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Vanilla Cake with Rum Glaze (gluten-free)

My friend Kae and I had a housewives day last weekend.  We baked some delicious gluten-free cake!  We baked 2 – 8 inch round cakes drizzled with rum glaze (so we could each have one).  Yummy!!  Hubby and I added strawberries and … Continue reading

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My Friends at Alki

After my students got so excited about all of the shells and rocks my teacher friend and I brought back from Alki, we decided to have a family outing with our students and their parents. This past Saturday we met at … Continue reading

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Eastside Firefighters Pipes and Drums

Last weekend I happened upon this group at A Terrible Beauty restaurant in West Seattle.  They were AMAZING!  And really, what is better than some firefighters in kilts playing Irish music? Firefighters are not usually my forte because I come … Continue reading

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Bringing the Beach to the Classroom

In my preschool class we have been learning about West Seattle.  We went for an adventure on Friday all around the community visiting the park, the Les Schwab, the fruit stand and looking around at the totem pole.  Alki Beach is a great … Continue reading

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I DO NOT Prefer Trout

While was at the grocery store I wandered past the protein and saw that Trout was on sale.  So being me, I decided I should buy it and try it out… because it was only $2 why not?  Look at how … Continue reading

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Maninis Gluten-Free

Maninis Gluten-Free is a new addition to our beautiful little West Seattle Farmer’s Market.  And I am so glad that they are. I chatted with Tim for a few moments about the products and about being gluten-free.  We have been gluten-free for … Continue reading

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Thank you Dana for the Kreativ Blogger Award

Thank you Dana over at Zona Pellucida for nominating and awarding me with the Kreativ Blogger Award.  I am so very excited to accept this award (even if it is just blogging spam)!  Lifeofaphoenix has been a great outlet for me over the … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day should be a celebration of love and romance.  For me, the love and romance part is a very small portion of the joy and fun celebrated on Valentine’s Day. The real holiday celebration happens at work.  Preschool is the land of … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Regret

The owner of this truck may regret not rolling up the window… I know I would.  His seat is going to be awfully wet when the snow melts!

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Walrus Art for Preschool

During the month of January, we studied arctic animals.  This was one of my favorites. Materials: Straws Black and brown or two different shades of brown paper Pipe cleaners Googlie Eyes Glue Directions: First, I took a glass and traced … Continue reading

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