My very first blog post! :)

Saturday, March 1, 2014
Hello, world!

Welcome to my very first blog post.  Since I don't have anything terribly exciting to share with all of you this evening, I thought I would start with something short and sweet.  While I love reading teaching blogs to find out teaching-related things, I also think it's fun to read about the teachers behind the blogs, and it's always interesting to learn that they are REAL PEOPLE, just like me. (Who knew?)

One of my favorite things to read are the "Currently" posts that have been going around for quite a while.  I thought I would jump on the bandwagon and do one of my own.  This one came from the lovely Farley over at Oh' Boy 4th Grade! Here are my "currentlies" (currentlys? wow...) for the month of March! 


1. Listening: It's raining!  I'm so in love with days like this.  It rained on Thursday and Friday last week, and I was so tempted to call in sick, with a made-up illness that can only be cured by reading books all day in my cozy bed.  If you know of a legit illness with that cure, please let me know.

2. Loving: March!  I love this month so much, and St. Patrick's Day is one of my favorite holidays.  I could eat Lucky Charms all day long.  I've read all of Frank and Malachy McCourt's books (they're AMAZING).  I actually like Riverdance.  And whenever I read St. Patty's Day books to my class, I really wish I could pull off an Irish accent. 

3. Thinking: Ok, for real.  I loved The Sound of Music (the movie version with Julie Andrews and the super handsome Christopher Plummer) as a kid.  I watched it literally every day after school one the point where my mom refuses to watch it now.  I haven't actually seen it in years, but I am haunted (blessed?) by the songs every now and then.  This particular one isn't even my favorite of the bunch, but it was in my dreams last night.  Sadly, Christopher Plummer was absent from them...

4. Wanting: A Mini Cooper.  Enough said.  When I do get one, I will be jealous of myself. 

5. Needing:  To brush up on my bloggin' skills!  I had a blog many, many years ago, and I've decided to become more active in the online teaching community.  This will eventually include sharing classroom pictures, lessons, worksheets, and all the other fabulous goodies I could spend hours staring at all day.  Which I may or may not do.

6. ????????:  This one is fun!  Kinda like Jeopardy.  I come up with my own question and keep it super top secret in my head.  Then I give you the answer, and your mission is to guess the question!

I hope you're enjoying your weekend, and thank you so much for reading my very first blog post.  Check out my About Me section, too! 

Happy Teaching!


  1. Welcome to the blogging world! How exciting to link up for your very first post! Irish or British... is the question what nationality you are?



    1. Thank you so much! No, that's not it, although I do have a little bit of both in me somewhere!

  2. Congrats on your very first blog post! I am fairly new as well. Like you, I have decided to become more active in the techie world. I'm going to guess that your question has something to do with either accents you like or countries you would like to be from? I have visited Ireland and LOVED it!

    Krista Mahan
    Teaching Momster

    1. Thank you very much! And congratulations to you, too! Good luck on your blog, and I'm glad I'm not the only one on this journey! AAAHHH I would love to go to Ireland! You guessed it, though...favorite accents! :)

  3. Congrats on your first blog post! What a great way to begin with a Currently! Oh my, now I have "I Have Confidence" stuck in my head! I'm a big fan of St. Patrick's Day, too :) I need to pick out my green outfit!

    Seconds at the Beach

    1. Thank you so much! And I'm sorry, every time I tell someone what's stuck in my head, it seems to be contagious! I'm glad someone else loves this holiday as much as me! I just found some amazing socks at Target, and I'm sooo ridiculous, I bought 2 pairs. Oops.