Sunday Safari 6/24/12

Hi friends! Welcome to our weekly Sunday Safari!

I have spent the last 2 full hours completely immersed in Ashley's website.
What a cute/creative name for her blog. I also LOVE the design!

Here is a picture of Ashley and her husband...
I stumbled across this picture because I was trying to figure out where Ashley teaches. It was VERY obvious that it is not here in the US of A. Wait for it- she is in Switzerland! This next little tidbit- I stole straight from her blog-

My husband and I will be here for about three years (began March 2011).  Prior to the move, I taught for two years then worked as my district's assessment coordinator....
I am an ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher over here and a student myself... learning French (OMG I don't want to talk about it).

Ashley is extremely organized and her website reflects that trait. And if she isn't truly organized she did a great job of fooling me :)

Her site is a gold mine. She has static pages where she organizes freebies/units that she has found or created.
Here is a screenshot of one of those pages...


And another one- just because I am SO impressed...


It is like an even better version of Pinterest!

Don't tell on me because I know I should have known how to do this already, but I
used her video tutorial to make a preview for my Classroom Decor Set:

After a little more stalking browsing through her posts, I found this adorable penguin activity:

AND even better- she included directions that her students could use independently:


I am so glad Ashley agreed to let me feature her, because I can't get enough of her website! Thanks Ashley!
Don't forget to check her out @ The School Supply Addict!

My more seasoned part of the Blogland adventure is going to come in a little different form this week.  

I am actually on my way to Charleston, SC today to drop my kids off with my parents so that my hubby and I can go to MEXICO. Yes- that is pure excitement in my voice. My husband and I were never able to have a honeymoon so after 5 years of marriage and 2 kids- we think we have earned it!

SO..anywho I asked 5 bloggers to help keep you all busy this week (get it 5 guest posts for 5 years of marriage- cheesy I know). 

What a treat!
 Please come back tomorrow for all the fun!


11 comments:

  1. Thank you so much, Katie!! Super stuff that I can't wait to use in my classroom! You made my Sunday morning!

    http://theplemons.blogspot.com/

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  2. Wow! Ashley's site looks amazing! Thanks for sharing it with us. I'm headed over there now.
    Have a blast in Mexico!!
    Lisa
    Learning Is Something to Treasure

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  3. Have fun in Mexico :) Thanks for sharing Ashley's site. I can't wait to explore. I love me some organization :)

    Heidi
    My (Not So) Elementary Life

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  4. Ohh this site is great. Have fun girl. You deserve it!!!

    Jena
    1st Grade with Miss Snowden

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  5. Love, love, love it Katie!!! So glad you like it. I feel honored to be on the Sunday Safari! :) I really enjoy doing it and love stalking so many great teachers. Thanks and have a wonderful time in Mexico! I'm so jealous.

    Ashley
    TheSchoolSupplyAddict

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  6. Thanks for sharing the great blog site! Do your parents live in Charleston? I live right outside of Charleston! Have fun in Mexico!

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  7. I've nominated you for the Versatile Blogger award! Stop by and grab it.

    Jessica
    My Different Worlds

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  8. Thank you for sharing this! I love this idea! I found your blog via Kelley @ Teacher Idea Factory! Thanks for all you do :]

    Sara
    Miss V's Busy Bees

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  9. Hope Mexico is/was fabulous! Thank you so much for introducing us to Ashley, The School Supply Addict. What a great blog.

    Yours is an amazing blog as well. AND super cute!
    ❤Dragonflies in First ❤

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