February 24, 2017

Five for Friday {Linky Party.. February 24th}

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My husband and I made a fun little trip to Memphis.

We enjoyed a night at the Peabody.

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We watched the ducks… It was not my first time seeing them but it has been awhile. One of the ducks kinda got a wild hair and tried to fly out of the fountain. Which made things a little interesting. Other than that.. they were just ducks floating around in a fountain, surrounded by 100 or so people, in a bar, in a hotel in downtown Memphis, who parade out on a red carpet when a man tells them to. Nothing crazy at all.

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My friend Mandy and I always screenshot random pictures from Instagram or facebook and see if we notice the same things in the background. I sent her this picture of me in our room at the Peabody and asked her what she notices…

Her response was socks, Zaxbys and Vera Bradley. Which is pretty much sums of three of my favorite things.

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And the whole reason for the trip to Memphis was to see this guy…

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Which is a terrible picture and you cannot even tell who it is.. BUT, I cannot get my videos to load. Ugh!

But, we went to see Garth.

Best show ever! And, wish I could go back tonight to see him again.

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I wanted to share one of my favorite t-shirt shops with you incase you have been hiding under a rock and don’t know about The Wright Stuff Chics.

This was a cute Valentine shirt I ordered.

You should definitely check them out.

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Our school’s auction was last week and this was our class project. Each student painted a 3” square and my dad put all the pieces together in the frame. My students also cut out a cardstock heart and I cut the words from scrapbooking paper. Then, I modge-podged the hearts and the words on to the wood.

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And, here is my quarterly reminder that you should be signed up for Ebates. I think I share this each time I get a check from them. (4 times a year!) Seriously friends, if you shop online you are earning money just by making one little click before you start shopping.

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February 17, 2017

Five for Friday {Link Up February 17th}

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February 9, 2017

Five for Friday {Link Up.. February 10th}

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February 6, 2017

TpT SALE! Tuesday and Wednesday

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Teachers Pay Teachers is having one of their BIG 2 days sales Tuesday and Wednesday. This is one of site wide sales you do NOT want to miss! Trust me! My whole store is on sale AND.. if you enter code LOVETPT you get even more discounts! Head on over to shop now!

Quick link: Doodle Bugs Teaching Teachers Pay Teachers Store

February 2, 2017

Five for Friday {Linky Party.. February 3rd}

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January 29, 2017

Superbowl Football Fun

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The Superbowl is next weekend and if you are looking for some fun football fun in your classroom this Football Unit is perfect!PicMonkey Collage1

I used some of these in the fall but they fit in great now as we get ready for the Superbowl.

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There are 12 different math centers with printables included!

Lots of stuff crammed into this unit!

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Quick Link: Football Math Centers and Printables

January 26, 2017

Five for Friday {Linky Party.. January 27th}

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This week’s Five for Friday post is all about Valentine goodies from Oriental Trading!

Here is a direct link to all of Oriental Trading’s Valentine Goodies!

Quick Link: Valentine Goodies

Such cute stuff!

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I showed you these precious little Valentine Bees last week! They spoke directly to my heart! And, I HAD to have them for little Valentine treats for my first graders.

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They come in a set of 12 with a mixture of pink and red hearts.

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I made simple little cards and slipped them into mini clear ziplock bags.

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These are prepped and are ready for Valentine’s Day {weeks in advance!}

Quick Link: Valentine Bee Mine Bees

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I also got these heart cardboard boxes for our classroom Valentine card exchange.

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I have made boxes and bags each year and this is my first time in buying a pre-made box. I totally too the easy {but cute!!} way out. I put together 18 of these boxes in probably less than 20 minutes.

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I did put a piece of clear packing tape on the bottom of each box for extra support but overall they are a good quality for a classroom card box. And, the size is perfect!

Quick Link: Valentine Heart Boxes

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I also thought I would need some bags of some sort for my students to carry home to hold other stuff from our classroom party. I ordered some Christmas bags like these a few years back and when I saw these I immediately wanted these cute heart ones.

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They come in a pack of 50 – so depending on my class size I can get at least two years worth of use from these (possibly 3). And you get an assortment of all three designs.

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They are a great size 12x17 inches. Big enough to carry home lots of goodies!

Quick Link: Valentine Gift Sacks

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These little mini heart stress balls are probably my FAVORITE! They just make my heart happy!

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You get an assortment of pink and red. And there are 24 in a pack.

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I made this super quick toss money game.

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My students will each get 6 hearts to toss in the buckets to earn some money for each shot they make. The kiddo who makes the most money will win some kind of little prize {or maybe just a hug!}

Quick Link: Mini Stress Hearts

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I also ordered these Valentine dart game boards. I don’t have a plan for them yet. Other than just to let my kids play with them!

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They come with 4 little velcro balls. I cannot wait to use these! So cute!

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I ordered two because I thought I might make some kind of game with two teams.

Quick Link: Valentine Dart Game

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