Image by sambeawesome from Pixabay It's here- the scariest week of the year. Not because of the horror movies, or the monsters, or the haunted houses... but Halloween is on a school night. Again. It is terrible for parents, terrible for kids, and yes, terrible for teachers. It is on a Thursday this year, so… Continue reading How to get through Halloween week at school and still want to come back to teach the next week
My student teacher started with me last week, and it has me thinking about my responsibility to the next generation of educators. I remember student teaching. It was exciting, terrifying, and I thought I knew it all. I had done so many hours of observations in classes of all ages and even taught one or… Continue reading Student Teachers- It’s our job to prepare them, but not scare them.
Note: This post contains affiliate links. If you use a link to purchase a product, I may get a small commission, but I will not post about any product that I do not support. Guys, my life is changed. For real. I have been struggling through this process of self-teaching cookie decorating. This weekend was… Continue reading Tips vs Tipless bags
It has been a busy weekend, as usual, starting with the kids' school carnival on Friday and then time spent with great friends on Saturday. The weather is turning cooler in the mornings and evenings, and Saturday night was perfect for our fire pit with S'mores. In the midst of all of this, I came… Continue reading Organizing my cookie work space
Well, I decided to start a blog. I have always loved to write, so here I am, jumping in head-first. I started decorating cookies about a month ago, and expected, like so many other things in my life, that it would seem fun once or twice, then I would get tired of it. Or, more… Continue reading Why am I doing this?
Welcome to Always Bring Cookies! I am, first and foremost, a mom. I have 3 amazing kids. I am also an 8th grade Language Arts teacher. I love what I do and I love my kids, but I started to need something else for a creative outlet. I kind of stumbled into cookie decorating as… Continue reading About Me