I am so excited to try another link up with Blog Hoppin'!! You should check out their blog and see all of the awesome teachers that are on this link!  Seriously these bloggers inspire me every time I read about them on my blog lovin' app!!  Plus, it gives me something to do at 3 in the morning!

I'm so excited to try and blog about each of the following things this week, and I hope that it starts to get me into a pattern about blogging about my classroom!  Cross your fingers, and hopefully I will get into a routine for this!!

So . . . . .
1.  I have two beautiful children!!  Bubba just turned two on Friday, and Sissy will be four months at the end of the month!!  These two keep me very busy!!

2.  My hubby and I have been married for six years now!  If you asked me six years ago if I would have two children already, I would have told you no way, just one, but I wouldn't trade Bubba and Sissy for the world!!

3.  I am new to this blogging thing, and I am trying to get better at it every day.  I definitely stalk other blogs while I am up feeding sissy in the middle of the night.  It helped me make it through the summer, that's for sure!!

4.  I started my sixth year in third grade today!  I have 26 kiddos in my class this year, which is a high for me.  Last year I only had 19 when they were all there, so I know this year will be very different.  I also have an aide every day though, so hopefully I can stick to my never bringing work home to grade, and then I can blog more!!

5.  I was a cheerleader from fourth grade until my freshmen year of college.  I also did competitive cheerleading for three years.  The only reason I even became a cheerleader was because my friends told me they were going to try out, and then never did!

6.  My best friend just moved away, and left me at our school!!  She moved to Vegas, and we keep trying to plan trips to get together already.  I miss her, and my first day of school was not the same without her!

7.  Since I am done having kids now, I have been on a really good rhythm of eating healthy, cutting out soda, and working out, since August 1.  I am really hoping that I will be able to stick with this diet, as I lost 3 pounds in the first week!!  I know that now that school has started getting up at 5 isn't always going to be ideal, but if that is the only time I can workout, then I have to do it!

8.  I am the volleyball coach at my school, but I have never played before!!  I was asked to coach since I was one of the younger ones on my staff when I moved to the school six years ago.  Now, six years later, I couldn't imagine not doing it.  We may not be the best, but at least we have fun.

9.  I am in a bible study with some of my favorite ladies!!  We meet every other week this year, and it is something that I look forward to, and can't wait for!!  It's the only homework I have ever LOVED doing!

10.  I have a strong faith, and love for Jesus.  I love working in a school where I am able to share that with the kids, and they know that I love and care for them!
This is my first time linking up to another blog, and I hope that I do this right!!


I am starting the Daily 5 in my classroom this year, and there are tons of fabulous daily 5 and CAFE signs already created out there, but I couldn't find any that I really loved.  This helped me stay up late so that way I could create my own, that of course match, and match my classroom colors.  I love the chevron background, and can't wait to get these cut out, laminated and up on my wall!

Please feel free to take these and use them!  The awesome background is thanks to Anchor Me Designs!  Check out her TPT store to get a copy of your own chevron backgrounds!

AMD Etsy Store
 Enjoy my Monday freebie!!  (Leave me your email if you want me to send them to you, and I will figure out how to attach them soon!)

I was able to go put in a few hours Friday morning. Between chatting with our janitors, helping other teachers, and talking with coworkers, it doesn't really "look" like I got much done. I was able to put up all my bulletin boards, even though they don't all have something on them yet. Hopefully that will get done in the next few days.

Hopefully I'll have more to share after our first official day back today!

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