Tuesday, September 13, 2011

What to Do...

School started back over a month ago...
Since that time I have gained 10 pounds (seriously).
Went from sleeping 10-12 hours to 4-6 (yes I still sleep like a crazy teenager).
I still haven't finished washing all of the dishes (ridiculous yes).

Now I am the only resource teacher for 29 to 32 students with special needs.
Given they are in their classrooms so I don't have everyone in my room, but I'm definitely stretched to the second.

I feel as though I've lost myself.
I've lost all time for crafting and creating.
I almost feel numb some days.

I've pondered closing my etsy shop.
I've wondered what kind of new designs I could add.
Felt as though I've failed at keeping it going and getting it to it's full potential.
(There are mountains of coordinating fabrics that I bought to make rolled roses for stuff for the shop that haven't been touched.)

Source: None via Amy on Pinterest

I know we all go through times like this, or at least I'm told.

So now I've stolen a quiet moment to ramble on here.
I also stole a couple moments a few nights ago to play around with photoscape and paint.net on the computer.

Source: etsy.com via Amy on Pinterest

Now I'm preparing for another late night of school work.
Good news is that they are working on putting another teacher with me half days to help out at the school...

Until then... I'll be around...
Pinteresting an imaginary vacation and craft wishes!

Source: joann.com via Amy on Pinterest

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

WWIW: What I was too busy to post!

The school year started...
I am the only special education resource teacher in the entire building...
That makes my caseload 32...
It's never been larger than 27...
Manageable is 22...

Basically, I lost all ability to have time to blog!

So here are some outfit posts from the last month:


I used tutorials from Sweet Verbana for:

Shrug: T.J. Maxx

Jacket: Marian College (now Marian University- my alma mater)
Dress: Walmart (I was sick this day and this was my comfy outfit!)
Cowboy Boots: Kmart (LOVEEEEEEEEE THEM!!!! First pair that has EVER fit my size 11 feet)

Shirt: Cato's
Pants: Maurice's (clearance)
Necklace: Flea Market

Dress: Kmart (red and aqua!!! LOVE!)
Shrug: T.J. Maxx
Jeans: Maurice's
Shoes: Target

Bad lighting... sorry
Shirt: Lane Bryant from Goodwill
Pants: Maurice's (same pair! EEK!) (I washed them I swear!)
No clue what shoes are on my feet!

Dress: Target
Flats: Payless

Lazy hair with a rolled rose clip from an etsy shop I've lost the name of!

Patchwork Poseys: Made by me in my Etsy Shop :)

Shirt: Fashion Bug
Jeans: Walmart Phat Silver Label

Shirt: Family Dollar
Lace Cami: Cato's
Jeans: Maurice's (clearance)
Necklace: Premier Designs

I'm linking up to:
pleated poppy

Momma Go Round

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