Sharp Pencils for the Music Classroom

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It’s been a bit quiet around these parts, and by these parts, I mean this blog, because there is really nothing quiet about my life these days. I have recently taken a position as the choir teacher at a local school. While I am excited to share my love of music with my students, this is […]

Inside Out Emotions Party

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #InsideOutEmotions #CollectiveBias Joy, Sadness, Anger, Disgust, and Fear are not just emotions that we feel, but are also the main characters of the new Disney Pixar film Inside Out…who happen to be emotions. My family has been so […]

Cute and Clever Valentines from 2015

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If you follow me on Instagram, this post may look rather familiar. While the blog was kind of quiet, I was overgramming over on instagram. These are the valentines I sent with my elementary school students for their friends for Valentine’s Day. The joke valentine is a printable from the always-clever Erika over at Yellow […]

One Little Word 2015: Receive

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For the background on my One Little Word or Word of the Year posts, read this post. My One Little Word for 2015 came to me several weeks ago. I initially tried to dismiss it, because it doesn’t sound like a goal at first and could be misinterpreted as not a very noble goal. But […]

Frozen Party Printables

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More Frozen party goodness…back by popular demand! My Frozen party and my sister’s Frozen party are some of the most popular posts ever on My Insanity. I’ve had several requests that I share the printable signs and food labels from the party. So here they are, plus a bonus. I had a couple of these […]

A Season To Sparkle pt. 3 – Party Hats and Goodies

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We’re back today with more sparkly details from the Season to Sparkly Party Hop! Here is my big reveal! I created the DIY Glitter Christmas Party Hats for the occasion. I’ll show you how you can make your own in just a minute. I am a huge sucker for caramel and chocolate. These fancy Cashew Turtles […]

Sharp Sharpie Teacher Gift

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“This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Sharpie, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia  #StaplesBTS http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV” My kids like to give their teachers gifts on the first day of school. I like to think of it less as kissing up and more as starting […]

One Smart Cookie — First Day of School Treat!

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This post originally appeared on one of my favorite sites, Paging Supermom, last year when school started. My kids were so excited by this surprise! School starts this week for us. Not sure they will get such a cool surprise this year. My kids have already gone back to school for the year. It came […]

Firecracker Popcorn

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We are expecting some excitement this Independence Day as our newest lil’ firecracker is getting ready to make his debut, so we don’t need much more excitement this year. However, you may be looking for a few fun ways to add some “spark” to your 4th of July celebrations. Last year I shared this recipe on […]

Exciting Easter Ideas (Linky Party Round-up)

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Thank you to everyone who participated in our Easter Linky Party with Design Dazzle and a dozen other fabulous blogs. I loved seeing all of the bright and cheerful ideas pop-up and be inspired by them! Here are a few that really caught my eye: The idea I am most likely to copy are these […]