Hello! Wow – it’s this blog’s 5 year anniversary today! I’ve actually been blogging since 2003, but that’s not this blog, so.. I’m not sure exactly what date I started this blog; I started it as a WordPress blog, but didn’t like that platform much, so on May 16th 2006 I moved all the posts (not *that* many!) to a Blogger blog. For laughs, here’s my first post. :-)
Writing this blog has brought so many awesome things and people into my life, it’s really quite amazing! I’ve met people through the blog whom I’m so happy to be able to call my friends. And I’ve learnt SO much! I’ll be forever grateful for the joys this blog brings me – and especially for you who visit and comment and email and buy the things I make. You’re pretty awesome!
If you’re new to blogging, I’d like to give you a wee bit of advice:
Follow your heart/your passions. Don’t feel like you have to blog in a certain way or about a certain topic or that your blog should look a certain way. It’s your blog, your point of view and if people like it they will stick around. If they don’t like it, it’s their problem, not yours.
Oh and, a blog is always a work in progress, so if you feel like changing something, whether it’s the look or the things you write about, it’s all good. You don’t need to ask permission or apologise to anyone; it’s your blog after all. :-)