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Sunday, December 30, 2012

And the Winner Is....

Wow!! I am so excited about this giveaway and the amount of entries we had!! THANK YOU!!

The winner of this wonderful giveaway is....
Lori Archer

All of the artists, including myself, will be email you shortly!

Here is the complete Valentine's Day Set. I really enjoyed making these!

I did include some backgrounds in this set because I was having so much fun that I couldn't resist:) Also the dogs come in different colors so you can get a wide variety for your projects.

Also, I recently added this circle frame pattern set. I was just playing around and it just kinda happened. I love those kind of sets that come when you're not expecting it.

There are 40 different frames with many styles that you can use for any season, holiday, or occasion.

I hope you enjoy the New Years!!! 


Wednesday, December 26, 2012

200 Follower Giveaway!!

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday! I sure did!! 
I spent time with family back home...missed the snow (shucks)....and loved seeing my little ones open their gifts from Santa:) Each year gets better and better!

To keep the "giving" going, I'm having my 200 follower giveaway!!
Some special folks are helping me out with this giveaway so a BIG THANK YOU goes out to them!!!

Below is your way to enter! Be sure to check out all of the links and follow the ones you like:) I will be announcing the winner on Sunday at 8pm est. Good Luck!!

The winner will receive a set of their choice from The Hazel Owl, Jessica Cabral, and Blair Turner.
Also you will get an adorable set from the Teacher's Toolkit. Click here to preview the set.

And I am giving away my new Valentine Sets!! Included are my Flower Frames set and a new set I'm working on called "It's Puppy Love!" My new Puppy Love set will have over 50 images!!! Here is a little preview:) I say "will have" because I'm not finished yet...I'm loving this set so much that I just keep adding more to it:)

So 6 new Clip Art sets to add to your collection!!! 

Whatcha waiting for!!!.....Enter Below!

a Rafflecopter giveaway


Sunday, December 9, 2012

Linky for Freebie Week!!

I hope everyone enjoyed Freebie Week! If you missed it, don't worry...it will come around again:)

I did want to share a new set that I just posted at my TpT Store. It's my Fruit Set. It has 23 images with colored images and Black/White images. I can think of so many things to use this set for....
Math graphing
Descriptive Writing
Healthy Food Unit
The Hungry Caterpillar...YAY!!
and this list could go on and on!

I'm going to be working on my "Sweet Treats" set this week and also my Ultimate Polka Dotted Digital Background Paper Set. I'm telling you...it's going to be HUGE!! It may take me awhile...but I'm determined to get it done very soon! I thought...if I'm going to make the "ULTIMATE" set it has to have polka dots!!

So....I have started a linky for Freebie Week and added my own link from my blog over at 123 Teach with Me.
If you created something from my images this week, post about it over at your blog, link it up to your TpT store, however you want to share. Thanks for all of the love this week and I can't wait to see all of the creativity!!


Saturday, December 1, 2012

My First Currently Over Here!

I'm so excited to be doing my first currently over here at my clip art blog!!! I just love doing these and I'm actually going to do it again over at my Teaching Blog! Oh Boy Fourth Grade is such a great host. If you have never linked up, now is the time!!

So here is my Currently:)


Friday, November 30, 2012

Getting Ready for Another Freebie Week!!

Notice anything different? I've made some little changes to my new blog!!
A new design and a new button!
I wanted something a little more simple and I think I created exactly what I wanted. I really like it!!! I hope you do to:) It's still a work in progress so you'll be seeing changes again here and there.

No one knows better than The 3AM Teacher!! I was about to pull all of my hair out because I'm not the best with all of this techy stuff when it comes to HTML codes and nothing seemed to be working. She helped out and it looks like my computer has a little problem...I'm working on it though. So the final layout will hopefully be ready soon. At least you have an idea of the direction I'm heading in.

Now onto the good news......

For those of you who have been following me since I began this blog...which was back in early August of this year, you'll remember that in October I had my first Freebie Week. Well I'm gearing up for another one!!! That's right!!
Freebies are coming your way, every day starting this Sunday! 

Since it's the first full week of December, the theme for this Freebie week will be Christmas! 
Here is how it works. I post an image for 24 hours. You click on the image and save it! Then it's taken down and replaced with a new image the next day. Once the image is taken down, it's down for good. It won't be seen again:(  other than in a set you can purchase. So the best thing to do is grab it while it's FREE!!

Also, I want to thank those who nominated my blog for the Liebster Award! I was already nominated but they just kept on coming!! So I wanted to Thank You!!

D. Frideley over at Little Piggy Reads

Andrea over at The Groovey Educator
Groovy Educator

Thanks ladies!!!

So I hope you'll spread the word about my Freebie Week!! Of course the images are free for those who visit the site, but I would love for you to follow me! Besides....you'll know when the next one will be and there are always freebies when you least expect it!!

