Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Giveaway Winner and Happy Thanksgiving!

First of all, congrats to Stephanie Grant, who won the Dick’s Sporting Goods gift card, courtesy of XShadyside Pittsburgh Gyms! Second, Happy Thanksgiving everybody!  I hope that everybody enjoys spending the holiday with friends and family.  Things will be quiet … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide and Dick’s Gift Card Giveaway (Courtesy of XShadyside Pittsburgh Gyms)

Disclaimer: The prize for this giveaway is courtesy of XShadyside Pittsburgh Gyms.  As always, all opinions are my own. Everyday it seems as though more and more holiday decorations are popping up.  Seeing the decorations has me thinking about what … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Catching Up

Wow, it seems like forever since I last wrote a blog post, even though its only been about a week and a half.   Since it feels like its been so long since I was last able to write, let’s … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Potpourri v. 16

Happy 2nd Day of Fall, everybody!  Although I’m sad to see my favorite season (summer) officially come to an end, I’m excited about all of the fun activities and events that we have on our calendar for this fall.  Between … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Potpourri v. 15

Its been another super crazy and super busy week.  Not only have I had a lot going on both at home and at work, but I also have a big weekend to look forward to. 1.  I’m excited to run … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Five Things I’m Looking Forward to This Fall

The beginning of a new school year means that summer has come to an end and fall has started.  While it was incredible to spend the summer at home with my little man, and share many great memories with him, … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Five Highlights from My Summer

Hard to believe, but today marks my first full day back at school.  Although I’ve had various planning meetings with coworkers this week, my 2016-2017 contract starts today.  Yes, its quite unusual that we’re starting on a Friday this year, … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Potpourri v. 15

My apologies for the late post this morning.  Now that its August and I’ll be headed back to school before I know it I’m trying to soak up as much time as I can with little man.  That means less … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Five Scenes from My Week

For the last time this week, greetings from Central Illinois!  Little man and I have thoroughly enjoyed our week here with my parents.  We’ve kept quite busy, and the week has just flown by.  I’ve also been enjoying running here. … Continue reading

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Friday Five – Five Things I’m Looking Forward to This Summer

I’ve been counting down to this day since I returned to work from maternity leave: its the last day of the school year!  I’ll be spending the morning finishing up cleaning up my classroom, followed by a faculty/lunch meeting, and … Continue reading

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