This is my 300th blog post in my 33 months of blogging! Blogging as a hobby, I usually save the stats analysis for the websites I have to maintain at work, but the other day I received a comment from a random visitor and wondered how she stumbled upon my blog. This led to a humorous… Continue reading Today’s post is brought to you by the number 3.
My friend, Amy Carol Reeves, is having an extra special Easter Sunday as today is also the official release day for her debut young adult novel, Ripper. (Congratulations, Amy!)A Jack-the-Ripper mystery with a paranormal twist that I never saw coming, Ripper is the beautifully written story of Arabella Sharp, a strong, independent young woman who is… Continue reading RIPPER launch & giveaway (updated with winner)
This post is brought to you today by the number two.image sourceBreak out the cake! It is not only my second blogoversary, but also my 222nd post. I wish I could say I planned that, but I'm an English major, remember?Kelly from The Miller Mix asked an interesting question the other day: How has blogging changed… Continue reading Look who’s turning two!
Happy Friday!My lovely and gracious bloggy friend, Erin, is hosting a giveaway for Second Glantz Crafts through May 3. Click here for the deets.I wish you all a wonderful weekend.See you back here in a few days for Set It Sunday!
Yesterday I got an email that said, "Congratulations on your sale at Etsy!" I looked at the computer screen blankly, a "Huh?" forming on my lips. And then I remembered a day not that long ago (which feels like an eternity) when I decided that this was a good idea.To be fair, it was a good idea.… Continue reading Getting back on track
Since all I have for you today are random thoughts, I decided to break the rules and play Friday Fragments on Sunday. I'm such a rebel!*And speaking of memes (and doing them on the wrong day), Saturdays have a new meme from knitpurlgurl: Saturday Word Wall.I actually created this on the right day but neglected… Continue reading Breaking the rules
A huge thank you to everyone for both your financial and emotional support as I (and Hubby) geared up for today's Memory Walk.We doubled our original goal and quadrupled the amount from the first time we walked, raising $823 this year. WOW.To say we're pleased is an understatement, but we're not stopping there. It's our… Continue reading Thank you!
I thought these meme questions were super fun (and of course, it's a great giveaway!) PS. Even if you're not a scrapbooker, the Cricut is a *great* machine to have on hand (think: school projects, posters, etc.).This is contest entry for those crazy folks at TodaysMama and Cricut. Be sure to check out Cricut's cool… Continue reading Great Escape Meme Contest
Thanks to everyone for participating in my blogoversary giveaway! And now the moment you've been waiting for. Drumroll please...Congratulations, Kristen, Jenny, and Teena!Ladies, email me at second_glantz [at] yahoo [dot] com with your address and the order of your prize pack preference.I'll be back later today with a tribute to Patrick Swayze. *sniff* Now to… Continue reading Blogoversary winners
To all of you who have indulged my thoughts - no matter how random, silly, or vain - this past year, THANK YOU!I wrote my first post in January 2007, but being a perfectionist, it was another 20 months before I made my public entrance into the blogosphere. When I created this blog, I was… Continue reading Happy blogoversary to me!