Friday, September 9, 2011

love love LOVE simple stories!!!

 
truth be told, i am a bit obsessed with the unity co-brand with simple stories!  i LOVE them.  it is as if someone got into my very own mind and made them just for me!  they are fan-flippin-tastic!  my all time favorite simple stories line is  SMARTY PANTS, from the elementary collection. 
i don't know if it is the fact that i have 3 school aged children or that i am a first grade teacher, but i just can't stop using these stamps.  (SIDE NOTE:  if anyone knows where i can get my hands on the elementary PAPER collection, let me know!  it's been sold out everywhere!)



you can check out more product at the SIMPLE STORIES BLOG.

instead of a quote today, i will leave you with a TRUE STORY.  this conversation took place on wednesday between me and one of my first grade students.

me:  "you have GOT to start listening better. what's going on?  what's the problem?"
boy: "i think i figured it out....my EARS ARE OLD."
me (straight faced and serious): "really?  you think that's the problem?  how old are they?"
boy: "i don't know, but i am pretty sure i have had them since i was a baby.  they just aren't working right anymore."

have a great weekend! :) jen erickson

7 comments:

Karen said...

Your layouts are precious Jen! I love the story as well! Just sent you an email...so check it out!

*Alison* said...

so cute.. love the layouts.. :) hugs

jolande said...

It's a real Jen LO, your style is great!!! Jolande

janine said...

You might be able to find the elementary papers at www.emmaspaperie.com Love your super cute layouts!! =)

marilyn said...

I'm loving the Simple Stories stamps as well--the travel ones are phenomenal! LOVE your layouts--fantastic!

StampinCathy said...

What a great story! Looks like you have to be 2 steps ahead of the boy!
Your pages are amazing and so inspiring.

Angie Blom said...

Amazing and I love the colored papers!! Haha... I think I have that same hearing problem.. But my ears are way way older!! Gotta love first grade logic! Xx

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