Monday, April 1

Friendly Giveaway & Shout Out Linky!

SoOoOoOoOo excited to be having another Life Is Better With Friends Giveaway!!! (Couldn't ya just cry at how cute the logo is? Katie is a

Announcement...this will now be a MONTHLY giveaway! Woot Woot!

Check out the amaaaaazzzzingness we have in store for a lucky winner from EACH of our blogs!!!

Please stop by each of their blogs to say hellooo! Just click the pic to head to that blog...

'copter at the bottom...I wanna make sure that you see who I'm giving some lub to first! Yep...ulterior motive...

AND it's time for April Shout Outs....

Have you seen Sarah Paul's amaaaazing blog? 

She's the brilliance behind Sarah's First Grade Snippets and it's one of my "go-to" blogs when I need ideas! 

She is kind, thoughtful, creative and just plain fabulous! 

You mUsT check. her. out!

Sarah Snippets

I also need to give some love to Julie Marciniak...the cutie-patootie behind First Grade Critter Cafe. 

She is the current president of the Toledo chapter of the International Reading Association (though she is not self-important AT ALL). 

She's one of the kindest people out here in blogland!!! I. love. her!!! 
First Grade Critter Cafe

When you check her out, make sure you click her "About Me" tab at the top of her blog. You'll fall in love with her, too!

Wanna link up with a Shout Out Post? Please keep this in mind...Shout Out two bloggers - one with more followers, one with to the specific blog post with the shout outs (not just to your regular blog address)...Here's the inlinkz:

And, finally, here's the 'copter...I hope you win, friend!!!

a Rafflecopter giveaway


  1. So excited to check out the blogs you suggested! Thanks for such a fun giveaway!

    Lucky to Be in First

  2. Thank you so much Lisa! You totally made my day. :) I adore you and your blog! In fact, I blogged about you last night. Happy Monday!

    Sarah's First Grade Snippets

  3. Friends are great! Thanks for hosting a great giveaway!


  4. You are one busy lady! You couldn't be any sweeter! Love linking up with a sweetheart like you!

    Amy Howbert
    Little Miss Organized

  5. Thanks for the chance to win some great stuff. Sorry I don't have a blog so I couldn't blog for you. I am but a lowly follower. ;) Happy Spring

  6. I just love your blog AND your products:) I am new to blogging and you have all been such an inspiration!
    My First Love

  7. So sweet of you and your friends throw this giveaway!

    Angela :)
    Hippo Hooray for Second Grade!

    1. Gahhh... "to!" So sweet of you and your friends TO throw this giveaway!

  8. How exciting, I love finding new teaching blogs!

  9. I just found your blog!! Great ideas and giveaway!!

  10. Lisa,
    I had no idea you were doing this! What a fabulously awesome honor! I am speechless! (well, maybe without words for just a second..........)
    You are the sunshine of my day today! I am beaming with happiness because this is one OF MANY sweet kindnesses you have bestowed on me this year! I LOVE YOU too!!! To the Moon and back! And then, I did what any overly excited teacher would do when she gets a little love... I spread it like wild fire on my blog post today!! HOORAY! So hopefully you can steal a moment to stop back by and read some return love for ya!
    Ms. Marciniak's First Grade Critter Cafe

  11. I am loving this whole post- the giveaway and I LOVE LOVE LOVE JULIE! She absolutely is one of the sweetest and most thoughtful bloggers out there! Good choice, girl!

    Learning With Mrs. Leeby

  12. Thanks for an awesome blog and giveaway! I already followed you!

  13. I would love to post this on my blog if I had one up and running :) I have the name but need lots of time and tutorials to get it all together. My blog is
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    I still hope I win!!

  14. I LOVE all of your creations! You are also so kind with all of your giveaways on here and facebook!

    Polka Dots, Checks and Stripes

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