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Two Years!


I've been blogging for two years now! It's hard for me to believe it's been that long. I know I haven't been all that consistent with it, but it really has been fun!

This little anniversary actually snuck up on me. I was thinking last night that I needed to see when it was. I checked, and eek! November 6th. Guess maybe I should put it on my calendar or something so I don't forget it. :)

I wanted to do something special on the blog to celebrate. In typical Katy fashion, I'm going to be late to my own party, but I have a couple of things in the works that I will share soon!

I've been doing a lot of thinking (stressing) lately about blogging. I never set out to try to be a big-name blogger, land a book deal, or even make a little money off my blog. I am certainly not knocking those that have those aspirations. I just...don't. I just want to have fun, but I also tend to have a "if it's worth doing, it's worth doing well" attitude. So I always want to be a better blogger. And I'm in the process of trying to figure out exactly what that means to me! :)

I hope you are all enjoying your weekend! We are (knock on wood) having some beautiful weather right now, even if it is chilly at night.

Oh, if you're curious about the cake in the picture, it is Daddy's Coconut Cake from Southern Plate.  So easy, and soooo good.  I've only recently found the blog, but wish I'd found it sooner.  ;) 


Comments

Congratulations on your two year mark! At about 3 years of blogging, I had a similar epiphany and left a successful blog to regroup and start a new blog that was more "me." I've since revamped the old blog & brought it back into the fold, but I whole-heartedly agree: figure out what being a "better" blogger mean to you, then go for it relentlessly! Here's to many more blogging years to come!
Lisa said…
Congratulations on your two years. Here's to many more wonderful posts.
TeaLady said…
WOW!! Two years. Way to go. I enjoy your blog and hope you keep doing what you do so well.
Christi said…
Happy bloggerversary
Beth said…
Congratulations on two years blogging!

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