I had only a few tools and supplies with me, as most everything was packed and I was feeling stagnant. I had a personal blog previously when we lived on Guam, to keep our family up to date, but hadn't done much with it once we were back in the states. So with plenty of time on my hands, May of 2012 seemed like a good time to launch a blog.
I'd like to beg your indulgence to share a few stats.
As of this writing I've had 14,225 page views~Amazing!
I am blessed to say that 130 people have agreed to follow my musings.
I've had over 500+ comments from visitors.
I have written 139 posts. My top 5 most popular include:
1. "Tophatter Auction Review" Part II
2. Tuesday 'Tin Tutorial'
3. Bead Soup Blog Hop~ Reveal
4. Two & A Half Women Shop
5. Artisan Whimsy Holiday Market
The top referring sites are Facebook, Google and Pinterest and the most searched keywords all included the words "top hatter"referring to the online auction site.
I wasn't surprised to see that most of my page views came from the USA, but I was interested to see that Russia was number two, followed by the UK, Canada and Germany.
I try to post often, regular features include 'Pinterest Monday', 'Wordless Wednesday' and 'Thrifting Thursday' in addition to other jewelry musings and a few more random topics.
So there are the dry facts, now let's have some fun.
In honor of my Blog-i-versary I'd like to give one lucky reader a gift from my 'Impressions of Summer' polymer clay collection. Winners choice of one of the following sets:
It's easy to enter
1.) Make sure you are both a TTE blog follower and
2.) TTE Facebook friend.
3.) Then leave a comment below to say what type of blog posts you most enjoy reading (please leave me a contact email too)
The winner will be chosen by Rafflecopter on Sunday June 6 based on the total number of valid entries.
Let me say a huge THANK YOU ~ I am humbled and honored that readers generously spend their time here and leave such lovely comments too.
Looking forward to a great 'new year'
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