The LAST Friday......

It has been an awesome summer! Daughter married, moved my classroom, read 27 books, learned how to mod podge (which is really not something you learn- you just do it), and tackled many crafty thingies.  Click {here} and {here} for more about crafties and click {here} or {here} for my classroom transformation! UPDATE UPDATE  UPDATE!!  I have added a linky button to part of this post--- it's about the TERRIFIC BLOGGER EXCHANGE Link up with Covered in Glitter and Glue. about Five Random Things for this week! My LAST week.......before school begins!

Random Thing #1:
I polished off decorating my STEM Lab with some great quotes: 
I wanted this project to be easy and it was- but first I toyed with vinyl letters to just stick up OR using a Cricket to cut out letters to stick on.... then just decided to draw a wavy line and go for it with a paint brush. I printed the quotes in cute fonts and just tried to recreate......turned out pretty good! Here's another one:

Random Thing #2:
 I joined with Covered in Glitter and Glue about a month ago for a Blogger Exchange Event : 
and this week received my package from my Blogger partner. What an amazing treat this was!!! My partner looked through my blog (A LOT) and sent things that were very personal. I once created a post on this blog and ended it with this picture:
 What a wonderful surprise to find this in my Blogger Exchange Package:
Here's the canvas in my room:

My new friend from Fifth in the Middle did a splendid  job of sending items I can use in my new lab. Here's a peek at the other items in the package:
Yes, those are magnets labeled with symbols from the Periodic Table and that plastic bin for pencils looks like test tubes. Can you see it sitting on the supply table in my room?
Thank you so much Fifth in the Middle and Covered in Glitter and Glue! This exchange was a terrific idea and great fun!

Third Random Thing:
 I found the best new App! (Well, it's new for me!)  It's called Polyvore. With the app you can choose clothing, jewelry, shoes, hand bags, etc and create your own collages of outfits. I have a feeling this is going to be more addictive than Candy Crush (probably not). Here's a collage I created:

Fourth Random Thing: I made an amazing cheese dip- it was delicious:

You can find the recipe for it {here}!

Fifth Random Thing.......can't think of one.....maybe next week I'll write about SIX thingies.

Have a great weekend!

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  1. I got your sweet note today, and I am absolutely THRILLED that you like the canvas. You had mentioned that you were going to make one, so I didn't know if you had gotten to that yet or if you wanted to make your own :) I think that they will be posting the linky for the exchange tonight, so I look forward to sharing the wonderful things you sent me as well!

    Fifth in the Middle

    1. Awesome! I will add some pictures to this post and can't wait to see what others received! I hung the canvas you made today. I will add that picture so everyone can see it! Thank you again!

  2. What a thoughtful gift! AND it is super cute!

    Thanks so much for participating and linking up!
    Ms. Smith
    Adventures of Ms. Smith


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