These are a Few of My Favorite Things

Spring Break is quickly coming to an end, and I am quickly beginning to realize that I need to get myself into gear and prepare for the next three weeks.  You see....we are in crunch time to The TEST!  Ahhhhhh!!!  I know that I have tried my hardest to get them ready, the standards have been my bible, but 5th grade is really a hard test year (all of those odd years are) and it is just so unpredictable. 

teaching in room 6, blog, upper grade blog, 5th gradeBut I digress.  Since it is still Spring Break, I thought I would relax just a bit and link up with Latoya at Flying into First Grade and play "Let's Get Acquainted".  Admittedly, I am late to the party here.  Latoya has been having this linky for quite some time now, and I have learned a great deal about my fellow bloggers....but I have never joined in....until now.

So without further ado, My Favorite Things.

Favorite Shop

I seriously can not get enough of Target.  If I could live there, I probably would.  It is one of those stores that I can't walk out of without spending at least $150.  Crazy.  But oh so good!

Favorite Show

Oh television, how do I love thee?  Let me count the ways.....There really are so many shows that I can't live without.  Each day I have at least one in fact.  But right now, if I had to pick one, it would be The Walking Dead.  I just get so engrossed in it, like the world actually surrounds me.  It is just so so so so good.  Appointment TV for sure.

Favorite Sweet

Chocolate.  "nuff said.

Favorite Blogger be fair, this isn't on the list, but I just had to include it.  I mean, what is a blogging list of favorites without including my favorite peers?  I really have too many to include here, but here are 5 that I adore (I also adore the bloggers behind those amazing ideas they put out into the teaching universe)

Favorite New Development

My life has been moving forward in such great directions lately.  I have already told you about our move (which was desperately needed...our family of 4 simply could not live in our 900 sq ft house any longer)  I am so stoked about it and am loving the new (twice the size) house already.  But the second new development is reason that I have been slacking lately at this thing called blogging and the Quarter 4s of the math homework for both 4th and 5th grade are just not finished.  I just have not been feeling like myself lately...tired and icky most of the time.  I couldn't bring myself to sit in front of a computer for very long as it made me feel nauseous.  However, I am now starting to put that all behind me and get myself I think it is time to tell you all why I have been so scarce (and slacking) lately.  Meet the newest development in Room 6.

We will officially meet this little one this fall.  But until then, develop away little one!


  1. Congrats Stephanie on your new development :) I'm so excited for you and your family!


  2. Congrats on your newest development! How exciting!
    Second Grade is Out of This World!

  3. Congratulations on the new house and the new member of your family. On a totally different note, I can't believe tonight is the season finale! I hate the wait in between seasons.

    Looking From Third to Fourth

    1. Yes, congrats on the new baby and the new house (is new carpet smell as good as new car smell?)! I L-O-V-E Walking Dead. I miss Shane every episode.


  4. Congratulations on all of your recent development:) I am so incredibly happy for you! Thanks for the sweet shout-out. You have inspired me so much over the last year and I am truly a better teacher because of everything I have learned from you:)

  5. Congratulations! Now you will have a new reason to shop at Target.


  6. Congrats!! That is so exciting! Completely understand why you haven't been around.

    Crofts' Classroom

  7. Congratulations!! How exciting! I can totally relate to your love for Target. My husband will actually tell me I'm "not allowed" to visit the dollar bins some months due to funds ;) baha! There are just so many fun treasures in Target! Enjoy your last moments of break!

  8. Aw Steph I adore YOU!! Thank you for saying that, I'm so glad we have been able to blog together all this time.

    CONGRATULATIONS!!! I am so excited for you, for everything!! :) :)

  9. Yayyyyyy!!!!! A new baby is so exciting :)))))) Love, love, love the good news!

    Third Grade & Lovin' It

  10. Congrats on your new baby! That is so exciting and will be your most favorite thing!
    Rambling About Reading

  11. Awww! This is the best "Let's Get Acquainted" linky I've read today! Congrats! That is so fun!

    Flying High in First Grade

  12. Congratulations, Stephanie! Your new development is so exciting!

  13. Oh my goodness!! What a sweet surprise! Congratulations!

  14. Oh, I am the same way with Target! And I always find things I need for my classes in the dollar section, which is GREAT!

    Congrats on your new little one!


  15. Congrats on your newest addition!! And your new house! Now that's a lot going on!!! :)


  16. Congratulations! That first trimester nausea is no fun, so I'm glad you're feeling better. A new house to boot is fantastic--happiness all around :)

  17. Could you believe the Walking Dead last night??? Oh my goodness!!!
    And just because it's worth saying twice ... or a million times ... CONGRATULATIONS!!! I am SO excited for you!!!
    Happy last day of spring break! :(

  18. Congratulation! I love your blog and all of your work! More happy days ahead!

  19. Many congratulations on your baby news!! I am so inspired by all that you share on your blog. Thank you so much! Blessings!!

    Mrs. Laffin's Laughings

  20. Congratulations! I just repeated your catchy phrase, "What Good Reader's Do' today! I guess it was mental-telepathy or something that made me curious to check on you!!! Woot-Woot!

  21. Congrats!! I know exactly how you feel. My little bundle of joy is due in September.
    I really need to catch up in the Walking Dead. I still haven't watched last season.

    Thinking Out Loud

  22. Congratulations on the new house and the expanding family! Your blog favorites are some of my favorites, too.
    ~April Walker
    The Idea Backpack

  23. Congratulations on your new little one! I also LOVE Target and the bloggers you listed :) Neat fact - The Walking Dead is filmed VERY close to where we live. My hubby has gone to watch it when they are filming and we know several of the extras :) It's really neat to see one of our favorite towns transform into a t.v. set.

  24. Congratulations!!! I'm so happy for you!!

  25. Congrats! Such a wonderful blessing!


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