Happy Birthday, It’s An Ordinary Blog! (Come In, Come In!)

Unless you’ve been following my blog from the start, you may not realize that It’s An Ordinary Blog turns 1 TODAY!

It's An Ordinary Blog Turns One

On October 4, 2012, I published my first ever post on It’s An Ordinary Blog. In case you missed it (which I assume applies to 99.99% of you), you can re-visit the post here: A Weighty Issue, What Makes a Role Model? Looking back on my year, I feel incredibly humbled. With just a few readers (mostly family…okay, pretty much just my husband and mother) and a whole lot of ideas, I started on this journey. Even though I’m still working to develop who I am as both a blogger and an individual, I feel that I’ve come into my own as a writer. I love having a place to share my adventures in parenting and in life with all of you. Even more than that, I feel blessed beyond measure that there are people out there who are even remotely interested in reading what I have to say. This day is so meaningful to me in so many ways but mostly because I’m grateful for my readers.  Let’s take a look at this past year:

It's An Ordinary Blog Goes On Vacation

We took an incredible trip back East and stayed in Jekyll Island, Georgia.

Downtown Disney

We spent some time in Downtown Disney.

Door Jammer Giveaway

I hosted my first giveaway from Bumblefly~N~Butterbees!

personalized birthday gift

I shared about meaningful gift giving.

Toddler Visits Santa

My daughter hated Santa.

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I hosted a baby shower…

Classic Pooh Diaper Cake

Or two.

It's An Ordinary Blog - Copyright

We played in the snow.

Minnie Mouse Theme Birthday Party Table

We celebrated C’s 2nd birthday!

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We celebrated Spring.

Stuffed Pepper Recipe In The Oven

We ate some food…

Johnson Family Farms

And spent some time on a farm.

Guest Room

We re-did our guestroom for less than $15.

Corydon Indiana

We traveled to Corydon, Indiana

Succulent Sundays

And enjoyed some comforts of home.

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Most importantly, we had the wonderful opportunity to share all of our experiences with you. Thank you, thank you, thank you from the bottom of my heart for being a part of my journey. Words cannot express how immeasurably thankful I am for this blog and can’t wait to continue sharing with you in the coming years. To you, to me, to It’s An Ordinary Blog…Happy Birthday!

Warmly yours,

Holli Ann

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