Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Day 284, Monday, October 10, 2016

Halloween is just around the corner and the Halloween store has opened.

Day 283, Sunday, October 9, 2016

I recently bought these new pens.  They are so much fun to play with.

Day 282, Saturday, October , 2016

We moved my dad to my brother's house this morning.  His house has sold and he no longer wants to live by himself.

Day 281, Friday, October 7, 2016

Our friends have a farm and their pumpkin crop this year is awesome!  Love those Clark boys!

Day 280, Thursday, October 6, 2016

Today is the tenth anniversary of "Peyton Day".  10 years ago, Peyton became an offical member of our family.

Day 279, Wednesday, October 5, 2016

We have a "No Tardy Tater" program at school.  We have reduced our tardies to less than one a day.  I made a huge potato head to use for our school to record the days that no one is tardy.  Each teacher has a regular potato head for their classroom and place a piece on everyday that there are no tardies.

Day 278, Tuesday, October 4, 2016

We have been working at my dads house.  Tonight, he grabbed this hat and had Peyton pose with him.

Day 277, Monday, October 3, 2016

My Happiness Is...Linus and the great pumpkin!

Day 276, Sunday, October 2, 2016

Halloween JamBerry nails.  Bats and witches legs, oh my!

Day 275, Saturday, October 1, 2016

Today was World Card Making Day.  We held a scrapbook crop at our school.  On the wall behind us is a painting of the "world".

Day 274, Friday, September 30, 2016

This is the only watermelon I bought this year.  It was fantastic!

Day 273, Thursday, September 29, 2016

Jim bought this potting bench for me to use when I replant our house plants.

Day 272, Wednesday, September 28, 2016

We began our day with Prayer at the Pole.  

Day 270, Monday, September 26, 2016

I temperature cooled off a little bit, so Coco and I got to go for a walk at Coal Miner's Park this afternoon. This huge tree is hollow through the middle at the base.

Day 269, Sunday, September 25, 2016

Rachel took this picture of Cody and Jordan on the riverfront beach at their house!

Day 268, Saturday, September 24, 2016

Yep, Dave the Rootermatic guy had to come to John and Stacie's house just before their party today!  UGH!

Day 267, Friday, September 23, 2016

This is my new motto.

Day 266, Thursday, September 22, 2016

Today is the first day of Autumn!

Day 265, Wednesday, September 21, 2016

I drink Diet Snapple Peach Tea every single day. For many years, I drank raspberry lemonade....on to tea iit is!

Day 271, Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Our card swap is in a few days.  I made this Christmas card for my swap card.

Day 264, Tuesday, September 21, 2016

I love the month of October for many reasons.  I am planning to watch this movie at some point in time.

Day 263, Monday, September 19, 2016

Bob's, Sweet Stripes!  Soft peppermint candy!

Day 262, Sunday, September 18, 2016

Stacie, Cindy, Darla, Janelle and I went to the Vinyl Art Studio, this afternoon.  We each made a different sign, using vinyl as the stencil on wood.

Day 261, Saturday, September 17, 2016

Jim and I went to see a local production of Saturday Night Fever.  It was a fun play to see.

Day 260, Friday, September 16, 2016

One of the best perks of being a school secretary is we get all the treats!

Day 259, Thursday, September 15, 2016

I ordered this journal and printed papers from Hatch Show Print.  We went to visit their shop in Nashville this summer.

Day 258, Wednesday, September 14, 2016

This is my lanyard, that I wear everyday, that is always around my neck at school, that I couldn't find when I got ready to leave work, that I looked for before I left and thought I possibly might have forgotten to put it on this morning, that I went back to school and dug through the dumpster because I thought I threw it away, but it was in the principals office where I took it off during the active shooter drill this morning!

Day 257, Tuesday, September 13, 2016

I have been knitting dish cloths for a few months, now.  I try to give everyone new dish cloths at Christmas.

Day 256, Monday, September 12, 2016

I took all the red and green dots to Rogers school and ran them through the "wax" machine.  It applies a line of wax in thin rows across the entire width of the machine.

Day 255, Sunday, September 11, 2016

Here is my little boy sleeping on MY blanket.  I do love him so much!

Day 254, Saturday, September 10, 2016

Stacie and I went to the Art in the Park during the Pekin Marigold Festival.  The vendors line up along the sidewalk and grassy area around the lagoon.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Day 253, Friday, September 9, 2016

I made red and green dots for our active shooter drill at school.  The staff is supposed to put the dot on the door of their classroom to show the police that everyone is accounted for in the classroom.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Day 252, Thursday, September 8, 2016

I ordered my binder and the snap pack for my December Daily.  I am using the same paper as last year, Claus & Co, because I love it so!

Day 251, Wednesday, September 7, 2016

I got our Hatch Show Print's framed.  I bought the background at the shop in Nashville.

Day 250, Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Our first trip of the season to Maurie's for caramel apples!

Day 249, Monday, September 5, 2016

Jim bought ribs at Fresh Market and picked Labor Day to smoke them. He thought they were pretty good.  I don't really like ribs, so I ate something else.

Day 248, Sunday, September 4, 2016

The other day, I stopped at Kroger to pick up a few things.  I sent this picture to Cyndi because she wanted some large pots for their new house.  Rob and Peyton stopped to pick some up and they were marked down another $5.00!

Day 247, Saturday, September 3, 2016

I ordered this pen and pencil holder from Jet Pens.  It is made out of lightweight cardboard and looks like a camera.  Each of the dividers have a "photo".

Day 246, Friday, September 2, 2016

I have been enjoying my Lularoe skirts!  They are definitely more comfortable than pants.

Day 245, Thursday, September 1, 2016

Stacie and Sherrie delivered the #lymphomaisaloser totes to the clinic, this morning.

Day 244, Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Jim wished Sue a happy retirement, today.  She worked for Morton Buildings for 37 years.

Day 243, Tuesday, August 30, 2016

This is a flower from the wildflower patch.  It is about the size of a baseball.

Day 242, Monday, August 29, 2016

Stacie, Sherrie and I filled these thermal totes with goodies for their #lymphomiaisaloser project.  They received donations to fill lots of totes with items that help a chemo patient past the time during treatment.  Thanks to all the friends and family who supported their project.

Day 241, Sunday, August 28, 2016

Jim purchased a tshirt from Ace Academy.  The owner is a from Pekin and played tennis through high school and college.  Jim has stayed in contact with him.

Day 240, Saturday, August 27, 2016

Cindy and I enjoy our time together at our crop.  We have held several in our school gym.  This time we had about 18 girls.

Day 239, Friday, August 26, 2016

This morning, I got this photo from my brother.  Half of their house has already be bulldozed and the remainder will be standing for only a few more minutes.

Day 238, Thursday, August 25, 2016

A local church in our neighborhood provided breakfast for us two days this week.  They are thankful to have a great school district.

Day 237, Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Friday sure seem a loooonnnng time from today!

Day 236, Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The Pods are sitting in the front yard of Rob and Cyndi's new house.  In the foreground of this picture, you can see the shadow of their old house.  It will be demolished, soon.

Day 235, Monday, August 22, 2016

First day of school and we have Kona Ice on our playground!