Busy Christmas Giveaway

I know I've said it before, but I'll say it again. I am addicted to giveaways. And I think I came in at the perfect time of year, cause there are giveaways EVERYWHERE for the holidays! This is by far one of the best I've found yet, cause there's a whole list of TONS of cool stuff to win at Busy Mommy! I really hope to win something! Not only does Busy Mommy have this neat giveaway, but the site has tons of great reviews and great info... Like on the Homeschooling Mommy page. I love it!! … [Continue reading]

A little something for all you teachers (current, former, or aspiring) or anyone looking for a laugh

Saw this funny story on another blog and it made me laugh so I thought I'd share it. I'm sure I'll have some silly stories similar to this to tell as I teach my kids to read...From the diary of a Kindergarten TeacherMy five-year old students are learning to read.Yesterday one of them pointed at a picture in a zoo book and said,'Look at this! It's a frickin' elephant!'I took a deep breath, then asked...'What did you call it?''It's a frickin' elephant! It says so on the picture!'And so it does...' … [Continue reading]

Notice new photo of kids above?

I wanted to take a few more recent photos of the kids this weekend. Of course, Sundays are perfect because the kids are dressed nicely (not that pics of them in their play clothes aren't just as cute), and the church has better landscaping than my house (except for our BEAUTIFUL white rosebush). Wow, getting all 3 of them to look at the camera and smile is IMPOSSIBLE!! Erik will usually smile at the camera when I ask him... He's probably the easiest of all of them, which makes no sense since he … [Continue reading]

More Christmas giveaways

OK, so I came across this one a little late, but still have a few days to get all my comments in to try and win some cool stuff! You really gotta do this! Only a few minutes taken to possibly win some neat stuff for yourself or for Christmas presents!Speaking of winning, I won something else! Trish has been telling me about these books she has for the boys called BOB books from Scholastic. They are perfect for beginning readers. Well, I won a set from Meg over at Muses of Megret! Another gift … [Continue reading]

Please help this cause!

I was on another blog today (OK, I was entering to win MORE stuff at CoolMomsRule!) and was directed to a site called Giverespect.org. Geoffrey Beene is donating money to the Family Violence Prevention Fund just for clicking on this site, and if you follow a few more prompts on the bottom of the screen, they'll donate up to $25 to this fund... Just for clicking your mouse and pressing a few buttons!! PLEASE take a few minutes out of your day today to do this. And please tell everyone you know … [Continue reading]

HoeDown on Halloween Eve

So this year we had a HoeDown at church on Halloween evening. Everyone came dressed in western attire, and we enjoyed a 'cowboy cookout', cowboy themed games and then a program of silly skits and songs. So much fun! … [Continue reading]

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