Another new addition to the site is a new profile pic. I felt like some of my followers were getting a little confused when they saw 123 Teach With Me so I wanted to just put a picture of myself. 
I'm pretty bad when it comes to taking pictures...my husband will tell you....I always cover my face or shy away...so this is a big step for me...hehe!

Hope you're having a great Friday!!! 


Friday, November 23, 2012

Liebster Blog Award!!

I'm so excited about this!!! Richi over at Ribbons, Recipes, and Rhymes has nominated my blog for the Liebster Award!! Thanks Richi!!

So here are the rules for this award:
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 other 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 who you nominate.

So here at 11 Random Things about Me:
* I am the youngest of 4 girls
* I grew up on a farm
* I wanted to be a photographer when I was little.
* I have 2 children..1 boy and 1 girl...PERFECT!!
* I LOVE to watch Football
* I love antiques...I'm turning into my mother:)
*I was president of my college sorority
* I played 3 sports in high school
* I'm allergic to dogs and cats
* I'm addicted to my iPhone
* I taught for 10 years (K-4)
* Christmas is my favorite holiday:)

Answers to Richi's Questions:)

1. Who is your favorite children's author? Eric Carle
2. Who is your favorite (personal, not children's) author? This is bad to say..but I really don't read much..other than children's books and online:)
3. What is the name of your favorite cookbook? My home church makes a cookbook every few years and those are my favorites.
4. What is your favorite comfort food? anything with pasta...a big bowl of it!!
5. What is your favorite food on your holiday table? mashed potatoes with dressing..yummy!!
6. Beach or Mountains? this one is hard...but I have to go with the beach..nothing like the sound of the ocean!
7. If you could meet one famous (deceased) person, who would it be? Dr. Seuss
8. What is your most favorite thematic unit to teach? Geography
9. Do you live in a red state or a blue state or neither (I don't live in the US)? Red State
10. What food do you hate, as in "I will NOT eat it, Sam I Am!" uncooked onions...YUCK!!
11. Which of these chefs most closely represent your cooking (eating)  philosophy: Paula Deen....with the exception of all that butter..hehe!
Paula Deen (southern and rich), Bobby Flay (grilled and spicy), Ina Garten (classic and comforting) or Rachel Ray (quick and easy) 

My questions for my nominees:
1. What occupation did you want to have growing up?
2. Who inspires you?
3. Where would you want your dream vacation home to be?
4. If you were a famous singer, what kind of music would you sing?
5. Are you a morning person or a night owl?
6. Left handed or right handed?
7. Coke or Pepsi?
8. What is one of your favorite shows on TV?
9. What "sweet" food can you NOT resist?
10. What is your middle name?
11. Why did you start blogging?

Here are my nominees:

I hope you'll check out all of these amazing new blogs!!


Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Cyber Monday Sale!! & a Freebie!!

Are you ready?? Do you have your wishlist?? 
This is going to be one huge sale that you can't pass up!! So many sellers over at TpT are throwing sales at their stores and on top of that you get extra!! Use the promo code to get 28% off!!! Be sure to head on over  on Monday and Tuesday:)

I'm linking up with the 3AM Teacher!! She has some amazing Christmas sets! Head on over and check out more sellers throwing a sale!!

I've been doing nothing the past few days other than create, create, create!!! 

I have put up more sets over at my store that I hope you'll check out.
The ones that I'm most excited about are my Seasonal Clock sets. I have been wanting to do these for quite a while and I finally did them...well half of them. I have finished the Fall and Winter sets and hope to have Spring and Summer very soon! Here are previews. Click on the picture to see them at my store:) All of my clip arts set are going to be on sale for the Cyber Monday sale..including these!!! 

Here is a little clock freebie for ya!! Just right-click and save!

Happy Thanksgiving every one!!


Saturday, November 17, 2012

Christmas Linky:)

This is a fun Linky to share all of your holiday decorations and inspirations. Head on over to my educational blog at 123 Teach With Me to link up!!!

The first thing, I'm going to share are some graphics that I just posted over at my store. I used them in the Linky Button as well:)

They go along with a cute writing craft!!

So...on to some of my holiday inspirations! You can't have a holiday without some amazing food...so here are some that I'm going to try this season.

                                                                  Source: toostinkincute.blogspot.com via Tammy on Pinterest

                                                                      Source: catchmyparty.com via Tammy on Pinterest

                                                                       Source: nadinesnook.blogspot.com via Missy on Pinterest

                                                                              Source: tasteofhome.com via Heather on Pinterest

Be sure to head on over and link up!!!

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Busy as a Bee!

Hey Every One!!

It's been forever and a day since I wrote on here and I feel awful about it! I was visiting family last week and enjoyed every minute but as all of us bloggers know...we are always thinking about blogging!!

