Wednesday, August 7, 2013


Nominated for TWO Liebster Awards!

I am so excited to be nominated for the Liebster award by Tiffany over at Middle School Stories. This award is given to new bloggers who have less than 200 followers [ that's me!] and is used to help other bloggers get to know the new kids on the block. 

There are a few rules/guidelines:
1.  You have to link back to the blog(s) that nominated you.
2. Answer the questions posted by the person that nominated you.
3. Share 11 random facts about yourself.
4. Nominate 5 more blogs that have less than 200 followers.
5. Post 11 questions for your nominees to answers

So here goes....
1. Where did you go to college, and what was your degree in?
- I went to Stephen F Austin State University in Nacogdoches Texas. My degree is in Elementary Education EC-6th.

2. What is your dream teaching job?
- My dream teaching job would be in the school district I grew up in. In teaching you make an impact in many lives and I would love to make an impact in the lives of children of my hometown.

3. What is your favorite professional book?
- To be honest I haven't read a professional book in some time [bad, bad teacher!] Last year was my very hectic and crazy first year teaching. Although reading a professional book might have helped last year.

4. How many years have you been teaching?
-This will be my 2nd year teaching. I love it!

5. What is your must have food/drink/candy to get through a day at school?
- EVERY morning I have to swing by sonic and get my morning dose of Dr. Pepper! I am a grumpy teacher if I don't have it. Believe me I tried it a few times when I was trying to watch my caffeine intake. It wasn't pretty!

6. What career would you have if you were not a teacher?
- That's a hard one because honestly I can't see myself doing anything else but teaching :] BUT if I would have to choose I would like to think I could be a wedding planner.

7. What is your favorite time of the school year?
- My favorite time of the school year is meeting all my new kinders and finding out which skills and experiences they each bring to the classroom.

8. What do you do to keep yourself organized?
-I have to admit it, I AM A LIST MAKER! Sometimes I even put things on my to-do list that have been done just so I can get the satisfaction of crossing it off :]

9. What is your favorite lesson?
- I love 100th day! 100th day is the day that we have been in Kindergarten for a 100 days and we celebrate that we are 100 days smarter by counting to 100, making things out of 100 pieces..etc. Okay I know this isn't one lesson but it is my favorite!

10. Morning-person or afternoon-person?
- Definitely afternoon person. Mornings...I would love if mornings started about 10:30am

11. What makes you most excited for the new school year?
- New school supplies and of course NEW KINDERS!!

11 Random Facts
1. I'm a ginger. Red-hair, pale skin, a bajillion freckles..yep, ginger!
2. I love roller coasters.. I will ride the tallest, fastest roller coaster all day long, if I could.
3. I eat Ketchup on everything! Like...Mac and Cheese, Cooked broccoli, mashed potatoes, taco bell tacos.. I could go on but I don't want to make you sick:]
4. I love the Texas Rangers and Dallas Cowboys.
5. I love cats.. I would take every one of them from the shelter if I could.
6. I'm engaged to a video gamin' sports fanatic.
7. I have been best friends with the person who nominated me for this award since high school.
8. I am an alumni member of Zeta Tau Alpha. 
9. I LOVE the Disney princesses.
10 I'm left handed
11. I share my birthday with the good ol' USA.

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Your 11 questions to answer
1. What is your favorite school supply item?
2. How many years have you been teaching?
3.  What is your favorite part of your room?
4. Morning or Afternoon person?
5. If you could have any super power what would it be?
6. How many years have you been teaching?
7. Who was your favorite teacher and why?
8. Do you collect anything?
9. Why did you decide to start blogging?
10. What state are you from?
11. What made you decide to become a teacher? 

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