My blog turns 5 today! This post brings me to a total of 1333 posts about kids' crafts, scrapbooking, birthday challenges, cooking competitions, rabbits, and all the other aspects of my life. For five years, I've written an average of 266 posts a year, which is slightly more than one per weekday. And I've loved every minute.
I've had posts that have been ridiculously popular, getting dozens of hits every single day. I've had posts I really like go largely ignored. I have posts that still make me laugh out loud when I read them. I have blog posts I don't really like (no need for links there) and ones where I like the blog post, but don't love the way the project turned out. But overall, I'm really really happy to have five years of my creative life documented so thoroughly.
Let's celebrate my blog's 5th birthday with prizes for you! After all, it is you, my readers, who bring life to the blog and make it more than just a journal. You inspire me to keep blogging and sharing my successes, failures, and everything in between.
Here's how it will work. For each comment that you make on ANY one of my blog posts between now and Sunday, April 17, you will be entered to a random drawing to win a box of items I brought back from CHA. I have autographed DVDs, coloring books, papers, embellishments, pens, needlecraft items, and a ton of other stuff, all brand-new and direct from CHA. There's so much stuff that there is plenty for multiple prizes! If you want to go back and comment on all 1333 posts to increase your chances of winning, more power to you. Any comment left between April 4 and April 17 gives you an entry.
Thank you for five years of friendship and support. I hope the next five are just as great!