Hello my TALU friends. We're taking a break from the linky party for one more week.
In the meantime, I thought I'd do "State of the Union Address", since it's the start of the new year and all.
I started this blog last March. Granted, I was moving over from my old blog, so I brought a small following with me, but I'm still amazed at how it's grown.
For instance, my page views per month have increased about 10-fold.
My followers have grown from 17 to nearly 400.
I've been honored to be guest-posted on some AWEsome blogs.
Probably a day doesn't go by that I don't get requests to do guest-posts on my blog, or do reviews, or advertise.
I've been featured a number of times on BlogHer.
I've been voted into Top 25 blogs for two different Circle of Moms contests.
Once I arrived there, I've maintained my first-page status on Top Mommy Blogs pretty consistently, and have even flirted with the top 10 briefly (so close!).
I've been having great fun learning all about blog hops, and I even co-host the wonderful TALU Tuesday!
And here are some of my most popular posts of the past year...
I Am My Mother. And....
A Lab. Never Again....
Time To Say Goodbye
The Cost of Sustainability
What I've Learnt In My Year of Chickens
Straight From the Horse's Mouth
In looking at the list, I see a mixed bag of topics: random/funny things in our family, farm stuff, recipes, household tips, random/funny thoughts in general.
Anyway, reason for this post is twofold.
First and foremost:
You - all my wonderful readers - is what makes this such a fulfilling undertaking. I love your comments, I love my followers, I love seeing my page views go up and up, I love the votes you give me on all my annoying contests. You are an amazing group, and I love writing for you. Thanks from the heart of my bottom. Scratch that. From the bottom of my heart. Love you guys!
Secondly: I would love to hear what you would be interested in seeing more of. More farm stuff? More tips? More adoption-related pieces? More pictures? Please let me know.
Thanks again, people. And have a WONDERFUL new year!
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