Sunday, October 12, 2014

Sunday Social - The Final Edition

It's time for the Sunday Social, but I'm totally sad because I just found out it's the last one. Though I haven't participated every single week, I have LOVED participating when I can. This link has led me to some great conversations with some really lovely bloggers! I know Neely and Ashley from A Complete Waste of Makeup will come up with something else totally fabulous though and I'll look forward to seeing what their next Sunday linkup will be! Until then, here's my last Sunday Social:




1. How did you come up with your blog name?

I have a long last name and it starts with an O so all of my students call me Mrs. O. I wanted my blog to be a place where I could share knowledge and also oopsies along my journey in education. I love Mrs. O "Knows" because it's a bit of a double entendre: You can take it as if I "know" things that can help you in your teaching journey, but you can also take it as the "oh no's" that I will share as a part of my journey. That's why the "knows" part is in quotation marks. I'm someone who's fine with not being perfect so I think the name shows that I am knowledgeable, yet human enough to make plenty of mistakes! 



2.  What is your favorite thing about blogging?

I love that I have met so many new people. I've gained so many ideas and wonderful resources from the connections that I have made. I love that I can meet people who share my interests in more than just teaching and feeling like there are other people out there like me who "get me"! 

3. What is one thing that you have discovered because of blogging and now can't live without? 

Pinterest. Where would I be without all of the hours that I spend finding new recipes, classroom ideas, Essie nail polish colors, and finding out how to put a pallet to use in my home? I'm a total Pinterest addict! 

4. Facebook or Twitter? Why?

Facebook. I've tried Twitter twice. It just doesn't do it for me. Facebook has everything I need and I really don't need any additional distractions! 

5. If one celeb read your blog, who would you want it to be?

Stephen Colbert. He's pretty much my favorite! 

6.  What is something that you want people to know about your blog? 

I want people to know that I started this blog to share my ideas and resources with others and though I love to share my creations that are on Teachers Pay Teachers now and then, my blog was not created to promote my store. I love that people find resources that they love, but I do not look at my blog as a way to push my resources on anyone. I started this blogging journey as a blogger, not a TpT seller, and I want to keep that as my main focus always. I want you to follow because you like my ideas, the resources that I share are useful, you think I'm funny, we both like to wear fun nail polish, you're also a military wife, you love to see pictures of my huge cats, anything. Though I will post about TpT creations now and then, it is never my intention to saturate my blog with posts solely about things I have listed for sale. I don't like blogs like that and I don't want to be a blog like that. I'm here to share whatever I can that I've learned or created throughout my journey, and I hope that those that follow are here because I'm sharing ideas that will help them along their journey too. 

Head on over to A Complete Waste of Make Up to see what others are posting and link up!





2 comments:

  1. Hi Rachel-

    During Sunday Socials break, we’d like to invite you to Sunday Stealing. It’s a great meme (or survey if you prefer) and was started in 2008 and has a great lineup of players. Check it out for yourself. You can even play today if you are up to the challenge!

    www.sundaystealing.blogspot.com

    Thanks!
    Bud

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  2. I love reading your blog :) I don't always get time to sit down and read (thanks to my children, 2 and 4 legged...) but I enjoy reading my VA bloggers! Keep the fur baby pics coming!!

    Haley
    Owls and Lessons, Etc.

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