Sunday, February 19, 2012

Michigan Blogger Meet Up... SO FUN!

I just got home from an amazing afternoon with some incredible Michigan teachers...

Lisa and Beth from Made in the Shade in Second Grade
Amy from The Resource(ful) Room
Kara from Spedventures
Rachel from Ms. Rachels' Room
Jessica from Apples and Papers
Holly from Crisscross Applesauce in First Grade
and Andrea from Stepping Into First Grade

It was SO fun and I feel like I have 8 new friends!  :)  And, I didn't know some of the blogs so now I have new blogs to follow too!!!!!

We swapped school horror stories, shared books we love, talked technology, and got to know each other better... we even talked about some of YOU!  Who makes us laugh, who says stuff we would be too afraid to say on our own blogs (you brave blogger you!), who is lucky and wins all the giveaways...!

Thanks, ladies, for a super fun afternoon!  I hope we can do it again soon and more people can come and join us!

For some reason, the picture my camera took stinks and is super bright... put on some shades before you proceed!... so hopefully some of you got better pictures!


And here's the "perch the camera precariously on the ledge and set the timer while rushing back to your seat and waiting for it to flash" pose, which is a weird mixture of way too light and also DARK!

I can't wait to see other peoples' pictures and can seriously not wait to be able to do this again- you girls are all awesome!  I'm so thrilled we got to hook up today!  :)  And thanks, Amy, for putting it all together for us!

22 comments:

  1. lol...I hope I'm not the one ya'll said you'd be afraid to write that stuff on your blogs ;)

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  2. I looks/sounds like you had a great time! :) I went to a blogger meetup last month and it was so much fun!
    Lisa
    Stories From Second

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  3. Bummed I couldn't make it...flu stinks! Maybe next time.

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  4. Thanks so much for coming, I had a great time, it was a ton of fun!!
    Amy
    TheResource(ful)Room!

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  5. HOW FUN!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm so jealous! Makes me to want to attend all of the blogger meet ups!!!!!
    A Teeny Tiny Teacher

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  6. That was so much fun!!! My pics are dec, but only half of us at a time!


    Rachel
    Ms. Rachel’s Room

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  7. Looks like so much fun!! I am jealous!!
    Robynn
    BusyBees

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  8. I had such a fun time! It was nice to meet you and I'm ready for the next meet-up!

    Andrea
    Stepping Into First Grade

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  9. So jealous....looks like tons of fun!

    Natalie
    Teachery Tidbits

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  10. We had such a nice time meeting you! You are even more fabulous in person :) If you haven't read the new Sophie Kinsella book (and you love british chick lit along with YA books like me), read it! I just got it yesterday and it is super cute :) Enjoy your mid-winter break!

    Lisa :)
    Made In The Shade In Second Grade

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  11. So glad to meet you yesterday!! :) Love hearing your stories. I am totally checking at those books you and Lisa were so excited about yesterday. Enjoy your break!
    Jessica

    Apples and Papers

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  12. Love it! You all look so bundled up while we are sweating down here in Florida! =)

    Emily @ Second Grade Silliness 

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  13. I am so jealous! :) How does one find out about these meetups? I live in the Detroit area and would love to meet with fellow blogger/teachers in the area! Thanks! :)

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