Today is my three year blog anniversary! And to celebrate, I'm giving you the opportunity to win TWO gift cards! Why two? Because I couldn't decide which one so I chose both :) I mean, everyone loves Starbucks AND Target, right? Really the only thing better than Starbucks AND Target is a Starbucks IN a Target. #amiright
I can't believe three years ago, I hit publish on my very first post. Oh how far I have come. If you're interested in reading my very first blog post, you can find it here. In fact, I find it so silly that that is my first blog post because in reality, apparently, it was my second. I was so tech savvy that I hit publish (or who knows what button!) and nothing happened and somehow I DELETED the whole thing. Haha. Silly me.
I still can't believe what this little space has grown into. And I am so, so proud of it! Blogging is definitely a hobby for me but I've been given some amazing opportunities because of it. And I've made some amazing friends as well - "virtual reality friends" as Seth calls them as well as virtual reality turned real reality friends. And I love it! Who would have thought that in three years I... would have people who genuinely like reading what I've been up to? And who would have thought that I could make real life friends? I sure didn't when I hit that 'publish' button three whole years ago but I'm sure glad I did!
In true Five on Friday fashion, here are my top five favorite posts from this past year and some reader favorites as well. But, if you're not interested in recapping the past, or things you've already read, don't forget to scroll all the way down to the bottom and enter the giveaway!
1 // (Mason updates : updates on my sweet boy are by far reader favorites. I'm guessing probably because they appeal to everyone (including friends and family) so I'll just group them together and call it "one")
The Words You Never Want to Hear a Doctor Say
[Mason] An Update
[Mason] A Preschool Update + Doctor Appt Update
A Letter to my Son with Autism
[Autism Diagnosis] Thoughts and Feelings from a Mother with a Son with Autism
2 // [Whole 30] The Results!
3 // [Thoughts] Baby #2
4 // [2nd Birthday] The Party
5 // [Mother's Day Mom Exchange] The Goodies
When I got to Brag on Seth for Kary's #BragonDad Series
An Ode to the Single Mom
You Know You're a Mom When...
Motherhood from Every Angle
[It's the Little Things] Temporarily Being a Stay at Home Mom
(It was so hard to narrow it down to 5 of my favorites! For reader posts I could go based on numbers, but for these I just had to choose - which is never easy! Plus I loved all the ones that the readers love too! As I've mentioned before, one of my favorites is the Letter to my Son with Autism, but I didn't want to duplicate.)
Thank you all so, so much for reading and supporting my blog! Now, please, I'd love to send you a couple gift cards to get some goodies for YOU (no kiddo presents allowed!). The giveaway is open to residents of the US and Canada only and starts on August 14, 2015 at midnight PST and ends on August 21, 2015 at midnight PST. Winner will be notified by me. Good luck!
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