Monday, December 24, 2012

Happy Holidays :: Happy Blogiversary!

A year ago I started my blog. I wasn't sure if I was going to like this blogging thing, but I decided to give it a try for a little while. A year later, 153 posts later, and many bloggy friendships later ... I can say that I like it and will continue. To all my new friends, from around the world, Happy Holidays, and Merry Christmas




















Today I'm going to leave you with a holiday tradition that my husband and I started with our two girls. We collect Christmas ornaments from our many travels. And then once a year, when we put up the tree, we have fun reminiscing about all the fabulous places we've seen and people we've met. A sneak preview of the Pinterest board my youngest daughter and I created with the collection of ornaments from our tree. 

I hope you have time this holiday season to share in some warm traditions; whether they be old or new.

24 comments:

Regina said...

Merry Christmas and Happy Annivesary! I enjoy your blog.

m.e. said...

I really enjoyed seeing your ornaments on Pinterest.
My family has a similar tradition,each ornament signifies an event, vacation,family member or friend. Our tree is not a HGTV designator creation.Like yours, it is tribute to the people, places and moments we hold dear . May you have a Wondrous Holiday and a blessed and beadie New Yew !
m.e. :)

Jake miller said...

I seriously enjoyed witnessing your adorns, ,each ornament denotes an event, vacation,family member or friend.When find travel agents it was a great experience viewing their ornaments.

Christine Altmiller said...

Happy Holidays and Happy Bloggiversary, Cynthia!!! I see some really fun ornaments on this tree. A memory tree. What a great way to reminisce :-)

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Happy blogiversary! I'm a fairly new follower and I am happy to have found your blog! Have a wonderful Christmas with your loved ones. Peace, love, health and joy to you!

Halinka said...

Hello:
I wish You Merry Christmas & Happy New-the 2013 Year-Happy Blog Anniversary too.
-All the Best-
-Halinka-

Craftymoose Crafts said...

That is a wonderful tradition. We do much the same and also have many homemade ornaments. I started a "secret" tradition of making an ornament (or two) a year & hiding them in a box for when my daughter has a place of her own or perhaps gets married some day.
Merry Christmas & Happy Blogerversary!

Rose said...

Congrats on all of your success and happiness with blogging! What a fun tradition. I enjoyed seeing your collection. Have a wonderful holiday.

BeadedTail said...

Your ornament collection is fabulous! How fun to have all those memories to remember every year! Happy Blogoversary and Merry Christmas to you and your family too!

Magic Love Crow said...

Beautiful tradition ;o) Merry Christmas ;o) All the best and many blessings ;o)

Patti Van said...

Beautiful ornaments and a wonderful tradition! Happy Blogversary and Merry Christmas!

Mama Zen said...

Merry Christmas and Happy Blogiversary!

Claudia said...

Happy Blogiversary and Merry Christmas!

Introverted Art said...

I am very happy to hear you will continue... it is always such a commitment to start a blog and to continue tending it while our lives are happening off line.

Eileen said...

Merry Christmas and wishing you a wonderful New Year. Thanks for sharing your fabulous tradition. All the best-

memoriesforlifescrapbooks said...

I hope you had a very Merry Christmas :) And happy Blogiversary!
Love all your unique ornaments!

Splendid Little Stars said...

That's such a great idea! a Pinterest board with your ornaments!

I, too, was not so sure about blogging. I had no idea it would be so much fun!

Merry Christmas to you!

Donna Heber said...

Doesn't the time go by so fast? I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and wish you all the best in 2013. Happy Blogiversary!

Katherines Corner said...

Happy Blogaversary my friend. I hope you had a lovely holiday. I know I for one am very happy to hear you will be continuing. Thank you for sharing at the hop xo

Chrishelle Ebner said...

Stopping by from the blog hop. We have sort of the same tradition. They pick out an ornament with some significance from the past year. When they leave home they will take their collection of ornaments with them.
www.cheermamadrama.blogsopt.com

Ashley of Southern (California) Belle said...

Happy blogiversary! I love reading about your jewelry and how you make it. I love your families tradition of collecting ornaments, my family does the same thing. This Christmas my grandmother gave me my baby ornaments. I seriously almost cried. Those things are priceless!

xo

Ashley

Southern (California) Belle

Miss Val's Creations said...

Happy Blogiversary Cynthia! I think most of us found blogging awkward at first. But once we get into a groove, it is a wonderful, sort of addictive thing! Your ornaments are precious. So much more enjoyable than those you buy in a store!!! Have a happy new year and a great 2013!

Marcela Gmd said...

Happy Anniversary of the blog!!!
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Thanks for being part of my fortune. Happy New Year!!!
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