Wednesday, July 10, 2013

I Am Being Featured!!!!

Hey everyone!

As a lot of you know I am a new blogger and still learning the ropes. I am having so much fun and finding new great blogs! Dana from Common to the Core is so sweet to feature two new bloggers every Tuesday and today one of them is me!!!!!!! Yay!!!!!! Go check it out! She has a great blog that you should check out. Now I am off to watch a movie with my father since he is babysitting since I have had surgery. I feel like a little kid being dropped in the mornings by my husband with my laptop and other gadgets! LOL! Happy Wednesday!!! Don't forget to check out Dana's blog!!!

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

My First Blog Nomination!

Hey everyone,

I am feeling the love this week from fellow bloggers! I got a sweet comment (earlier last week) from Jenna over at The Fashionista Teacher to let me know that she would be nominating me (well my blog) for the Liebster Award! The Liebster Award is given to newer blogs and have less than 200 followers .Going back to The Fashionista Teacher she has the trendiest blog. Just love so please check out her blog!

Then I also got an e-mail from Lola from Preschool Wonders and she said that she was nominating me too! (Feeling the love!) I didn't know what to say! How sweet!!! She has the cutest blog so please go check it out! It is wonderful! 

So what is a girl to do! I am going to answer both of their questions so bare with me! 

To accept the nomination I must:
1. Link back to the blog that nominated me
2. Nominate 5-11 blogs with fewer than 200 followers
3. Answer the questions posted for you by your nominator
4. Share 11 random facts about yourself
5. Create 11 questions for your nominees
6. Contact your nominees and let them know you nominated them

My Blog Nominations: 
 These are my blog nominations! These are all awesome blogs so please go check them out! 

 Alexa @ Bilingual Scrapbook
Lisa @ Always an Adventure in Kindergarten
Sara @ Primary Buzz
Bren @ The Teacher Diaries
Kayla @ Meet Miss Parker

Jenna's 11 Questions for Me: 

1. What is your favorite thing about yourself?
That I am a hard worker. My parents have always taught me the value of being a hard worker!
  2. What is your favorite place to shop? 
My absolute favorite store is Forever 21. I always find cute things and for a reasonable price but I still love these other stores....The Loft, Francesca's, New York and Company
3. Where would your dream wedding be?
Antigua!!!! We went to Antigua for our honeymoon (Sandals) and it was amazing! I would love to renew my vows there!

4.  Why did you start your blog?
I just kept stalking reading so many blogs that I thought it would be fun to have my own blog and share my teaching world! No teaching world/classroom is the same!

5. What is your favorite blog (besides mine)?
I love so many but I find myself always checking Amy Lemons @ Step into 2nd Grade
 She is so funny! 

 6. Do you have a special talent?
Lol! Being super organized!
7. What is the last book you read?
When in Doubt, Add Butter by Beth Harbison. It was a good summer read!

8. What's the number one most played song on your itunes?
I don't have one! :-( I love music but I get bored so I love having a playlist!

9. What do you miss most about being a kid?
Not having to worry about anything and playing with dolls! LOL!

10. What chore do you hate the most?
I HATE to cook! It is just starting dinner but as soon as I start I enjoy doing it! It is a love-hate relationship.

11. What is your favorite time of day/day of the week/month of the year? 
I love the mornings especially Friday mornings. My favorite month is June because that's when it is my birthday!

Lola's 11 Questions for Me:
1. What's the most exciting thing you have ever done?
Going helmet diving in St. Thomas during one of our cruise vacations. I was so scared but it was awesome!!!

2. If you could learn one new thing easily, what would you choose?
How to draw! I can't draw to save my life! Some of my kindergartners draw better than me! Lol!

