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Mirror mirror, on the wall...
I had the opportunity to assemble a bulletin board at school this week to greet students for a new school year and recognize the potential of each person. I had seen some great mirror displays on Pinterest a while ago...
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DIY Chalkboard Book Ends
I have a great little reading nook in my classroom and decided that I needed to get serious this summer about organizing books for my students. I needed bookends to hold up the stacks, but also needed a place where I...
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Meet Your Maker, Part II
Me, part deux… When we first moved to Seattle, I started waiting tables at an Indian restaurant and going to school for my master’s degree in teaching. My future mister tried a couple different career paths, eventually settling into a...
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Meet Your Maker
…soapmaker, that is. It has been suggested to me, by people whose opinion I trust, that when someone makes a handcrafted product like I do, folks like to know a bit about the person who made it. I struggled for a while with...
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