Facelift! I Feel 10 Years Younger :)

Did you notice?  Yes, you have to come on over officially from Google Reader.  Yeah, you. (I'm notorious  for that, too...but this time you must click over to see...)

See?  I told you.

I'm so excited about this new makeover.  I really do feel 10 years younger.

Isn't the look fun?  Like I'm pushing 30 instead of pushing 40.

The ever fabulous Kristen is responsible:

(You know I have a blog-crush on her.  I've admitted it before.  No, it's not weird.  It's like a man-crush.  Just with blogging....oh forget it.)

This is her blog design page.  You must become a follower of this blog so that you will know when she is accepting new clients.

She is taking two clients at a time so that she can devote her attention to you.  We have emailed back and forth quite a bit to work out all the features.  We are still working together to finish up a few things, but I couldn't wait to show you everything.

For those of you following my classroom makeover, you will notice that I chose the same colors for this blog.  (Holla Tara!)

Speaking of which, I was up at the school again today.  I'm crazy, people.  I feel like the other teachers at my school are going to begin labeling me as "one of THOSE teachers".  Yikes.  But, I want everything perfect for next year.

It hit me today WHY exactly I'm doing all of this.  My janitor came to the door to pick on me about being there, AGAIN.  He said, "Supan, why are you here again?" My response came so quickly that I had an "ah ha!" moment.

My response: "Because, I have to feel excited about returning here in the fall without my buddy.  If my room is cheery, I might not cry on the first day."

See, my teaching BFF got a new job. 

So-fresh new design at school= fresh new design on my happy, little blog.

I'm not loopy, am I?

If I am, I don't really care.

One more little bit of info:

I'm guest blogging over at one of my BBF's (Best Blogging Friend) blog tomorrow.  Head on over to Amber's blog, Adventures of a Third Grade Teacher to check it out!

I thought I'd go ahead and tell you today just in case I'm crazy and go back up to school tomorrow.  I'm working on next week's Monday Made It so I've got to get it finished to show you :)


  1. I love the new look! I totally understand how a new blog design makes you feel better! I think we have to coin a new term for a romance between bloggers - because I've totally got a crush on certain people too! Maybe we can call it a Blogmance? Kind of like a Bromance but between bloggers instead of guys. Ok, I know, I'm in the crazy boat too - doesn't matter since I'm in such good company!

    Jennifer @ Herding Kats In Kindergarten

  2. Super cute design. I love the banner at the top and the grey :)

    My (Not So) Elementary Life

  3. I love it! So bright and cheerful! I know you are excited!! Y'all did a great job!

    Peace, Love, and First Grade

  4. Love the make over :) Sometimes we have to get prettied up to feel better if we're sad!

    Journey of a Substitute Teacher
    Endless Pinabilitites!

  5. So pretty! Kristen is definitely very talented and you are definitely very lucky!

    Ѽ Lori
    Teaching With Love and Laughter

  6. Very cute! And you are NOT loopy :) I understand completely! I told my hubs the same thing...maybe if my room looks good it will help my job not be so bad when I have one of those days! :)

    Following Optimism in 2nd Grade

  7. Holla back at ya girl!!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE your new blog design!!!!! Um, matches OUR classroom!!!!!!! You're cracking me up with your Monday Made It....you're working on next weeks or is this this weeks???? If I went into my school right now our one custodian would probably wring my neck....he doesn't like it when I come in a week early let alone over the summer......not nice. I want to be excited too! I want my classroom to be a happy looking place and that takes planning!!!! Ok, I'm done:) Did I tell you I LOVE your new blog design!!!!!!!!
    Ok, now I'm done!!!!
    4th Grade Frolics

  8. I LLLLLLOOOOOOVVVVVVEEEEEE your new look!!! I love the door in the background!!
    And I HAVE to go in to school tomorrow...I was told to BY my custodian to come unpack...lol...but it's because they're going to do summer school in my room in a week - and I won't be here next week to do it....so tomorrow it is!

  9. I love, love, LOVE, love, LOVE your new look. Oh my goodness....totally cute!

    You're not nuts...your a teacher!

    Crisscross Applesauce in First Grade

  10. Love your new look, Elizabeth! Kristen did my blog redesign as well and I'm in LOVE!!! She's fabulous!!!


  11. I absolutely love your new blog design! It looks awesome!! I also just realized you are from SC. I live in SC as well!

  12. I love the new look. Super cute! I don't think you're crazy either. I worked really hard last summer on changing up some things because I needed to be more excited. I'm trying to keep myself from out of the building until after the 4th.
    Ms. Kerri and her Krazy Kindergarten

  13. It looks great!! I love the colors!!

    Pretty sure I am the same crazy girl up at school this summer....


  14. Your blog looks fantastic! You are rocking it these days!!

    3rd Grade Thoughts

  15. I love it! Aren't new designs fun and oh so exciting?

    April @ The Idea Backpack

  16. LOVE the new design, Elizabeth!!! (so want to get my blog redone this summer) ... and CONGRATULATIONS on the RGS win!!!!!!!

    Runde's Room

  17. L-o-v-e it! So unique!

    And I hope your blogging friends can try to fill the void of your teaching bff. Ugh, if mine left me, I don't know what I'd do! It was hard enough when she was on maternity leave!

    Third Grade in the First State

  18. Love, Love, LOVE the design!! I am sorry you are losing your Teacher buddy. My partner and I are splitting up too: She is moving to second and I am moving to Kinder. We both needed/wanted the grade level change but the reality is sad....
    Kickin' it in Kinder

  19. Hi BlogPal!

    I LOVE the new design!
    I'm a weird detail-loving person (I hardly ever get the big picture of anything!), so sometimes my eye catches on the littlest things...
    I love the little pennants on the right. I mean LOVE!
    And your new signature is sooooooooo cute!
    And you put sixth grade on your link up list! (So often we get left off). So double thanks on that one. I am going to link up NOW.

    Happy Cuteness!

    Finding JOY in 6th Grade

  20. LOVE this new makeover!!!!!!! It looks so cute & I love the color scheme!

  21. Love the new look! It is so fun and happy...Just like you :)

    Twins, Teaching and Tacos.