Monday, June 29, 2015

Louisiana Teacher Bloggers Meet-Up In Review

As I mentioned in Saturday's post, this weekend was a very exciting one for me! The day had finally arrived for the 1st Annual Louisiana Teacher Blogger Meet Up. I couldn't wait to meet some other Louisiana Bloggers and let me just say the experience was 100 times 1000 times better than I had even expected. Jasmine {Buzzing with Mrs. McClain}, Jessica {Pride and Primary}, and Kristi {Pelicans and Pipsqueaks} did an awesome job of making sure the day was not only amazing, but also jam packed with useful information. 

I was so nervous and excited to meet everyone. I may or may not have changed my outfit about 5 times that morning. And of course I had to get a morning PJs, so I was ready to go, which resulted in this somewhat embarrassing necessary car selfie!

When I walked in everything was adorable! The Mayfair Library had been decked out with KG Fonts {my personal fav}, awesome giveaways, adorably decorated tables, and was ready for a Teacher Blogger takeover! 

It was awesome to have the opportunity to have Jessica {Pride and Primary} discuss how to improve your blogging game and Mia {Putting Words In Your Mouth}, the 2nd Top Seller in Louisiana,  talk about improving your Teachers Pay Teachers Store. My to do list is now miles long, but luckily that is what summers are for, right?! We also got the chance to talk in grade level groups, I loved having the opportunity to meet these ladies and share some new ideas. I am not sure what Missy {The Kennedy Korral} was telling us here, but obviously it was keeping our attention, which in a room full of ladies who love to talk, that is saying A LOT! 

I was so excited to participate in the teacher gift swap. I was so excited to win Jessica's gift!! I got this ADORABLE pencil scarf and a gift card to TpT- that I already have spent in my mind. Am I the only one with a wish list a mile long?! I also got an awesome Go Noodle Tshirt that I CANT NOT WAIT to wear to school the first week, possibly the day I introduce Go Noodle! to my students. 

We had such a great time at this event, thanks to so many people who made it special. From the decorations to the swag bag, I definitely left one happy girl! 

But now, for the best part of this blog post-- The Swag Bag Giveaway! We will be giving away TWO swag bags. Trust me, they do not disappoint! Enter the Rafflecopter below to win everything we received! 

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Don't forget to check out all the other Louisiana Bloggers! 


  1. So glad you had an awesome time! Your guest speakers are amazing! Thanks for sharing! Your blog is super cute! Keep up the good work!

    First Grade Stripes

    1. Thanks so much for visiting my blog! Good luck in the giveaway!

  2. I love that pencil scarf! So cute! It was so nice to meet you. We MUST stay connected!!

    Buzzing With Mrs. McClain

  3. It was so much fun meeting and sharing/networking with you! I adore your post! I was almost crying- laughing so hard. I shared your excitement though! Please, lets keep in touch, and the pencil scarf is wonderful!

    1. Thank you! I am totally a geek on the inside, and couldn't wait to learn from everyone! I hope we can all stay in touch and keep up the Louisiana Pride!

  4. It was so nice to meet you Alyssa! Your post is too cute! I also love the teacher picture frame and the colored pens! My son tried to snatch those up as soon as I walked in the door! Keep in touch!

  5. I can't tell you how excited I was to meet you! You are precious in person! Good luck with the upcoming school year. That pencil scarf is too cute!

  6. lOVE LOVE LOVE your precious blog!! OH And that necessary car selfie is so great! Had a great time meeting you and hanging out. WE WILL do it aGAIN!

  7. I love your post!!! I was reliving the excitement as I was reading!!! Definitely must get together again soon!!!


  8. HAHAHA! I am not sure what I was sharing but I have everyone's attention! I am so glad to finally meet you. I have followed you on TpT and love your new logo and blog. It was a wonderful day for me too!
    Missy Kennedy
    The Kennedy Korral

  9. Just like you, your blog is adorable! Loved your enthusiasm! Hope to see you soon!
    Michelle Lenahan