EEE!!! Do you know what March 23rd is? It’s quite a special day, actually!
Today is my 3 YEAR Blogiversary!!! YAAAY!!! If you knew that already, that is quite impressive 😉
Also, thanks to my mom for making me that sweet picture and sending it to my email this morning as a surprise – I love you 🙂
Wow… 3 whole years… Time flies doesn’t it? It seems like just yesterday that I made my welcome post.
When I first started my blog, I didn’t expect to ever have so many followers (I have 80?! OMGEE THANK YOU!!!) or to win an award for Best Photostories or to ever know and meet so many people through my blogging.
I’ve definitely learned a lot through my blog. I’ve learned what to say and what not to say, to be honest, and I’ve learned that I shouldn’t compare myself to other blogs, because where’s the fun in that? I want to have fun with my blog and if I’m constantly comparing myself to blogs who are above me and trying to reach their level, then I’m not having fun, am I? No. It isn’t good to compare. I can only do what I can do to have fun with my blog and my readers and that’s all that’s important when it comes to blogging. Blogging is about having fun.
I’m amazed at how many amazing people I’ve met through my blog. I love talking with all of you – you have no idea how many of your comments have made my day, literally, even some have brought me to tears! Thank you so much for your support! 🙂
This year, my goal is to make my blog more about my readers. I want to know YOUR opinions, I want to play games, and just interact with you more! I want to make more posts that are of what you want to see. I’ll be having some polls sometime soon, so look out for that 😉
Speaking of my readers, let me just thank a handful of you, okay?
I’d like to thank:
Lizzy – who has left me some of the sweetest comments. I can’t tell you how much I appreciate them, Lizzy 🙂
Amelia – who I was super excited to meet in person. You’ve been with me from the beginning and we’ve been friends for even longer 🙂
Clara – who always leaves super nice comments with usually a little something in it to make me laugh. She was even going to come over at 1AM to finish painting the dollhouse for us, just so she could smell it. XD Oh, and by the way, Clara, when can I come over and pet your baby goats (I might look at that picture of Clover like… Every day) XD
Kathleen – who has always been one of the biggest supporters of my blog. I believe we even had a conversation once of starting a club for blazers and leather jackets or something… Oh! Also, she’s obsessed with BB-8! 😀
Peace – who is another huge supporter of my blog and my photostories 🙂
American Girl Doll Artist – who I’ve enjoyed getting to know this past year and who is a huge Star Wars fan 😉
Madi – who leaves super long sweet comments 🙂
My mom – who has always been so supportive and encouraging with my blog. Thanks for all your help in making LHOAG possible 🙂
My dad – who, even though he doesn’t care about dolls, still shows an interest in my blog 🙂
Emma – my BFF in real life, who I love to talk about blogging with and who has actually forced me to make posts a few times… And I’ve done it to her, too LOL! Sometimes we need that push, though ;D
There are really so many more I’d love to thank individually, but this is getting quite long, so let me just say…. THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH!!! You all deserve your favorite dessert *hands each of you your favorite dessert*
I’ve been through a lot with my blog. Joy, laughter, excitement, frustration, confusion, tears, and even guilt. But even through all the bad, this blogging journey has had so much good in it that it far outweighs the bad. I don’t believe I will ever quit blogging – I enjoy it way too much 🙂
Now for an announcement! Today I am having a….. GIVEAWAY!!! And this time, I’m giving away an actual AG product that I purchased specifically to give away – you all deserve it! So check back later today for that! 😀
Bye for now! And thank you all, again! LHOAG would not be where it’s at today without YOU! <3