What a Weekend?!

My weekend began with work....yuck! But, it actually wasn't that bad. We had Saturday School, which is completely voluntary. Students can get some proactive tutoring lessons to prepare for their semester exams. We had 156 students turn out! That's about 1/4 of our school. I was so encouraged by their willingness to come to school when it wasn't mandatory.

I spent the afternoon shopping for baby shower gifts and Christmas gifts for my team of teachers at work!

The result was a cart filled with all of this...

Read more about the Christmas gifts I made here. I am very happy with the end result!
I then proceeded to my friend Jill's baby shower! Jill and I taught together and have continued to keep in touch, even though I've moved on to a different school.

Our whole gang was there! Even, our girl Shayna, who recently moved back home to Lubbock to be with family!
We call our little book club "50 Shades of Cray!" We didn't read the book you're thinking of'd have to ask Thanh for a story behind the name. Anyway, it was so cool celebrating the parents-to-be and to get our whole gang together!

Sunday started out with a great church service, followed by celebrating my hubby's birthday! He was totally caught off guard when I told him his ride had arrived...when he looked out side, he was greeted by a limo! And, when the door was opened for him, some of his closest friends were already inside!

Read more about his birthday experience here.

With all the men out spending time together, I got so spend some much-needed time with my dear friend, Angela! We didn't take any pictures, but we did do a little shopping! Can't wait to share some of the steals I found...including a skirt from the LOFT on final sale for $4.88! Woot! Woot! Or in Angela's words, POW!

And to top it all off...I won my fantasy football game this week! I'll be playing in the championship game next week! Woot! Woot! That means I'm guaranteed to end the season at least in second place! I'm super excited!

Hope you guys had a great weekend! I'm so excited that there's only one more week before winter break! So excited to visit my family soon!

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  1. I love you gift idea! A cake mix in a personalized mug? How totally fun :)
    I found you at Monday Meet up and am following you now!

  2. Blog hopping - great post - Happy Holidays and Happy BDay to hubby!

  3. What a sweet gift for your husband! I did that for my hubby's anniversary once. 50 Shades of Cray! Love it.

  4. Love those gift ideas, Kim! Just returning the follow and comment. I couldn't reply to yours from my blog because you are a no reply blogger. There is a google fix for it if you are interested in changing that ;] But I wanted to say you SHOULD join the dietbet, I'm not a better/gambler/anything-er either, but this just sounded like great motivation haha.

    1. Thanks for letting me know that I was a 'no reply blogger.' I was being anti-social and didn't even know it! Did a quick google search and fixed that! Thanks for stopping by and for following back!

  5. Wow quite the gifts! Looks like a fun weekend :)

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    1. Thanks, Alycia! I almost went with Christmas mugs. WOuld have been cheaper, but I liked the idea of personalized mugs that someone wouldn't mind using year-round. Thanks for stopping by!

  7. Wow! "Cake in a cup" is a pretty neat idea.. I didn't know it was that easy or that such could even be done. I LOVE it!