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Spreading a Little Sunshine - Sunshine Blogger Award

16 March 2014

61 degrees yesterday and sunny (with a little wind...)  and to brighten my day, Wendy from Read with Me ABC nominated my blog for a Sunshine Award!  The Sunshine Award is a way for bloggers to get to know each other.  Which is great for me since I am a fairly new blogger and am excited to get more followers and link-up with other bloggers.

11 Random Facts About Me
  1. I love DOGS!  #obsessed
  2. My husband is my best friend and we were high school sweethearts.
  3. I know more about pet products than I probably should. (What are you feeding your pet?)
  4. I honeymooned in South Africa.
  5. I prefer Starbucks coffee over Dunkin Donuts.
  6. I love social media (Facebook, @twitter, #instagram, Pinterest).
  7. My husband proposed to me with a puppy!
  8. I am a DIY person.  Absolutely love crafting.
  9. I have a lot of shoes.
  10. My dog loves me the most in my family. #spoiled
  11. I like to doodle.
11 Questions from Wendy @ Read With Me ABC
  1. Why did you start blogging?  I've been following other teaching blogs for years and was never able to find a teacher as obsessed with dogs as I am or a "dog themed" education blog.  So I decided to make one and share all my resources!
  2. What's your favorite subject to teach?  I love any subject that allows me to utilize technology, but I also really love to teach writing.
  3. If you couldn't teach, what job would you have?  I would probably open my own dog boutique.
  4. I need a new book to read.  What do you recommend?  I sometimes like to read what the kids read because they always ask me "did you read this?"  (Veronica Roth Series, Vampire Academy, Sylvia Day Series, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Revenge Wears Prada).
  5. Where is your favorite place to shop for "Teacher Clothes?"  Lilly Pulitzer and White House Black Market
  6. I love animals. Do you have any pets? YES, I have a Shih Tzu Terrier named Filly.
  7. What is your favorite TV show?  Supernatural
  8. I have a serious sweet tooth.  What is your favorite sweet treat?  Anything chocolate!
  9. Which of your TPT products is your favorite?  I don't have a TPT store yet, but of the resources I've purchased from other TPT stores, my favorite has to be the Dog Collection from Schoolgirl Style.
  10. If you could travel to a sunny location, where would it be?  I'd go back to Bermuda.  One of my most favorite vacations.
  11. Spread a little sunshine.  Share a favorite quote?  "Anything is possible with sunshine and a little pink." -- Lilly Pulitzer
My Nominations

Lisa from PAWSitively Teaching is a new blogger friend of mine.  We both obviously love dogs and our blog names are flip flopped!

Julie from The Techie Teacher is a blogger that I have followed for awhile.  She has some great knowledge on all things tech and I hope to collaborate with her in the future.  (One techie to another).

Christi from Ms. Fultz's Corner is the lead consultant for my Jamberry team!  She is also an amazing blogger, blog designer, and has some amazing resources for sale on her TPT page.

11 Questions from Me
  1. Who designed your blog?
  2. Do you have any pets?
  3. If you weren't a teacher, what would you be doing?
  4. What is something you can't live without?
  5. Where is your favorite place to shop for "teacher clothes?"
  6. What is your favorite holiday?
  7. What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
  8. If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?
  9. Are you a PC or Mac person?
  10. Do you have any hobbies?
  11. Paper planner or computer planner?  (2 planners -- teaching & personal?)


  1. I love the dog collection from School Girl Style. My next door neighbor (at school) and I redid her room design this summer using that collection. It turned out so beautiful! Your quote is sweet-Lily rocks my world. Oh and I'm a mac person all the way! Happy Sunday!
    :) Wendy

    1. Wendy,
      That is soo neat! I would love to see a picture of her classroom! Yes, I absolutely love Lilly Pulitzer..I just wish the dog prints went into production -- need a doggy scarf! I have everything Mac. My computer is failing now so my next will be the Macbook Air 11 inch. Can't wait...

  2. I love dogs too! this is a fun idea, congrats on the award :)