Friday, July 18, 2014

Back to School Tech Sweepstakes!

Welcome to the Back To School Tech Sweepstakes!



At Mom Powered Media, we believe in higher education and want to help our network readers get there. To help you do just that, we are giving one lucky reader a $500 Visa Gift Card and HP 14″ Chromebook PC. There will also be 20 second place winners to take home Back To School Prize Packages. So what are you waiting for? Let's get BTS ready, tech-style! Special thank you to our supporting co-host bloggers: Monica's Rants, Raves & Reviews, The Jenny Evolution, Memoirs of a Clueless Woman, My Dairy-Free Gluten-Free Life, My Daylights, Barbara's Beat, Saving You Dinero, Shaping Up To Be A Mom, Robyn's View, Coupons and Freebies Mom, A Hen's Nest, Budget Savvy Diva, Mutterings Of A Mindless Mommy, Your Sassy Self and Nest Full of New. Open your sleek, next-generation HP Pavilion 14-Q020NR 14" Chromebook PC to get online, fast. You can access your favorite websites and Google Chrome apps on the 14-inch diagonal HD display in seconds. HP 14″ Chromebook PC features:
  • Intel Celeron 2955U Dual-Core processor 1.40GHz
  • 2GB DDR3 SDRAM system memory
  • 16GB solid state drive
  • 802.11a/b/g/n Wireless LAN
  • Intel HD GMA Graphics
  • Webcam
  • SD memory card reader
  • 1 x USB 2.0 port, 1 x USB 3.0 port, 1 x HDMI port, 1 x Acer converter port
  • 3-cell lithium polymer battery for up to 8.5 hours run time
  • 2.76 lbs, 0.8" x 11.3" x 8"
  • Genuine Google Chrome OS Software

One grand prize winner will receive a $500 Visa Gift Card and HP 14″ Chromebook PC. Twenty additional winners will also receive a Back To School Prize Package.


Giveaway ends August 15th at 11:59pm, open to US and Canadian residents, ages 18+. Excludes Quebec. Only one entrant per household, per address. Winner is subject to eligibility verification. Enter using the giveaway form below. Good luck!
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Friday, July 11, 2014

Five for Friday - Niece Addition!


Oh my what a week I have had! *Warning* This post has nothing to do with teaching and everything to do with two of the most precious girls EVER!!!

Our Holiday weekend was a success! We spent the 4th with my best friend and some of her family. The girls now have another aunt! We also headed over to Dauphin Island to slide down a huge water slide and then to the splash pad in Spanish Fort! 



 You can't beat a day that starts off with Dunkin Donuts!

 After a long day of shopping and more splash pad fun, there was still plenty of energy for hoola hoops and jump ropes in the back yard!


 Tuesday brought Pirates and Princess on the beach at The Hangout! 

"We" made princess tutus! (AKA Aunt Melissa stayed up until almost midnight making tutus!) :)
 Love these sisters! They dressed up like their favorite sister princesses, Ana and Elsa!


 Since we were there, we just HAD to go to the beach. 



 By the middle of the week it was time for some down time! After 12 hours of sleeping, we met up with friends to swim and then off to get hair cuts!





Two cute sassy cuts for two cute and sassy girls!
A few months ago a certain red head decided to cut herself bangs and some front layers. They have now all been evened out. I cannot wait for the bangs to grow out. Too cute a face to hide behind think bangs!

Thursday we visited another splash pad. I don't know how I went all day and did not take any pictures. Then we spent the rainy afternoon dancing to my brain breaks!  Today we are taking a break from sun and water. We are headed to school to get my classroom set up, just waiting for the AC to come on!! 

I hope you all have had as fabulous a week as I have!


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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Five for Friday - Happy 4th!!!!

Happy 4th of July everyone!!!! I am so excited because my nieces got here last night and we are about to have an amazing week. You will have to check back next Friday to hear all about!!!

As always, thank you so much to Kacey @ Doodle Bug Teaching for hosting this wonderful linky!






These three babies have been hanging out with me on the sofa the past few weeks! I have been able to get out and about this week and they are not too happy that they have been home alone!



Just in case you missed it Wednesday, this is what I had waiting on my sweet girls when they got in last night!
My Sweet Girls!!!!!!! Headed out for 4th of July fun!!!






I added this Daily 5 check sheet as a freebie to my TPT store - just click on the picture! 
I have a Daily 5 (+1) bundle to match {here}!

 A few months ago I received a DENny award from Discovery Education (the RJ Stangherlin Award – Best Individual DEN Blogger). Needless to say I was so happy with just being honored and having a new button to add to my sidebar!! Since then so much has been going on I really had not thought about it at all!
 Well the other day I got a surprise in the mail...an actual trophy! I was so surprised and so excited!!!!

I hope you all have a wonderful and safe 4th of July!!!


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Wordless Wednesday with Ana & Elsa!

I am stopping in for a quick Wordless Wednesday post! I have had the most amazing week with two of the most precious girls I know!!!

Thank you to Christina from Sugar and Spice for hosting!

My very own Elsa and Ana!
 With their new BFF Arial at the Pirate and Princess Breakfast at The Hangout in Gulf Shores.
 Bubble Fun at The Hangout!
A little beach time...going to turn them into Beach Babies yet!
 Proof of a successful day!

What is your favorite way to spend hot summer days?
Comment below and then head over to Sugar and Spice to link up!



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