Rescued

Dear readers – I have the most wonderful story to share with you. Yesterday, the exterminator came to my apartment and sealed off all the cracks in the walls because the flies have been living in the walls (I know, gross!) and he sprayed down the inside and outside of the apartment. He said he…

Why I cried in my car tonight…

I am finally all moved into my new apartment in this small town. My parents helped me move in and I am so grateful they did because it was exhausting. The apartment was not exactly what I had imagined it to be. To be honest, I was a little disappointed because I was told that…

Chocolate Raspberry Pavlova

As it has become our summer hobby, my friend and I dove back into the kitchen recently for another day of baking. We decided to make a Chocolate Raspberry Pavlova and tested out the recipe from Nigella.com. Pavlova is a meringue-based dessert and is very popular in Australia and in New Zealand! It is also very…

Organizing Must-have

Today it suddenly dawned on me that I need to figure out a system to get my classroom organized. Upon searching the world wide web, I came across this excellent video to organize post-it notes! This is just one step towards managing a whirlwind of papers – hopefully it’ll get me on the right track!…

My To-Do List

Well, I am officially done teaching ESL and have finally been enjoying my summer! I do, however, need to complete a list of things before I move up north. It’s taking me a while to get through it – mostly because I feel like I have all the time in the world. And also because…

Catch the Sun

It’s been a while since I have done a creative writing post. Today, I have three short stories that I would like to share with you. I remember when I was writing my high school English practice exam and one of the prompts that they gave us was this picture: So I decided to use…