Sunday, May 23, 2010

Happy Birthday Blog!

Huzzah! turns One Year Old today! How exciting! I started this blog back in May of 2009 simply to share with family and friends so they could read about my adventures in NYC when I moved there last summer for my first internship at BUST. I took sick while there and the blog fell by the wayside, but I quickly picked it back up once I returned home. I never thought it would come this far. has grown exponentially and I couldn't be more excited and grateful! I'm so so excited for all of the things to come! I love being able to share my life in a form that will always be here. My children's children can come read it if they want! I'm also so thankful for each and every one of you who follow along. All 600+ public followers, and everyone on Blog Lovin', Google Reader, or just trusty ol' bookmarks in your browser! You make it all worth it :D I know blogging often seems narcisisstic and self-involved, but I love that I'm able to document my life and actually entertain people at the same time. Such a wonderful feeling! I've met SO many incredible people from this blog and I plan on having them around for a very very long time to come.

To everyone who has followed since day one, thank you! You are INCREDIBLE! And to everyone who we have picked up along the way, or even if you just stumbled across us yesterday, thank YOU and welcome! I'm so excited to have you on board!

I promised an awesome giveaway if I reached 600 followers by the blog's first birthday, and we did just that! How awesome! I will definitely be posting my giveaway soon! But for now, I'm bringing you an awesome little giveaway from one of my sponsors, Mary Sew! Mary Sew is run by Trisha, an absolutely lovely girl that I adore! She's offering up one reader a super cute Eiffel Tower necklace from her ETSY! It is SO darling!

All you gotta do to win is: [*Please leave a separate comment for EACH entry! Only separate comments will be counted!]

  • Be a follower of (click "Follow" in the upper left nav bar!) and leave a comment with (1) The Best Birthday Gift You Ever Received [in honor of the birthday!] and/or (2) The Most Romantic Getaway You Can Imagine [in honor of the Eiffel Tower]!

  • Visit the Mary Sew blog and Follow her! [Leave a comment saying so!]

  • Tweet the phrase "Win a CUTE Eiffel Tower necklace from @MarySew on @kaelahbee's blog at!" [be sure to tag both @MarySew and @kaelahbee! and either leave your Twitter name or a link to the tweet!]

  • Blog about the giveaway! [Feel free to use the photo provided! Just leave a link to the blog entry in the comments!]

You've got FOUR chances to win so get at it! I'll be back later this week with the giveaway for the birthday! Yay!

Good luck to everyone who enters! The contest will run until Saturday, May 29th at 10pm! Winner will be drawn at random using and be posted shortly after!


PS; I'm accepting sponsors for the month of June! Hopefully all goes as planned with the move! If you're interested and want to know more about my blog traffic or the options available to sponsors, just visit THIS ENTRY on my blog or email me at KaelahBee(at)Gmail(dot)Com!

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