3. Sweet or Salty?

4. What do you like to do in your free time?
 I LOVE to read!!!!!

5. What was the last good book you read for fun?
Ladies' Night by Mary Kay Andrews

6. Where is your favorite vacation spot?
Anywhere tropical!!! (Just got back from Punta Cana!) Beautiful!

7. What is your favorite season?
Fall!!! I love wearing boots, sweaters, and scarfs!!!!

8. What is your favorite beverage?
I love Coca-Cola! It's the best!

9. What is your favorite T.V. show?
Oh this is hard! I have so many....Revenge, Scandal, Parks and Recreation, etc...

10. What is your favorite childhood memory?
I would have to say playing with my Barbies and Cabbage Patch Kids dolls.

11. What is one thing one your bucket list?
To go to Paris! I can't wait!!!

11 Random Facts About Me:
1. I am an only child on my mom's side but on my dad's side I have a beautiful sister and handsome brother who will be a high school senior! Yikes!
2. I speak Spanish!

3. I lead two different book clubs!

4. I have been teaching for six years and they have all been in the same school!

5. I was my high school's Valedictorian!

6. I am a Christian! 

7. I am super shy and HATE being the center of attention!

8. I am a perfectionist but I am trying to change...but it is so hard. Lol!

9. I think I have a TV addiction! I love watching TV. What is a girl to do over the summer especially after having surgery????

10. My hubby and I have known each other since we were 12 but didn't start going out until high school.

11. I am addicted to Instagram!!! If you are on Instagram be sure to follow me @thebilingualteacher!
Questions for my Nominees:
1. Why do you blog?

2. What is your favorite thing to do over the summer?

3. What was your last favorite read?

4. What is your favorite vacation spot?

5. What is your favorite T.V. show?

6. Are you married? Have kids?

7. What grade do you teach? Is this the grade level you want to teach?

8. If you could live anywhere, where would it be?

9. Ice Cream or Frozen Yogurt?

10. What is your favorite piece of clothing?

11. What is your favorite thing to do when you need to relax?

If you have gotten to this point...thank you! You hopefully got to know a bit more about me and don't forget to check out The Fashionista Teacher and Preschool Wonders! Thanks for nominating me!

Friday, July 5, 2013

5-Year Anniversary + Favorite Pins Friday

Hey everyone!

I am enjoying this beautiful Friday. First, it finally stopped raining. Second, I am feeling much better from surgery. Third, I am celebrating my 5 year anniversary!!!!! 5 years go by so fast! I can't believe it! Love my hubby so much!


To celebrate I'm joining The First Grade Parade to share my favorite pins. Who doesn't love Pinterest?????? I have two accounts. The first one I ever started and then one for The Bilingual Teacher which is all school-related.

 Favorite Clothes Pin
I so want this outfit. It just looks so comfy!
Tan tee, white skinny ankle jeans, multicolored scarf. Easy summer style.

Favorite Funny Pin

Isn't this the truth??? Thanks to Pinterest, I feel like everything in my closet isn't as cute but when it is time to clean out my closet I don't ever want to get rid of anything! Lol!

Funny Cry for Help Ecard: How is it I detest every article of clothing I own, but when I go to throw something away, I develop this deep sentimental relationship with it?
 Favorite School Pins
These are the cutest rewards necklace! I love, love, love these tags plus she has tons of other great incentives that students would love that they could wear. Definitely going to be getting this!  Check out her blog here!

Favorite Hair Pin
I just love her hair and she has the best blog! I wish I could do things like this to my hair. My hair is just so thick and curly. I am SO lazy when it comes to my hair! 

Favorite House Pin
This by far is my favorite kitchen. A girl can dream!!! It is so beautiful!

Favorite Nails Pin
I love, love, love, nails! I love pinning nails such as the one below! I really am going to get this design for the beginning of the school year. Just love!

Nude Leopard Nails

Favorite Inspirational Pin
I so want this. Just love what it says and it is chevron!!!!
Pallet Art -Bible Verse- chevron Matthew  

This was so much fun! Don't forget to link up here! Happy Friday!!!!