Pretend to be Nice

Teacher-Moms, on the edge…

Garbage In -Garbage Out

I read a lot about health and healthy eating precisely because you would never know it to look at me. I think there are two kinds of people: those that … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · 8 Comments

Coupon Book follow-up

In case you didn’t know, I’m a big fan of coupon books.  Not the cute gift ones your kids hand make with love…the one I made for my son.  (Get … Continue reading

May 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Dear K-Evil, I want to say no…

Dear K-Evil, I know, from being the kid in question, that if a mother prohibits said kid from spending time with a certain friend, the kid is just going to … Continue reading

May 9, 2014 · 7 Comments

LIEBSTER AWARD!

    Thank you Penultimatiafor nominating us for the Liebster Award!  Then it took us so long to get our acts together that we got nominated again by You Handmade Me{happy} (I … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · 11 Comments

A Not So Lost Weekend

  In an effort to catch up this weekend on the reading and commenting assignments of the Zero- Hero Blogging Challenge I had to put my kids on auto-pilot. Andreas … Continue reading

April 27, 2014 · 5 Comments

My “Dream Reader”?

You of course!  A lot of people are motivated by money, popularity, or pride.  Me, I’m motivated to stop the hate, the hate people have for math. My students are … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

‘Oh Crap, She’s Up’ Was Already Taken

When Michelle and I started our blogging adventure we gave the site the name Girls Gifts and Giggles. I thought she was accommodating my admiration of alliteration. But in her … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · 3 Comments

Buddy Blogging

Hi, this is Andrea. I am the other half of Pretend To Be Nice. My buddy Michelle and I are starting a blog because we are so full of ourselves … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · 8 Comments

About Me (KEVIL)

Do you really want to know?  Instead of boring you with this information in a time-line I’ll give it to you Alanis Morissette style. I’m a bitch. If you ever … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · 3 Comments

Why am I here?

Ok, I have an assignment.  My teacher brain perks up and I constantly remind myself that I need to set a good example.  Have a clear beginning, middle, and end…tell … Continue reading

March 18, 2014 · 20 Comments

No One Died…yet.

So I have become the proverbial taxi mom.  My entire evening – every evening- is dictated by a practice or game…picking up,dropping off,  or tutoring.  Last night was an extra … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · 3 Comments
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"I don't cut the ribbon at the opening of markets. I don't stand next to the mayor. Hit your baseball into my yard, and you'll never see it again." - Tom Waits

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with hope, life is more than just bearable

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Mostly Pleasant [Possibly Offensive] Perceptions

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User Generated Education

Education as it should be - passion-based.

Sass & Balderdash

Always tongue in cheek, often egg on face.

Live to Write - Write to Live

We live to write and write to live ... professional writers talk about the craft and business of writing

coolcookstyle

Find it, cook it, make it your own.

Bucket List Publications

Indulge- Travel, Adventure, & New Experiences

TeacherPop

| A blog for new teachers, hosted by Teach For America.

DFW Writers Workshop

Writers helping writers since 1977

The Social Norma

"I don't cut the ribbon at the opening of markets. I don't stand next to the mayor. Hit your baseball into my yard, and you'll never see it again." - Tom Waits

autismthoughts

My experiences with autism, depression, and life

LisaListed

The best things in life aren't things at all

The Zero-Waste Chef

No packaging. Nothing processed. No waste.

Notes From Dawn

with hope, life is more than just bearable

Properly Ridiculous

Mostly Pleasant [Possibly Offensive] Perceptions

Officially Gluten Free

Have your cake and eat it too, without feeling sick.

Chaos Girl & the Real World

{A Slightly Disjointed Life}

5powerdotorg.wordpress.com/

Chronicles from the Mama Duck - Raising teenagers...family...faith...

anntogether

AM Roselli's art & writing site

User Generated Education

Education as it should be - passion-based.

Sass & Balderdash

Always tongue in cheek, often egg on face.

Live to Write - Write to Live

We live to write and write to live ... professional writers talk about the craft and business of writing

coolcookstyle

Find it, cook it, make it your own.

Bucket List Publications

Indulge- Travel, Adventure, & New Experiences