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B2S Wish List!

Hola, all!

Before I get into this post, I wanted to mention really quickly that my old e-mail address is no longer working. If you've sent anything to that email as of late, I am not getting it, so make sure to click the contact me button to the right to be directed to the correct e-mail, thank you!!

I'm suffering from some low iron lately, so getting motivated to go back to school has been really tough. I literally go upstairs to work in my office and I'm wiped out, so it's been a daily struggle to push myself to be productive.

Three weeks before school starts, and since I'm not entirely sure about my courses/class loads yet, and we can't get back into the building, I'm making my wish list for back to school!

This year my wish list is a bit different, as it's stuff I would love to have to help me be more productive in the morning and at school! Also, some of it's really cute. :) (**Disclaimer: This is NOT an affiliate post, I was not given and do not have any of these products!)

1. Coffee Kozy from Knot Unraveled. Not only are these Kozy's adorable, they support a great cause! Proceeds from each sale are donated to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society!

2. This adorable Kate Spade clock for my desk to keep track of time during my planning period.

3. The TYME curling iron. I have heard a lot about this, and that it can really save time with curling hair in the morning. As trimester 3 and baby are soon approaching, I would love a way to get ready quickly so that I can still resemble a human being after little to no sleep!

4. The Inkjoy 2 in 1 Stylus Pen. I have a Lenovo Yoga ThinkPad, and it's got an awesome touch screen! This would be super handy to have on my desk at all times!

5. All of my units spiral bound! If you've been following you know I just had my books spiral bound at Office Max, and my While You Were Out book spiral bound. This is a total dream for me to have all my materials that I copy and use in one spiral in order to save trips to the copy room. I always end up going all the way back because I realize I took something out of a binder like a dummy!

I'm also thanking myself for being such an office supply hoarder, as the only things on my shopping list right now are a ton of highlighters and extra notebooks for students who can't get out to get one! This also means I might get to splurge on some of my wish list items, eek!

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  1. I'm not convinced that that Thyme iron does anything different from every other straightener. I have one of those gadgets that sucks your hair in and heats it from the inside out. It works great, but I never would have spent the money (it was a Christmas gift).

    I want to see the inside of your While You Were Out book! I feel like you posted it somewhere, but I can't remember now! I follow you in so many places!

    1. Hi Erin! I know, I like that this one curls, but that's why I haven't purchased. I'm worried it won't work! :( There is a flipagram of the While You Were out Book over on my FB page, it's under Videos!

  2. Awesome wishlist! I hope you're able to get some of them :)
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  3. How do you like that Teaching Argument Writing book? I've been meaning to get my hands on another writing book by the same company but a mistake in my order last spring means I have to wait a whole additional school year to get it. Wondering how good it is and if it would be worth it to make a personal purchase.

    1. Oh my gosh I LOVE it. It is my absolute favorite for teaching Argument Writing, I have not seen anything better, and totally worth the investment in my opinion!

  4. Could you list those go to books (All of my units spiral bound) please? Being a new ELA teacher, I am looking for all of those great support materials.
    Thanks so much!

    1. Sure!

      Mechanically Inclined by Jeff Anderson
      Teaching Argument Writing by George Hillocks
      Improving Vocabulary (Teacher and Student Edition)
      Advancing Vocabulary (Teacher and Student Edition)

  5. That Kate Spade clock GETS ME. I need it!! So cute!

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  6. Oooh, I deal with low iron too. I'm curious, how are you treating it? For some reason I just can't seem to remember to take supplements, and I don't eat much red meat either. : \

    OMG I love how you had your books spiral bound. I hate binders and hard bound books and love being able to flip a spiral around to minimize how much space it takes up. Did you have to cut the pages out yourself before they bound it, or do they do that for you?

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    1. Hi there! I'm taking a pre-natal with some extra iron, and it seems to be helping a bit! I set an alarm on my phone to remind me, because I'm awful at it!

      Office Max cut them for me at no extra charge, which is great, because I'm pretty sure I'd mess it up!


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