I'm a little late to join yesterday's 5 for Friday party...but I'm okay with it if you are.
1. I was going through my recent TpT feedback (gosh, you guys are wonderful) and came across this new seller...First Grade Kate. I saw this lovely product and had to download it. (It's a freebie!). I got to be her first follower which makes me all kinds of happy. I remember back in October, 2012 when I first started.
Well...then I read that she lives just down the road from me so I had to give her a little bloggy love.
I know she'd love it if you stopped by her store to follow her and snag it up, too. You can get there by clicking the product picture...
2. In my Teach Like A Pirate post yesterday I talked very briefly about meeting Barbara Gruener from The Corner on Character. Barbara lives in TX but is originally from WI and is in town for a big family shindig after presenting at a conference in St. Louis. We had such a lovely lunch in a sweet cafe and the time FLEW!
Barbara's was a blog I started following a long time ago...she offers gems and nuggets that stick with you! I sooo wish we had guidance counselors in my district. Well...we do but their split into so many schools that they just can't do what they could if they were at the same school all the time.
We talked for two hours straight and I'm quite sure we could have gone into the afternoon and evening. She is full of energy and enthusiasm! It's no wonder she is hired to speak!
I heart her and hope our paths cross again! Sooner rather than later!
3. Freebie Review...This whole past week was filled with freebies...if you didn't get a chance to snag them up, click the pics/captions below to get to those posts and snag them up...
|Mini-Common Core Crunch Pack|
|Reading Strategies Poster & Bookmarks|
|Sight Word: Find, Tally & Graph|
|Data Binder Covers|
|Bunting Header for posting your Learning Targets|
-----------------Oh geez...in my '12 tabs open' fashion of being on the 'puter, I just headed over to Amazon and they're on sale, so I bought two pairs for just a bit over what I paid for the first pair (which is also discounted compared to when I bought them).
So now I'm sharing pics and links...in case you want to start (or continue) your addiction.
This was my first pair...in silver, though.
This pair is coming my way in black.
This pair is also coming my way in pale bronze.
You can click any of those pics to check them out...via my Amazon Affiliate.
5. This sweet, spunky, sassy girl will be having her birthday party today. :) It's a dance party...it's my first party using the local Park and Rec department and we are literally showing up with Emily and that's it. They are doing everything else! And it was not terribly expensive either! I'm so excited to see how it goes...cuz the little man is turning nine in about a month.