Monthly Archives: September 2013

Tomato Gorgonzola Soup

I made this soup after a friend brought my family an entire bag of tomatoes from the farmers’ market.  I hate for produce to go bad so I knew we needed to make something that would use a lot of … Continue reading

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Remember How Long To Keep Makeup & When You Bought It

I’ve never been able to remember how long to keep beauty products.  I’m even worse at remembering how long I’ve had mine.  Did I buy this last year? Or was it two years ago?  Is mascara okay for  3 months … Continue reading

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Honey Mustard & Pretzel Baked Chicken

Recipe inspiration can come from anywhere.  I recently went to an autumn carnival and couldn’t resist the smells of the freshly baked pretzels.  I love pretzels with mustard, and as I was eating, I realized this combination would translate perfectly … Continue reading

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Simple Rules For An ESL Classroom

Establishing rules or guidelines for the behavior you expect at school (or at home) is imperative.  Setting clear expectations, lets students know what is okay and what is not. Ideally, you want to establish rules early and reference them often. … Continue reading

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The Best Non-Edible Birthday Favors Your Child Can Bring To School

Children feel proud and excited when they get to share their birthday with their school friends.  Bringing birthday treats into school is nice a tradition that encourages students to share and think of others.  When I was a student, it was … Continue reading

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Cardamom Pear Popsicles

Pears are the perfect late-summer early-fall snack.  This recipe for Cardamom Pear Popsicles is a great hybrid treat celebrating the popsicles of summer and pears of fall. Cardamom’s spicy-sweet taste is a great compliment to pear. Buying cardamom pods and grinding … Continue reading

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Spicy Sriracha Deviled Eggs

Sriracha is the new black.  It’s the current “it” condiment and originated in Thailand. While I was living there, I loving doused things in it; it’s a bit addicting. Sriracha is actually a hot sauce that is a combination of chili … Continue reading

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