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Two Giveaways & Two Great Blogs

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Ok- two more great giveaways and two really fun blogs. The first blog is: Life with LuLu and Pete. Her giveaway has some cute items: adorable note cards*Vera Bradley*some cupcake/kitchen goodies*Bath and Body Works*and of course, a few surprises:)
The second blog is: Stuttering Shell. Her blog is adorable and her giveaway is just as adorable. She is giving away two gift sets of philosophy's Amazing Grace! Rush on over and check out her blog and don't forget to enter the giveaway! I hope you enjoy these blogs as much as I do...good luck!

Fab GiveAway from Fantabulously Frugal

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Hey! I just found a great blog and wanted to share her great giveaway. Fantabulously Frugal is hosting a Favorite Things Giveaway. She has great picks- some new to me and oh so cute! I love the fact that the giveaway is an eclectic group of really fun items. Hop on over to her site and let her know I sent you- that way we both get an extra entry!

A Steal

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I recently purchased (downloaded) Microsoft 2007 for my new netbook. I found a great deal- Microsoft Ultimate Steal- MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, One Note, Groove, Publisher, Access and InfoPath 2007 for $59.95! I ended up buying the backup DVD for an additional $14.00- even though the netbook does not have a CD ROM. You need to go to the site and see if you qualify...the deal is for students only- However, as a school Principal, I used my school address and I qualified. So if anyone is looking for a great deal check it out here.

NYC and Nashville

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I am so excited that in a few weeks I am participating in a Teaching American History grant in NYC! This federal grant is to promote history content for teachers. The expectation is that the content and experiences will increase student achievement- after all if history teachers are true history experts both in content and pedagogy they will be more effective in reaching and teaching students. As a school administrator, I am participating and will be required to complete the lessons and learning objectives, just like the teachers- the only difference is that I get to select which classroom and which group of students will receive my lesson. We have a full 5 days (minus 2 days of travel) of wonderful sights and sounds. Our itinerary includes: Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Harlem, Lower East Side, etc... Of course we have lots of free time- so I plan on going to Macy's, Lilly and Central Park.Once again I am asking for suggestions- please share with me your NYC must do's! I h…