Spring Newbies and remember this ‘oldie’?

So I MAY have taken a bit of time off of the ol’ blog.  But don’t worry, I’ve been hard at work on some new TPT products.  First up? I finished Early Finisher packets for March AND April, and bundled them with May to give you a bit of savings when you buy all three together! Check them out below, and click on the pictures to view previews in my TPT shop. If you’re not sure what an Early Finisher {Read More}

Pin it to Win IT! And TWO huge reasons I am celebrating this year!

Hello out there! I was on a blogging hiatus for the last month while I buckled down to get my classroom ready for this school year, spend some good quality time with my family, and then last week- greeted my new 5th grade students! And let me just say- I have a feeling this year is going to be AWESOME! But before I get into sharing all about my new kiddos and what is new in my classroom, check out {Read More}

TPT Back to School Sale Started today!

If you haven’t already heard, the HUGE Teachers Pay Teachers Back-To-School Sale started today! My entire store is 20% off, and if you use the TPT code BTS13 then you’ll get an additional 10% off for a total of 28% off! It’s a pretty sweet deal so don’t miss it- the sale is today and tomorrow only! The Graphic above is from Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah Designs- check out her cute stuff here!  Have fun shopping! I know I am! Amber

What’s in your “Me Time” drawer? And a nameplate question.

I’ve been making some headway on the décor for my new classroom colors which I am doing in bright patterns (pink, green, and turquoise) and black accents. I recently posted about my new Editable Daily Schedule Cards, and yesterday I finished a matching Calendar Pack with Classroom Numbers. I also included Days of the Week Cards for my primary teacher friends. Here’s a little preview: You can pick them up in my TPT store for 20% off, today and tomorrow only!  {Read More}

And the WINNERS are…

Congratulations to the winners of my “1 Year Blogiversary Giveaway”! Winner of Prize Pack 1: “K.Almaraz”   Winner of Prize Pack 2: “Kirra Lehmann”  Winner of Prize Pack 3: “Amber Aslakson” I will be contacting you via the emails you supplied with your entries with your prizes! If you don’t hear from me within 48 hours, then please send me an email at Carlson.amber@gmail.com ! And thanks again to all of the wonderful TPT authors and teacher bloggers who donated {Read More}

My Best Item on TPT {Linky Party}

Classroom Confections is hosting a new Linky Party featuring each bloggers most ‘wish-listed’ TPT item! It’s a great way to quickly find some of the best items on TPT that you maybe didn’t even know you wanted yet, but after visiting these links, you probably will! Without further ado, my most wish-listed item by far is… The Complete Parent Teacher Conference Pack   I’ve had a lot of really great reader feedback for this pack, and it continues to by {Read More}

{Giveaway Winners!}

Congratulations to entrants ‘Andrea’ and ‘Mandy’!  You are the newest owners of my May Early Finisher/Challenger Packets! Check your emails ladies! I hope you enjoy them!! If you didn’t win, you can pick one up for $4 in my TPT store!

Beat the Post-Break Chattiness!

My students returned from Spring Break last Monday, and let’s just say… we weren’t accomplishing much. Does this picture sound familiar? The first half of the day they were zombies, and the second half of the day they came alive and didn’t want to stop talking about all of their Spring Break adventures! We have ISATS (our Idaho standardized test) right around the corner (as in, starting Tuesday!) and I knew this week needed to be extra productive! So I {Read More}

February Packet Winners!

Congratulations to entrants ‘AMC’ and ‘Holly Snyder’!  You are the newest owners of my February Early Finisher/Challenger Packets! Check your emails ladies! I hope you enjoy them!! If you didn’t win, you can pick one up for $4 in my TPT store. Just click one of the pics below.:) My kiddos have been hard at work on these this week.  I even saw some students dusting off the dictionaries to help with some of the activities- love that!

February Early Finisher Packets are here! {Giveaway}

Hello friends! It’s been a while!  Fortunately some important things were getting accomplished during that time. I finished my Masters program in Educational Technology! Wahoo! It’s done! I was actually done a few days before Christmas (when I submitted my Thesis) and between then and now I went into a sort of vegetative state where I didn’t want to do ANYTHING that had ANYTHING to do with being on the computer! But of course, I can never stay away for {Read More}