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School is Closed!!!

As a teacher I really look forward to this time of year. I would finally get a chance to enjoy the Christmas season with the kids... but I had a few things to scratch off my 'to-do' list. 

1. Dylan was involved in the school's Christmas Concert, so I had to shuffle being a teacher (behind the scenes) and a parent.

2. I spent most of the weekend ... wrapping presents to close friends and family...

3. I devoted the entire Saturday to making pastels with my family (Sorry no picture yet). The thing is ... it is a tradition in our family to make flour pastels and not the corn pastels that most of you know about. You might be thinking "FLOUR??" but it is something 3 generations of my family grew up eating and we are not passing it onto our forth generation. It was alot of work but worth it!!!

So with that out of the way I get to spend some time reading, and allowing myself the opportunity to focus on myself. My little girl is in daycare for the next few days and my son and I have planned a schedule of activities to get through together. 

So without any other delays my holidays have begun. :)



  1. Your school is already closed? Here school doesn't close until the 21st. I'm jealous.

  2. So adorable that they all dressed as Santa! I wish my big girl was out of school alreay - I would like to have her home right now. Have a beautiful Christmas!

  3. We have school all week still. It sounds like your Christmas break is off to a great start!

  4. Have a happy holiday filled with peace

  5. Have a great winter break. We are in school until the 21st.

  6. I'm loving all those little Santas...

  7. How awesome that you're school is out! We have to wait until the 21st, but it will be a whirlwind of celebration right after.

  8. Hey Jillian. Thanks so much for dropping by my blog, I Create Purty Thangs, and commenting. Am now following you. Have a Merry Christmas!

  9. Yeah! This is the time to unwind in a jolly way!

    Merry Christmas, Jillian

    Following ya!

  10. Yeh, have a wonderful holiday , Merry Christmas :)

  11. YEah ! No more School!! Great Santa Costume!

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  13. I love the Christmas village picture. I used to do that every year, but gave it up this year since my son is pretty destructive right now.

  14. Thanks for stopping by and following! I'm now following you back, yay!


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