Sunday, January 29, 2012

TAG! You're It! And A Super Cute FREEBIE!

We have been tagged by the very talented Holly over at Criss Cross Applesauce... If you haven't seen what she's up to lately... it's totally worth the peek [HERE]!

This is how it works!

These 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!

So -- Here we go! Buckle in, this one's a biggie!

Fun Facts About Lisa & Beth

We do not actually work at the same school anymore…. BUT, Beth does work with Lisa’s dad! (Who is a doctor and teaches POHI children! AND Lisa's worked with Beth's Aunt, a 1st grade teacher! Small world...)

Beth now lives in the sub Lisa grew up in! FATE!

 Lisa’s classroom theme is: PIRATES!

Beth’s classroom theme is: ……..Pinterest finds? 

Lisa is ALWAYS at work BEFORE 7!!

Beth LOVES the Detroit Lions. (Lisa mostly watches football for the players...Hello, Tom Brady!)

Beth & Lisa are way too involved with Teen Book Series… Both have the complete Twilight & The Hunger Games series.

We're headed to the MACUL conference in Grand Rapids this March!! Are you?

Lisa's favorite children’s book is Strega Nona (Her Great Grandma is from Calabria, Italy).

Beth is devoted to Fancy Nancy… Everyone is Dah’ling… and the ending gets her every time.

Both of us are married and without babies. BUT, we have dogs – that we spoil, treat and love as our babies

We both have our Masters in Reading Specialty! Lisa’s been a Literacy Coach and classroom teacher!

Answering Holly's Questions
1.What is your favorite candy?
Lisa: Peanut M&M's, yum!
Beth: Twix! Cookies and candy?! Don't mind if I do!
2.What is something you are really uptight about?
Lisa: Correct grammar (there is a difference between you're and your...hehe :)
Beth: Mean people... Take your chip right out of here please!
3. Is your car clean right this very minute?
Lisa: I have a costume trunk in my car,, my car is never clean :)
Beth: Nope, nor will it be in MANY minutes from now (it currently is loaded with the hubs snowboard, snow pants, camel pack and other junk from a trip TWO weeks ago!)
4. What's your "favorite" household chore?
Lisa: None of them!
Beth: Laundry! I love the multitasking it allows!
5. Do you miss Oprah?
Lisa: Yeah :(
Beth: Only all the time! Especially when it's Favorite Things Time....
6. Do you play an instrument?
Lisa: I can play the piano.
Beth: Clarinet... Very, very, very poorly... I mean awful. Like really bad...
7. What's your favorite piece of technology?
Lisa: My Smartboard, I puffy {heart} it!
Beth: I am glued to my iPad... Like unhealthy relationship style
8.  Do you have a social life?
Lisa: I love hanging out with all my great teacher friends!
Beth: It seems like I'm social with the same people each week!
9.  Are you a phone talker?
Lisa: Yep :)
Beth: I get distracted and stop being an "active listener..." So, I'm not the best...
10. Do you text?
Lisa: I'm doing it right now!
Beth: All. The. Time.... Again, I appreciate the multitasking it allows!
11. What's your favorite piece of furniture in your house?
Lisa: My super soft couch in my family room.  I love hanging out there with the hubs and my cutie patootie pups :)
Beth: I have a super amazing chair from a loved one! My doggie lives in it... I need to get on that...
12.  Does anything make you squeamish?
Lisa: Seeing blood, which is ironic because I love Law and Order: Criminal Intent (maybe I just love Vincent D'Onfrio though :)
Beth: Two words: HEAD WOUNDS. I totally and completely freak out.

TAG! You're it!
Mrs. Cupcake at A Cupcake for the Teacher
Mrs. McKown at Little Literacy Learners

Lisa & Beth Want to Know:

1. What is your favorite movie?
2. Team Edward or Team Jacob?
3. Are you addicted to Pinterest?
4. What is your favorite teaching moment?
5. What is your favorite teaching book?
6. If you weren't a teacher... What other career would you pursue?
7. What's your favorite read aloud?
8. Are you a pet owner?
9. Do you have a bad habit?
10. Are you a Smart Phone user?
11. Where was your best vacation?
12. Tell us.... A purchase you regret.

And just because you came to play TAG with us deserve a super cute FREEBIE!  Here are some Spring Skip Counting Cards to use with your kiddos.  You can use them to practice skip counting by 2's, 5's, and 10's.  I am IN LOVE with this clip art for KPM Doodles, so I'm sure I'll think of another way to use it real soon on another freebie :)  Have a great rest of your Sunday!!!


Jennifer said...

Your skip counting freebie is soooo cute!! Thanks for sharing!

The First Grade Dream

YearntoLearn said...

What adorable skip counting cards!

Yearn to Learn Blog

Lisa said...

Cutie patootie cards!!! Love them!

Live Laugh and Love to Learn

Miss T said...

Lol thanks for tagging me. I'll definitely have to do this if I have time on my vacation or wait till I get back, but I will do this, I promise!

Sandy said...

Super cute freebie- thanks! It was fun learning more about you! Have a great week! :-)

Lisa at Stories From Second said...

I enjoyed learning more about you! :) Thanks so for the skip counting freebie! :)
Stories From Second

MissSmartiePants said...

I also tagged you over at my blog :) Kylie !

Stacy said...

YOU my deahhh (Dee-UH) made my day! I needed your sweet comment... :) Sometimes I am not quite sure if anyone is reading my blog so it's good to know someone as cool as you ladies are checking me out!

PS: I just said DAHling in a comment tonight!

Peas in a pod? I think so...

2nd Grade Paradise

Holly said...

Girls, with the week off I'm able to do some intensive blog stalking. I decided to go back to the BIRTH of your blog and read all the way through. You offer some AMAZING stuff and please tell me how I missed this one?!?!?!?!?

You girlies are too cute!!!!!! I miss Oprah too, by the way. Do you ever watch Life Class on OWN? LOVE!!!!!!!!

Crisscross Applesauce in First Grade

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