Happy Birthday Blog!

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*This post is dedicated to all of my followers.  I couldn’t do this without YOU!!  I appreciate all of your support!!  

I can’t believe it has been one year today since the blog got its start.  How about a recap?

Your favorite blog post was “Booty Blast”- a fitness post.fullsizeoutput_110d

Your favorite recipe was Easy Salsa Recipe.IMG_7744

Your favorite decor post was Ballard Designs Review.fullsizeoutput_1026

When I asked Hayley her favorite, she’s so sweet, she gave me a list.  I asked her to please narrow it down.  She came up with DIY Doormats Two WaysLavish Libations Series,and Playroom to Guest Room: Part 2! ( Speaking of which, I have heard back from the upholsterer, and the chair will be done either this week or next.  You can finally see the finished room!! )IMG_6797

When I asked Erin, he definitely agreed his favorite was Lavish Libations Series!

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When I asked Rourke his favorite, he came up with two…..Little Rock Rocks! and 48 Hours in Memphis: With No BBQ??!!IMG_6188

My favorite blog posts as far as experiencing, photographing and writing about are two in a tie….The Cosmopolitan: A Review and A Date Night in Fairhope.fullsizeoutput_d57

My favorite post to make and write as far as entertaining is also tied between Graduation Fiesta and Celebrating a Royal Wedding Like a Queen.fullsizeoutput_2c6a

My favorite posts with my mom were all of them:  St. Francisville: A Quaint Little Town,A Magical Holiday Experience In DallasBeavers Bend, OK Girls Trip and NOLA: Another Three Days, But the Healthy Way?!?.  IMG_5071

I also employed friends and family to ask them their faves…. Here’s what I got!

Mom:  A Date Night in FairhopeNOLA: Another Three Days, But the Healthy Way?!? and Dog Sitting In Dallas!

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My Aunt Nan: She’s definitely her sister for a reason.  She also loved the above “A Date Night in Fairhope” along with “Dog Sitting in Dallas.”  She really liked theFavorite CC Cream.  She has been using the CC cream since and loves it!  fullsizeoutput_b75My brother-in-law, Tim:  And, he definitely comes from the same parents as Rourke, because his favortie was also 48 Hours in Memphis: With No BBQ??!! and The Statler Hotel Dallas.IMG_7387As far as my BFF’s go:

Rachel:  Loves the workouts, decorating posts (which I need to do more of, I know) and What I’m Loving Lately posts. IMG_3613

Allison:  Thinks Celebrating a Royal Wedding Like a Queen was her favorite!fullsizeoutput_2c6a

Well, with another year of blogging in our midst, what would you as a reader want more posts on?  I would really love your input!

Also, I think I have a few collaborations coming up soon, too, that I am really excited about!! I’ll keep you posted!

Thanks again for a great year!  It’s been a great ride with you!!

Toodle-oo,

Melanie

Birthday Outfit Details:  Ruffled blouse (comes in 3 colors and is on sale now)//Statement Earrings//Similar white cut-off shorts//Gold cut-out sandals

 

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