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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!!! 

NameforDots

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!!




NameforDots

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!!


NameforDots

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. 


NameforDots