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Saturday, August 17, 2013

Back to School Sale

It's Here!!!The TPT back to school sale.  So excited to buy those special items from my wish list.  My entire store is 20% and with the special code you will receive an additional 10% off.  Don't forget to add the promotional code of  BTS13.    Check out some of my top sellers below.  Click on the picture and it will take you to the item. 



Thank you Krista for the sale button.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

4th of July Flash Sale

Well I'm just getting back from grocery shopping and Sam's Club.  Not a good idea the day before the 4th.  I have never seen so many hamburger and hotdog buns in grocery carts. 

To help celebrate the 4th I am linking up for a Flash TPT sale hosted by Flying into First Grade.  Everything in my store will be 20% off.  Just click on the picture below to take you to my store. 


 
 
Below are all of the other stores throwing a sale.  Enjoy your shopping.
 
  

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

The Winner Is and More Fun Finds!

Hey friends, thank you to everyone who participated in the Bloglovin giveaway.  I am so excited about all of my new followers.  I promised to reveal the winner yesterday but I was busy working on giving myself a raise.  Ha! Not really, we actually have been working on refinancing our house.  After changing from 6.9% to 3.5% it truly feels like we gave ourselves a pay raise.  Hallelujah! 

Okay, now for the big winner..... The winner of 2 items from my TPT store is Charleen S.   I will be contacting you today.  Congratulations. 

Now for a few fun items I found today at Hobby Lobby. 

Chalkboard/Dry Erase Easels.  They range in size from 3X5 to 8X10.
These would be great for center directions or for the kiddos to write on.


Chevron and Polka Dot Burlap Ribbon....Sooo cute.



Duck Tape from JoAnns.  Fun colors for the 4th of July and Summer.



And Finally, these sweet little fingers belong to my daughter.
This is our latest project, these are at Walmart.  They are little
paper squares "tattoos" that you cut, dip in water then place
on top of the nail, then do a clear top coat. 
These are little maps on her nails.  She loves them.

Have a great evening.





 

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

I need some Bloglovin'

Hey ya'll. Well by now I'm sure all of you have heard of the Google Connect change that will take place on July 1st.  I'm linking up with many wonderful bloggers in a fun giveaway.  

 
 
I'm giving away two items from my TPT store.  All you have to do is follow me on Bloglovin' then sign in through Rafflecopter.  Just click on the little button on the left side to follow me.   Good Luck and Thanks for Following.

 

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Fun Summer Finds and Bloglovin

Hey friends.  I have been out doing some window shopping at a few of my favorite stores.  I haven't purchased anything yet...I usually wait until July.  In our county we usually get a little bit of money to use on our classroom called Florida Lead Money.  We have to keep receipts to verify what we have bought but are allowed to use any purchases we make over the summer (after July 1st).  I hate the wait because I am so afraid the items I want will be gone but I am getting better at self control, HA!
These are a few of the cute items, I want to go back for:

Beach Chairs from Walmart $4.97  How cute are these for a reading center?

Solar Lights from the Dollar Tree.  I would love to have
one on every table.  They have an on/off switch.  They
recharge in fluorescent, incandescent or sun light.
The overhead lights need to be off for them to light
up.  I know the little ones will want them on all day
so maybe a small piece of paper could cover the solar
panel when classroom lights are on.

Display at the Dollar Tree....they were going fast.

Target Summer Buckets Display (middle shelf).  Great to use for Big Books.
$14.99

Plastic Beach Basket...Another Big Book Holder from Target. $5.99

 This sweet little girl isn't for sale.  Meet CoCo...she got a new
red harness and I just had to show her off.  LOVE this dog.
I'll have to do a post about her one day, such a doll.



Last but not least, I have to talk about Bloglovin.  This has me a little worried.  I hope I have everything in place that needs to be done.  I have "claimed" my blog by using the tutorial I found on I Teach What's Your Superpower.  I also transferred over all of the blogs I follow from Google Connect.  Megan has another tutorial on that as well.  Ellizabeth at Kickin It in Kindergarten also has a nice little tutorial about claiming your blog.  Good Luck with the change.

 
 
 
 
Don't forget, please follow me on bloglovin.
 
Tammy
 
 






 

Monday, June 24, 2013

Monday Made It...Christmas in June?

With temperatures like this, sometimes staying inside in the air conditioning is a blessing.  Since I don't have a pool and baking on the beach just isn't my thing, Monday Made it is perfect for me.   






I'm linking up with  Tara from 4th Grade Frolics for Monday Made It!  Okay don't judge but I am catching up on a lot of things this summer.  That includes Christmas projects that went undone!  In December we went to this sweet little Christmas store Santa's Claus-et in Gatlinburg.  They had lots of wreaths half price on their little porch  (rocking chairs and swings on the porch...so adorable).  


This German twig wreath caught my eye...I love anything primitive. 

 
I added the mini battery powered LED lights I found at CVS.   The rest of the "filler" items came from a primitive shop we found in Pigeon Forge.  My sweet husband agreed to leave late on our last day just so I could do a little shopping.  I was in heaven finding things for my wreath. Felt poinsettias, rusted jingle bells garland, old mini snowman hat (They actually cost more than the wreath).  Then I came home and found the burlap poinsettia at Kirklands for 75 cents, Score. 
 
 
Finished Project
 
I'm still deciding on a burlap bow at the top.  My daughter thinks it would be too much.  I can't wait to hang it up at Christmas.  It is a very large wreath, spans almost all the way across my door.  I didn't realize that when I grabbed it up at the store.  What do you think?
 
I'll be sharing some fun finds tomorrow from the Dollar Store and Walmart. Already spending money for the classroom.

 

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

How to Find that Font You Love!

Hey everyone, hope you are enjoying your summer.  I have been making more items for my classroom but really needed a D'Nealian font.  We use D'Nealian or Modern Manuscript in our district. Many of you tech savvy teachers out there probably already know this but if you love a font used in any document you can find out which one it is very easily.  Simply open the document and right click, when the small window opens click on document properties at the bottom.  When the next box opens click on the Fonts tab at the top.  It will tell you what fonts were used in that document.  Sorry for the poor photos but I just did a quick screen shot with my phone. 




Needless to say I found this out after I asked Christina (see below) about fonts she used.  Bless her for getting back with me so quickly.   I have used Young Reader font for many documents in my class but the upper case letters aren't formed correctly.  I'm so particular about what I use that it was driving me crazy to find something better. 


I emailed Christina from Bunting, Books and Bainbridge and asked her about a font she used.  She is so wonderful and shared her handwriting book with me that included a font very similar to D'Nealian.  Even better she is having a HUGE giveaway celebrating her 2nd year blog-a-versary.    Lots and lots of units have been donated so you could win a big haul.  Visit her blog by clicking below or on the links highlighted above. 

 
 
I hope this easy little font tip is something new you can use.  Enjoy!!