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No-Go BlogHer Blog Hop

Sunday, August 01, 2010

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Thanks to to Stacie from Simply Stacie, I came across this awesome blog hop created for bloggers who cannot attend the BlogHer conference this week. This blog hop is such a great idea and I'm really looking forward to participating in it. Sure, there are a number of prizes up for grabs (and Canadians are eligible to win most of them!) But there will also be a wonderful opportunity to meet new bloggers, too.

The No-Go BlogHer Blog Hop is being hosted by Stefany and Maya from To Be Thode and Musings of a Marfan Mom. To take part in this blog hop, all you need to do is answer a few questions about your blog and add the No-Go Blog Hop button to your sidebar.

Here are the questions you need to answer:


1. When did you start blogging?

I started blogging during my first maternity leave back in February of 2006.

2. Why did you start blogging?

The reason I began blogging was to record memories and special milestones in my daughter's life and to share them with family and friends. It was also a great way to connect with other moms in similar situations and to seek out much-needed advice as a first-time mom.

3. What is one thing you are going to do this week that is WAY cooler than going to BlogHer?


This week, I plan on taking my kids to the Toronto Zoo. My son loves riding on the train and my daughter goes nuts at the splash pad. I just go plain nuts.

4. Share a post that you think says a lot about you or is your favorite.  

I have gone through some of my older posts and thought it was fitting to select this one that I had written a little over four years ago.


It focuses on my daughter, the original motivation behind my blog. It's a touching memory and I am forever grateful to have it as part of my online journal. I hope that one day, my daughter will enjoy reading through this and other posts. And maybe even share them with her own children...

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15 COMMENTS

  1. Yay for the Toronto Zoo! Have a blast -- she's adorable!

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  2. Ooh the Zoo... cool!! That is so way cooler than BlogHer it's not even fair to talk about how way cooler it is!

    Hope you have a blast!!

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  3. Have fun at the zoo! I loved the post about your little girl. It was so touching!

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  4. I have been spending a lot of time on my blog these past few days so I really need to treat my awesome kids to an awesome trip to the zoo. Maybe a little ice cream treat while we're there... How cool is that?

    Thanks for the comment love, ladies!

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  5. Nice to meet you! Stopping by from the Stopping by from the no-Go BlogHer hop. I love the zoo--always have and probably always will. Hope you have a great time!

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  6. Thanks, Karen! We're planning on going today. I'm thinking I might purchase a year-long membership = unlimited seasonal zoo-mobile rides!

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  7. I think the reason behind doing your blog is really great! Have a great NoGo blogHer week! http://nicolesspirit878.blogspot.com/

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  8. Oh! I love the Toronto Zoo but haven't been back in three years and I'm roughly an hour drive away lol.

    Hope you have a wonderful time at the Zoo and where ever else Life takes you this week!

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  9. Your wish that some day your daughter will enjoy reading your blog is touching. The zoo sounds fun. I came by because of the blog hop.

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  10. Stopping in from No Go BlogHer Blog Hop and saying "hi"!!
    I am a new follower!
    matternu@gmail.com

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  11. i want to go to the zoo!
    can not seem to get hubby to say yes...
    i might just take the little one and just the 2 of us go! hope yall have fun

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  12. Have fun at the zoo! I love that last line of your post - I love her more than yesterday and less than tomorrow - that's perfect.

    Stopping by from the No-Go Blog Hop.

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  13. Sounds like a fun time! Your post was great! Very sweet picture!

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  14. have a great time at the zoo! i haven't taken my son in forever...i'll have to add that to my list for this month :-)

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