Summer of Science // Ecology

Summer of Science // Ecology

This is a continuation of my last post about the fun projects I did with the kids at day camp this summer. One of the classes I taught was Ecology. We did a variety of projects, such as dissecting owl pellets, catching frogs at the frog pond, catching bugs, and going on a nature scavenger … Continue reading

Summer of Science // Intro

Summer of Science // Intro

All this cold weather in NY has made me think about the summertime. I’m subbing at school today, and it got me thinking about all the cool projects I did with the kids here at day camp. This led me to want to share a few of them with you- Β you might want to try … Continue reading

Box o’ Sunshine!

Box o’ Sunshine!

“Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared”Β  Earlier in the year, I had a friend going through some personal problems and she had been feeling down in the dumps. I wanted to do something nice for … Continue reading

Cooking up some love

Cooking up some love

I am a bridesmaid in my girlfriend’s wedding next week! Back in September, the rest of the bridesmaids, her mother, and I threw the bride a Β shower with the theme “Cooking Up Some Love”. The favors, centerpieces, and other decorations were all DIY, and we were very proud of how it turned out. We chose … Continue reading

Healthy fried “rice” with chicken recipe

Healthy fried “rice” with chicken recipe

I joined this place near me called Personal Training Institute, and so I now have my own personal trainer and nutritionist that I meet with weekly. So far I’m seeing results, so I’m liking it! On a recent meeting with my nutritionist, she gave me this recipe for fried “rice” which is super delicious and … Continue reading

N’awlins!

N’awlins!

In March we went to New Orleans for the first time to attend the Jazz Festival. Here are the highlights from our trip. We flew into the Louis Armstrong Airport in New Orleans on a Thursday afternoon. We stayed in the Prince Conti Hotel in the french quarter. It was a decent hotel, but the … Continue reading

The long awaited follow-up

The long awaited follow-up

Hey there! It’s been about 6 months since you’ve heard from me, which is crazy! Sorry I’ve been MIA. But I have lots of stuff to post about, and things to share with you. For this post, I want to just follow up with you on our house construction. Last you heard from me, we … Continue reading

NOLA

NOLA

This weekend, Josh and I will be heading to Louisiana for the New Orleans Jazz &Heritage Festival (jazzfest)! Neither of us have ever been to New Orleans so we are super excited. Well… I’ll be excited once I get there; I have a serious flying phobia so I’m actually quite anxious right now. Anyway, in … Continue reading

The best breakfast sandwich in the world

The best breakfast sandwich in the world

Today’s post is really quick [for a change]. I just wanted to share with you the best breakfast sandwich ever! Just so you know, I’m not crazy about breakfast foods. Now, if its served alongside a spicy Bloody Mary, then obviously I like breakfast much more. I’ve just never been a big fan of eggs … Continue reading