Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Tag--7 Times!

Shew. I thought that once you were tagged, you were out of the game. But thank you to all of you for thinking to tag me in the game!

I loved reading everyone else's questions and answer, so I knew I had to share too. I'm going to skip sharing 12 things about myself *rule breaker* and answer ALL of the questions except for duplicates. I will TRY to post 12 more questions if I'm not completely exhausted at the end, and I will TRY to tag a FEW of you in blog world who I don't think have been tagged!

Let's get this party started.

From Crayons & Curls:
1. What is your favorite color?
2. What is another job you have done besides teaching?
   Worked for Polo Ralph Lauren for about 5 years.
3. Are you married and do your have children?
   Nope & nope!
4. What was your favorite place to visit?
   I loved visiting Germany. I was in high school & incredibly home sick, but it was a great experience that I feel very fortunate to have had!
5. What is your favorite website?
   Pinterest. Duh.
6. Would you rather have an iphone or a blackberry?
   iphone user since 2009
7. What do you eat for lunch while you are at school?
   Sandwich & fruit
8. What was your favorite present you ever recieved?
   This year Christmas gift from my boyfriend. An ahhhmazing handbag.
9. What item do you wish your classroom had?
   A class pet? I think that would be fun!
10. What is your favorite movie of all time?
   I don't think that I have one...
11. Would you rather sit on the beach or go to the mountains?
   I live at the beach, so the mountains. I love Gatlinburg, TN!
12. What is your favorite holiday?
   Christmas & Valentine's day

From Fun in Room 4B:
1. How much time do you spend blogging and blog hopping a week?
   I'm not married & I don't have children, so I have LOTS of time to spend doing this!
2. Pepsi or coke?
   Actually, Caffeine free diet dr. pepper is 1st choice. Diet Coke 2nd.
3. Are you addicted to pinterest? If so, what's your favorite board?
   Absolutely addicted. I love my school & teaching board & my style board. I want to     print it and put it in my closet for daily inspiration. Is that weird?
4. What are your hobbies?
   Crafting, making TpT & TN units, shopping (can that be a hobby?)
5. If you were given $1000 right now, what would you spend it on?
   I'd go shopping. I've put myself on a spending limit to recover from the holidays!
6. What should you be doing, but can't pull yourself away from the computer?
   Planning an alternative bear activity for AM groups of kids. Turns out I have a student who should maybe, probably, NOT eat the gummy bears.
7. Are you teaching your dream grade level?
   I think so, although I'm very curious to know how I would do with Kindergarten!
8. What subject is your least favorite to teach?
   I honestly don't think I have one for this age level.
9. Do you have a TpT store?
   Yes ma'am!
10. How long have your been blogging?
   Since April 2011

From Wild About Second Grade:
1. What was your most embarassing moment?
   Whenever something embarrassing happens to me, I always try and remember it for this moment. Now I can't remember it.
2. What type of books do you like to read?
   Comedy, autobiography, or true stories
3. Harry Potter or Twlight?
   Harry Potter, but I did like the ONE Twlight movie I have seen.
4. What is your favorite meal?
   Corn beef, cabbage, and red potatoes.
5. What place in the world would you most like to visit?
6. If you could back in time to meet one person, who would it be?
   My mother's grandmother. She tells so many stories about her & I wish I could have met her.
7. What is the last movie you watched?
8. Are you usually late, early, or right on time?
   Early or right on time.
9. Who is the person you admire & why?
   I admire my parents & sisters for everything that have taught me while growing up.
10. What is your favorite type of music?
   Mash-ups. Let me know if you know what that is!! haha!

From Rowdy in First Grade:
1. What is your favorite children's book or series?
   I am currently in love with the Pete the Cat books.
2. If you didn't live in your current city, where would you like to live?
   Charleston, SC because my sister & her family just moved there!
3. Do you have any fun vacations planned?
   A trip to visit my sister and her new house & a trip with the boyfriend!
4. What theme do you have in your classroom?
5. At the end of a long day, what do you do to unwind?
   Lay back on the couch & don't touch my school bag.
6. What meal do you crave the most during a long week?
   Anything with CHEESE. lots. of. cheese. 
7. What was your New Years Resolution?
   Go to the gym at least 3 times a week. FAIL.
8. What's on your classroom wish list?
   Wireless internet for a building (yes, you read that correctly. We DON'T have it)
9. What candy do you like to secretly stash in your desk drawer?
   I can't stash candy in my desk because it would never last that long. I do have a cup of Jolly Ranchers though. They have seemed to last--but I bet the cup it filled with grape ones!

