Thursday, August 18, 2011

READ Banner Giveaway Winner

Thanks to everyone who entered the READ banner giveaway and HI! to all of my new followers. :)

And the winner is... drumroll...

Class Full of Special Kinders!
Congratulations! You have 72 hours to respond to this post with your e-mail so that I can contact you! A new winner will be selected at random if this winner does not contact me. Thanks!

:) Andrea

Sunday, August 14, 2011

READ Banner Giveaway

Thanks to Jaime from What's the Buzz, I've been a little Etsy-obsessed lately. I saw this banner and knew I had to have it:

Now, that's good news, because it's so cute! But the BEST news is that Johnell from the Bekah Jennings Etsy shop is donating one of these banners and one of YOU can win it! You might also want to check out her shop for other banners. She has many and they are wonderful! (Here is a code to use for free shipping on your first purchase: FIRSTSHIPFREE).

Here's how to enter:
(leave a comment for each item you do to gain entries)
1. Be a follower on my blog
2. Add my blog to your blogroll

RULES: Giveaway open to U.S. residents only. Must be 18 yrs or older. Giveaway ends Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011 at 11:59 EST. Rules must be followed. Winner is selected using and will be emailed/contacted and given 72 hours to respond. In the event of no response, a new winner will be chosen. Blogger is not responsible for prize fulfillment. Prize fulfillment comes directly from participating sponsor. By entering this giveaway, you agree to have read these rules.
Good luck!
:) Andrea

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Ceiling Tile Art

Did you see Abby's super cute ceiling tile art? I loved it and was going to go to Home Depot, but stopped by JoAnn's first to pick up some other supplies. I was about to leave when I spotted some 16 x 16 canvases on the clearance rack. Two came in a pack for $4.97!!!! They had quite a few left so hopefully your JoAnn's does as well! :)

You can see her ceiling tile (and other great ideas) here!


First Day Treat

My niece, Peyton, LOVES Goldfish S'mores. They look like this:

She picks out the marshmallows, but will give you the honey or chocolate graham. One day, she actually let her auntie have all 3. Yum! So now, I buy a bag for her and a bag for me. :) Anyway, I know my first graders would love them, so I made a little first day of school label that I will attach to a baggie filled with these yummy treats! I got the s'mores graphic from :)

And then I thought of another rhyme...I love to come up with songs and rhymes. (There were more for this label, but I won't post them!) Some of them are really bad (as my husband likes to tell me when I try them out on him), but that's okay. The kids like them! :)

:) Andrea

Monday, August 1, 2011

Cute graphics!

If you're looking for cute graphics to use for free, check out You can't use them commercially, but there are a lot of cute images that you'll love! :)