I Made It!

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Words can't express how thankful I am for all of your sweet comments and nice notes about reaching 1,000 followers. It means a lot when I get emails saying how someone thinks my blog is encouraging and uplifting, or that they always can be assured I'll offer something positive no matter what. One of my favorite quotes "Life's too short to be anything but happy". AMEN!
Funny enough, I received a few emails from loyal readers asking how to gain followers and such...to be honest--and sorry if I let you down here friends--but that I am just not sure of. To me, you should blog about what you want, and if people decide to read, then even better! I've read before that if you're all about fashion, then stick to fashion, and if you love design, then stick to that, but I believe that we're all complicated and like a multitude of things, so I think being random in what you decide to post about in any given day is the best approach. Obviously one day I will post anything and everything about recipes and entertaining, but the next I am speaking of mindless reality TV and celeb-stalking...that seems to work for me to air out my so-called "creative" side. They also say commenting on other people's blogs helps so that they may in fact read your blog and others may follow, too. Hope this helps ladies!
With that, I have already started shopping for My Favorite Things giveaway...I am really wanting to make this special and fun, since I rarely do giveaways, but I want it to really focus on things that I cannot live without/things that make me happy/etc. I am hoping to have everything finished by the end of the weekend and let you know all about the goodies early next week so stay tuned!
Last night, we all went to a new Tex-Mex place here in Nashville called Chago's and it didn't disappoint...the food was awesome and the company even better! This is my attempt at trying out hoards of new {and ones we have yet to try} restaurants locally and I am well on my way...only about 20 or so to go. The only I picture I took, but a keeper for certain:
That's it for today friends...hope you all have a fantabulous evening. This lady will be headed home to finish my gallery print wall, work on my book page wreath, do some laundry, and then get relaxed for the Real Housewives of New York--yay!

- 19 Comments

  1. Congrats! 1000 followers is so exciting! I just love your blog and all the inspiration you share! Maybe one day I will be able to put all your wedding tips to use ;)

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  2. Congrats! Can't wait for you favorite things giveaway!

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  3. Congratulations, super exciting!!!

    Mmmm, mexican...delicious!

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  4. Congrats on 1,000 readers! I just started my blog, and can only imagine how long it will take me to get there! I definitely enjoy reading your blog daily :).

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  5. congrats! I love your blog. I get so excited when my reader says you updated (plus we have similar blog names...at least for a little bit longer.

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  6. Congrats on the 1,000! You are totally right - the more random, the better. That's totally my motto. :) Hence why my blog name no longer makes sense really, but for now it's staying.

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  7. Love the new dress :)


    Lets see some more wedding stuff/pictures!!!

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  8. Fellow Nashvillian here and I totally recognize the International Market behind you (Guilty-I've eaten there more than twice- yum!) and know exactly where this is! I haven't had the chance to try the Mexican place yet. It's been about a billion other restaurants! Ha!

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  9. Congratulations lady! 1,000+ is so exciting!!! Hooray!

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  10. Congrats girlie!! That is so exciting :)

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  11. Congrats! That is such exciting news! I just recently started blogging and I hope to one day have a loyal fan base like you do. I can't wait to see what is in your giveaway. Again, way to go! :)

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  12. congrats girlie! and the last picture with you and your friends, i love your friend's green maxi dress!

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  13. Yay! 1k? You're pretty popular, my friend! You and the girls look b-e-a-uuuuu-tiful as per usual! Love you! XOXO

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  14. Congrats! Have a fun night!

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  15. Ooh la la, can't wait for the giveaway!

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  16. Congratulations on your 1,000 followers. That's really such a wonderful accomplishment that most bloggers only dream of achieving. Can't wait for the giveaway!

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  17. Congrats on reaching 1000 followers! That is so impressive. Great picture of you and your friends, I hope you had a fantastic night!

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  18. congrats on your 1000+ followers!!!

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