One Of Those Days…

Today was one of those days



To be honest, with being a teacher I pretty much expect this particular week to come with a few of those days.

Does that sound awful of me? I promise, I’m not that much of a scrooge!

Just remember back to when you were in elementary school at this time of year…

You were pretty excited excited for Christmas and vacation, right?

Now imagine that excitement…while me trying to teach you about the English colonies and cumulative frequency…

Yeah, probably not on the top of your priority list, right? 😉 Don’t worry, it isn’t for my students either.

Can you blame them though? I mean, really, Christmas is only 4 days away…of COURSE they’re excited!! So lucky for me, I always make sure to keep an extra bottle of vino on hand for this week, in case of emergency.


Today, we’ll just say I was rather happy that I remembered to stock up. 😉

So I’ve got my comfies and my cozy slippers on; I’ve got my glass of vino,


and I’m ready to watch one of my favorite holiday movies, Love Actually.

Which is “actually” exactly how I want to spend the rest of my evening. 🙂

Question for the Evening:

What is one of your favorite childhood memories from around the Holidays??

23 Responses

  1. Remember when we were in elementary school and before Christmas the school would gather in the main hallway to sing Christmas songs? That was fun 🙂

  2. oh my gosh you have school this week? I was done thursday and the kids were nuts then!

  3. I can totally relate! We all have “those days”, but you have the right idea…nothing a little wine can’t fix 😉

    My favorite childhood memories would be just the overall excitement surrounding the holidays. The christmas movies, family time and wondering if Santa will come!

    Love Actually is definitely a favorite of mine! Relax and Enjoy! 🙂

  4. Oh god! I can’t imagine being a teacher during the holidays! At least they send you home with gifts!

  5. I was just thinking that I’m in the mood to watch “Love Actually!” I adore that movie. I’m a teacher, too, and our last day was last Thursday. The kids were CRAZY all week! I’m enjoying my break tremendously. 🙂

  6. Our last day was today and my little kindergartners were wild. Teaching kids anything three days before Christmas would make anyone crazy. I hope y’all get out soon :o)

  7. Long time reader, first time commenter! LOVE your blog 🙂

    My fondest memory is eating tangerines at the top of the stairs at 6am on Christmas morning until my parents allowed my brothers and I to come down and open gifts!!

  8. Oh god! I can’t imagine being a teacher during the holidays! At least they send you off with gifts!

  9. Oh man, Christmas week was the WORST in school… all you wanted was that last day before vaca. You’re almost there!

  10. your last post…all those cookies! oh i wish i was part of your gift exchange! 🙂

  11. I love love love “Love Actually”! I think the opening and closing scenes at the airport are so heart warming. I get teary eyed every single darn time.

    My favorite childhood memory is never being able to sleep on Christmas Eve. My brother and sisters would try so hard to stay awake all night. I swore I saw Santa coming to our house one night!

    Happy Holidays!

  12. That wine looks good, haha.
    Hope you make it through the week without too many bumps and bruises, girl!! 🙂

  13. Omg. I am doing the same thing. Vino and Love Actually 🙂

  14. happy holiday!!!

  15. ahah definitely not my favorite memory but when I was 2 years old I pulled on the metal stocking hanger over thr fireplace (since I was a tiny little girl ) and it fell on my eye and i got a major booboo…

  16. You still have school? My mum’s a teacher and her school finished 2 weeks ago!
    Yay for Love Actually! My 2nd favourite Christmas movie (after Elf! :P)

  17. I come from a really industrial town (York, PA) and they play Christmas carols on the factory whistles at midnight Christmas Eve. My whole family stays up to listen for it. That’s my favorite!!

    Merry Christmas!!

  18. I looooove love actually.

    My favorite memory is me and my younger sister laying under our christmas tree looking at all the lights 🙂 sounds silly but it was always so relaxing and pretty.

  19. WOW! I’m glad I’m not the only teacher in the world feeling like that! I teach 5th grade and my students have been OUT OF CONTROL, and I consider myself pretty strict and on top of them.

    What grade do you teach?
    Have a wonderful and restful week off!

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