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#1 of 41 Old 10-21-2007, 10:08 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Maybe it would be too cumbersome?

I think it'd be fun to know when you all make updates (I just did, see sig). When I'm supposed to be working, I love poking around on the web, kwim?

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LOL, I hear ya... I'm the WORST when I'm supposed to be workin My blog is
http://greenbeanboutique.blogspot.com and I usually update M-F

I'd love to see what else is out there... going to go check out yours now...
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I'd love to see a thread like that, I'm in need of some new blogs to read!
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greenbean, your blog is so purty!

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Thanks Heather
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I have a new blog, and updated it this am (see sig). I've been pretty good at updating regularly - that's my goal - except for when I don't have a computer available.
So far I have no readers.... that I know of...

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I have a new blog, and updated it this am (see sig). I've been pretty good at updating regularly - that's my goal - except for when I don't have a computer available.
So far I have no readers.... that I know of...

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Well, you've got one now! Off to check it out
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Awww......:

I know it's just meandering ramble, but i really find blogging therapeutic. I'm obviously not doing it for the readers!~

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Yup me too, I try to update mine regularly but don't seem to get many visitors.
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You've all had a visitor, now!

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Here is mine http://www.flavaofblog.blogspot.com I love to blog but sometimes get writers block.
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I'm just getting into blogging so mine is a bit directionless but here it is http://www.realmotherhood-siobhan.blogspot.com I've taken a look at everyone's and have enjoyed reading them
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Lovesea -- wow! Talk about a different world. How utterly fascinating, your blog!

And, Ginene, I really like your creative take on the "business" of blogging. Reminds me of me, actually, and I mean that as a good thing. ;-)

--Heather
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SereneBabe, glad you like it. As far as I know you're the only person to read it apart from my sis. I don't know why I feel kind of shy going public but I think it's about time I did. Keep reading, especially during Nov to see if I complete the nablopomo
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Maybe it would be too cumbersome?

I think it'd be fun to know when you all make updates (I just did, see sig). When I'm supposed to be working, I love poking around on the web, kwim?

--Heather
Wow you can write! I enjoyed my stay now I am off to visit more blogs.
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Ok I just visited and left a comment on everyone's blog. Nice blogs. If you want more traffic make sure you ping your blog after every post. I use www.pingomatic.com and join a few directories. I only get a few visitors but it is growing a little bit.
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Lovesea -- wow! Talk about a different world. How utterly fascinating, your blog!

And, Ginene, I really like your creative take on the "business" of blogging. Reminds me of me, actually, and I mean that as a good thing. ;-)

--Heather
Oh thanks. I actually love to research things so if you ever have anything you want me to try and find I'll gladly do it. I am the private eye of online. LOL
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I write a blog called the mindful home, includes everything from natural family living, attachment parenting, seasonal cooking and baking, green living, crafting and some other tidbits. I update it almost daily these days. Feel free to browse!
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Nice blog. I wanted to eat those muffins. Blueberry is my favorite.
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Mmm I love blueberry, too. My other favourite is these carrot/zucchini and walnut muffins I make regularly. Really healthy and very good! I also love lemon cranberry. I'm a bit of a muffin freak. They're fun to make too!

Sorry for hijacking... back to blogging goodness.
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I blog a few times a week and starting in November, every day as part of NaBloPoMo. Mine is in my sig.

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I've been having some comp troubles but am back, and will be posting every day pretty much.
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wow, great blogs mamas

i am new to blogging, but loving it !!

http://www.hempcreations.blogspot.com/
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OP, you need to sign up wth a feed service like www.bloglines.com. That way, you can see at a glance which of your favorite blogs have updated!
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I try to write at least 5x a week in mine. I have two- one for personal stuff and one focused on our homeschooling. Both in my siggy. Thanks for the tips on increasing readership! I checked out everyone's blogs! Love finding new ones to read, thanks. And I love getting comments on my stuff, so enjoy!

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I'm doing NaBloMoPo, so I'll be posting every day this month!
Who else here is doing it?
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See, this is why I feel like my website actually ISN'T a blog. The idea of posting every day feels more like journaling, which I don't think would interest many people. I mean, I intentionally don't post very frequently because I work on my essays for a while before I hit "publish." I don't put anything purely conversational or things like, "blogger gave me trouble, sorry to all you RSSers who heard from me tons of times tonight!"

I did post a new essay this week: http://www.serenebabe.net/

I have found it fun, though, to see the HUGE range of blogs out there, though. I hope more of us announce our new posts in this thread, too. :-)

--Heather

eta: wowsa! just went through and visited all your blogs. GREAT variety! So fun. (Can you tell I'm new to blogging? NOT new to writing essays on the web! ;-) Chloe, I LOVE the photos of the market.
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Hi - I have a blog (see sig). It's very tongue in cheek and helps keep me sane while being a SAHM. Off to read the ones on here.
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I'm doing nablopomo but not very inspired. I'm checking everyone's blogs as I get chance. What a lovely variety of styles and content. SereneBabe, I can't see your latest essay.
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Hi - I have a blog (see sig). It's very tongue in cheek and helps keep me sane while being a SAHM. Off to read the ones on here.
I have left a comment, although barely able to write with the laughter. I have such images of this George in my head and your ma's comment about the 'taters!! Hilarious!
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