A Little Summer Decor

I was made for sunny days. - Anonymous Happy Friday, friends! Yesterday, as you might have seen on my instagram account, Greg & I traveled to Waco, TX to visit the Magnolia Silos. The hubs had tv/ high school-related business to take care of in Temple, TX, so I tagged along and we visited the … Continue reading A Little Summer Decor

Summer S(eas): Netflix & Amazon Prime Edition

One of the things summer wife has more time during for during the summer months is 'binge' watching TV shows. I have to be honest though, my definition of 'binge' watching is usually only 1 episode or 2... for some reason, I just cannot bring myself to watch more than 2-3 in a row without … Continue reading Summer S(eas): Netflix & Amazon Prime Edition

Backyard BBQs, Birthdays & Baking

It's officially the weekend, ya'll! June is full of birthdays, anniversaries & Father's Day celebrations for us -- and all this celebrating means friends coming to visit and family get-togethers. We have a busy weekend ahead! Last night we had some friends over for an impromptu BBQ and I wanted to share with you the … Continue reading Backyard BBQs, Birthdays & Baking

Taco Tuesday: Healthy Enchiladas

Hi friends! Hope your week is off to a great start and I hope you had an even better weekend! Greg & I had a low key weekend and it was oh, so wonderful. We tried a new restaurant on Saturday night and I had the most delightful, white Sangria... mmm! And since we're on … Continue reading Taco Tuesday: Healthy Enchiladas

Summer Reads

Happy Fri-YAY, friends! Hope you all had a great week! The beginning of my week was full of curriculum writing. I write 5th Grade Language Arts and Social Studies curriculum for my school district. It is one of the things I love about my job -- I write with two other awesome 5th grade teachers … Continue reading Summer Reads

Paint Problems

Happy Monday, friends! I hope ya'll had a great weekend! It was raining here in Dallas most of the weekend...and still drizzling today. I know we need the rain, but I am ready for the sun. I am definitely happier when the sun is shining -- anyone else have that problem? Speaking of dilemmas, I … Continue reading Paint Problems

Sunny Days Ahead

"Summer is a state of mind." - Thisdelightfuldesign Hey there, friends! Happy, happy summertime! The 'Summer Wife' is back from the depths of grading papers, early wake-ups and packed lunches. We made it! Another year in the books (hard to believe I finished year 9 in the classroom) and another summer filled with longer daylight … Continue reading Sunny Days Ahead

Be Grateful.

Be thankful. Always. -Anonymous Happy November, friends! Yes, it has been awhile since I have shared a post with you. This 5th Grade teacher has had a busy, busy fall! I am so thankful for this time off to spend time relaxing with family & friends. So, to kick off this Thanksgiving Week, I wanted … Continue reading Be Grateful.

Just a Peek!

"...and all at once summer collapsed into fall." -Oscar Wilde Happy Sunday! Today is it raining, actually storming, in Texas. I'm choosing to believe this is the first sign of the season truly beginning to change, and hopefully some cooler, fall temps are on the way. Over the last week, in between grading papers and … Continue reading Just a Peek!

Fallin’ into Fall

Yes, it has been about a month since I've blogged, but back to school is super busy for teachers. Add a few fun weekend trips & visits with family into the "back to school" mix and this teacher has been using any 'free' time for rest and relaxation. But as summer slowly turns into fall … Continue reading Fallin’ into Fall