Friday, April 30, 2010

11 IHeart Making Milestones!

Today is another milestone for the IHeart Organizing Blog!  Add it to my exciting growing list of awesomeness that has come with the amazingly fun and rewarding blog world!  To date, a TON of amazing things have happened, such as:

September 26th, 2009:  First ever IHeart Organizing blog post!  Taking the plunge into the blog world!

December 30th, 2009:  Featured my first IHeart Answering post!

January 13th, 2010:  Uploaded home pics with link to blog on HGTV's Rate My Space Website!

January 14th, 2010:  Went from 12 page loads on 1/13/10 to 300 on 1/14/10! {Thanks to Rate My Space traffic!}

January 24th, 2010: Received my first official Facebook comment {from someone I didn't know personally!}

January 28th, 2010:  Received my first official blog comment {from someone I didn't know personally!}
Who has also been commenting faithfully ever since!  Thanks Chelsea from This Fresh Fossil!!

January 30th, 2010:  Hit 100 Facebook Fans!

February 10th, 2010:  Was featured on The Office Stylist!  How amazing to be found and featured on such a cool website!  I was totally pinching myself when I saw that!

February 13th, 2010:  Checked into Rate My Space and saw my Home Office listed as Top Rated Space of all time {out of 1,162 spaces!}

February 21st, 2010:  I submitted my recent Home Office makeover to my most beloved home blog, YoungHouseLove.com, and was notified I would be featured!  All I could say was OMG!

February 26th, 2010:  Was on the Rate My Space main page as "Top Rated" Space!  Driving my biggest page load day to date!

March 18th, 2010:  Featured the very first organized Reader Space right here on the blog!

April 2nd, 2010:  Received my first ever blog shout out, the Sunshine Award!  Thanks again Chelsea!!

April 17th, 2010:  Hit 200 Facebook Fans!

April 19th, 2010:  Featured the very first IHeart Organizing Giveaway, had almost 50 entries and announced my very first Giveaway Winner on April 23rd, 2010!

April 20th, 2010:  Most amazing day yet!  I was featured on YoungHouseLove.com!  Received 59 comments on their page and driving 9,621 page loads to my blog in one day!  OMG OMG OMG!  My eyes swelled up with joyful tears and I was overwhelmed with the amazingly wonderful amount of comments and support I received!

April 30th, 2010 {today!}:  100th blog post!  WOWZERS!  And featuring my very first Reader Raid!


I really can't say it enough!  THANK YOU all for checking in, and leaving your thoughts, emails and comments.  It makes each and every day an amazing one, and I couldn't be happier to be apart of the uber supportive blog family.  And for those of you toying with starting a blog, take the plunge!  It's such a rewarding and motivating tool, whether you want to use it to share family moments, home improvement projects, photography, cooking, organizing or scrapbooking!  There are readers out there for everyone!  And the family and friends you will gain is incredible!

A huge THANK YOU to my personal friends and family as well!  My family is there to help me keep the blog going, whether by helping with projects, giving up some of their mommy time or just keeping their personal spaces neat and tidy day after day!  I have an amazing clan, I wouldn't trade them for anything!  And my friends are equally supportive and amazing, checking in and giving me ideas, thoughts and feedback!  A big sloppy wet smooch is going out from me to all of you!

Here is hoping there are many more milestones to come!!


11 comments:

  1. Congrats on all your awesome milestones! I loved your home office makeover on YHL, and I've been checking out your blog ever since! Keep up the great work!

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  2. Congratulations!!!! I found you through YHL also and am completely smitten with your house! Your organization skills are so inspiring and makes me feel motivated to work on my own home. Do you have editable versions of all your little microsoft word labels and your insanely organized weekly/grocery/meal plan documents? I love those!

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  3. Congrats on your 100th post and all your milestones!! I'm glad I found your blog and I enjoy reading! Have a lovely weekend!

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  4. Congratulations on all your milestones. I have also become an avid reader of your blog, I just love the way you think. I am thinking of starting my own blog as we are about to start building our dream home and it will be a great way to record the progress. Keep up the great posts, I can't wait to read them. xx Katrina

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  5. Congrats!!
    I found your blog through rms and check back every day!

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  6. First off - Congrats!! Those are all such amazing milestones, both big and small! I'm so excited for you and the blog, and it's totally inspiring. :) Second - thanks for the shout-out! I think I originally found you on Rate My Space, and have loved your blog ever since! Congrats on all your achievements - you certainly deserve them and I hope you have many, many more to come!

    ~Chelsea

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  7. Yeah! All wonderful moments to be proud of! I found you through Rate My Space and was so happy to get to the blog and find such great tips for organizing. I am still working to get some implemented, my hubby isn't quite there yet! Ha Ha!

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  8. Congrats...how awesome!! I found your blog through rate my space, and have followed ever since. LOVE your amazing ideas, creativity and willing to share everything with us!!!

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  9. Congrats Jen!! You're doing great! I'm sure this is only the beginning for you.

    http://ourlifeinaclick.blogspot.com/2010/04/mantle-makeover.html

    I had a milestone myself today! I commented over on YHL and Sherry commented back on my little baby blog!!! Thrills beyond belief!!

    -heather

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  10. Thanks so much everyone! IHeart you all! *hugs*

    xoxo!

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  11. Hi Jen,
    I first discovered your blog a few months ago. I then checked out your etsy shop and ended up buying my daughter julia a chore chart which was so pleasant easy breezy and has been a wonderful help to our hectic morning routines. I want you to know that your blog is my favorite favorite favorite blog online. Seriously, there are so many great blogs but there is not one blog that I visit everyday and I literally wait for your next project, story, etc. I even love hearing you complain because you seriously crack me up every time I read your witty posts. My husband runs away from me when I say"wait you just have to hear one more thing she said". I'm constantly talking about you to my daughters. One of my daughters is at sleep away camp and I started sending her pics of your ideas and she started a whole organizing system in her bunk and I was so impressed on visiting day to see her shoe boxes all categorized. I recently read a post where you wrote how sometimes you sit up at nite looking for pretty storage containers. You can't imagine how much I relate to that. My favorite thing to do. Just wanted to give you some positive energy and feedback from me across the country in Westchester county NY because I really think you totally rock.

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