible to work and learn in a pig pen
           environment.


               The girls and I finally have things cleaned, sorted, and
          organized.
          We'll see how long that lasts.

Our new curriculum arrived the other day.
A World of Adventure for 4th-8th graders.
I am anxious to open the box and take a peek.
I am curriculum junkie and I'm not ashamed to admit it.


                 The only problem is... we are still finishing up last 
           year's work.
           I am not a diehard teacher.  It just doesn't work for us.
                               


                               We went to a baseball game the other day.
                     Seeing friends and eating junk food was fun 
                     but otherwise the girls were not impressed.
                     (I read a magazine.)

 
                            Some of us whined because it was so hot.
                  When I got home in the a/c I was much happier.


                                         Summer volunteering ends this week.
                           So does swim team.


                                 I can sleep late again.


                                                      No more Mrs. Crabbypants.

13 comments:

Tristan said...

such bright colors!
um..what is on the Christmas tree..lol?!

Sheri said...

Adorable....those girls are lucky to have you for their mama. Be blessed my friend. xo

Angela said...

Your school room is SO cute! I won't be taking any pictures of mine. :-) It needs some serious help.

Angela said...

Your school room is SO cute! I won't be taking any pictures of mine. :-) It needs some serious help.

amy @ Life in Pink Hi-Tops said...

Love the school room--especially the pink desk. I've been wanting to paint Anna's desk pink. I just haven't gotten around to it.

michelle edwards joy said...

I don't believe you could ever e Mrs. Crabbypants my sweet friend!

Love Ya

Lindsay-ann said...

Hi Lori
I LOVE your school room, it looks such a bright and airy place. The curtains are really pretty. I can imagine you all there now doing school work :) Jessica adores your pretty lampshade :) Glad your routine is back to normal and you can sleep in a bit longer. Like Michelle I can't imagine you being Mrs Crabbypants!
Lindsay
x

val said...

still adore your shelf and table you redid....precious. Mandy is bound to miss swim team....are you able to find a year round one?

Amy said...

Ok... here's what I am loving:
--Your cat---- beautiful and so fluffy!
-- I that your school room?? Supa jealous.
-- I love the ribbon lamp. Seriously... send it my way, please.
--Great organization, woman!! I need to purge and clean before school starts. It makes me happy. :)

~The Robin's Nest~ said...

LORI! I ought to come over there and spank your butt for having a Christmas tree up STILL and it's almost August! LOL!!!!!! TOOOO FUNNY! BTW: The room looks fabulous darling. Lovies.

AForestFrolic said...

Oh Lori, your table is amazing!! And loves the organization, yay! I think it's funny you read a magazine at a baseball game, tee hee!

Hugs,

Jamie :)

Cherie said...

I need those desks... And a big room, to fit them I'm, how awesome is that? I hope it stays organized for you, I totally understand it being impossible to learn in a pigpen. I can barely function nicely in one!

It'll be fun to read more posts, I like your open/honest style of writing.

Following from the crew! :-)

Jerelene said...

I LOVE your lamp!! It's adorable..If you made it I would love to know how..
I sure wish I'd known you were doing a World of Adventure...I have it here and have been trying to find someone who would want to use it:) You could have got mine....If you know anyone else that likes that...I have one.
The room looks lovely. Love the table too!!
I just have to ask...do you leave your tree up year round and decorate it according to season? Just happened to notice :) I have left mine up for a very lengthy time and decorated..till my husband said please take it down..And this yr..we had Maci and so I sort of had too:)
Love you!! Jerelene