Posted by teacherjulie @ 8:07 am

Yesterday was spent at home with three sick children so a lunchbox was out of the day plan.

Today being a day for’s Tuesday LunchBox Meme, I thought about featuring the food I prepared for the Field Trip we had at the La Mesa Eco Park last November.

Below was what we brought for the field trip.

Tuna sandwiches, sliced apples, bananas, sliced ensaymada and mamon. For drinks we had milk, Gatorade and water.

We did not bring lunch food because we did not stay for lunch since we still have another school affair to go to.

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Posted by teacherjulie @ 10:41 pm

Week 5 of the‘s Fab Holiday Finds theme is red and/or green.

I have a red find here which features the red wooden tree I have already featured as the centerpiece of our Advent Wreath.

Below are two of the handmade Christmas tree decorations that my two younger and homeschooling children made. They made these during the first week of December.

Green paper Christmas trees and red paper Christmas stockings ornaments.

The materials used for these were from the personalized gift tags, white gift wrappers, and silver cord. Scrapbook embellishments plus red and green sequins were given for the children to decorate their ornaments.

The result?

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Posted by teacherjulie @ 12:15 am

Over at the, we are having a Fab Holiday Finds meme that I am sure those who are anticipating Christmas will enjoy writing posts about and sharing their finds.

Finds can range from the latest in electronic gadgets, to the most delicious ham ever tasted, cookies and cakes to die for, bargain Christmas trees and decors and even Persimmon trees for New Year luck, the tastiest lechon to the coolest places to where one can have these things and more. What else did I miss?

I have decided to make personalized Christmas gift tags. It was supposed to be done with the kids but they had other things in mind so I ended up starting the gift tags myself.

I enjoyed doing these even if when I came to, I realized that spending¬† time doing these as well as spending MORE than I intended to, I could have said I shouldn’t have done that yet I know I made the right choice.

Here is a closeup/link of one of the personalized Christmas gift tags while below is a photo of some of the personalized Christmas gift tags I made:

Below are the materials and costs I have incurred:

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