Tuesday, July 12, 2016

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Year 1 Anniversary of the Blog

Today, this time last year,  I began this blog, exactly five days after my birthday. So having just celebrated with a night out, I thought I would quickly note a few statistics, that you get through Blogger. I had set myself a challenge back then, to do this blog at least for a year, and really pleased I made it and didn't give up.

I like challenges, and feeling sentimental today, photos are actually for my children.

First there was one 1974

Then there were two 1975

So.......... Blogging twice a week can get a little hard, with finding something to talk about. How 7 day bloggers do it is a mystery, and not for me. Even twice a week is sometimes a challenge as well.  I hope you the reader have found it interesting and perhaps helpful. I will keep going for another year, and one day John and my grandchildren may look back on it with interest. I am wondering whether to keep it in digital form only or copy and paste each entry into a book. If anyone else has thought on this, please let me know.

Then there were 3 1978

Then there were 4 1979
 And ....... "roll of the drums" please.

Statistics.

COUNTRIES :    Highest to Lowest: Australia, America, Russia, France, England, Canada,                                                                            New Zealand, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Belgium
PAGE VIEWS:    3287

POSTS:           This one is number 70

TOP 5 BLOGS:  The Great Ocean Road. Part one,
                            The Great Ocean Road. Part two.
                            The Strawberry Tower.
                            The Great Ocean Road Part three.
                            It's Filofax Planner Time; free printable.

I have no idea if these results are good or bad, but for me I am very pleased with them. There were 62 comments also, which is always nice. Speaking of statistics, here is the family one.


And then there were 5 and I got my two girls lol. 1984, Happy Birthday No.1 Son.


My new birthday challenge this year is to paint and re-do my Craft Room and a Tiny Sewing Room. I have put it off for so long now, probably 2-3 years,  and I can barely move in them to do my scrap booking or sewing, and usually end up on the dining room table. Bought the paint today and a couple of new lights, so stay tuned.

A big thank you everyone, for reading, and commenting, this past year.  Keep it up.

Till next time.





11 comments:

  1. Aww, that's really sweet! Congratulations on 1 year of blogging! Those photo's are adorable

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    1. Thankyou, yes all my favourites. Just got to scrapbook some of them yet.

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  2. Thanks Mum :) Awesome post. Pics I haven't seen in a long time.

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  3. Number 3 was the best. Happy bloaversary!

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    1. That wouldn't be because your no. 3 would it, or was it we all looked fabulous at Aunty J's wedding.

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    2. Wow! You look like Careena with dark hair. I've never seen it till this photo.

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  4. '75 was a good year. :D

    Who's the babe in white!!?

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