Friday, August 9, 2013

Five for Friday

So glad that Five for Friday is back!  I haven't started back to school yet, so this is a bit of piece-meal, end-of-summer- mixture of events from the week.

1. Last Friday found me in Oregon visiting with my bf and 4-month old niece! Isn't she the cutest?! I had the pleasure of babysitting her for a whole day, and shortly after this picture was taken, snuggled with her until she fell asleep in my arms. So smitten!

2.  I went in on Tuesday to help my roomie out with her new classroom!  She was just hired as a band teacher at a nearby private school. So excited for her! After the many, MANY hours she has selflessly volunteered and helped in my classroom, it was the least I could do.

3. My new tumbler came today! So excited!  I think it's my new favorite cup.

4. This happened this morning. Ugh.  Allergy scratch test. 61 of those needles scratched my back and I have the hives and welts to prove it. So itchy!!!  But the good news was that there were no huge surprises. My last allergy test was about 7 years ago and not much has changed since then, though some thing were worse this round. Immunotherapy starting sometime next week. Yay?

5.  I finally get the keys to my new classroom on Monday!  I called yesterday and they were officially moving all of my boxes from the old room to the new.  With only seven work days until school starts, I think I know where I am going to be living all next week...

Thanks so much for stopping by!


  1. Your niece is just adorable! The thought of having to do an allergy test makes me cringe! That does not sound fun! Good luck getting your classroom together!
    A Tall Drink of Water

  2. That's the best cup! I'll have to get one of those too!
    Whimsy Workshop

  3. Your niece is so cute. I'm sure she was smitten with you too :) Yeah for your roommie! I have so many friends that are teachers I live vicariously through you all LOL! Great new glass and so sorry about the allergies :( I can't do basil, oregano, thyme, sage, rosemary, and and few other herbs so no Italian for me unless it has a cream sauce which equates to mega calories so we make our own pasta sauce from scratch and it is soooo yummy! Sorry you didn't make it up the coast this summer...sniff, sniff...maybe next summer :)

  4. I'm so jealous that you get to go into your classroom soon! I'm not allowed to bring my kids in with me, so I can't go in 'early' ... have to wait until my official first day/when my kids are in camps.

    Where did you get your cup? I can't have coffee cups, or any cups without lids on my desk or I might accidentally put a paint brush or two in it ... yes that's happened. I just broke my last lidded cup so I'm on the lookout for a new one!

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    ~ Kristin