It’s time to prepare for the holidays and the best way to do that is a SALE!!
All 3 of my shops/stores will be on sale for 20%, so now’s the time to grab some great deals for now, the holidays, and into the new year!!
First, you can visit The Schoolhouse on Etsy. Use code FRIDAY2MONDAY and get 20% off any purchase over $1 through 2 December. To shop that sale, just click here.
Next, my shop on Teachers Notebook is on sale for 20% off from 29 November to 2 December. If you use code PLUS15, you can get an extra 10% off!! If you’re interested in shopping this sale, just click the banner below.
Finally, my store at TPT is on sale for 20% off. My sale runs 29 November to 2 December, but you can get an extra 10% off 30 November & 1 December with code SMILE for a total of 28% off!! If you’re interested in shopping this sale, please just click the banner below.
I always enjoy adding new resources during a sale, so keep your eyes open for any new items that you might need for the season!! I truly appreciate you all and all that you do to help and support The Schoolhouse. You’re what it’s all about!!
Today is my little girls 18th birthday!! I can’t believe how fast time has gone. She’s an amazing
girl woman who brings joy to everyone that she touches. She has a smile that brightens the world around her. I’m so proud to be her Momma and I’m honored that God chose me to take care of this angel.
She has hopes and dreams….and I have no doubts that she’ll accomplish all of the, one way or the other. She gives it her all in everything that she does. She has a faith that runs deep and never doubts what God has planned for her.
As I reflect on the past 18 years, all I have is love and joy. I know she’s not perfect, she is mine after all. She’s truly a great
kid woman and has a bright future. I remember being told I couldn’t have kids and I remember the day I found out that I was pregnant. Life would never be the same!! She has always done things her way and she has amazing strength….and some that she doesn’t even know she has. She was my partner all the times that hubby was gone due to military life. Her dad is her buddy and they enjoy getting in trouble together. Through it all, she knows that we’re her parents and love her unconditionally.
Happy Birthday sweet
girl young lady!! Daddy and I wish you all the best today….and every day of your life to come. We can’t wait to see what lies ahead!! You may be grown up, but you’ll always be our little girl!! 😀
It’s time for Macro Monday!! This week, I chose a picture from a couple weeks ago when we had so much snow. We were supposed to have a “dusting” to an inch and ended up with 6″. I don’t like winter or snow, but it sure does make for nice photography!!
Here’s my Macro Monday….
Be sure to check out the other Macro Monday photography here….
We’ve been having class for a couple of weeks now, but this is the first real craft that I’ve made for the kids. I have to say that they loved it!!
This is a simple paper craft. Once completed, the kids can put Jesus in the Jordan River with John the Baptist, dip him in the water, and baptize him. This project does need adult supervision to cut the slit in the river. There are complete directions and supply list included, along with the patterns.
If you’re interested in the paper craft, just click to….
You can find a picture of our finished project on Instagram here, here, and here. Notice that we didn’t glue it on construction paper, which I really wanted to do. I do recommend that you do it that way, as is given in the directions.
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The optional theme that I picked for today was actually a hard one for me. This week’s optional themes is HANDS.
I had the choice of several hands to photograph. I ended up picking the hands that have held my heart for over 25 years. They’re the hands of a strong man. These hands served this country for 20 years. They held our baby and still comfort her. They are the hands that pat and love the dogs as soon as they get home. These hands often have extra work to do around the house. They’re steady hands as they build a model. These are the hands of a kind and loving man. They’re hands that have done much in life and have so much more life to go through.
These are the hands of my wonderful husband….
If you’d like to read more about Foto Finish, please click here to read all about it. Next week’s optional theme will be TREES. If you’d like to join in Foto Finish, just link up below.
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