Thursday, February 2, 2012

I've been Tagged 2x..... WhOaaa!

I've been Tagged! yeah, they got, Rebecca and Amber..
I just wasn't fast enough!
(btw not athletic at all)
...So here are the rules:
1.  Post the rules.
2.  Post 12 fun facts about yourself.
3.  Answer the questions the tagger set for you in her post, and then create
    12 new questions for the ones you tag.
4.  Tag 12 people and link them in your post.
5.  Let them know that they have been tagged.

Ok, so let's get this tagging started with 12 fun facts about me.
1. I have two beautiful children Isabella 8, and Francesco 6, an amazing husband & a cute lil' puppy.
2. My son Francesco just started reading I'm beyond ecstatic!
3. I will only wear sneakers to the gym, although I should have been wearing them while teaching gym last week (my first teaching fall!)!!!!Thank goodness my bestie/blogger buddy
Maria @ was there to help me get up!
Have any of you taken a spill in front of your class? Ugg
4. My favorite shows are Homeland, and Gossip Girl...(so completely different -both great)
5. I spent my entire childhood working in my DAD's army & navy store, I can completely help you gear up to go hunting, fishing or camping but would never do any of it myself!
6. I didn't drive until I was 23 years old.
7. I have a younger brother!
8. How did I meet my husband?????? well he came to see his little brother in a talent show at school
(my 1st teaching job) and the rest was history! I cant believe that was almost 16 years ago!!!
9. I was a college basketball cheerleader.
10. I love visiting MUSEUMS...11.taking PICTURES and 12.going to the Hampton's...

Adventures of a Third Grade Teacher1st I was tagged by my girl Amber - from
Adventures of a Third Grade Teacher-
                            She asked-I answered:
1. Polka dots or stripes? I really dig both.
2. What is your favorite thing about teaching?
Learning is my favorite thing about teaching, sharing the experience of learning,  watching students learn and grow academically and socially.
3. Guilty Pleasure? Coffee & Shopping
4. Drama or Comedy? Romantic Comedy
5. If you could teach your students one thing, what would it be? To love reading!
6. If you won a million dollars and had to give it to one person, who would it be?
       (i guess i can't keep it right?) lol
7. Cats or Dogs?  Dogs
8. Favorite fruit?Watermelon
9.What technology do you have in your classroom?Smart board, lap-tops.
10. What is one thing you couldn't live without? My family & then the store Anthropologie
11.  Where were you born? Brooklyn, NY
12. Where did you college?  Brooklyn, NY- Saint Francis

Then I was tagged by my bloggy buddy Rebecca - from
The Teacher's Chatterbox
                                             She asked-I answered:
1. What movie could you watch over and over again? Breakfast at Tiffany's
2 What would be your dream vacation? A place with lots of great shopping and culture... Italy!
3.  Do you like to cook? NO I never cook!  If so, what dish have you perfected? grilled cheese lol!
4.  Are you tech savvy? A lil' bit..
5.  What is your guilty pleasure? Definitely shopping, I can do it all day long!
6.  What is your favorite book to read aloud to your kiddos?
 I love Kevin Henkes, his characters are great, I also love Vera B Williams...
7.  Are you more crafty or sporty? Crafty, I love to paint & sew.
8.  Are you an early bird or a night owl? I wake up incredibly early.
9.  Facebook, Twitter, or Both? Both.. & Pinterest too, I guess you can add them to my guilty pleasures.
10.  If you were told you were going to be teaching abroad, where would you want to teach? Dubai
11.  Do you collect anything? post cards &  vintage bags & books
12.  What is your most memorable teaching moment?
I was awarded Teacher of the Year 2002! I was so honored...

so here are some questions for my friends:
1. What's your favorite blog?
2. Favorite subject to teach?
3. Where are you from?
4. Favorite author?
5. Drink coffee or tea?
6. Who is your favorite celebrity?
7. Do you have good handwriting?
8. Favorite place to shop?
9. What's the first thing you do when you get up in the morning?
10. sneakers or heels?
11. What color car do you drive?
12. Guilty Pleasure????
I'm tagging..
 andrea from Cheers to School.. ( who was also sweet enough to give me an award )
Cheers to School  maria   from Charmed in Third Grade ( my bestie )
             Charmed in the Third Grade

jennifer from First Grade Blue Skies   (whose blog I enjoy stalking)
 My Photo


laughinbrunette (Jennifer) said...

aww...thank you for the tag! I will do my best to get to those questions soon!! Hugs,
First Grade Blue Skies

Andrea said...

Thanks Melissa for the tag! I just finished answering your questions on my blog! :)

Cheers to School