Monday, January 23, 2012

What's Better Than a Snow Day?

Not too much, but an unexpected ice day is awesome!
I was so excited when I got the call because, well I wasn't expecting it at all. It is supposed to be 50 degrees here today and in Michigan, that's a warm January day! Of course I can't just hear the phone call either. I check the website and TV just to be sure I'm not just dreaming.
So, just between us, I jumped on the bed to let my husband know about my excitement. He wasn't as excited...hmmm...must be jealous!
So I've been totally lazy today and I love it. I finished a little Animals in Winter unit and posted it on TPT. You may have already taught it, but if not, it will fit in perfectly before Groundhog's Day!



I also made energy balls from a Pinterest recipe. So yummy and gluten free. Yay!
OK, I better go get on the treadmill. I am so happy that I get to do that early enough so that I won't miss any of The Bachelor. Will he figure out that the model is a weirdo? I think another girl (can't think of her name, but I like her), is supposed to tell him.  We'll see...
So what shows are your guilty pleasures? I admitted to The Bachelor. You can admit it. The first 2 peeps can have a copy of my Animals in Winter unit. Just don't forget to leave your e-mail. And here is a happy snow day freebie just for you:

 
And one more freebie...This one is my fave, but only because I LOVE to sing. I turn anything and everything into a song. Last week it was eyes up front, ears listening and the kids would say "Do dah, do dah". Eyes up front ears listening, "Oh, do dah day". They like it, I like it, we're all happy. Anyway, back to the freebie. It's a song I made up to the tune of "Celebration" by Kool and the Gang. We put it in our poetry notebooks. The kids can sing most of it and I belt out the middle. :) Thanks to Graphics  From the Pond http://frompond.blogspot.com for the border!


Come on, admit it. You're singing along right now, aren't you?

:) Andrea

13 comments:

  1. Totally love Intervention!!
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  2. Oh totally cute!!

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  3. Awww...too late! Totally cute, though!

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  4. I love Hoarders and those crazy coupon people!!! LOL
    ❤ Sandra
    Sweet Times in First
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  5. I love a snow day (or ice day)!! Thanks for sharing your freebie! Your animals in winter pack looks so cute!

    Jennifer
    jenniferlalsip(at)yahoo(dot)com
    The First Grade Dream

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  6. I was already in the car when my phone rang! It was still on vibrate from yesterday and I almost missed it (happened to see it light up!). I'm so glad I didn't drive the whole way there (I have a 35 mile commute). I was hoping we'd get in a snow/ice day soon :) Congrats on your Biggest Loser commitment! I forgot to comment on it after I read it.
    Take care,
    Michele

    New Adventures in First Grade

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  7. Love that unexpected call and get a free day! Following you now! :)
    Lori
    Conversations in Literacy

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  8. Yay for snow days! I don't think we are going to see one this year in good ol' Georgia....poo. Congrats on the weight loss! I am also on the weight loss journey. I would love to do a Biggest Loser at our school, but there is honestly only like a couple of us that even need to lose a few.

    I am a new follower. I would love if you could hop on over and check out my new blog!

    Natalie
    Teachery Tidbits

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  9. The bachelor for me too!!!! So bad.... but can't take my eyes off of it!
    I'm in Michigan too, but no snow day for me :(.

    Erin
    Projects & Polkadots

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  10. You were right about the singing... The hibernation song is great!

    DillyDabbles

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  11. Love your song! Got any good ideas for a song we can innovate for deserts?

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  12. Can you give me your recipe for your energy bar. My husband is allergic to wheat and has to eat gluten free things. I like the hibernation song.

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  13. Jackie, go to this site: http://smashedpeasandcarrots.blogspot.com/2011/08/no-bake-energy-bites-recipe.html
    They are really good! :)

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