Monday, February 28, 2011

Pinks my Ink and Faithful in First is having a GIVEAWAY!!!

Pinks my Ink and Faithful in First is having a giveaway to celebrate having 20 followers. This girl LOVES pink and her first giveaway is PINK!!! Check out her blogs and become a follower too!!!

Friday, February 25, 2011

Teacher's Talk Positive!!!

I found a teacher blogging community called Teacher's Talk Positive. It is a friendly place to exchange ideas, share your favorite blogs, links and teaching-related products! Check it out today!!!

Read Across America Tree!

We had so much fun decorating our
Read Across America tree!

Cat in the Hat tree topper.

The Grinch and Whozit

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Valentine's Tree!!

I forgot to share our Valentine's tree!!

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Our field trip to see the GIANT INSECTS!

We had SOOOO much fun at the Mobile Exploreum on February 8th.
There were bugs everywhere!!!

Something for once is taller than Will!! : )

WHERE is Dillon's body???

Mesmorized by the BUGS!

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Valentines Day PARTY!!!

We started our day with a coloring contest.
Thomas was the 2nd grade winner.

Katherine was our 1st grade winner!!
Decorating our bags...

Mrs. Cotten's Valentine bag.


Passing out Valentine's

Taelor and Fred showing off their goodies.

The girls table blowing kisses... <3

Boys table

Fred H. Stripes (our class pet) had a FROGGY time at the party!!!
He even got his own box of chocolates.

We also had Ice Cream social but I forgot to take pictures... : ( Boohoo!

Hop on over to Frogs, Bees, & Under Seas to see more Valentine FUN!!!

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Valentine's made by MOM!!!

 I LOVE these cute little froggies my mom made for my kiddos!
He can hold suckers or pencils.
I can't wait till tomorrow!!!
You can get the pattern at

She even had enough fleece left over to make a cute Lily Pad carrier to put them in!!!

The froggy valentines were a HUGE hit at the party!
The kids LOVED them!!!

Hop on over to frogs Bees & Under the Seas to see more Valentine's Day FUN!!

Friday, February 11, 2011

Meet the Teacher

A little about me...

My name is Briana Fails. I am 24. I have been married for two years. 

I have a dog named rosie. She's all the kids I need for right now.

I LOVE frogs!

 I graduated from the University of West Florida in 2009. I have been teaching at a private school in Monroeville, AL for two years. Last year I taught K, 1st, and 2nd grade. This year I teach 1st and 2nd. I love my job!

Now for the Q & A

Q: What would you be doing if you weren’t a teacher?

A: I can't think of anything I'd rather be!!!

Q: What are your hobbies?

A: I LOVE reading!! Historical Romance is my favorite.

Q: When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up?

A: I wanted to be a veteranarian... but I'm allergic to animals...Not sure how well that would have worked. But I still love animals.

Q: What are your guilty pleasures?

A: Krispy Kreme Doughnuts.... (only when the light is flashing!)

Q: What is your biggest fear?!

A: Hmmm.... being thrown up on school!

Q: When you’re on vacation, where do you like to go?

A: I love the mountains!

Q: What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?

A: "Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.”  --Joshua 1:9

Q: What do you value most in others?

A: Honesty!!!

Q: If you could choose one of your personality traits to pass down to your kids, what would it be?

A: I don't have any kids yet but when I do I hope I pass down my sweet spirit.
One random thing about myself:

I love frogs!!!