Saturday, April 6, 2013

Five for Friday on a Saturday =)

I am linking up with Doodle Bugs for her 5 for Friday for my very first time.

 I don't usually do linky parties because they scare me. They often have you sharing about yourself and that is so hard for me. So, here goes....

1. Edison is by far the most curious and weird cat I have ever known. He is a MESS! He loves to help me do everything. Cutting out lamination can be hard beacause he always wants to lay on top of it. He loves plastic and licking it. He is obsessed with plastic grocery sacks. He will carry them all around the house. I love this cat. It is amazing how quickly our pets get to be our fur babies.

2. I am obsessed with these candles from Bath & Body works. What I really should have done is taken a picture of the cabinet with all of the candles I have. Let's just say that if I ever lose electricity for weeks I am all set with candles.

These candles remind me of the beach, pool, and summer and to me that means RELAXATION. =)

3. We had a blast with a super duper fun adjective lesson yesterday. We have a few things to finish up on Monday before I share about it. This is one of the adjective pizzas we made. =)

4. I would not mind doing so many running a records a week if I could have him cheering me on. I have such a hard time remembering to go back and MSV them.

5. Here I am with my 3 Chickadees at church on Easter Sunday. I love my nieces but do not like how tall they are. I am even wearing my tall shoes in this picture!

I am off to do some housework before heading off to relax by my sister's pool. It was a dreary 50 degrees the other day and it is supposed to get up in the upper 70's today. You gotta love Texas weather! =)

I would love for you to take a few minutes to tell me about how you do running records in your classroom/district.

From My Heart to Yours,

18 heart notes:

D. Frideley said...

Yup, you gotta love Texas Weather! It's nice today, but a little windy. My sister has a pool too:)


Tammy said...

Running records are a lifeline for me, but I understand how the MSV process can be a little daunting. I'm doing a really good job of staying on top of MSVing this year, but I must admit I got out of the habit for a while there.
❀ Tammy
Forever in First

Julie Marciniak said...

Oh Hearher,
I have Ryan on my Connferring binder too!! He totally helps get me through my day!
Love him!

Tiffany May said...

Heather your nieces are beautiful! Enjoy the pool today. You are so right about this Texas weather. I have a slight sore throat on this nice day. Lol have a great weekend!


One Fab Teacher

vicky1970 said...

Hi Heather,
Don't worry we have had weird weather here too in So. Cal. It was 66 degrees last week and on Thursday it will be 88. Go figure! Enjoy! xoxox
Traditions, Laughter and Happily Ever After

Jessica said...

My district does not require any running records, but I feel they are so important that I use them. I do them at least monthly for my lower readers since they can change the most between reading levels. I have a hard time with MSV too. I still have to refer to a text sometimes to figure out between them especially when I don't do it right away.

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Miss Cosby said...

I brought my two chihuahuas to my parents' house last night while I was hanging out. I found myself referring to them as the 'granddogs' lol.

I love my fur babies....even though they tried to wake me up this morning.

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Joanne Miller said...

Congratulations on your first link up! :O) Your nieces are beautiful! And, how funny I call my heels my tall shoes too!!! One other coincedence...I just bought those same two candles 2 weeks ago-2 for $22 sale! My Poolside candle was finished off last night-love it!
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Sara said...

I'm OBSESSED with Beach Cabana! I have it in the plug ins all over my house! Your cat should meet mine, he uses my laminating as a personal slip and slide when I'm trying to cut!

Primary Buzz

Comincioli said...

Just started following your blog and I love it! This was my first time linking up to Five for Friday too. We used to live in Texas and I miss that weather! It's still a little chilly in Illinois! Enjoy the 70 degrees!!

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Jill said...

I am reading recovery trained so I use aims web probes and use those for my records. The district as a whole doesn't have many who know how to do and use a running record.

I love your kitty, my cats do the same thing when it comes to laying on the laminate.

Have a great week, jill

Melanie Conger said...

Enjoy some relaxation with your candles! I can spend hours at that store, sniffing! I walk around, smell everything, can't pick, and go back around and smell everything again! I usually leave with quite a headache, but my house always smell pretty. Enjoy!

First Grade Brain Sprinkles

Heather S. said...

Hello! Thanks for stopping by my blog and following me. I have came to visit you and I am now your newest follower. Thank you for the comment about the Chewy Jewelry. Make sure you check back on Monday because I might just be giving one away ;-)

Heather Salsman
Teaching Through Turbulence

Unknown said...

Loved reading your five for five post! I love my fur baby, too! She keeps my husband and me pretty entertained! :)

vicky1970 said...

Hi Heather -
Can you email me at I need your email to talk about my 1000 followers...thanks my friend. :o)
Traditions, Laughter and Happily Ever After

Rebecca Kay said...

I use Quick Reads to track comprehension and I use fluency records form Reading A-Z. I love love to have the LLI program, but its too pricey! Love your blog!

Justina Babiarz said...

My cats do the same thing! They also try to chew on the edges of the plastic which puts holes in one point they even put holes in a board I had laminated :-( lol