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Everything in Texas is bigger.... teacher blogger meet-up

 OH my gosh
let me tell you I
was super super super
NERVOUS about this meet up
I worried about my hair...
what I was going to wear...
Tunstall and I talked a lot via
emails and decided to do this fun question activity
and have door prizes....
Tunstall and I got there at 6:30
we have never met...
so I was hoping I would recognize her
with her FAB new hair color and ALL...
I did and she is cute as can be!!!

we sat and waited
and talked like we had known each other FO EVA
and it was great!!!
We had some great convos
and then
the buzzy thing / drink coaster / do they ever disinfect these things
went off and we were seated at a big table for 8

we waited and waited...and talked and talked
OH and had some Adult beverages
it was great!!! then
came...she does not have a blog
BUT should because she is a RIOT...
so funny and CUTE CUTE CUTE to boot...
Kristina and Tunstall taught together a few years ago
and Kristina is a Blog fan so she joined us...
we all talked about who was going to show up and
then we see Katie...
Miss Katie is so sweet
she drove a long way to meet up with us!!!
She is from

Adventures of a 6th Grade Teacher

I LOVE Katie...
we had never met BUT I feel like
I am her friend already...
I remember when her blog was about her student teaching adventures
and now she is a BIG WIG BLOGGER...
we all had a wonderful time talking and sipping and laughing
and then we noticed the time
and noticed we got
by the others...
no matter
we ordered our food
laughed some more
and had fun...
they really missed out because the 4 of us had a blast!!!
and good for Kristina and Katie because they automatically won the door prizes
here are a few highlights of our convos
* that's the SHIZ
* hooker boots in kinder
* F**ing opossum in the ceilings
* taking down the top 5
* no comment
* TN vs TPT
* blog pet peeves
* throw up
* St. Patrick's Day Trip to Ireland (jealous over here)
* technology in our classrooms or in my case lack of (jealous again)
* the summer meet up

SO all in all our impromptu meet up was not as big as expected BUT GRAND for those that came!!!
we went outside and took a pic or 2

mind you I look like the jolly giant in this pic...
I know how to stand for a pic and here I am in the front...
stickin out my badonkadonk
right out there
way to go Farley...
but who is complaining...(ME)
yes baby has back and boobs and chinS
they were not invited to the meet-up BUT decided to make an appearance anyways
hey we did have 4 extra seats...
ha ha ha

BUT this was the gang!!!

and TEENY we did talk about you ...
we have decided to schedule our next get together around your trip to see TWIN in Texas
and we also said that our meet - up might not have been as
BIG as yours BUT we did have

I think that is it for now...
don't forget I get to pick the winner for the sharpeners on the 23rd
and I am still in LOVE with this sharpener!!!
LOVE I tell you and
did you see this....

it is my new sign and return stamp...
I MUSTACHE you...if you LOVE it too????
I will give you more details about it later... because I have a PLAN...

TA TA for now!!!


  1. Super funness!!! (is that a word?) Jealous!!! Looks like you guys had a blast:)))

    4th Grade Frolics

  2. Aw this sounds/looks so fun!! I wish New York was closer to Texas!!!!

  3. I'm soooooooo jealous! I wanted to go but I already had plans with some coworkers. I will be there next time. :)

    Fabulous 4th Grade Froggies

  4. I am crying because I am laughing so hard. You are a blogging genius. I read it 50 times. (I didn't see you take any notes last night but your recap is amazingly full of details!!!) I was going to post but decided to see if you had yet...oh my lord. I can't follow that...just can't. I will link to it because it is SO HILARIOUS!!! I couldn't love you more local Blogger BFF!!!

  5. I am utterly and completely jealous!!! I hope Kristin doesn't mind that I am going to go to Texas with her BECAUSE I AM!!! I want to meet all of you!!! And talk about all those things you talked about!!!! I'm just guessing on what some of those things mean BUT I think I would LOVE all those topics!!

  6. Farley, you look bee-u-tee-ful in every picture!!

  7. Love love love this post and love you too! I had so much fun with just the 4 of us! I feel like we have known each other forever too! I will have to let you all know when I am in SA again! Cannot wait for the summer festivities!

    Adventures of a 6th Grade Teacher

  8. You are such a funny writer! I love your convo highlights and would have LOVED to meet up with you girls! :)
    Rambling About Reading

  9. Sounds like you guys had a blast!!
    hooker boots? Too funny!
    First Grade Blue SKies

  10. *Sigh*
    *Ho Hum*

    How about one of you have a giveaway for a plane ticket to your next get together?!?!?!

    Okay, I'll be a big girl - glad you all had so much fun, and please note that I would have NEVER EVER, NO NEVER, NEVER have stood you up...



    Crisscross Applesauce in First Grade

  11. I am having serious jealousy issues.
    Today's post on my blog was supposed to be about decluttering, but instead a comment about Teeny Tiny and you and Reagan snuck in. And then there was a comment about your meet-up. And there was a plea for pictures too--Thanks for obliging! And OH. I just wanted to be there!

    I laughed by myself a few times, so I could pretend--but, no, it just made me feel lonely! And a little crazy.

    NEXT TIME! (I do have a quasi-sister-in-law SOMEwhere in Texas...)

    Glad you four had fun. Sounds like a GREAT time!

