Second Grade Nest: Sunday Smorgasboard Update

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Sunday Smorgasboard Update

What a week! I'm exhausted. I feel like I've been running a mile a minute for the last three weeks.
I'm linking up through Fabulous in First's linky!

Here are some updates from the week!

I finished my room!
Check out my full post on my room here!

Dare I say I'm excited for this year to start back up?

Kentucky Blogger Meet-up
What a fun day! Some Kentucky bloggers met up in Louisville. We had a few friends from Ohio and Indiana stop by to see us, too. A few of the girls met up on Tuesday and had shopping and dinner, then the big meet up was on Wednesday. We started with appetizers and drinks at Hard Rock, then walked to meet the rest of the gang at Doc Crow's.
 The whole gang!

Ashley from The School Supply Addict
Jamie from 2nd Grade Stuff
Brianna from The Price of Teaching 
Nicole from Teaching With Blonde Ambition
Christi from Ms. Fultz's Corner
Jessica from The Second Grade Nest
Chelsea from Flip Floppin' Through Third Grade
Lauren from One Bright Classroom
Greg from Kindergarten Smorgasbord
Jodi from Fun in First
Lisa from Fourth and Ten
Christina from Sugar and Spice

Chelsea Culbreth from Blooming into First and I pretended to be party planners for the event and we had so much fun! She came down to visit Rebecca Browning (who couldn't make it) and me to go to Hobby Lobby and Starbucks to plan! 

Top: picture of our table goodies
Bottom left: Jamie Rector and me 
Bottom right: Ashley Hughes and me 

Top left: Greg from Kindergarten Smorgasboard and me
Top right: Chelsea, Nicole, and me
Bottom left: Lisa and Lauren
Bottom right: Christi Fultz (MY BLOG DESIGNER!!) and me

Snapshots for the party favors....
Chelsea added everyone's names to the buckets using her Cricut and vinyl.
We filled it up with school supply goodies, a name card for everyone that attended, a KY blogger symbol made by Crystal Fox (The Library Fox ). 

Top left: Chelsea, Jamie, Brianna (yes, the Lock Smock girl!!)
Bottom left: Nicole, Chelsea, Jodi Southard 
My CUTE blog button Crystal made for me!
Check her stuff out:
I'll be adding this to my sidebar as soon as I get back home from Michigan and settled in my apartment.

I moved last week!
Moving is not fun at all! It is tiring and exhausting, but I'm so excited to be settled into my new apartment. Once all of my rooms are finished, I'll snap some pictures of my new apartment.
I had to document the fact that I drove a 17' U-Haul! 

My life in boxes... I can't handle it! SO close to being done! 

I am FINALLY finished with my second grade morning work. I'm not kidding when I say this has been on every to-do list I've made since January. I could not be more thrilled. I bundled it up and put it for sale on TPT!

Come back on Tuesday!!!
I'm having my Day in the Life linky party for July on Tuesday, July 30!

1. Take pictures of your day.
2. Create a blog post about how you spend your day as a teacher.
3. Use the graphic at the top of this blog post (Day in the Life) at the top or bottom or the post with a link back to Second Grade Nest.
4. Add your link down below by hitting the Inklinkz button!

Check out last month's link up here


  1. looks like you all had a blast :)

  2. I'm jealous you are done with your room. Looks like you had so much fun at the meet up! Thanks for linking up!

  3. Your meet up looks like it was a fabulous experience! And your room looks ready to go. I am jealous! I am in the middle of getting mine together.
    Bright Concepts 4 Teachers

  4. Looks like you had a ball! Thanks for sharing!

    Come and check out my blog if you get the chance.
    Colleen Patton
    Mrs. Patton’s Patch

  5. So fun! I want a North TX blogger meet up! Must look into this, lol! I am still so jealous of your FINISHED classroom and how great it looks! :D

    Teach On.

  6. Oh darn I wish I had known you all were meeting up:(
    I'm in Louisville. Oh well maybe next time.
    I absolutely love your room. I have gotten lots of inspiration from your pictures.

    The Busy Busy Hive

  7. It's so cool that you got to meet your blog designer at the meet-up. I'm really hoping to host a NJ meet-up next summer. What did you include in your favors? They look so cute. Congrats on the move & your classroom looks fantastic!


  8. Wow! You've been busy! The meet up looks like a lot of fun!