Tuesday, July 9, 2013

I'm a Nominee!! Oh Me! Oh My!

I'm doing the happy dance right now!! Why you ask? Well, Renee from GrowTeachLearn has nominated me for the Liebster Award! Thanks Renee! Blogging is so much fun. I've been trying to figure out why I haven't started a long time ago.  I've gained some new friends and have gotten so many great ideas that Im sure will make my year go smoother.  I'm honored!  First I'd like to thank God because... ok... ok...I won't go that far (this time).

Here are the  'rules' for accepting this nomination: 

1. Link back to the blog that nominated me

2. Nominate 5-11 blogs with fewer than 200 followers
3. Answer the questions posted for you by your nominator
4. Share 11 random facts about yourself
5. Create 11 questions form your nominees
6. Contact your nominees and let them know you nominated them

Here are the Blogs that I am proudly nominating:

Tami at My First Grade Gems

Mrs Z at Mrs Z. and Company

Kristi and Crystal at Teaching Little Miracles

Jamie at Teaching Tidbits and More

Here the questions that Renee asked me:
1.  When did you know you wanted to be a teacher?
As far as I could remember!  My favorite thing to do as a child was to play school with my dolls.
2.  Best classroom moment last year?  The best classroom moment was when one of my students had a hard time with division (I was teaching 4th) and then we practiced and practiced and then he said oh! I get it! and became the best divider in the room
3.  What is your closet addition?  Shoes, shoes and more shoes!
4.  How do you get your morning caffeine fix--coffee or soda? coffee
5.  What was your first "teacher" purchase?  I think it was one of those stop lights that goes on red if its to noisy.  I'll just say that it wasn't up for long.
6.  What is your all-time favorite movie, you know, the one you always quote?  Coming to America with Eddie Murphy lol it cracks me every time.
7.  When you go to Target, what's the section you MUST visit every time you go in the store? The dollar spot of course! Sometimes I go just for the dollar spot.
8.  What have you enjoyed most about this summer? Doing nothing! Absolutely nothing!
9.  What are some things you purchased for your classroom this summer? a basket filled with random odds and ends.  Nothing spectacular this year.
10. What is your favorite subject to teach?  Literacy Why?  I love to read.
11. What's at the top of your bucket list? To learn how to ride a motorcycle.

Here are 11 random things about me
1. I love be a wife (1 year!!)
2. I don't have a favorite color I love them all!
3. I own an iPhone, iPad, and a MacBook Air (overkill?)
4. I nicknamed myself Last Minute Lori (Im working on it)
5. I hate mechanical pencils..
6.  I enjoy sewing
7. I was named after my grandmother
8.  This will be the first year that I taught the same grade twice in a row.
9.  Im a faithful Scandal watcher
10. Every time I watch So You Think You Can Dance I daydream about going to dance school.  (I would do modern dance if I could) 
11.  I having to wake up early during the school year.  

Questions for My Nominees
1. What is your favorite T.V. show?
2.If you could move to anywhere in the world where would it be?
3. What is the name of your favorite childhood teacher and why were they your favorite?
4. What is one thing that you would like to do differently this school year?
5.  When do you have to return to school?
6. Target or Walmart?
7. Which celebrity would you like to meet and what would you say to them?
8. What was your proudest moment?
9. Apple Juice or Orange Juice?
10. Yoga, Zuumba or Cycling or none of the above?
11. Are you an early bird or night owl?

Thanks again!


  1. Hi Lori! That is so sweet to nominate us! We actually already have the award--recently moved it over to a page just for awards. I'll answer two questions real quick though--definitely early bird and I report back on August 16th. :-)

    Thanks again for thinking of us!

    Teaching Little Miracles

  2. Congratulations!!! That is very exciting!!!

  3. I'm so happy for you!!! Thank you for nominating me.