happy blog-iversary to me!

Sunday, April 27, 2014

So today marks one whole month of blogging for me!

I wasn't sure where I was going with this when I started. I had hopes that starting this blog would help me change my frumpy ways or at the very least motivate me to try and look a little more put together. I knew I wanted a place where I was semi-accountable for the way I looked. I have to say, so far, so good!

Here are a few things I didn't anticipate:

Blogging is a great outlet - after a sleepless night (thank you mini-me, lucky you're super cute) and a long day at work, it's so nice to be able to sit down and write about whatever. OR, if I don't feel like writing, I can read what everyone else has to say!

New friends - I've found some AMAZING women since I started blogging! I started reading new blogs and met some amazing people. I joined Alison's Style Challenge and met even more great women. I also joined some linkups (didn't know what that was a month ago) which led me to even more wonderful women bloggers! I have found some GREAT blogs that I can't wait to read!

Confidence boost - some very sweet readers have said some very kind things about my blog and my outfits. It feels great, when you've been living in pajamas for the better part of a year, to hear that people think to look great. Thank you!

Going out of my comfort zone - I've been wearing things I normally wouldn't even consider i.e. statement necklaces AND WHITE PANTS!!!!!! Yes folks, in honor of my one month blog-iversary AND because the style challenge told me to, I WORE WHITE PANTS TODAY! I am happy to report that I didn't sit in chocolate, spill coffee on myself, or squirt ketchup everywhere. Go me! I may even consider wearing them again!

A few (very sweet) people have commented how 'not frumpy' I am. Here's the thing: that's the point. This blog was the kick in the yoga pants I desperately needed. I am counting on it (and you) to keep me out of my yoga pants and in things I look and feel good in.

On that note, I'm going to continue to blog about my struggle to stay out of yoga pants (unless I'm doing yoga of course) but I am also hoping to add some more parenting, lifestyle and health and wellness stuff into the mix!

Until next time...


  1. Congratsaversary! It's been great chatting with you, new friend!

  2. Happy one month! Blogging def has it perks. I've met so many great people via blogs and even vacationed with them. Planning a trip now :)

    1. that's awesome! I wish I was planning a trip right now!

  3. Congrats on the one month! I'm on my third week so I'm right behind you. I agree with all the things you said about blogging - it's been even more fun than I thought it would be. I love your blog and your writing style. Have a great week!

    1. you always say such sweet things Lana! Thank you and I'm loving reading your blog too!


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