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Sunday, January 29, 2012

Great Googly Moogly!- I'm am soooo Tagged!

1.       Wow! I got tagged 4xs today! And I feel bad if I don't answer all the questions- because then I feel like I am picking favorites- and we all know that teachers never pick favorites!!!
Here goes:
You must post the rules.
2. Post 12 fun facts about yourself on the blog post.
3. Answer the questions the tagger set for you in their post, and then create 12 new questions for the people you tagged.
4. Tag 12 people and link them on your post.
5. Let them know you've tagged them!

 My Fun Facts:
1. I am almost 5'10". Always been taller than my friends:(
2. I was in an 80's Cover Band for about a year in 2000. Lead singer.
3. I hate to drive- anywhere!
4. I don't like to sleep at night- that is why I always have to take a nap!
5. My sister is my next door neighbor.
6. I was a bartender at Applebee's while I was in college (made more $ doing that) for reals!
7. The only thing I hate more than "kitchen" is laundry (remember the bathing suit bottoms?)
8. I think only 1 teacher I know at my school knows I have a blog- she hasn't said it- but she made a comment the other day that makes me think she does....hmmm....can you say "start censoring!?!?!"
9. I used to be able to fit my whole fist in my mouth- let me try....nope, scratch that one.
10. I am addicted to reality TV.
11. I am two years older than the Mr. (he doesn't let me forget it)
12. I hate to shave my legs (I do it, but I hate it) I would rather "grow socks" in the winter!!

Ok- now for the other questions

Questions from  Tammy @ Klinger Cafe
How long have you been teaching? 6 years
What was your first teaching job? Kindergarten here in the same school
What made you decide to become a teacher? Watching my daughter in her toddler years
Do you have a teaching “idol?” yes, her last name is Skau
What is your favorite thing to do in the summer? swim, then nap, then swim, (and indulge in adult frothy beverages)
Do you get a spring break if so when? Last week of March this year
Do you have extra duties besides teaching that are nonpaid? non that require extra hours at the school- i get in service hours for Leadership and Hospitality
Who is the “go to” person at your school? on grade level- me (I'll take my bow now)
What is your greatest dream in the world of teaching? iPads for everyone!!!!!
What snack gets you through “those days?”Anything with Chocolate
What would you be doing if you didn’t teach? My first major was Acct. but I don't know if I could hang in that business!
Would we be friends if we taught together, why or why not? Of course- I think the teachers who choose to blog and share automatically have something that would spark a friendship....I think we are all the same personality type!

Bonnie @ Living a Wonderful Life
  1. What state do you live in? TN
  2. Do you collect anything? weird friends
  3. What is your favorite color? grays and black
  4. Do you do anything work related on the weekend? Every weekend!
  5. What is your favorite food? Chocolate
  6. How long is your commute to work? 7 mins tops
  7. If you won the lottery, what would you do with the money? splurge on the family- then work on our school district!
  8. How do you spend your time when you're relaxing? napping
  9. How many weddings have you been in? 3
  10. What is your favorite place you've visited? Fredericksburg, VA
  11. If you weren't a teacher, what would you be? calm....har har....I don't know, really- I haven't thought of it before
  12. you have any?  How many do you have/want? I have 3. Daughter is 15, boys are 7 and 10
    Stacy @ 2nd Grade Paradise
    So...onto the 12 questions for my peeps...
    1. How long have you been blogging? October 2011
    2. What is your favorite flavor of ice cream? World Class Chocolate from Baskin Robbins
    3. Who is your number one blogging addiction, as in, gotta' read their new post every day?? I am copping out on this one- I read all the ones I follow!
    4. Best find on Pinterest to date? (slightly selfish motivation) My squirrels!!!
    5. Most memorable freebie from the blog world to date? (more selfish...) fresh in my mind- Abby's inferring activity
    6. Worst experience as a teacher? This past Friday- they were C.R.A.Z.Y.! Dropping the hammer tomorrow!
    7. Best? First year- it was stressful- but so fulfilling!
    8. Why did you become a teacher? Watching my daughter grow and learn was an inspiration
    9. What are you obsessed with BESIDES blogging? my displays at school
    10. I feel the best when I am in the room with the sweeties and we are working without worry of assessment and plans and evals- but they are into it and learning!!! (not really a question and yet, it so is!)
    11. What celebrities have you met if any? no actors
    12. What shows can you NOT live without watching? Jersey and Mob Wives

    Rebecca @ Teaching First
    1. What is your favorite t.v. show? Mob Wives the Hoarding shows
    2. What was your favorite food as a child? fish sticks
    3. What is one of your favorite quotes? "A person's a person no matter how small"
    4. What is your favorite season of the year? Fall
    5. If you could have any technology in your classroom, what would you ask for? iPads!
    6. If you could ask a person from history about a past event who would it be and what event would it be? Abraham Lincoln- I gotta know- why the beard and no stache......? It's just odd.
    7. What is your favorite dessert? Chocolate Chess Pie
    8. What is your best quality as a teacher? Patience
    9. If you had one piece of advice you could have give a new blogger what would it be? Set aside a time for blogging!
    10. What time do you usually get up for work? 6am
    11. Where would your dream vacation be? a beach....a private beach- that way no one could see me!
    12. What is the last book you read?
    The Help

    Whew!  With Valentine's Day being so close....
    My questions:
    1. When was the last time you talked to your high school sweetheart?
    2. What is the most important quality in your lovey- dovey?
    3. Do you believe in love at first sight? Has it ever happened to you?
    4. Where is the most romantic place you have gone for a date?
    5. Does your sweetie support you in the blogging world? (The Mr thinks it's silly).
    6. If you could plan a getaway with your honey, where would you go?
    7. What is one word that best describes you both as a couple?
    8. How long have you been with your honey-bunny?
    9. What is the best present you have ever received for Valentine's Day?
    10. What is best present you have given to someone for Valentine's Day?
    11. Where was your first date?
    12. Why don't you show ME some love and add me to your Blog Roll!?!?!?!? <3 Smooches!!

    Now for the hard part.... I am trying to make sure I don't tag someone who has been tagged!


    First Grade Fun

    That was  A LOT! 
    Several Cups of coffee on this one!
    Keep Tagging!!!!


  1. so happy that I made a button just in time to be tagged!! :) :) :) phew- that was a close one!


  2. Hey, I'm finally able to post a comment on your blog. I've tried again and again and it wouldn't let me. 5'10? You need to post a pic - stat!

    Crisscross Applesauce in First Grade

  3. Wow- lead singer in a band! That is fun! I'm following you now. :)
    Conversations in Literacy


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