Saturday, September 5, 2009

Happy One Year Blogoversary- TODAY! (plus a blogoversary giveaway)

Happy Blogoversary to The 4-Crow's! Wow, I can't believe that I have been telling the world the in's and out's and all of the happenings of The Crow's Nest for one year now! That is 178 stories about the about our life, never knew we were so interesting or that I could tell you so much about us! LOL! This is also my 100th post for 2009!

My friend Carrie O, over at Oharamom encouraged me to start blogging. Through the blogosphere I have met many friends! I have even branched off into Facebook and into Twitter (my buttons are on the right side of the blog)! I have encouraged many of my friends and family to start using these electronic social exchanges as well! It is so fun! Love it!

Over the course of the year my readers have seen many changes to our blog and will be seeing many changes to come. When I first started out blogging a year ago, our blog was an open blog, meaning it was open for the world to see. Now, in order to protect my family it went private in June. Yes, this has been pain. But, I am finding that control over who reads and sees our lives is a must. Our readers may have also noticed the blog meme "Start It Out Right Sunday", for those of you who do not know what a meme is, (rhymes with theme), memes have become synonymous with internet quizzes, surveys, and novelties that people link to and pass around on their blogs, forums and via email. A few of the changes you will be seeing will be a watermark on any pictures posted on our blog along with a new blog makeover by Devri at Tweetest Backgrounds! She does free and custom Twitter backgrounds along with blog backgrounds and........she has graciously agreed to give one of my readers their own custom designed blog background, in honor of our one year blogoversary! How cool is that?

So, how do you qualify for the possibility of getting your own custom blog background?

Just leave me a comment telling me what your favorite post was on The 4-Crow's this year and why, and follow Devri's Tweetest Background's blog! (Giveaway ends 9/09/09 at 09:09 AM)

Don't forget Devri has lots of free Twitter backgrounds, so grab one from her site, follow her on Twitter and show her some love! Thank you, Devri!

And to all of our readers, thank you so much for continuing to read The 4-Crow's. I know that it is very frustrating to have to go in and physically look each time for an updated post since private blogs do not update on blogger's dashboard. Don't forget that we love comments on our posts and always look forward to reading them!


Liz said...

I'll be the first to enter!!
Thanks for encouraging me to blog, it has opened so many doors for me, and allowed me to make some life-long friends that I might not have met otherwise.

My favorite post on The 4 Crow's is:

Although they are all great! :-)

Belinda said...

Oh.....I really want this blog background, imagine all the trees and birdhouses! Anyway, my favorite post is also the Three Lifesongs. My daughters testimony, My Son's ordination, and my grandson giving his life to Christ, it doesn't get better than that! I am also following Tweetest Backgrounds!

♥georgie♥ said...

ShaRhonda Congrats on the milestone...blogging is such a wonderful creative outlet and i am so glad i am part of your world...
Thanks for sharing of yourself with us all

I wish us all good luck on this BUT secretly I hope i you seen my blog lately it is a complete mess

kenziekylanmom said...

I love all of your post but one of my favs is If the shoe fits buy 2 pairs. I loved those shoes and had not ever heard of a shoe party...thought it was so interesting!!!
Anyway, congrats on your blogiversary!!!

O'Hara Mom said...

Hey ShaRhonda, I really like the start it out right Sundays! It really is encouraging! I also love the fact that you are not afraid to show your Faith in Christ! I am glad to know you sister!!
My favorite post was the take me back Tuesday with Jim Crow! I know that was a tough one!! Tugged at my heart strings!!

Carrie said...

Congrats! 1 year woo hoo I'm getting there.

I love to see your funny take me back Tuesday pictures!! HA HA see you soon!!