Monday, March 17, 2014

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

 
I made the treats above for the teachers on our team.  Trying to spread some cheer and teach my students to be encouragers.  The printable is available here.
 
 
 
I made the above treats for our kids and my DH....just a little rainbow on a dreary St. Patrick's Day! That printable is available here.  You can check out my other St. Patrick's Day pins at http://www.pinterest.com/ldryzal/st-patrick-s-day/ or visit my classroom blog at
http://mrsdryzal.blogspot.com to see what's happening in our classroom!
 
Thanks for stopping by!
~peace and blessings~
Lisa

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Snow Day...AGAIN!








 
These are some photos from when I woke up around 7 am this morning.  We had gotten a lot of snow overnight, at least 4-6 inches. 
 


 
The pictures below were taken during the "thunder snow" event.
 

 
Thankful that we did not have to venture into this storm to get to school today!
 
 
Of course, hockey is still on for tonight!  Go Red Devils!
 
~peace and blessings~
Lisa

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Valentines 2014







On this snowy Sunday, Miss M and I made these for our classes.  We found the fabulous (and free!) printable at www.lilluna.com .  I used hot glue to attach the bubbles and flutes to the cards.  Each card is 2.5" in size.  Miss M chose to add flutes and I chose bubbles for my students.  I hope they are a hit!

~peace and blessings~
Lisa

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Winter Decor

 
 
I have been MIA from the blogging world.  Life, in general, has been rather hectic since October.  I have been up to a lot and should have been posting some of my projects and such, but just haven't been good about taking photos of everything.  Today, I finally got to decorate the foyer table for January.  It sat empty since last weekend when I took down the Christmas decorations.  The printable is from AKA Design and was free!  I had the snowflakes and buffalo snow from Christmas décor.  I bought the pinecones, which smell wonderfully of cinnamon, at Wal-Mart on clearance for 98 cents!  The frame was a Dollar Tree find too.  I had hoped for a white frame, but the black seems to work for me.  The vignette was made with mostly materials I had on hand and the branches came from the forest behind the house, so the total cost was 1.98.  Not too shabby!

Thanks for stopping by!

~peace and blessings~

Lisa

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Recognition

Receiving my plaque from Dr. Zahorchak and Mr. Lucas. 
 
Tonight the sixth grade teachers were honored with an Academic Growth Award for our work with the 2012-2013 sixth grade class in Reading.  As most of you know, I am no longer teaching at the middle school, but am very honored to be recognized for the achievement of our students. 


My award
 
 
My colleagues and I with the Superintendent, our Administrators and the GJSD School Board.
 
 
Thank you for stopping by!
 
Peace and Blessings,
Lisa
 
 


Saturday, August 24, 2013

Back to School Teacher Gift

 
 I like to start the school year off with a cute gift for my colleagues and our children's teachers.  This year I was inspired by Stacy at She's Kinda Crafty.  She made similar tags to the one I made above  and put them onto a portable scent holder from Bath and Body Works. 
 

 
Today while shopping for a birthday gift, I saw these really great smelling apple shaped tarts.  I bought 2 for each of the teachers and put them in a cello bag, tied it with red ribbon and added one of the tags I made using the Cricut.
 



 
The finished product!
 
Thanks for stopping by! 
 
~peace and blessings~
Lisa

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Peeling Garlic


 
A friend shared this video on Facebook and I just had to share it with you!  It's the easiest way ever to peel a head of garlic.  I'm going to try it tomorrow and let you know how I fare!
 
~peace and blessings~
Lisa