Let’s Start Writing!

We are full into the swing of things here in Mrs. Jones’ Class! Yesterday during writing we talked about the rules and expectations of writing and we practiced some sustained writing time in our journals. Today, I wanted to kick things off with a fun lesson!   I saw the book, Rocket Writes a Story, […]

The First Week!

My goodness, the first week is EXHAUSTING isn’t it?!? This year my new school has an extended day (7:30-3:30) and while I am SO excited to have more time teaching, it is going to take some getting used to – for both me and the kids! I have 19 little sweeties who show up each […]


I am so excited to announce that I just recently got a teaching job here in Mass…. and… it’s in FIRST GRADE!!!! Thank God! (ha ha ha ha ha…) I got to see my classroom for the first time yesterday and it is HA-UGE! It is honestly about 3-4 times the size of my old […]

Teachers On Pinterest!

I use Pinterest for everyyyyything these days – from recipes, to home design, to styling tips. However, more than anything, I use Pinterest for teaching! I have spent my first 3 years as a classroom teacher scouring Pinterest to find new and fun ways to teach certain standards and skills. I have found so many […]

Meet The Teacher!

Well, hello there! This past year, my fiance and I have done a A LOT.  We both started side “blogging” projects: I finally made a personal blog where I share about marriage, babies, home design, and recipes. It is something I’ve wanted to do for awhile and helps me stay in touch with my friends […]

Throwback Thursday!

Don’t get me wrong, I know poetry month isn’t until April, but let’s be real… I love teaching poetry ALL YEAR! For this lovely Throwback post, I thought I would get excited about poems again! Plus, reading these poems make me miss my little first graders back in Vegas 🙁 Don’t forget to head over […]