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1 Year Blog-iversary! Part 2

I'm back with Part 2 of the Top 10 posts from my first year of blogging! Hope you enjoyed revisiting some of my old posts.


Another Bi-Weekly meal plan post was pretty popular, but this one was all about how to plan your meals to use up leftovers wisely and also included some freezer meals.


This post was all about how I stained my kitchen island to match my cabinets.


This post was one of the first ones that I did, but it was one of my top posts for a long time. Slow Cooker Green Beans, Potatoes and Ham is made with fresh green beans from my garden. I can't wait for my fresh green beans this year to make this again!


#9 was a favorite of mine, all about how I bought two bar stools at a yard sale and made them into night stands for our bedroom!

And last but not of my favorite posts
This post told how I decorated and fed 13 people for my daughters 4th birthday for only $20. That might be a record I try to live up to for all my children's birthday parties (unless it's a big "important" age like 5, 10, 13, 16, 18. I know ALL of them are important, but these are the ages when we will do a little bit bigger parties.)

So, now it's your turn! Email me or leave a comment with things that you want to see or read about in the next year. What was your favorite post? And if you aren't subscribed for my emails, why not sign up today? You will get blog updates in your email every time I do a new post.

Thanks so much for reading my blog! I've enjoyed doing this for the past year. It's given me the creative outlet that I've needed, and I hope I've been able to share some helpful things with you all this year, too.

Have a happy and safe Memorial day weekend. For all the families that have loved ones that have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom, thank you from the bottom of my heart. 


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