Friday, May 1, 2009

Two-year blogiversary!

In honor of my two-year blogiversary this Sunday, here's a link to my very first post in which I compiled a list of 100 random things about myself. If for some reason that interests you, and you have the time, hop on over!

While reflecting on my experience with blogging these past two years, I also enjoyed re-reading my second post, in which I shared my "vision" for my new blog:

In addition to sharing random tidbits from my life, and what I'm thinking about, I want to use this blog as a forum to discuss and learn more about stewardship--making the most of what I've been given, a definition that goes beyond "just money". For example, I've been thinking a lot lately about what it means to be a steward of creation--of doing my own small but meaningful part to impact the environment.

To celebrate this little blogging milestone, I'd like to give away a book, just like I did last year. This time around, I'm giving away Keepsakes for a Mother's Heart, which is full of ideas for memory making activities. With Mother's Day approaching, this would make a nice gift for a favorite mom in your life. Of course, by keeping it, you'll be giving a different kind of gift as you are inspired to create "cherished moments" with kids you love (even if they're not your own!)

If you'd like to be entered in the drawing, please leave me a comment letting me know how you found my blog in the first place. Or you could share how long you've been reading my blog--that is, if you can even remember that stuff. If you don't remember either of these things, you can just say "hi." =) I'll draw a name sometime Monday. Thanks for joining me for the ride!

16 comments:

Kali said...

Happy blogiversary, Carrie! I'm so glad you started blogging 2 years ago as I have been encouraged numerous times by your thoughts & insights. I can't remember when I started reading, but I do know my sister introduced me.

Sweston said...

Hi! I found your blog through your sisters!! Both of you have been an encouagement to me. Congratulations on your 2 year anniversary of your blog.

Summer Weston
s_b_weston@yahoo.com

Angela - Life w/ Two Busy Boys said...

Happy Blogiversary...I assume I found your site through Monica's and know I've been reading long enough to remember your one year blogiversary.

Mary Ann said...

I found your blog through Monica's and have been reading since the beginning!

Happy blogiversary!

Mom said...

Happy 2-year anniversary of blogging, Carrie! I've been reading since the very first post (I seem to remember that I even had a "sneak preview!") :) Love you, Mom

Anonymous said...

Congratulations on your 2 year blogiversary, Carrie.

I too have been reading from the very begining. I'm so proud of you for your concern for good stewardship. Keep up the good work!

Love, Grandma

angie said...

Happy blogiversary! (When did that word and many others become commonplace?) I think I found your blog about a year ago, or around the time that I participated in the bloom swap.

thecoddingtons said...

Congratulations on your precious baby girl! You have a beautiful family. Janea Greenshields Coddington

Michelle said...

Happy Bloggiversary!

I found your blog through The Homespun Heart. I found that one through a friend of my mother's who enjoyed it, and thought that I might too! And she was right!

I'm not sure how long I've been reading yours... over a year, anyway, because we moved away from Florida a year ago, and I'm sure I was reading it from our home there. :)

Our Lives said...

Hi Carrie,
I found your list interesting and thought I would make comment on it instead of writing separate comment to congratulate you on your second Blogging anniversary!
Hope I could finish before my bed time (10pm).
I just found out it doesn't let me do the color here so I posted the list at my blog. Please hop over to see it.
Nice "meeting" you, Carrie. :)

Jenn @ Beautiful Calling said...

I don't remember where I found your blog but I've been following in my reader. I love lists and found yoru 100 things interesting. Why? Guess I am just weird. LOL.
Congrats on your milestone!

Renee said...

Happy blogiversary! I don't remember when I first started reading but know that it's been since before your first blogiversary. I do know that I found your blog through your sister's.

Josh and Sarah Luff said...

I found your blog via Jamie Gotlieb's Family Focused Fun. It's fun to get ideas and inspiration from other mommies. Happy Blogiversary!

Anonymous said...

Happy 2 years Carrie! I found yoour blog thru your sisters, and have followed thru your pregnancy and praying for youe daddy. Both you and your sister have so many great thoughts to offer. Congrats again. Love n Him, Lynnebee
Myness1k@aol.com

Sharon Taylor said...

I also found your blog through Monica. I enjoy reading the articles and looking at the pictures. Have a Happy Mother's Day.

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