October 10, 2014

I Never Thought Blogging Would...

I am back in my apartment.  We had the greatest week exploring New England.  If you want to see some photos, search for #peepingsomeleaves on Instagram.  We finally found a hashtag no one else had used (it was a big moment for us.)  


I've missed my normal routine, but I feel extra energized and I have all kinds of fun things to share.  I'm extremely proud of myself that I had posts scheduled all week and I swear I will return emails this weekend.  I couldn't skip today, so I am sharing a few things I never thought blogging would do for me.

- I have a creative outlet and a place to just put things out into the world.  It's therapeutic.

- I have conversations with people I've never met.  These people are supportive, inspirational and some of the best people I have ever crossed paths with (virtual or not.)  I've met these people face to face and then loved them more.  

- I take way more photos.  I'm not saying that all of them are great photos, but there are a lot.  Wait until I unload these vacation photos.  You'll see what I mean.

- I'm still blogging - I kind of thought I would give up on this a long time ago.  

- I have eaten food, drank beers and shopped at stores I had never heard of before.  It's like a more descriptive version of Pinterest.

- Teach me internet things.  I know what HTML, GIF's and hashtags are now.  I'm so damn hip.

There are a few things I'm waiting for blogging to do - nonstop free clothes, free meals, free alcohol and free vacations.  Just kidding, I'll take just about anything for free and I'll love it.

One final thing - while I was away on vacation, this little blog hit 500 Bloglovin' followers.  I'm so excited.  I never thought that many people would visit this webpage.  It makes my heart so happy.  To celebrate, use the code leafpeeping on any of the ad spots for 50% off.

Also, if you are joining #blogtober14 - tell me in the comments so I can make sure to check out your posts.  I'm so excited to catch up on a few new blogs.

Helene in Between Blogtober

7 comments:

  1. i for sure didn't think i'd be at it this long and i just love the entire community!!

    -kathy
    Vodka and Soda

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  2. Leaf tossing photo. Amazing.

    I'm glad we met through blogging, I hope we meet face to face while you're on the east coast!

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  3. Love your hashtag - I might be searching it at the moment!

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  4. it always feels like such an accomplishment when I find a hashtag no one else is using... congrats on 500 followers!!!!

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  5. I just hit my 2nd year. Blogging has opened up a a new world to me. And yes, it has offered me free clothes, free meals, free alcohol, etc.

    Keep it going!

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  6. You look so happy in that photo! Glad you had a blast exploring :)

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  7. That photo is adorable! I'm so glad we got to meet face to face bc of blogging!! :)

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Thanks for reading my ramblings. It makes my heart happy.