Friday, February 3, 2012

Tag...I'm it! :)

TGIF, friends!!!
I am ready for a little game of TAG!

Here are the rules:
1. You must post the rules.
2. Post 12 fun facts about yourself on the blog post.
3. Answer the questions the tagger set for you in their post, and then create 12 new questions for the people you tagged.
4. Tag 12 people and link them on your post.
5. Let them know you've tagged them!

12 Fun Facts

1. I am the oldest child in my family.
My sister is seven and a half years younger than me!

2. My husband is my best friend!
We have been together for 8 1/2 years (married for 6 1/2 years!)

3. My newest craft obsession is my embroidery machine!

4. I am obsessed with monograms!
My dad calls our house 'The House of B' because I have so many monograms!

5. I studied abroad in Paris during college! J'aime Paris!

6. My hubs and I want to start our family this year!

7. My favorite thing to bake is cupcakes! I just learned how to make the icing look good (good bags and tips!)

8. I can't watch a movie without Milk Duds. It's like physically impossible!

9. I love to read! My current favorite author is Kristin Hannah.

10. I met my SOUL SISTER (our nickname for each other) when I moved to Birmingham! We both taught in the same district in a suburb of Atlanta and then moved to Birmingham the same summer and both got jobs teaching Kindergarten at our current school! She is a precious gift from God and makes every day at school more fun! :)

11. My student teacher started today! She is super sweet!

12. I am a red head! I used to hate it, but now I love it!

Since I was tagged by 4 people, I am going to answer 3 questions from each of their lists for a total of 12!

3 questions from Melly ~
1. How did you decide to become a teacher?
I have always wanted to be a teacher! My first grade teacher was so much fun and I thought she was the most amazing person ever! I love that I teach first grade now! :)

2. What is your pet peeve?
CRUNCHING!!!! Ice crunching really puts me over the edge!

3. What is your favorite cook at home meal?
Hands down, my grandmother's recipe for Sauce and Meatballs! YUM!

3 questions from Allyce ~

1. Do you eat in your staff room?
Um, no! We have to eat in the lunch room with our kiddos! Not exactly a leisurely lunch! Ha!

2. How many elementary schools are in your district?
I teach in an excellent school district! We only have 5 elementary schools!

3. What is your favorite dessert?
ANYTHING Oreo! Oreo cookies, Oreo ice cream, Oreo brownies, I could go on!

Questions from First Grade Delight ~

1. What time do you usually get to work every morning?
We have to be there by 7:30, so 7:29??? HA! I am not a morning person, and I learned long ago that I don't get much accomplished in the morning, so I arrive right on time! :)

2. What is your dream vacation?
I would LOVE to go on a Mediterranean cruise!
We went to Italy for our five anniversary and absolutely loved it!!!!

3. How long have you been teaching?
This is my seventh year!
I have taught Kindergarten for 4 years and first grade for 3 years!

3 Questions from Taylor at Baking...Crafting...Teaching...Oh My!

1. What is your favorite thing about your job?
Listening to first graders and their hilarious stories!!! They keep me laughing ALL DAY!

2. What is your favorite grade to teach?
FIRST GRADE, for sure!! They are still cute and small, but they are so much more independent!

3. What is your favorite stress relieving activity?
I love to go to spin classes!

Ok...I am sure that is more about me than you EVER needed to know! :)
If you haven't been tagged yet, then TAG! You're it!

Have a wonderful weekend!


Allyson McGuire said...

This is adorable! I love all your answers.


Unknown said...

You can have a lot of fun with embroidery machines! =)
First Grade Blue Skies

Taylor said...

Love it!!! Thanks for playing!

Kristin said...

Very cool about your SOUL SISTER!!!!! :)
And I love Kristin Hannah - I think I cry whenever I read one of her books.
Milk duds - delicious!! They are my go to candy for the movies, too!
A Teeny Tiny Teacher

Holly said...

Are soul sisters the best?!?! I discovered Kristin Hannah this summer...LOVE!!!!!!

Crisscross Applesauce in First Grade

Allyce said...

Love Kristin Hannah too! Crunching/noisy eaters-totally agree! In my world 5 elementary schools is still pretty big :)
Thanks for answering!

Tricia said...

Did your study abroad in Paris include time in Paris schools? I would love to hear about that experience.

Queen with Class

Heather's Heart said...

I LOVE Kristin Hannah and have read many of her books twice and cried the second time too!

I would LOVE for you to come check out my giveaway! My friend from Sewing Sassy is giving away one of the cutest teacher shirts you ever have seen! After reading this post, I think you would LOVE to check her out....she is amazing! Plus, I have some other great things to win as part of the giveaway!

Heather's Heart

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