1. A wonderful husband
2. Two beautiful children
3. An awesome extended family
4. Great friends
5. A roof over my head
6. 20 years of schooling (wow never counted that before!)
7. 6 years of teaching
8. 70+ students
9. Food on my table
10. A mini van (yes this is a blessing:)
12. A wonderful church
13. 8 years of Bible Study Fellowship
14. His Holy Spirit!
15. The Bible
16. 4 years of equestrian team racing (and a state championship in HS:)
17. Clothes to wear
18. Safety for my entire family
19. The opportunity to be a stay at home mom
20. A good job for my husband
21. My website, blog and TpT store
22. Traveled to 46 (or so...lost count) of the 50 states, Canada, Costa Rica & Honduras
23. Family dinners every Sunday with the extended family
24. 13 (soon to be 16) nieces and nephews (all 5 years old and under!)
25. Incredible parents who have been married for almost 40 years!
26. Lots and lots of chocolate (I won't even attempt to count)!
27. Priceless memories with friends and family
28. 6 proms (oh to be in high school again!)
29. Freedom which I will never take for granted!
30. And best of all...eternal life through Jesus Christ (John 3:16)!
So...to celebrate, since I truly believe it is better to give then to receive, I'm hosting a 30th Birthday Giveaway! Thanks to all the wonderful teachers out there who donated to this giveaway! And an extra BIG thank you to Deniece at This Little Piggy Reads for all her help in organizing this giveaway! You are a GEM!!! With the overwhelming response of donations I am doing THREE prize packs! One for Grades K-3, one for Grades 4-8, and one for TpT Sellers, with over 30 prizes total!!! Follow the instructions below to register to win. The winners will be announced on my birthday, June 10!
*Giveaway Instructions (for any newbies): After you log in you will be given several options for registering. Each option has a number by it which represents the number of entries it is worth. You only have to do ONE option to enter but you are welcome to do as many as you'd like for multiple entries. Also note that if you do the mandatory options it will unlock the rest so you can enter even more times. Don't forget there are 3 prize packs and you are welcome to enter each one or just pick your favorite. Feel free to leave questions in the comments if you still need help.
BONUS: Everything in my TpT store is on sale June 5-7!