 I couldn't stop thinking about all of the Linkys, blog hops, TpT forums .....I felt like I was missing out:( I didn't touch a computer ALL week!! 
I know....crazy!!!

I'm a little behind but I'm slowly catching up....s.l.o.w.l.y.

On a positive note, this past week gave me time to sketch out some new ideas and think about some new sets that I want to work on. I can't wait to share them with you. Especially a neat little Christmas/Holiday set that will be so cute for your bulletin boards!!! It's going to be adorable!!!

So on to a request that I've been working on. There were a couple of you looking for some weather clip art and I have put together a large set!!! Right now it has 49 images...and I'm not finished with it...I told you it was LARGE!! 

Here is a sneak peek...let me know what you think!!

I hope to have the completed set up at my store by tomorrow night. 


Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Happy Halloween!!

Thank you to those who posted on "What do Teachers Need?" yesterday. You have given me some great ideas and I'm going to be very busy!! I may be emailing some of you soon just to get more specifics so be on the look out for that:) 

I wanted to send a little message to everyone here....


Today is my daughter's 2nd birthday so today is extra special.

I've been busy today with baking cookies and getting treat bags ready for a Halloween party later on tonight. I've used my "Trick-or-Treaters" on a tag for the cookies. I think they turned out extra cute!! You can find this clip art set here at my TpT Store!!

Just another way to use my graphics!! That fabulous font is my latest addiction!!! I love it!!! Hop on over to Rowdy in Room 300 to check out her fonts:)

And some very exciting news....My clip art was featured in the newsletter over at TpT on Sunday!!! I couldn't believe it!!! I only started doing this a few months ago and to be noticed like that is just awesome!!!

Thank YOU for following me and supporting my work!!!

Be safe everyone!!!


Tuesday, October 30, 2012

What Do Teachers Need?? & a Math Set

I have been stuck in the house for the past couple of days because Sandy has brought some rain, wind, and cold weather here to Eastern NC. So I have been working on some new sets, like a Christmas set, when I thought....what kinds of clip art do teachers REALLY need for projects, lesson, centers, etc?? There are SO SO many winter and Christmas sets, especially backgrounds, that I thought I would take a break from the norm and start focusing on what YOU need!!

So tell me....what kinds of clip art are you having trouble finding out there...for any subject??

I have just posted a set of 24 dice images at my store. 

These could be used for Math centers, worksheets, posters. etc. This is what I'm talking about. I want to get back to creating sets that are "classroom" oriented. Now don't get me wrong...I'm still going to be working on those "cute" sets, but there is just an overload of "holiday" sets..if you haven't noticed lately over at TpT. 

So leave me a comment letting me know what you need!!! 

Thanks Bunch!! I hope you're safe where you are!!

Also I have a new Pinterest Account with A LOT of boards!!! Come by and start following me:)


Saturday, October 27, 2012

In the Spotlight Over at The 3AM Teacher!!

I hope everyone on the east coast is safe and prepared for this storm coming your way!! Here in NC, we have a lot of wind...no rain yet...so I have declared this day PAJAMA day for my family..hehe.

I wanted to let you know that I am being featured over at The 3AM Teacher!!


 Michelle is so sweet to invite me over for the weekend and share my clip art with her readers!!! My Hot Chocolate & Marshmallow Fun set is up for grabs so if you haven't entered the giveaway, head on over to her blog and follow her if you're not already...her work is amazing!!

Here is a new background set I just added to my store!!! 

Everything this weekend is 20% off!!!


Thursday, October 25, 2012

I've Been Busy!!! 3 New Sets...Giveaway???

What a week!!! I have been so busy with sets that I feel like they are coming out of my ears!!! 
I'm so excited to be sharing a few new ones with you. There are still more to come but this is what is finished and posted at my store so far!

 I would appreciate comments, pins, likes..:)

So here is what I want to do...but I need your help!! I would love to reach 200 followers which would mean another giveaway!! I'm going to do this a little different than the rafflecopter.
All you have to do is, if you're a blogger, blog about my clip art!! You can include these preview pics to your post and also include my button:) Comment back on this post with a link to your post, I will enter you into my next giveaway!! 
If you don't have a blog but have a Facebook page, write a post including my link and share it with me at my Facebook page so I know you did it.

That's it!!
Once I hit 200 followers, I will pick a winner from those folks who share my clip art with their readers!!

Here are my new sets! Click on the pictures to see it at my store!

My "Hot Chocolate & Marshmallow Fun" Set

My Winter and Christmas Digital Backgrounds...I made these by request:) LOVE THEM!!

and a complete set of Sunburst Designs!!! 35 images in this one!

This one is FREE!!! Head on over and grab it!! Leave me a sweet comment while you're there:)

Alrighty....START SHARING!!!!