    Finding JOY in 6th Grade

  12. WAAAAA! I wish I was there. I wish I was there. I wish I was there.
    I'm glad you talked about me. Makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside.
    You make me laugh.
    I have questions about the topics. Taking down the top 5? The top five what? The top five who? Tell me, tell me, tell me!
    Blogging pet peeves - what? what? what? I want to know.
    I can't wait for summer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    I just asked Tunstall what's halfway between the San Antonio area and the Dallas (Frisco) area . . . maybe you guys should just pick me up at the airport. Ha!!!
    A Teeny Tiny Teacher

  13. I'm jealous! What a fun get together!!!!!!!!
    Great pic.! You gals all look fab!

    ❤ Mor Zrihen from...
    A Teacher's Treasure
    Teaching Treasures Shop

  14. Sounds like y'all had a blast! How fun!

  15. oh I am so envious! You guys look like you had a blast!! Why am I alone in nowhere New England away from all of the cool, hip bloggers that keep meeting up!?!? So glad you had a nice time, your picture looks lovely!

  16. Boo I wish I could've gone! I live in Texas, but definitely not the part of Texas you were meeting in. I live in El Paso (barely in Texas) which is closer to New Mexico than east or central Texas. Boo again.

    Buzzing with Ms. B

  17. No way, I'm totally in Texas!! Where did you guys meet up at? Looked like great fun!!

  18. *sigh* How fun!

    That would have been fun to be with all of you. And for sure would not have stood you all up!

    Journey of a Substitute Teacher

  19. So BUMMED I wasn't able to make it! I was so looking forward to meeting y'all! Next time for suuureee!

    Sounds like y'all had a blast! How could you not...Chuy's ROCKS!!


  20. Sounds like a ton of fun. Did you coordinate your outfits? Y'all sort of matched. I would love to hear about your blogger pet peeves.

    Queen with Class

  21. Looks like y'all had such a great time!!! And I wish we had a Chuy's...YUM!

    This makes me look even more forward to the meet-up we're having in Cinci!

    Have a great weekend, girl :)

  22. I hope the summer one works out for me! I am about 5 hours from SA but will make it to meet you ladies! And if Teeny comes for sure! I may not have any hooker boot stories to share but I do have stories about condoms, picnic tables, tube tops, tire irons, and Mardi Gras beads!

    I want to know the blogging pet peeves! I think that needs to be you next post topic!

    I love Chuy's and an adult beverages with lime! =)

    Heather's Heart

  23. Should have invited us Okie girls cause I sure would have crossed the Red River to be there! And you would have had to fight for the ba dunk ka dunk status cause these OLD horseback riding hips would have knocked you out of the front running! lol Let us know about this summer!

  24. Hi Farley:
    When I interviewed her, I loved that Maria Dismondy knew all about OLW--which I learned about from YOU! (You are such a trend-setter)
    Come check it out.
    Still jealous of that meet-up, BTW. And I thought the same thing about the coordinated outfits!

    Finding JOY in 6th Grade

  25. Wow! You are cracking me up! Thanks for the shout-out! I loved meeting y'all...y'all are such an inspiration to me. Seriously. I want to start my blog like yesterday. We really need to meet up more often. I need that time to *discuss* serious teacher matters. Ha! Y'all are so awesome and I am so glad we met. That time was the SHIZ!

  26. That is so awesome! i just bought an I Moustache You to be My Valentine Stamp!!!

  27. ooh so fun!!! i am in the dallas area and would totally meet up with you loverly ladies if i had the chance! not sure what part of the ginormous state of texas you all are in!

    you crack me up, but you look great!!

  28. OMG I cannot wait to hear where you got that adorable mustache stamp...it's to die for!! :)

  29. Looks like y'all had a blast and talked about some interesting things :). We met at Chuy's for our last meetup here in Dallas, too!! Love that place! So glad y'all had fun!!! Have a great week!! :)

    Cara :)
    The First Grade Parade

  30. Just found your blog yesterday via Pinterest! You crack me up! You remind me of a slightly crazier version of me! Wish I lived closer...I'd invite myself to your get together! Oh, you are a super FUN writer, too!

  31. Looks like great fun. And I've ALWAYS wanted to visit San Antonio. I wish it was closer.

    ❤Jodi from...
    ★★The Clutter-Free Classroom★★
    Helping Teachers Get Organized

  32. I am soooo super totally bombed that I am just now seeing this post. TEXAS peeps gettin together now that's my kind of shin dig!! I am super jealous right now. FARLEY next time you guys get together COUNT ME IN!! Driving is no problema for this chica! LOL

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  34. I am soooo super totally bombed right now that I am just now seeing this!! TEXAS peeps gettin together, now that's my kind of shin dig!! FARLEY the time you guys decide to meet up COUNT ME IN!!! Driving is no problema for this chica!! LOL

  35. I am soooo super totally bombed right now that I am just now seeing this!! TEXAS peeps gettin together, now that's my kind of shin dig!! FARLEY the time you guys decide to meet up COUNT ME IN!!! Driving is no problema for this chica!! LOL

  36. If you ever have another meet up let me know. I am in Texas.

  37. I would love to participate in another meetup if ya'll are wanting to put one together, I'm definitely interested in helping plan!!

    Michelle Bingham


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