A Mini Kitchen Update

Less Monday. More Summer. - Anonymous Happy Monday! Hope you had such a great weekend!! Ours was pretty low key and sometimes in the middle of summer, those are the BEST ones! We'll be traveling the next few weekends, so a weekend at home was so welcomed! We saw Won't You Be My Neighbor?,┬áthe Fred … Continue reading A Mini Kitchen Update

A Door For All Seasons

Let us lay in the sun and count every beautiful thing we see. -Anonymous Hey there, friends! Hope your week is off to a GREAT start. I had a few more teacher trainings early this week and now its officially summer! How was your weekend? We had a true, summer weekend! Friday we went to … Continue reading A Door For All Seasons

The Summer Wife’s Book List – Summer 2018

As you know, during the school year 'teacher wife' does not get much time to read for pleasure. I spend so many of my waking hours teaching reading and writing to 5th graders, including read alouds, so by the time my head hits the pillow most nights, its pretty much lights out. This year I … Continue reading The Summer Wife’s Book List – Summer 2018

Back at it again, Summer 2018!

Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink the wild air. -emerson Summertime is upon us! Happy June! I just completed year 10 in the classroom, yes, can you believe it?! Time flies. This was a year, like many others, full of its good days and long days, but overall, the 5th graders we … Continue reading Back at it again, Summer 2018!

Planning a SUPER Super Bowl Party!

For the past five or so years we have been hosting an annual Super Bowl Party, also known as "Tepper Bowl". It is one of our favorite days of the year! We love football - college and pro - and love celebrating and spending time with friends and family. (Oh, and we love the food!) … Continue reading Planning a SUPER Super Bowl Party!

Little Cabin in the Woods: A Broken Bow, OK Review

Happy Saturday, sweet friends! Hope you're staying warm this January. We finally got cold, very cold, here in TX and we have been spending much of this week under blankets watching Netflix by the fire. My mom also came to visit over the long weekend and the hubs tried out his new Christmas toy... the … Continue reading Little Cabin in the Woods: A Broken Bow, OK Review

DIY Wooden Ornaments

Need a holiday gift idea for next year? These DIY wooden ornaments (a take on the original idea from InMyOwnStyle.com 's cute blog post┬áhere) are easy & fun to make and the perfect gift for co-workers, family or friends. The reason I share this with you today, after Christmas, is #1 because I had to … Continue reading DIY Wooden Ornaments

The “Winter” Wife — Christmas 2017

Hey there, sweet #summerwife readers! Happy New Year! As you know #teacherwife doesn't have quite as much time as #summerwife for blogging and all things DIY, but I still wanted to say hello and share my holiday home decor (even if it is after Christmas). Maybe, you can get some ideas and bookmark them for … Continue reading The “Winter” Wife — Christmas 2017

Acorns: A Festive, Felt DIY Project

Happy Thanksgiving Week, sweet readers! Can you believe this time of the year is already here? I am so thankful that as a teacher I get the whole week off to visit with family & friends (and get time for a little R&R). I hope you spend all, or at least some, of your week … Continue reading Acorns: A Festive, Felt DIY Project

Grateful. Thankful. Decor.

The trees are about the show us how lovely it is to let things go. -Anonymous It's November and it's still 90 degrees here in TX (so maybe those leaves won't be showing us their changing colors too soon), but November is a special month in our house. The hubs' favorite holiday is this month, … Continue reading Grateful. Thankful. Decor.