Saturday, April 5, 2014

Spring Blogger Meet-Up Blog Hop

A couple weeks ago, I headed down to French Lick, Indiana to meet up with some AMAZING teacher bloggers. This wasn't just a little lunch meet up, this was a first class event. Holly from Mrs. Ehle's Kindergarten Connections knows how to throw a party! 

Check out this hotel! Holy Moly! And this is a hotel in INDIANA no less!

Some teachers made an entire weekend of the meet-up, but I was only able to attend on Saturday. We had lunch and chatted. It was exciting to be in a room of like-minded educators! We even exchanged notes of what works, what doesn't work, and lots of fun facts, too! 

I learned about laser fingers that I can use with my kids to help with fluency! SCORE! LOVE these!

I also learned about phonto, an app that allows you to use your own fonts for your pictures. This will be great especially since I love fun fonts!

Oh, and have you heard of Frixion gel pens? I hadn't, but boy I'm glad I know now! Fun colors AND they are erasable! Doesn't get much better than that! 

There were fantastic sponsors of this awesome event as well and we all got tons of goodies from them. And . . . here's the GREAT NEWS! You can score these goodies for yourself! All you need to do is continue hopping through this blog hop until you find your chance to win them for yourself! You could win a Vera Bradley bag (I'm loving mine), a gift certificate for an Erin Condren product or Jamberry Nails, goodies from Crayola, Boogie Boards, Scentos, Creative Teaching Press, and Kaeden Books. That's a lot of awesomeness! 

Well, what are you waiting for? Hop on over to see Heather and find the hidden treasure! 

Teaching Through Turbulence



  1. I loved finally meeting you in person! You are a rock star!
    Seusstastic Classroom Inspirations

  2. Sounds like y'all had a lot of fun! Thanks for the great tips and giveaway!

    Katie :)
    KTP: Keep Teaching and Planning!

  3. I so want some of those Frixion markers!!!

  4. It was so nice to see you again. I'm going to have to try some of those pens!

    Teaching in Blue Jeans

  5. Those laser pointers were awesome! It was so good to meet you!
    :) Dana
    Common to the Core

  6. I love the pens and use them all the time! I ordered the laser fingers and have had them here at home over spring break. Anxious to get back and let the kids try them out! Thanks for all of your tips at the meetup. You got my wheels turning about visiting some different conferences. ;-)

  7. I've been a long-time follower of yours on Pinterest and now follow your blog, too! :)

    First Grade STARS

  8. Glad we were able to meet! I had such a blast at the meet up. Those laser fingers are AWESOME! I need to get me some of those. :)

    Mrs. Pauley’s Kindergarten

  9. What a fun meetup with some awesome sponsors! You guys went all out! It looks like you had a ton of fun!

  10. Great talking with you again! You're such an inspiration! I'm going to have to check out those Frixion pens, too!

    Primary Inspired

  11. I have those laser fingers and my kiddos love them!!! Looked like such a fun time!!
    Keep Calm and Love First Grade

  12. So nice meeting you! I love those laser pointers and have used them with my kindergarten students already! What a great weekend!!

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