Friday, June 29, 2012

I Don't Know How To Change A Tire!!

Well, my daughter and I had a little adventure today. We went to a couple of thrift stores in town(I love to shop at thrift stores, you never know what goodies you are going to find!) and when we came out of the last one, I had a tire going flat. Well I will just tell you this county girl does not know how to change a tire and neither does my daughter. So I called my hubby and he says,"You need to go ahead and take it to our tire place and get a new tire because obviously it has a hole in it somewhere."  So herewe go to the tire place and the young man assures me that he has a tire to fit my car. He takes off my tire and puts the new one back on and it doesn't fit. He is very apologetic and I tell him that it is okay, besides he has been flirting with my daughter, so I let it slide. Then after searching for several minutes, he concludes that he does  NOT have a tire to fit my car. Now we turn to the spare tire that is kept in a little cubbie in the back part of my vehicle. I don't know if you are like me, but by the time I drive my car, and my daughter and grandson use my car, it looks like we live in it!!There are shoes everywhere, my grandson's fishing pole, a cranberry drink bottle that is almost empty (saving that in case we get stranded on the road), school stuff that I brought home to work on this summer that has not even made it out of the car, and various other items. Anyhoo, we finally rummage through all the "stuff" in the back and get the spare tire and he puts it on. By this time I am ready to go on home. I had planned on a trip to the WalMart because I got paid and that is what you do when you get paid (every teacher knows that). Oh and by the way, I am now carrying around an old tire with a hole in it in the back of my car! He didn't have room to keep it because they had such a pile of old tires. But what the heck, it is just one more thing in the back of my car, NO WORRIES.


Thursday, June 21, 2012

Crafty--Not so sure!

Well, I said I was hoping to put something crafty on here and I have done this craft several times and still need to tweak it a bit, but here it is!! I love history and so to go with my Famous Faces of Georgia unit I created, I made these crafts to go with it. I made James Oglethorpe and Mary Musgrove, two of the famous faces in Georgia history. I am no artist by no means, but I gave it a shot. Once I get the patterns perfected a little I may put them on TpT and TN. What do you think? Go ahead--let me have it--I can take criticism!

James Oglethorpe

Maybe I should have not used a clear bead for the button, you can see the glue. Oh well, craft and learn!

Mary Musgrove
I know!! I told you I was not an artist!! Still need to tweak a few things! Or maybe a lot of things!!

On another thought, I have something new in TpT and TN! Check it out!
If you want to check it out just click on the picture!

Just click on the picture!

Well, time to get off of here and tweak James and Mary!!


Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Finally---A Blog Button

WooHoo! Look what I did!! I finally figured out how to put my blog button on here. I even have a code so you can now grab my button and add it to your blog! It has only taken me half a day to do this, so you better believe I am gonna toot my own horn!!  I am so excited that I finally figured it out! I know most of you are probably thinking Big WHOOP, but it is for me. I am technology challenged!
Well, I have clothes to wash that have been waiting on me since I have been working on this ding-dong-dittly button.   Gotta go!  Hope to put something really crafty on here in a few days--stay tuned!


Thursday, June 14, 2012

Look What I Found!

WoW I went to the Walmart and you will never guess what I found! These cute little magnifying glasses to use in my reading station. They are a lot more colorful than the plain old black ones that I have, or used to have that I can't find anymore. Who knows where they are after all those second grade hands have had them!!  These were only 97 cents!! It is like the dollar isle at Target! I was so excited! Aren't they cute!!

And you will never guess what else I found for 97 cents!! These cute little "poofy balls"(right now the correct name escapes me so for now they are "poofy balls") in all kinds of colors! And look what I made!

TADA!! A pig! I used construction paper to make the ears, eyes, and snout and there you have it---a pig. I bet it would be cute if I used patterned scrapbook paper. I think I just had a---wait a minute---YAH! I have an idea!  Who knows what will be on here next??!!


Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Linky Party!!

Hi! I have joined in with Farley at Oh' Boy 4th Grade for a Currently June Linky Party!! Linky parties are so much fun. You get to find out what is on everyone's mind and what they are up too. Join in the fun!
Click the picture below and go to Farley's blog!!

 You can see from my currently that it may be way too early in the morning to be posting about what I am thinking and doing right at this minute!!   Have lots to do today--giving my house a major cleaning one room at a time. I have already tackled two bathrooms and the kitchen. Today it will be my daughter's room---Oh No! What have I gotten myself into??!!!


Friday, June 1, 2012

The Three Little Pigs Math Activities-TpT

Hi! I have enjoyed my first full week of summer vacation! Just lounging around at home and catching up on some much needed sleep. Had planned on going to a 90 mile long yard sale today, but unfortunately I was rained out. We actually had a tornado come through our area last night!! It didn't do any damage that I know of, I'm sure I would have heard about it by now. I have just completed a new math unit for TpT! The name of it is(wait for it----) "The Three Little Pigs" Math Activities. Check it out below!

If you would like to see it even closer, just click on the picture and it will take you right to the page.
Hope you like it, you probably knew it would be about pigs!! HaHa! There will be a Literacy Unit to follow later that goes with the story also! So come back later if you are interested in it!   Happy Weekend!
If you are still in school--Hang in there-- the end is in sight!!