Tuesday, December 31, 2013

2014 ~ The Best Year Yet!



So here we are looking 2014 right in the eye.  Have you decided on a New Year's Resolution yet?  Is it to get in better shape?  To de-stress your life?  To amp up your teaching game?  Well, whatever it is, we're here to help you...although we all think you're perfect just the way you are!
I have teamed up with several fabulous teacher bloggers to bring you The Best Year Yet Blog Hop and Giveaway :) 

From New Year's Eve until January 2, you can hop around our blogs and grab a FREEBIE from each of us.  Be sure to enter the Rafflecopter at The Teaching Tribune for your chance to win one of these fabulous prizes.
Christina Marie's photo.
Today I am offering the product below as my freebie.  Simply click on the picture to take you to my store to download it.
http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Fraction-Match-Up-FREEBIE-Winter-Olympics-Themed-1033891

While you're at my store you may also want to check out these products, just perfect for those first few weeks back at school.
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http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Common-Core-Reading-Test-Prep-Grades-2-4-BUNDLE-936856

http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/3rd-Grade-Common-Core-AREA-Task-Cards-1008008

Be sure to continue the circle on the blog hop by clicking the button below.

http://lifeinspecialeducation.blogspot.com/2013/12/the-best-year-yet.html


We truly hope that 2014 is your best year yet and that it brings you good health, happiness and many other good things.


Saturday, December 14, 2013

Remembering Sandy Hook

As educators, we remember and honor our fallen colleagues and their students from Sandy Hook Elementary School. We honor them each day in our classrooms in which we continue their dream of teaching our children. We honor their memory with our service. Join with teachers everywhere in committing random acts of kindness to show our love for Sandy Hook. #love4SH


Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Christmas Questionnaire Linky

Hey y'all!
I'm linking up with Michelle at Fabulous in First for her Christmas Questionnaire Linky :)


Hot Chocolate or Eggnog? 
Definitely hot chocolate! I've never tried eggnog, and I don't plan to ever try it - the name alone grosses me out!

Does Santa wrap presents or just sit them underneath the tree? 
When I was younger, Santa did both. The bigger presents were laid out, and the smaller ones were wrapped. When I got a little bit older, my stepmom would wrap our gifts in "code" - and she wouldn't let us know what the code was until Christmas morning. My sisters and I LOVED it! For example, the code might have been my gifts were wrapped in snowmen wrapping paper, my sister's were wrapped in Santa wrapping paper, and my stepsister's were wrapped in reindeer wrapping paper. It was so much fun trying to crack the code ourselves - which we never did. :)

Colored lights or white? 
White. We decorate our tree in a Georgia Bulldogs theme, so the ornaments are red, black, and silver :) 

Real or Fake Tree? 
I have ALWAYS had a real tree for Christmas - one year my hubby and I used a fake one, but I definitely prefer real. You can't beat the smell!

What Tops Your Tree?
 A silver star

Favorite Christmas Memories or Traditions?
My favorite Christmas memory is from Christmas morning 2 years ago - it's when my husband proposed! :) Remember up above where I said we used a fake tree one year? Well, we had been really busy and hadn't had the time to put up a Christmas tree. I was pretty upset, because I had never NOT had a tree. Well, my sweet hubby woke up in the middle of the night and decorated a fake Christmas tree that we had in storage - my ring was hanging on it when I woke up the next morning :)

Do you remember your favorite gift as a child? 
I don't remember a specific gift, but I'm sure it was a baby doll - I was ALL about the baby dolls when I was younger!

Do prefer giving or receiving? 
I love GIVING! I have so much fun picking out gifts for people. My problem is waiting until Christmas to give them the gifts..I get so excited that I want to give it to them right then :)

What is your favorite Christmas song? 
Mariah Carey's version of "All I Want for Christmas is You" - I LOVE to jam out to that one in the car and PRETEND that I can sing.

Candy Canes. Yuck or Yum? 
Yuck - they're too sticky and I don't like anything peppermint flavored.

Favorite Christmas Movie?  
Home Alone (that's kind of a Christmas movie, right?)
 
Do you shop online or at stores?
In stores!

Photo Cards, Letter or Store Bought Card? 
I love giving and receiving photo cards!

Go link up with Michelle to share your answers to the Christmas Questionnaire!!
 
**Don't forget to enter the giveaway I have going on right now - you only have one more day to enter to win some FABULOUS prizes, including a $25 TPT gift certificate!!**

XOXO,

Thursday, December 5, 2013

*200 Follower Giveaway Time!*

Hey friends!
I am so grateful for each and every one of you that stop by my blog! A few weeks back, I realized that I had hit 200 followers on this little blog of mine, and I knew I wanted to celebrate by offering the chance to win some FABULOUS prizes :)

There are 3 different sets of "prizes" that you can win. The first set is a K-2 Giveaway Bundle. This bundle includes 6 winter-themed products from some of my Teachers Pay Teachers buddies! They have generously donated a product, and all you have to do is enter to win - it's as easy as that! The next set is a 3-5 Giveaway Bundle, which includes products from 5 sellers as well as myself. The last set is for a $25 gift card to Teachers Pay Teachers. I would have a hay day with $25 to Teachers Pay Teachers! :)

**NOTE: Each set of prizes has the option to follow my blog, Facebook page, and Teachers Pay Teachers store...you {obviously} only have to do each of these things once, but can still enter each giveaway!

See the pictures of each set of prizes below, and make sure you enter the Rafflecopter for each prize! Good luck!

K-2 Giveaway Bundle



3-5 Giveaway Bundle








a Rafflecopter giveaway


I hope you enjoy visiting these amazing teachers from around the country, and GOOD LUCK! The giveaway will run through December 13 :) Eeek..just realized that's Friday the 13th!