Friday, July 20, 2012

Newbie Bloggers Blog Hop

Why does today feel like Saturday?  It has suddenly hit me that I really only have 1 more week of vacation until summer inservice starts.  Yikes!  Where did the summer go?!

Guess what??  I hit 100 followers last night!  I'm so excited!  I know numbers shouldn't matter, but we all watch them!  I'm thinking about what I want my first giveaway to be so stay tuned.  

I came across this blog hop while I was looking for people to nominate for an award.  I just had to join in!

Grade Three is the Place for Me is hosting a:

Click pic to visit her!
During this hop you need to share:
 1.  what state you are in
    2.  your current teaching position
    3.  your teaching experience
    4.  when you started blogging
    5.  share a blogging tip / blogging resource

My answers:
1. I live in East Tennessee.
2. I am happy to be teaching 1st grade again!
3.  This will be my 11th year in 1st.  I looped to 2nd with my firsties once.
4.  I started my blog in February but didn't start seriously until April.
5. I have learned so much from Kristen at  Ladybug's Teacher Files.  If you haven't watched her video tutorials, you definitely need to do so!  Also, Barbara from Grade ONEderful started a blog design business called: 
She redesigned my blog and was just amazing to work with!  Check her out if you want a redesign!  

Go join the hop!


  1. Congratulations on 100 followers!!! Keep up the great blogging...

  2. Congrats on over 100! That's really awesome! :)Also glad to be able to check out all these new blogs.


    1. Thank you! I love this hop! I'm still finding new blogs days later.

  3. Number 4 made me smile. It took me about five months to committ to starting a blog!! Thanks for stopping by my blog. I'm follower #104. And yes, we do all watch our numbers! : )


    I Teach. What's Your Super Power?

  4. Hello!! I have nominated you for a couple awards. Come over to my blog and check them out at Teaching Through Turbulence. Congrats!

    Heather S.

  5. Hi...I just found your blog through the Newbie Blog Hop and am now a follower. I hope you hop over to my blog for a visit.
    Adventures In Teaching

  6. Thanks for following my blog. Glad to meet someone else who isn't a cat person, but loves Pete all the same and I tried to start my blog LAST July and finally hit submit a year later. :)

    Your newest follower
    Kinder Cuties

  7. Hello my new friend! So excited to meet another East TN blogger! Please check out my blog for a meetup happening Aug 1st! Would love to see you there.
    Mrs. Shelton’s Kindergarten

  8. I'm glad you joined my first blog hop! Congrats on 110! I'm almost there myself . . .

    Grade Three is the Place for Me

  9. I love Kristen's videos too! I have learned a ton!
    I am your newest follower from the hop!

  10. It's about time I get my fanny back over here for a little visit. I loved getting to learn more bout you today. What did you think of the 1-2 loop? I just finished up a K-1 roll and I absolutely loved it.

    Kelley Dolling
    Teacher Idea Factory

    1. Hi Kelley! Good to see you! I think a K-1 loop would be fun but I really wouldn't want to do 1-2 again. I missed the seeing the magic of their first grade transformations.

      Strive to Sparkle

  11. I just found your blog through the newbie blog hop and I am your newest follower!! It is so cute!! I would love for you to visit when you have a chance.

    Mrs. Wood's Class

  12. Hey! Just stopping by (and following your blog)! I'll be looping with some of my friends this year, and I'm cautiously excited about it! We shall see! If you get a chance, I'd love for you to stop by and visit my blog!

    Teaching In A Nutshell


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