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.



10 comments:

  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????

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    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.

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    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

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

    Krista
    stellar-students

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  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.

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    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.
      http://dreamteamdesigns.blogspot.com/
      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.
      http://blogbugdesigns.blogspot.com/
      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!

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    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.

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

    learnplayandhavefun.blogspot.com

    Jessica

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  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!
    Lisa
    Stories From Second

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  6. Hope you enjoyed Cirque du Soleil!

    Oh, BTW, tag!

    http://mathcoachscorner.blogspot.com/2012/04/tagged.html

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

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