Monday, July 2, 2012

Thank You Tori's Teacher Tips!

   I love Sundays... it's a day of rest, I get to go to church, and it's usually the only day my husband has off work.  Yesterday was a very good day...  slow-paced, I went shopping with my oldest son, chatted with my sis/BFF, and my father joined us for dinner (roasted corn on the cob and roasted hot dogs over the fire pit!)

However, yesterday was even more special!  The terrific Tori from

awarded me the...
Thank you so, so much, Tori!  You really, sincerely made my day!!  Please be sure to hop on over to her blog for oodles of fun and informative tips!

Now there are a few rules to follow when receiving this award.

1. Thank the blogger who nominated you. 
2. Include a link to their site. 
3. Include the award image in your post
4. Give 7 random facts about yourself. 
5. Nominate 15 other bloggers for the award. 
6. When nominating, include a link to their site. 
7. Let other bloggers know they've been nominated.

 7 random facts about me: 
  1. My name is Lauren and my father named me after his fav actress, Lauren Bacall.
  2. In August, my oldest son will be a freshman in college and my youngest will be a kindergartner!
  3. Before selling on TPT, I sold children's clothing and my home-made diaper cakes on my own website.  
  4. I drink coffee almost all day long!
  5. I have taught all grades as a specialist and classroom teacher from Preschool to grade 12, with the exception of grades 9 and 10.
  6. I got to hear and meet/talk with one of my favorite authors, Avi, two times.
  7.  I listen only to classical music in my home office and Christian music in the car.

I have awarded these wonderful bloggers the Versatile Award!  Take a much-needed break and enjoy browsing through their blogs!  I sure did!  Congrats to you all!

Transitional Kinder with Mrs.O

Mrs Vs Adventures in Teaching

Surfin' Through Second

Second Grade Nest

The Daily Cupcake

Permanently Primary

Fun Games 4 Learning

Classroom Fun
Traditions, Laughter and Happily Ever After


  1. Many thanks Lauren, I am honored that you thought me worthy of this!

    1. You are quite welcome! I really enjoy reading your posts and love your blog title! Lauren

  2. I'm helping with the giveaway also. Glad to find you. I'm your follower on your store and blog. Come visit me when you can. :-)

    2nd Grade Pad

    1. Thank you Cynthia! I'm following you now as well!

    2. Thank you Cynthia! I'm following you now as well!

    3. Thanks so much for the award Lauren, I am so happy and proud that you thought of me.

  3. Thanks for the award. I posted and facebooked with some new rules :)
    Melissa from

  4. Thank you so much for the award! What a nice thing to see when I returned from a family vacation! =)

    The Daily Cupcake…A Kindergarten Blog

  5. You are so very welcome! I really enjoy your blog and I love cupcakes! My sons and I call one of the 1st grade teachers at our school "Mrs. Cupcake" because she always shares leftovers with us! Lauren


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