Thursday, May 31, 2012

My Obsessions Linky Party

Bonnie at Living a Wonderful Life is having a Linky Party called  My Obsessions!

Here are a few of my current obsessions:

1. ALABAMA FOOTBALL!! 
Roll Tide Roll!

My husband and stepdad say that they have never met two women who were more obsessed with football than my mom and I. You know the stereotype of the man sitting in front of the TV on Saturdays and Sundays drinking beer and eating wings... screaming to the top of their lungs? Well that's my mom and I!

2. Reality Shows
Right now I have a plethora of reality shows that I DVR and watch religiously!
Real Housewives of Atlanta
 
Real Housewives of Orange County
 
Keeping up with the Kardashians
 
Big Rich Texas
 
Teen Mom

3. My iPhone
Anywhere I am.. I have my phone with me at all times. You never know when your going to NEED to play Angry Birds or Draw Something really quick or look someone up on Facebook, heck you may even need to make a call here and there. 

4. The Beach
Every since I can remember my family has taken at least one beach trip a year. I love everything about the beach... the sun, the people, the smell, and most definitely the beautiful water! Ahhh... I could just live there year round!

5. Cupcakes
I know this probably isn't the best obsession to have (thus my weight gain) but I absolutely love them!!

So now that I've let everyone know that I am a ROLL TIDE screamin', Reality show watchin', iPhone talkin', Cupcake eatin' beach bum... what are your obsessions?
Link up here!!









Wednesday, May 30, 2012

My First Blog Award!!

Hey Everyone! It's me again! I know that I have breaking "blog etiquette" by posting twice in one day but I couldn't help it... I am too excited! I was given the One Lovely Blog Award by the A-mazing Andrea over at Reading Toward the Stars! Now it is my privilege to give it to 15 other lovely blogs!


After you are given the award you have to follow these rules:

  1. Follow the blog who give the award to you
  2. Mention that blogger that has given it to you in a blog post
  3. Pass on the award to 15 new blogs
  4. Make a list of the new blogs so others can check them out


Here are my picks:
1. Christina at Mrs. Bainbridge's Class
2. Jena at 1st Grade with Miss Snowden
3. Hope at Second Grade Shenanigans
4. Jackie at Third Grade's a Charm
5. Tanya at A Class Act
6. Miss Kranz at A Day in the Life of Miss Kranz
7. Sarah at A KinderGarden in Bloom
8. Mrs. Thompson at Adventures in Teaching
9. Mechele at Barrow's Hodgepodge
10. Jaime at Bright Concepts 4 Teachers
11. Allyson at Cupcakes and Candy Canes
12. Chelsea at Diving In and Making a Splash
13. Deana at First Grade Chatter
14. Amanda at Frolicking Through First
15. Jana at Journey in Teaching 

15 doesn't even come close to the number of people that I wish I could give this award to! And Im sure some of these people have already received it, but what hurt can be done in receiving it again? Be sure to check out all of these wonderful blogs and follow if your not already!

Toodles!

Yipee!! Giveaways galore!

I hope everyone is having a wonderful 'hump' day! I know I am!! I have just found out about some marvelous giveaways and I had to get the word out!

Jackie over at Third Grade's a Charm is giving away TPT and Donor's choice gift cards!! Get on over to her oh so cute blog and enter!





Katie at Queen of the First Grade Jungle is having a 1000 follower celebration giveaway!!! Isn't that amazing?? 1000 followers... (I can only dream!) She has teamed up with some great contributers and they are giving away some wonderful items!




Brittany at Sweet Seconds is also having a giveaway because she has reached over 100 followers!! You go girl!!!



Gosh there is a LOT to be won!! You better get on over and enter each one of these wonderful giveaways! 

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Let's Celebrate!!!

Happy Monday Tuesday everyone!!! Hope you all had an amazing Memorial Day weekend. I know I did am (I don't have to go back to work until Thursday... GO ME!)

It's time for a celebration!!! Michelle over at No Monkey Business is celebrating 100 followers and to commemorate it... is having a GIVEAWAY!!! I don't know about you but I just love free stuff! Not only is she having a giveaway but she is giving 2 lucky bloggers a chance to win not 1, not 2, but 10... that's right 10 things!


You better get on over there and enter this fabulous 100 Follower Giveaway!!

Also... Jacque over at Mommy & Me Creations is having her weekly linky party.

Here are this week's questions:
1) What are your favorite hobbies?
-Blogging, Facebooking (yes it a hobby and a very addictive one at that!!), spending time with my husband and puppy



2) What is one of your best talents?
- I have been told that I am a great dancer

3) Are you right or left handed?
-Right handed

4) Are you a spontaneous person, or do you like having things more planned out?
-I think I am a combination of the two. I like to have a plan most of the time but I can be spontaneous at times. I think it comes with my outgoing personality!

Don't forget to LINK UP!





Monday, May 28, 2012

New Blog Template!!

Wooo hoo!!! Alicia over at Dreamlike Magic is AMAZING!!! Look at my oh so cute blog template!!! You should go on over and purchase your own. She even installed it on my blog for FREE... that's right... FREE!!!

Im so excited about it... in case you couldn't tell! Happy Memorial Day all!!

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

May Currently

Its that time again folks!!! Farley over at Oh' Boy 4th Grade is hosting her monthly Linky Party!!!



Here is mine:


Hop on over, link up, and join the party!



ATTENTION: Blog Newbie Question!!!!

Hey Everyone! Hope you are all having a great week thus far! I had a question that I have been searching for the answer to near and far... I have searched and searched the internet high and low and no one seems to be giving out the secrets. I decided to come to my "bloggie" friends for answers.

So, as most of you know... I am not a teacher yet, still living the life of a healthcare professional. However, during my time spent of only working three 12 hour shifts a week, I would like to start creating cute things for my (future) classroom. Only problem... I have NO CLUE as to where to even begin. This is where you come in!

What software do you use to create your TPT materials such as classroom decor, theme sets, units, etc. I don't by any means want to steal your ideas, just want to be able to create my own!

Thanks so much!!!


Tuesday, May 8, 2012

All About Who? You, That's Who!

Jaque over at Mommy & Me Creations has started a linky party called "All About Who? You, That's Who!"
 Hop on over and link up!


1) Are you a mom? And if so, how many kids do you have?
- I don't have any "human" children, but I am a mom to Jordie. She is my sweet Morkie!


2) What is your most favorite thing about your mom?
-My favorite thing about my mom is that we are best friends! I can talk to her about ANYTHING and know that she will be there for me no matter what! We are like PB&J! Love her!





3) Name 3 of your favorite things that you have done with your mom.
- One of my favorite things that my mom and I do together is dance! We both absolutely love dancing!!!


**Here we are dancing at my wedding**

- Another favorite would have to be our lazy days by the pool together. You never know where the conversation is going to go with us!
- The third favorite thing is lying on the couch watching Lifetime on Sundays.. ahh...those were the days!




4) Do you have a special gift to give your mom? If so, what is it? Do you dare share?
-I haven't decided what I'm going to give her for mother's day yet! She is very simple so she would be happy with a card. 

4) What are your plans for Mother's Day?
-Right now plans for Mother's Day are to just spend the day together. My grandmother has been sick so the "traditional" dinner with her is still up in the air. This year's plans are contingent upon her health. 







 
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