Monday, April 2, 2012

Great giveaway

Jenn over at Finally in First is having an awesome giveaway week.  5 giveaways in 5 days! Wow! The item for today is awesome so be sure to check it out.
Click on the button above to head over to her giveaway.

Hope you had a great Monday! I'm counting down the days this week. I am going to see Cirque du Soleil on Wednesday night and I am super excited. I absolutely love Cirque du Soleil. I have to work to keep my mouth from hanging open the entire time. I just don't know how they do half that stuff. 
We also have a short week this week. Just one day less during the week makes the week seem almost tolerable.

FYI - I'm planning a great linky party for April so keep posted. It's not quite ready yet but I just wanted to share it with you. I hope to have it ready in the next few weeks.


  1. hey courtney - in your columbus unit, you did word art with the word "Summarize' and the word is using the " movie paper" as it's fill...HOW did you do that????

    1. Hey Jen! I actually did that in Word with Word art. I do my units in pages on my mac but I took a screenshot of it and dragged it into pages. You can remove the white border by doing instant alpha in pages. I may do a tutorial on that soon because it is pretty neat.
      I don't have my computer here with Word so I don't know the exact things to push. I'll let you know tomorrow.

    2. I just asked my husband and he showed me how to do it in Corel Draw - I'll be interested to see how you do it!

      ♥ Jen
      The Teacher's Cauldron

  2. Hi Courtney! I can't wait to find out more about your April linky party. I am a new follower.


  3. Your blog is so beautiful! I would like to personalize my blog to be "zoo" oriented. Can you point me in the right direction please? I also haven't been able to figure out how to put the links on the side like you have.
    Thanks for your help.

    P.S. I appreciate you highlighting my blog on your site (zeekszoo). Your words are kind.

    1. Thank you so much! I had my blog designed by Jenn at Dream Team Designs. She has very reasonable prices and does a great job.
      I just saw that they are taking a break right now on the designs.
      You could also check out Kristen at Bitten by the Blog Bug. She does really cute stuff.
      What links are you having trouble with? If you want to add a blog button, go to Design at the top of the page. Then go to layout on the left side. Click on Add a Gadget. Then you can add whatever you wish. Almost everything I add is HTML/Javascript. Like if you are adding a blog button, just copy the blog buttons code from their page and paste it in the box for HTML. Hope that helps! Love your blog!

    2. Thank you so much for taking the time to respond, I truly appreciate it! I will look into one of the blog designers. It's the buttons I'm wanting to add, so thanks for the tips.

  4. Love your blog! Your newest follower...


  5. What a great idea of a linky party! :)
    I'm so with you on four day weeks being much more manageable! :) I'm dreading going back but I have four day weeks for PDs, personal appointments, for most of April and we get out May 23rd! :)
    Hope you had a great time last night!
    Stories From Second

  6. Hope you enjoyed Cirque du Soleil!

    Oh, BTW, tag!

    Donna Boucher
    Math Coach’s Corner
    Math Coach’s Corner on FB


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