Sunday, November 25, 2012

Liebster Blog Award

I am so excited! Danielle over at Classroom Cupcakes nominated me for a Liebster Blog Award!

The Leibster Award is given by bloggers to up and coming bloggers who have less than 200 followers.  It is to show new bloggers that they are appreciated and to help spread the word about new blogs.

The rules:
*You must post 11 random things about yourself.
*Answer the questions that the nominator set for you.
*Create 11 questions for the people you nominate.
*Choose 11 blogs you love {with less than 200 followrs} and link them in your post.
*No tag back {but please leave me a comment on this post with the URL to your Leibster post so I can learn more about you!}

11 Random Things About Me
1. I have the most amazing family in the whole world! My mom and sister are my best friends.
2. I want a puppy more than anything in the world right now.
3. I can (and often do) watch Friends on repeat for hours.
4. I believe a Diet Dr. Pepper can turn a bad day around.
5. I have been reading teacher blogs for about 3 years--and dreaming about the day I could start my own.
6. I could spend all of my money on children's books.
7. I LOVE my job.
8. I make to-do lists for everything. I feel so accomplished when I can cross something off my list.
9. I am totally addicted to Pinterest.
10. And TpT.
11. I will continue to buy lottery tickets until I win.

Here are the questions that Danielle asked me!

1} If your life had a theme song, what would it be?
I'll Be There for You by the Rembrandts. aka the Friends theme song.
2} Why did you choose to become a teacher?
It is what I have always wanted to be. And I can't imagine being anything else.
3} Why did you start blogging?
Before I even taught, I read teacher blogs and was so inspired by their ideas. I want to be a part of this supportive community.
4} What has been the best thing to happen in your years as a teacher?
The other first grade teachers on my team. They have helped me so much this first year. 
5} Skittles or M&M's?
Easy. M&M's. Peanut butter M&M's.
6} What was the last book you read for you?
The Hunger Games--I think. 
7} Apple or Android?
8} If you could create a new species, what would it be?
This one is tough for me. Some kind of cross between a bird and a fish. They would have the best of both worlds--being able to fly and swim.
9} Acrylic nails or au naturale?
Au naturale. I have only had fake nails once and I was not a fan.
10} What food makes your mouth water just by saying it's name?
Chocolate. And ice cream.
11} What are your plans for the holidays?
I will be going home to spend time with my family! 

Here are the questions for the blogs I have nominated!
1. What is your favorite thing about teaching?
2. What is your least favorite thing about teaching?
3. What advice would you give to a first year teacher?
4. What do you find to be the hardest part about blogging?
5. What is your favorite teaching blog?
6. Since I am getting into the Christmas spirit, what is your favorite Christmas movie?
7. What is your favorite Christmas tradition?
8. How do you celebrate the holiday season in your classroom?
9. What is the best purchase you have made on TpT? 
10. If you had to be something other than a teacher, what would you be?
11. What is your favorite children's book?

Here are the blogs I am nominating!

Groovy Educator

A Teacher's Idea

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  1. I appreciate you taking the time to respond to my questions! As soon as I saw "I'll be there for you" - the song immediately started playing in my head!

    Classroom Cupcakes

  2. Thank you so much for nominating me for the Liebster Award. I'm now following you.
    Totally Terrific Teaching

  3. Thanks so much for nominating me! :) I am now following you too! :)