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    101 in 1001 August 2020 Update

    Career/Grad School Graduate with my M. Ed in Reading from UVA. Walk the Lawn at UVA. Take and pass the RVE for Reading Specialists. Maintain straight A’s in Grad School. Apply for recertification for my teaching license. Keep a recommendation list of books for my classroom. School email to inbox 0. Fill out the FAFSA for Grad School. (May 2020) Create writing plans for 2020-2021 school year. (June 2020) Organize my classroom. Implement a lesson I normally wouldn’t. Personal Create a list of 101 things. (May 2020) Get a puppy. Have a puppy play date. Train my puppy to sit. Train my puppy to stay. Train my puppy to shake.…

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    Top 10 Tips to Saving Money

    Hi y’all, It’s now August, which means that we’re headed toward the holiday season! However, it really doesn’t matter what time of the year it is, it’s always a good idea to save money. I’ve done a few posts on money in the past like what if I had an extra $1000 or what a month of spending during quarantine looked like. First and foremost, I do not work in finance. I’m a teacher. This means that I constantly am working on a budget. It’s so important to save money. I cannot tell you the amount of people I know that are living in debt because of the choices they…

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    What I Want in a Future Home

    Hi y’all, Happy August! I’ve been super busy finishing up my summer term classes and then cleaning up my brother’s old room to make it into my office. My school district announced in mid-July that we would have in person classes 5 days a week for elementary school. Both my parents are high risk and we thought the best option at the time was for me to start looking at buying a house. While this was a great opportunity for me to see what I liked and didn’t like in a future home, it ended up not being the best option for me at this moment in time (but I…