January 7, 2012

Awards and a FREEBIE!

Wow, did I really survive the week back after Christmas Break?? I DID!!!!

I also got some VERY sweet comments the last couple of days and some awards too!!!

The first award I received this week was the Versatile Blogger Award
from Amber at "Adventures of a Third Grade Teacher"

Adventures of a Third Grade Teacher

and from Sara at "Smiling in Second Grade"
from Jamie at
and from Amy at

for the Versatile blogger award you must do a few things
1. Thank the person who presented the award to you and link back to them.
I thank all of you SWEET SWEET girls, for giving me my first award!  I have linked back to these AWESOME blogs above!
2. Tell seven things about yourself.
1. I married my BEST friend after we met in college and dated for 3 years.
2. I had my first child last June, who is about to be 7 months old on the 15th.
3. I have two dogs, a shi tzu and a lab
This is when our lab was MUCH smaller... but I can't find another good picture of them together
4. I have been blogging on my little family blog for a little over a year.
5. I was on the cover of American Cheerleader magazine when I was in college.
6. I taught 1st grade for 3 years and have been teaching 2nd for 2 years.
7. I LOVE Dr. Pepper!!! :)

3. Pass this onto 15 newly discovered blogs and let them know they've received the award.

Twins Teaching and Tacos


A Class Act 

Classroom Confections

Heather's Heart

Color Me Kinder

Stories From Second

Miss Smartie Pants

Learn, Laugh, Grow Button 

The Teachers' Cauldron

I was also given the "Liebster Blog Award"

from Elisabeth at

Twins Teaching and Tacos

The rules of this award are as follows:1. Show your appreciation to the blogger who nominated you by linking back to their blog. Thank you so much Elisabeth! You are too sweet!! Everyone please check out her blog!

2. Nominate five happy little blogs (200 followers or less) by posting a comment on their blogs.

3. Post the award on your blog.

4. Check out what the other up-and-coming blogs have to offer.

Third Grade in the First State
Krazy About Kiddos

First Grade Delight

A Cupcake for the Teacher

Thank you everyone who gave me one of these two awards!!! These were my first blogging awards :) You girls are all WAY TOO SWEET!!!
Now for the freebie.  We've been learning about season and I wanted to share this little seasons book that we are making. Just click on the link below to view in Google Docs :)
Have a WONDERFUL weekend!!!!


  1. You are so sweet! Congrtas on the award! Very well deserved!

    ❤ Mor Zrihen from...
    A Teacher's Treasure
    Teaching Treasures Shop

  2. Congratulations on your awards and thank you so much for passing it along to me!! I really look forward to reading your posts :)

    Learn, Laugh, Grow

  3. You were on the cover of American Cheerleader??? I always wanted to do that! lol I use to love that magazine :)

  4. Aw - thank you for the award!
    I actually have a good friend who is a Kinder teacher at my school...she was a cheerleader for the Jax Jaguars. How cool that you were on the mag.
    The Teachers’ Cauldron

  5. Thank you for the award Amy! You are so sweet. I love your blog and am a new follower.

    2B Honey Bunch
    The Best Endings

  6. Thanks so much for the award Amy!!! I think that is BIG accomplishment being on the cheer magazine :) I was a cheerleader in HS and college too. I am hoping that at least 1 of my twins wants to be one!

    Twins, Teaching and Tacos.

  7. Thanks so much for the award! :) I look forward to following your blog. :) Your little one is precious.
    Stories From Second

  8. I use to read American Cheerleader religiously in high school, ha! That's so neat that you were on the cover :)


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