Happy 2016 everyone! Even though I’m bummed Christmas break is over (always hard when the party ends) I had such a nice, quiet morning Monday with the kids back at school. I sat at this table for a couple of hours (love the morning light in this space) setting goals and making plans for the new year. Nothing like a fresh start!
I also did some planning for my blog and started thinking about how long Sunny Side Up has been a part of my life. A lot of you may not know this, but I started blogging in 2008. Yes! I said 2008! Can you believe that!? I can’t. My girls (who will be 10 and 12 this year) were just 2 and 4 years old when I started my little blog as a family journal.
I loved being home with my girls, but was craving a creative outlet where I could just be myself and share things that interested me. I never planned for my blog to grow or to become anything at all really. I certainly never thought anyone other than a few close friends and my mom would read it! But here we are. This little blog of mine has brought more happiness, friendships and opportunities into my life than I ever could have imagined. I’ve always told myself that I’ll stop blogging when it stops being fun. So grateful that hasn’t happened yet. :) I love blogging even more today than I did 8 years ago when I first hit publish. Really my blog has grown and become what it is today because I have so many wonderful, supportive people (who I prefer to call friends) reading along. I can’t thank you all enough for that! For the kind and supportive comments and e-mails. For just being a part of Sunny Side Up.. really for just being a part of my life. This blog truly is my happy place and when you take a few minutes out of your busy day to stop by, I want it to be a happy place for you too.
SO! As part of my 2016 blog planning.. I want to hear from you! All of you! Yes.. even those of you who read often but never comment. (I’m so ok with that btw. I get it! We are all busy.) But I need you to speak up for me today! I’ve created a quick survey that is only 5 questions. It shouldn’t take longer than a couple of minutes! I’d love to hear your thoughts and what you would like to continue to see when you visit Sunny Side Up.
Thank you so much everyone! I really appreciate any feedback you can give me. Happy 2016 friends! It’s going to be a great year. I just know it. :)
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