From All Things Katherine:
1. What is something you always have with you?
   Chapstick & my teacher ID
2. Do you like Starbucks? If so, what is your favorite drink?
   LOVE Starbucks! Venti Skinny Caramel Latte please! (somtimes with an extra shot!)
3. What was the last movie you saw in Theaters?
   I honestly can't remember!!
4. Favorite app for your phone?
   Live Cams. Just look it up!
5. Favorite adult beverage if you drink?
   Vodka & water
6. What are you afraid of?
   Horses. so. afraid. of. horses.
7. SUV or car?
8. Must have teacher supply?
   Flair pens & post it notes

From Teachery Tidbits:
1. What is your favorite weekend activity?
2. Dogs or Cats?
   Dogs fo sho.
3. If you won the lottery what would you do with your winnings?
   Give my dad what he needed to retire.
4. What are your favorite color combinations?
    Teal & Orange, Yellow & Gray, Black & White
5. What is your favorite sweet treat?
   Sour Patch Kids Berries flavor. If you can find these in a store by you, let me give you my mailing address...
6. What is your favorite shoe brand?
   I love my Rainbows. I'd LOVE to own some Louboutin's.
7. If you had to choose would you rather be deaf or blind?
   Deaf. I'm a visual learner!
8. Who is your hollywood crush?
   Ryan Gosling.

From Fun in Title Math:
1. How long have you been teaching?
   2 years
2. What is your teaching style?
    I don't know what I would call it?
3. Name one best blog you frequent often?
   All the blogs on my blog roll I check every time I get on blogger.
4. Where do you shop to find teacher deals and supplies?
   Target, Lakeshore, Really Good Stuff, Oriental Trading, Dollar Tree
5. Is your classroom themed or do you change it for the seasons?
   Both? I have a fish theme, but also do season/holiday decorations
6. What is the one classroom rule you think is the most important?
   Aside from being consistent yourself, voice level is most important to me. I will loose my mind if it's too loud or someone is making an obnoxious sound. 
7. How do you like your students grouped?
   Small groups-clusters
8. What is your favorite dessert?
   Creme Brulee with fresh fruit!

Ok, if you are seriously still reading this post I should give you a cookie. Or something. Cause that was long! But thank you for reading and I'm pretty sure you now know  A LOT  about me that you didn't know before!! Below I have written 12 questions and I tag: ALL OF YOU! If you are reading this and were not tagged, consider yourself officially tagged!

1. How many siblings do you have? Brothers or Sisters?
2. Do you paint your nails, or get manicures often?
3. What is your favorite flavor ice cream?
4. Dunkin Donuts or Starbucks?
5. Kindle or Nook?
6. What are the first 3 things you do when you enter your classroom?
7. Watch or cell phone as your "time keeper"?
8. Favorite TV network?
9. Favorite board on Pinterest?
10. Top 3 TpT stores?
11. What is the one outfit accessory you wear ALL THE TIME?
12. Who helps you cut all of your laminating? (Because I know you have a lot!)


Kristin said...

Wow! I think we know everything there is to know about you now! Thanks for sharing! I'm impressed -- I only answered the first person who tagged me. :)
A Teeny Tiny Teacher

Unknown said...

First off Venti Skinny Caramel Latte is MY drink!!! & Sour Patch Kids Berries are my favvvv. I too can never find them though I did find them at Target the other day!!! woooo hooo...BAG GONE already :)

Allyson McGuire said...

Wow! Congrats on being tagged a billion times! I loved reading all your answers.


Kerri Buckner said...

I live in Gatlinburg TN! I get excited when I see that people love to visit here. I don't know why because I know people like to visit here. But anyway, I enjoyed reading all your answers and am impressed you took the time to answer all those questions.

Natalie said...

Okay #1. I too love teal and orange. This is evidenced by my living room. #2. Sooo sweet about your dad! #3. Ryan Gosling...yum.

Teachery Tidbits

Unknown said...

I love Gatlinburg too! We went there for our Honeymoon and 5 year Anniversary! I am sooo wanting to go back! :)
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