Thursday, December 20, 2012

This Week (in Instagrams)


I spruced up the hallway......
 
 
Those are vintage rug beaters.  
 
Yes, that's a thing.
 
And I think they make a fun, unexpected gallery wall. 
 
Yes or no?
 
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I wrapped 23 books........


I love it when the kiddos walk into the classroom and find these under the tree.

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Mother Nature was such a tease........

 
We got our first snow of the season.
 
And it melted about four hours later.
 
Not good enough, Mother Nature!  

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Whit and I planned matching outfits for sweater day at work.......
 
 
The antlers didn't last very long.
 
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Porch Creeping 2012 Christmas Edition........
 
 
Porch creeping is exactly what it sounds like.  

You creep onto the porch of an unsuspecting friend.  Scramble to pose whilst the self timer on your camera ticks away.  And post the photos to Instagram.  
 
You try not to get caught.  
 
The point is for the friend to find these photos while innocently scrolling through Instagram and be like, "Hey!  That's my porch!"

It.Is.Great.Fun.
 
Until you fall over an adirondack chair and the homeowner springs from the sofa because he thinks you are really a pesky opossum and you're caught red-handed. 
 
Stupid adirondack.


 
 
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41 comments:

  1. Who put that chair there? Not me. No way. Stupid dresses.

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  2. You make me laugh. It's been awhile since I've seen a porch creeping post from you. I almost forgot that it was YOU that did that. I love it. I can't believe you made that poor baby (who's baby is that?) porch creep!!! What kind of books do you get your kids? It looks like a fun pile, each different, huh? What a nice surprise for them. And, I love the rug beaters. They definitely are interesting!

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  3. Those rug beaters are AWESOME! Seriously you can tell you're an antiquer when you know and get excited over rug beaters. haha. So gonna bring porch creepin' to Virginia now. haha

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    1. YESSSS! I expect a blog post! WITH PHOTOS!

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  4. I love your matching Christmas sweaters! And your fantastically quirky decorating style - I never would have thought to hang vintage rug beaters on the wall, but they just WORK!

    Also, I totally wrapped 22 Scholastic books for one of the teachers I subbed for this week. She wrote in her plans "The kids go to music and you have a prep. Since you don't have anything else to do, could you wrap these for me?" Um...okay :)

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  5. Wow, 23 books wrapped? That is definitely a lot of wrapping.

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  6. So. The rug beaters are very cool looking. But. They are also the teeniest bit creepy looking. Cause if you don't know they're rug beaters the question comes up 'what exactly are they?' :)
    And is your visible book of choice a hint to your students?! :) You are clearly an awesome and fun teacher. :) But.....are you also an alien? :) hehehe.
    Merry Christmas!

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  7. I love the rug beaters great wall very interesting. Porch creeping FUNNY!!!!

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  8. I've never heard of porch creeping before, but it sounds delightful!

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  9. LOVE those rug beaters! They are adorable... I miss teaching so much :( Have a great Christmas break!

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  10. Looks like a great week! I love that you give your kids books!
    Ginny
    mynewfavoriteoutfit.blogspot.com

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  11. Your rug beater wall looks fantastic! I love it! I also love the wrapped books for your students. Books are such an amazing gift :) The porch creeping is awesome! I so want to do that, but don't live near enough to my instagram peeps! Boo. Enjoy your creeping! And Merry Christmas!!

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  12. I love the vintage rug beaters hanging up, so great.

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  13. Ha! Love the porch creeping...what a fun idea! And your Christmas sweater photo is awesome. :)

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  14. Haha, you guys are TOO cute in your Christmas sweaters and antlers! And that's so sweet that you got books for the kids. Happy Friday!

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart
    Dec. Group Giveaway!

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  15. OMG Where did you find your vintage rug beaters?!?! I LOVE EM!!!

    It snowed here all day and night for an entire day... then the next day it stayed put in the am, and melted to slush and rain and now it's flooded :/ WOMP!

    Glad you got to see a bit of Cmas snow though! xo, Bev

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  16. you guys are so funny in your outfits - so cute! and I wish we got real snow too!!

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  17. Thanks - following you via bloglovin and gfc.

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  18. Porch creeping... that sounds creepy... in a fun way! // rug beaters = yes // merry Christmas!

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  19. you are adorable! love your little Christmas outfit!!

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  20. New follower... I love your blog! Porch creeping sounds awesome lol I must try this soon!

    Samantha
    www.hooahandhiccups.com

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  21. LOVE the vintage rug beaters...how FUN is that!? And even a little dusting of snow is beautiful, isn't it?

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  22. Porch creeping sounds fantastic, I only wished my friends lived slightly closer! HAPPY CHRISTMAS VACATION!

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  23. Sounds like a fun week! Merry Christmas!

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  24. I am going to have to try my hand at porch creeping. It is hilarious!

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    1. YESSSSSSS!!!!!!! I can't wait to see pics pop up on Instagram!!!

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  25. that porch sneaking is the funniest thing i've heard of - we are totally going to have to try those!
    dropping by from the blog hop but i already follow your cute blog!
    merry christmas!
    -elisabeth

    lavitaebella-elisabeth.blogspot.com

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  26. Love your blog. Too cute!


    Newest follower!

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