Friday, May 31, 2013

ABCmouse.com winner revealed

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Congrats to Shantelle S. (confirmed winner) who won the giveaway and to everyone who participated.  Stay tuned because there are more giveaways on the horizon!  Have a great week y'all! And thanks again to ABCmouse.com for sponsoring the giveaway.

If you were not a winner, make sure to check their website for any new or upcoming discounts. 

Friday, May 24, 2013

Five Minute Friday- VIEW

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Five Minute Friday


This is a post that I am linking up at Lisa-Jo Baker's blog.  She started something called 5 minute Friday, that I learned of through a blogger buddy, Lauren at The Thinking closet.  Essentially, you write for 5 minutes unedited and with out critiquing yourself as you go along.  I decided that I missed doing writing drills like this and decided to try this out today.  If you are interested in doing the same, give it a try and then link up over there as well.  It may bring out the hidden or dormant writer with in you!  So the topic was one word- VIEW.  So here is my 5 minutes on the word VIEW!

Saturday, May 18, 2013

The Blog Graveyard- where blogs go when they die

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OK, so I try to keep things upbeat most of the time.  

This is not the beginning of a series of depressing posts by any means.  I am just curious about some of the blogs I follow and I wonder about their longevity.  I don't want them to go away 'cause I enjoy reading them but I have come across many that have folded up and closed shop recently.  Also, I have come across many that croaked months before but their pins or posts or presence is still online with good content, making me wonder- "Where are they now?"



Saturday, May 11, 2013

DIY Pretty Boxes -cheap

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 This was a super easy and super fun post and I will tell you why.  

I have lots of boxes around the house.   Lots of boxes- mostly diaper boxes.  I used to have a huge collection because I used the boxes  as covers for photo albums that I made but I threw them away to clear up space and soon regretted it.  But since I buy diapers and wipes etc for the kids, I decided to start saving a few boxes here and there.  Good idea because I am one of those people that believes that everything has its place.  

So if I have more than 1 cord or more than 1 of anything, I consider it lonely and think it is best to group it with another buddy and put it in a box or bag or something.   That way when you are looking for it, it is easier to find... 
In come my boxes! 


Friday, May 10, 2013

A mother in love with ABCmouse.com

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*Financial compensation was not received for this post. A sample product was gifted from ABCmouse.com so I could share my opinions with you. Opinions expressed here are my own and boy am I excited to share!*

I am actually very excited to share ABCmouse.com with you as a teacher and as a mother who gets joy from seeing her children learn and have fun while doing it! So here is the story:


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