Saturday, August 18, 2012

Rules, or Not!

I read a post recently that kind of opened my eyes a little. It was all about the rules of blogging, and how these 'rules' are not necessarily so. It got me thinking a little bit, about when I first started my blog; back when I wanted to share my Newfoundland experiences with everyone, and worried less about number of posts, sponsors, content, etc.

Since Pip was born, I find myself blogging a little more like I did when I first started out over a year and a half ago, and at first I worried that some followers wouldn't like it. And then I noticed a few people stopped following, and I was sad for a minute. But I realized, I enjoy my blogging more if I am talking about my life, my experiences and the things I love to do. That is why I started my little corner of the internet in the first place! So I'm happy to say that I have come (almost) full circle; I blog when I want to, and when I have something exciting to share. Not because I have committed to a certain number of posts per week (also, having my time consumed by tending to a mini person might have had something to do with it). And I am so grateful for all the people who do stop by my little blog, and sometimes say hello!

So thanks for sticking around, and I will continue to share bits and pieces of my life - crafting, baking, preserving and of course my beautiful family! And I will try to bring a little Newfoundland flare back to the blog, because I feel like I am losing touch (perhaps it is time for a visit!).

I hope your weekend is going wonderfully!
xox

7 comments:

  1. I totally agree with this! In fact, when I'm searching for new blogs to follow, I tend to get turned off if EVERY post it some "What I Wore" or Sponsored Ad for Blowfish or similar. Can't wait to hear what you have to say WHEN you want to say it!

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  2. As blogging should be.

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  3. You keep writing about your experiences and I'll keep coming back. I love those "bits and pieces" of your life.

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  4. Totally agree! I have changed my blogging habits as well and noticed the numbers going down. It also made me sad at first, but then I thought about it and realized that I actually don't really care! Keep doing what you do - it's perfect the way it is! xxx

    Please let me know if you got the package by now! I feel so terrible about it and would love to send a new one!

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  5. This is wonderful, Margot. You're doing a fantastic job here & I appreciate your shares! xoxo

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  6. Posting quality over quantity is always the better way to go. Please, keep up the quality posts!

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  7. I've always found bloggers who don't follow the rules are much more interesting to read. Honestly, it's the personal stuff that keeps me reading most blogs. After all, what's a blog if you don't have your heart in it?!

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