Saturday, January 5, 2013

Top 25/January Currently

I happened to notice on Pinterest that the awesome Jena over at Caught in the Middle posted that she was chosen as one of the Top 25 Middle School blogs!  So, I clicked on the link and discovered...

I had been chosen too!  Hooray!

In honor of this awesome honor, I'm going to set up all my stuff over at TPT and TN for 20% off this entire weekend!  (Sorry, I wanted to do 25%, but TPT doesn't do it!)

Thanks for following, stalking and reading my stuff!

On another note - it's already January so that means it's time for another CURRENTLY with Farley.  I can't believe it's already 2013... already half the school year is over.  This is the last half year that my son will be home - he turns 5 in March and goes into Kinder in August.  I don't think I'm ready!!!

My OLW for the month is PUSH.  It's kinda like going the extra mile for me.  I want to PUSH to do things better in 2013.  That means be a better everything from mommy to wifey to friend to teacher to everything.  I'm not saying super mom and all that stuff, but I'm a big believer in there's always room for improvement.  I also need to PUSH with working out during kickboxing, getting extra steps on my FITBIT (does anyone have one of these?  it's great!) and definitely eating a lot better.


  1. Congratulations on the award! I'm slightly jealous of your crafting room. I've got way too many ideas pinned and too little time, money, and space to accomplish them all. Someday I hope I can have a crafting room too. Love your one little word, what a great choice especially for the New Year!

    Teaching In Oz

    1. It's still a work in progress... I gotta de-clutter that room BIG TIME, but it's better than it was before... just a junk pile of office papers! :) I hear you on too little time to accomplish everything. Where's my double to get all my house stuff home when I'm at work! ;)

  2. Congratulations on your award! Enjoy your last few hours of break! I know that I am:)

  3. Congrats on your award!!! I caught up with you through the linky...

    I am with you about not wanting to go back to school, only because I don't want to stop lounging and having a nice break. I kinda miss my kiddos though!

    Have a great last two days of your break!

    Closing the Gap... in a Cute Outfit

    1. Thank you! It was surprising to actually be noticed? Does that sound strange?

      I get all new kids at the semester, so I didn't have anyone to miss! ;)

  4. Congratulations, Lauren!! What a great honor! My little one will be in Kinder next school year too. I can't believe it! Where did the time go? =(. Thanks for stopping by our blog! I will definitely be checking yours out too... it's super cute, plus it's award winning! =)Have a great Monday back with your kids!
    Sister Teachers

    1. Thanks!! :) I can't believe that my kiddo is really going off to school. And I saw over at your blog all the CVC practice going on - yours is going to be ahead of the game!

  5. Love your OWL! Sometimes for me....just a little extra push of effort and energy can make all the difference.


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