Saturday, November 24, 2012

An Award!

I received my first blog award! 

What an honor! The Liebster blog award is awarded to bloggers who have 200 or less followers. The goal is to find new blogs and connect with new people!

The rules are:
1.  You must post 11 random things about yourself.
2.  Answer the questions that the nominator set for you.
3.  Create 11 questions for the people you nominate.
4.  Choose 11 blogs with fewer than 200 followers to nominate and link them in your post.
5.  You cannot "tag back" the other blog, but leave a comment on this post with the URL of your Liebster post so I can learn more about you & see whom you nominate.

11 Random Things About Me:
1.      I’m married to my best friend. It’s awesome. J
2.      I love purses. Can’t get enough!
3.      My favorite vacation spot is the ocean.
4.      I’m vegetarian
5.      My husband is NOT! J
6.      A perfect weekend= watching movies & working on activities for my firsties!
8.      Current favorite app on my iPhone: Chicktionary
9.      I love everything Apple: iPhones, iPads, iPods, laptops, etc.
10.    I’m pretty short…no really! I’m 5’ 0”!
11.    Favorite Foods: Pizza & Chipotle!

Questions I was given:
1.  What made you decide to start blogging?
    My amazing friend DeAnne at First Grade
& Fabulous urged me to start blogging!
2.  What was your first job?
    I worked at a small video rental store
called Channel One Video”
3.  How did you meet your oldest friend?
    I met her at school. 
4.  Was there a defining moment in your life when you knew you were meant to teach?
    No. I just always had that “want” to teach!

5.  What is your favorite dish to cook?
    I make a really good vegetable/tofu stir fry with brown rice!

6.  Do you live near your hometown?
    About 20 minutes away!
7.  What is your favorite book to read to your students?
    Cookies Week
8.  Where would your dream vacation be?
9.  What is your favorite Christmas song?
    Oh gosh! Do I have to choose? Probably “Here Comes Santa Claus” by Elvis Presley. ANY Christmas song that Elvis sings is fantastic!

10.  Are you a cat or dog person?
    I own a sweet cat named “Kitty” but if my hubby would let us, we would own a dog too!

11. What is at the top of your bucket list?
  I guess it would be “Go to Hawaii”? I don’t really have a Bucket List…

11 Questions for Nominees:

1.      If you weren’t a teacher, what else would you do?
2.      What is your favorite television show (past or present)?
3.      What is your favorite fashion accessory?
4.      What state do you live in?
5.      What is the best thing about teaching?
6.      Where do you find the best deals on classroom supplies/games/etc.?
7.      Are you on Teachers Pay Teachers or Teachers Notebook?
8.      How long have you been teaching?
9.      What grades have you taught?
10.    Describe your perfect getaway!
11.    Coffee or tea?

Blogs I’ve Nominated:


  1. I'm pretty awesome!! :) HAHAH <3 ya!
    Thanks for the shout out sweets! :)

    First Grade and Fabulous

  2. Hi Mary! Welcome to Blogging! I think you and DeAnne need to plan a trip out to Hawaii to visit me!! :)
    Teaching With Style

    1. Aww Nicole!!! You know I'd be there in a flash with ya if I could!! How about Cincy? :)

      First Grade and Fabulous

  3. Thanks Nicole! I see other blogs and think that my blog is STILL so "freshman!" LOL! Thanks for following my blog! Hopefully we can share ideas! The Hawaii plan sounds good! :)

    1. You are doing fine my friend!! just keep chugging along! :)

      First Grade and Fabulous