Thursday, March 25, 2010

A good day and a good recipe

I have been teaching in Special Ed (moderate) at Ben and Madi's school this week. It is so fun but a lot of work. I do have a certain child that is 'mine' when it's meal time. I have to feed him...he is very small but the cutest bottomless pit. He will eat his whole school lunch plus the two small treats and juice his mom sends in. There are four other teachers in the classroom and those are the nicest ladies ever. It is sometimes tough love when teaching kids with down syndrome and some of the other special needs we work with.

Steve got home from work a little early so he could change clothes before going on his run. He said to make the night easy for me he would pick up Subway after his run so I wouldn't need to cook a dinner. a little stress reliever I made Ben a new pillowcase he has been wanting. And it's made from Japanese fabric. In Seoul, Korea where we are moving is the world's largest fabric market...selling these oriental fabrics...I am excited!

Tonight I made black bean salsa for our lunches tomorrow...the kids love it too. It came from the back of the Rotel can.
1 can corn
1 can black beans
1 can Rotel
lime juice
chopped cilantro
Serve with chips.
*Lise...the letters I use on my fireplace are from Pottery Barn and the frames from various places. You can print you own large letters to frame.


Kansas Amy said...

Cute pillow case, and YUMMY!

luverlie said...

I have a similar recipe, but saving this one because it's really simple. I don't generally buy beans in a can - country girl here has to make them from scratch and HAS to soak them for at least 8 hours or overnight. I will see if I have the courage to pick a can from the shelf.
But love rotel!

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