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08 November 2013

Hello There!  It's already November (October flew by really fast), and after spending a countless number of hours blog-hopping from one teacher site to the next, I finally decided to join the paw-ty!  I'd consider myself a #newbie teacher with 2 years experience as an Educational Technology Teacher and Coordinator.  I've since moved on, and am looking for a position as a Kindergarten, 1st or 2nd grade teacher in New Jersey.

You are probably asking yourself, "why should I read this blog?"  I'd be doing the same thing.  Out of the thousands of teacher blogs available, what makes this one unique?  Answer: I have yet to find a dog/cat thematic teaching blog.  Personally I favor dogs, but it's important to be fair to those cat lovers out there.  So that is why I am starting this.  My classroom theme has always been dogs (imagine lots and lots of #pawprints) and I want to share with you all the ways you can create a classroom that is "something to bark about!"

Now a little about me....
  • Newlywed (husband actually proposed to me with a puppy) #perfectproposal.
  • I'm obsessed with dogs.
  • I'm a big techie.  I love all things digital and social media.  (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest...) 
  • "This Classroom Runs on Lots and Lots of Diet Coke"
  • I love to travel.
  • I am super organized (in my own way). *had to add that last part for my husband.
  • #starbucksaddict
  • I love washi tape, and if I could, I would monogram everything!  SGL
  • If I wasn't a teacher I'd probably be a dog boutique owner. 
Meet Filly...
Filly is my adorable shih tzu terrier that my husband gave to me when he proposed this past May.  We think he is 2 1/2 years old but the shelter we got him from was unsure.  I love all things dogs, so naturally Filly will make many appearance on my blog.

Lastly, a big thank you to Laura from Sophie & Rory design shop.  It has been amazing to work with her. I've probably been driving her nuts with all my emails #overlyexcited, but the finished product is absolutely amazing and is even better than I imagined.  She incorporated my love for dogs in a clean and simple design.  I couldn't be happier.


  1. Yay, Sarah! I'm so excited to read your first post and follow your blog! The blogging community has been so welcoming to me, and I feel blessed to have learned so much from teachers all over the world. #bestprofessionaldevelopmentever Best wishes on your new journey! I hope you will find it as rewarding as I have.

    Read With Me ABC

    1. Thank you Wendy! I'm so glad to be a part of the blogging community now. #tookmelongenough but I am happy with how my blog turned out. Thanks for the follow!