Forty IS Fantastic!

I walked into my classroom this morning to a full on "Over the Hill" party {pics to follow}. My AMAZING co-workers, current students & ex-students made this birthday absolutely unforgettable!  I am incredibly blessed!

Now to the meat and potatoes of this post
.....drum roll please.....d-d-d-d-d-d-d-d-d-d-d-d

The first lucky winner of a $50 Erin Condren gift certificate goes to:


The second lucky winner of a $50 Erin Condren gift certificate goes to:
Kim at Growing Up Teaching

I'll be sending an e-mail to each of you later with all of the details.  
Heres to a great year at 40!

Now, I'm off to a birthday dinner, then on to Phoenix for a great weekend of soccer!


  1. Happy, happy birthday Tanya!!!!!!

  2. Amazing....beyond excited...Thank you soo much!!!! My email is

  3. Happy Birthday Tanya! Coworkers are amazing at making you feel special especially on bdays! I am so excited I won! Thanks

  4. Happy Birthday!!
    I just found your blog- sorry I missed the awesome giveaway!

    A Cupcake for the Teacher

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  6. Hi Tanya,
    Happy Birthday!! Thanks for stopping by my blog the Kinder Queeendom and leaving such a sweet comment for me. I'm a new blogger -- just started in September, but it's so much fun! I'm proud to be your blogging buddy and I'm your newest follower. Love your student work samples!! I feel so blessed and amazed to be able to so easily make great new friends all over world! Happy Blogging! :)
    Your friend, Frances

  7. How fun!! You deserve it! I just turned 41 but was spoiled on my 40th too -- they tricked me and got me early since it's over Christmad Break. Glad you had a great day!
    Traditions Laughter and Happily Ever After