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The Uptown Acorn · 1d ago

What Makes Me Happy {The Happy Little Hive}

Welcome to my weekly series, What Makes Me Happy! Don't we all need a little happy now and then. I can certainly tell you that THREE days until summer break makes me one happy boy.I'd like t...
The Uptown Acorn · 2d ago

The Latest Craze

I'm sure by now you've seen them or you've heard about them. Fidget spinners are the latest craze amongst the tweens and pre-tweens. As a teacher, they drive me crazy and have been banned by...
The Uptown Acorn · 3d ago

Eco-Cruise 2017

Last Friday, the 7th grade physical science students took an Eco-Cruise on the yacht, Spirit of New Orleans. Along with representatives from the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation. This is ...
The Uptown Acorn · 3d ago

Cheers! {Emily McCarthy}

I love the newest Low Country cocktail napkins from Savannah's Emily McCarthy. Featuring a heron, oyster shells, marsh grasses, and crabs, these cocktail napkins are perfect for Southern soi...
The Uptown Acorn · 5d ago

Caladiums ...poppin'

The White Queen caladiums have been popping up in the front yard lately.I love to use caladiums as they are easy to grow and make a beautiful show in the garden.
The Uptown Acorn · 5d ago

#tbt {Ma Maison... The Dining Room}

I adore #tbt. It gives me and my readers a chance to look at posts from "way back when."This post of my dining room exactly 5 years ago on May 18, 2012. The structure has not changed, but ma...
The Uptown Acorn · 1W ago

What Makes Me Happy {Stephen Andrew Jones... all things beautiful}

Today, I am happy to introduce my readers to Stephen Andrew Jones of all things beautiful. Stephen has great wit and a great sense of style. In this blogging world, it is always great to fin...
The Uptown Acorn · 1W ago

Counting Down...

I love a good countdown especially the countdown to summer.I will not whine, there's only...Counting down, y'all!
The Uptown Acorn · 1W ago

Too Cool for School

You've been following my classroom windows this school year. Well, this is the last one of the 2016-2017 school year.Too Cool for School features my 7th graders donning beach hats, beach tow...
The Uptown Acorn · 1W ago

Grand Isle {Mother's Day Weekend}

There is no better place to celebrate Mother's Day than our favorite spot in Grand Isle.J & I left Friday afternoon and spent a nice weekend at Camp Crisco.