My [Super Duper] Simple TpT Advice

Time is a valuable asset, especially in the world of Teachers Pay Teachers. Many of us are full-time teachers and this is just our side-gig. We don't have a full-time work week set aside for creating, managing our stores, and marketing. We come home tired from teaching all day and need a…

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25 Summer Tips for TpT Sellers

Summer… A time to relax, go to the beach, read whatever you want, sleep in, and… Oh wait, scratch that. You’re a teacher-author on Teachers Pay Teachers. You may be out of the classroom for a little while, but you’re not off the hook completely.While summer is a slower time for many…

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10 Habits to Achieve Success as a Teacher-Author

If you work from home, you might have a difficult time keeping yourself on track. I’ve found success with my Teachers Pay Teachers store by doing the following ten habits to set goals, meet deadlines, and achieve the dreams I have for my own business.#1: Stay organized. Making lists, keeping notes, maintaining…

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A Thursday in Monday’s Clothing

You’ve heard of a wolf in sheep’s clothing... Today is a Thursday in Monday’s clothing!My hubby went back to work after being off for the holidays, so waking up with the boys this morning and getting back into our routine makes today feel like a total Monday. But really, we only have…

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Unfulfilled Wishes

Have you ever thought about how terrifying life would be if your 12 year old self had gotten everything she ever wished for?Imagine it... If every fantasy MASH ending had come true? It would be pretty horrifying. I mean, seriously, I think of the guys I had crushes on, the fashion trends…

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Birthday Reflections

Is it just me, or does everybody get irrationally stressed out about their lives around their birthday?I turned 29 on October 31st (yes, yes, I know... Halloween! Yay! Omigod, do you get candy and presents?! That must be the best. day. ever.) and I have to admit... It was tough knowing this…

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My Writing Goals

There are many things I'd like to improve in my writing, so I know this list will be constantly evolving (as I think all goals should), but off the top of my head, these things come to mind:I would like to become a braver writer, writing about things that scare me and…

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Have It All

I remember when I was younger and I used to want it all.  I wanted the guy who was right for me and the guy who gave me butterflies.  I wanted the good man who treated me nicely, but the one who challenged me.  I wanted the one who supported me, but…

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