July 24, 2014

Welcome To The Sunshine State Blog Hop

Welcome to the Sunshine State! Enjoy yourself as you take a tour around our wonderful {and large!} state! Grab some freebies along the way, and be sure to enter to win our Bundles of Sunshine!

Hi Yall!

My name is Dana and I am a Florida Blogger. I am so delighted that you have stopped by my blog to get to know me. Grab a glass of sweet tea--the wine of the south, sit back relax and enjoy.

 I am a First Grade teacher, technology geek, blogger, wife and mother. I am one of those strange delightful individuals that gets giddy slightly happy when new teaching supplies come out. I love the smell of lamination and I stock explore the internet for great ideas. So sit back relax and let me tell you about my neck of the woods (sorry its a southern thing).

I live in the delightful little town of Wesley Chapel, Florida. I have lived in the area or around this area my entire life. Wesley Chapel is located in Central Florida. Its about 20 min outside of Tampa.  I love this area because I have all the comforts just minutes away from my home or in some cases just an hour away. I am about an hour from Walt Disney or the Beach!

This weekend, we have freebies for you to enjoy! Stop by each of our blogs for an activity or idea to use in your classroom. To grab my freebie just click the image below!

The Florida teachers below have two fantastic giveaways for you! You can enter once from each one of our pages. All you have to do is follow my blog! Hop around to all the blogs listed below, and be sure to follow them to get more entries. The more entries you have, the more likely you are to win! Each pack also includes a Starbucks gift card (because, well, a teacher's gotta have a coffee!).

Come find out more about the beautiful state of Florida by reading about these other sweet teachers!

July 20, 2014


Okay I admit it. I am not as computer literate as I would like to be. It has been my goal this summer to redo my blog on my own. I am still determined to do it--it just might not happen this summer as I planned. Being by the pool and reading has won out over school related items this summer. Let's just face it sometimes you just need a break from all things school and well this summer was it for me. I have enjoyed not worrying about anything.

Fast forward to now--I have 3 weeks to go of my precious summer and I am determined to enjoy every last millisecond that I can. I have created a few items but not what I had planned. Today I decide that I am okay with it all. Last school year I allowed myself to get stressed out about the job way more then in years before. My mental health really took a beating. Well not any more. This year I have a new attitude to go along with my new grade level. I am going to just go with it.

So my plans for August:
To post one new product each week.
To make one blog post each week.
To not sweat the small stuff.
To NOT WORK ON THE WEEKENDS on anything school related.

I will let you know how it goes.