Thanks for the Stylish Blogger Award!

February 19, 2011

Thanks for the Stylish Blogger Award!

February 19, 2011
Thank you to Dana from A Place to Share, Shannon from Kindergarten Hoppenings, Katie from Pernickety Pickles, Michelle from Fabulous in First Grade, and Gladys from Teaching in High Heels (Once Upon a Time in First Grade) I hope I didn’t miss anyone!
You guys made my day! 🙂 🙂

Here are the rules for receiving this award:

1. Thank and link back to the person who awarded you this award
2. Share 7 things about yourself
3. Award 5 recently discovered great bloggers
4. Contact these bloggers and tell them about the award

Seven things about me:
1. I have dual certification, Elem. Ed. and ESL.
2. I LOVE teaching, but would also love to travel around with my sister (also a teacher) and organize/makeover classrooms as a business.
3. I am obsessed with Emus (I’m in a cold climate right now) and wear them constantly during the winter. Then it’s straight to sandals in the spring.
4. I have been skiing my whole life and snowboarding for about 7 years. Still not so great at snowboarding :/
5. I think I am a better teacher today because of everything I have learned on the Internet, between Proteacher and this lovely blogging world of teachers.
6. We have 3 black labs. Two of them are brothers and today is their 9th birthday! Happy birthday boys! One is still a baby and she is a HUGE handful.
7. I love jewelry…I buy that costumey kind and have bracelets and necklaces in every color of the rainbow.

And the 5 blogs of many that are so inspiring to me each and every day!!! (I’m sure they’ve already been tagged…)
1. Littlest Learners
2. Mrs. Saoud’s Class Blog
3. Ms. M’s Blog
4. Second Grade is Splendid! (Ms. Durning)
5. What the Teacher Wants

2 Comments

  • Hadar February 20, 2011 at 12:20 am
  • Rachelle February 20, 2011 at 1:51 am

    Thank you! I'm not sure what this whole blog award thing is, but I'm so honored! YOU ARE SO DANG SWEET!

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