Sunday, 17 November 2013

Get Ready to RUUUMBBBLLLEEE

Your Kickin' It Old Skool Blogathon Hosts: Shannon & Jamie

Remember when blogging was fun?
Feel like you missed out on that time entirely?

Get Ready to Jump Into Our Time Machine 
and Join Us in December for...


Yep, it's a Blog-a-Thon!!

31 Days of Old Skool Prompts - we're talking memes, pics and even a swap!! 
31 Days of Sharing! 31 days of FUN!!
31 Days of Blog-Spiration!!

First The Rules!

1. Be Nice.
2. Have Fun.
(yep, that's it)

How to Join In.
  1. Leave your name and blog url in the comments and we'll add you to the blog roll.
  2. Come back each day in December for a new prompt.
  3. Respond to the prompt on your own blog and then come here to leave a direct link so we can visit one another!
Who Can Play?

Everyone! 
Never blogged before? Great! Create your first blog and dive right in! Try Blogger or Wordpress to get started.
Been blogging for years? Awesome! Let yourself have some fresh fun while remembering what it was like back in the day.
There's room for everyone to play in the Kickin' It Old Skool Blog-A-Thon!


Meet Your Hosts

Jamie Ridler
 
Jamie Ridler is a creative living coach, founder of Jamie Ridler Studios and host of Creative Living with Jamie. Jamie is a creative living inspirer, magic maker, life dancer, energy shaker and possibility awakener. She helps creative spirits be the star they are.  



Shannon Ridler

Shannon is a progress-tracking who loves to think, learn and share insights along the way of her journeys. She is a perpetual list-maker, blogger, vlogger, serial podcaster, obsessive knitter and lover of books, film and TV.


Ready to Play?

Add Your Name and URL to the Comments and You are IN!!

Pssst.... As long as you follow our extensive and complicated rules (haha) there's no way to get this wrong. If you start feeling stressed about participating, remember rule #2!

207 comments:

  1. I'm in! Alex Hickey, http://churchofbanjoy.blogspot.com

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    1. Woot! Alex, I'm so glad you're here. What a treat knowing we'll be hanging out together in December! My excitement just expanded tenfold! ((bighugs))

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  2. I am totally in! Wow, this post looks awesome BTW, I love it, you and Shannon are so adorable. OK, I am going to use my blog: http://suzieridler.blogspot.com

    So sharing this!

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    1. YAY!!! I'm so glad you're joining in, Suzie. We are going to have so much FUN!

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    2. Woohoo! Sisterly goodness! I'm glad you are going to play along Suzie!

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  3. I suck at blogging since Facebook became bigger, but what the heck... I'm in! :)
    http://tinkerbell-nl.blogspot.com

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    1. Yay!! It's so easy to rock this out. I mean check out the rules - be nice and have fun! All good! Thanks for joining in, Tink!

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    2. I'm thrilled to hear you will be joining us Tink!

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  4. This is something I need...and I'm so looking forward to this!

    https://sherry-smyth.squarespace.com/blog

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    1. What perfect timing then! I'm so glad you're joining in :)

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    2. I am so glad you will be joining us Sherry! Here is to getting what you need :)

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  5. I so need to do this! I've been wanting to blog more maybe this will help me. :-)

    http://laurasfavoritethings.blogspot.com/

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    1. Yay!! I hope this fills your blog full of life and fun this December! Welcome!

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  6. Love, love, love this idea! I am brand new to blogging (today is my one-month anniversary.) I've been blogging every day and thoroughly enjoying myself, but it is quite a solitary activity. This sounds like the perfect antidote. Count me in!

    Sarah
    sarahbroadfoot.weebly.com

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    1. How perfect! Congratulations on your one-month anniversary, Sarah! We're so glad you're here :)

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    2. I'm so excited you are joining us Sarah! And happy 1 month blogaversary!!

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  7. Yaaaaay! Funnnnnn! Count me in. :D

    Happysnappy, a storyteller with a camera
    http://keepitsimplemakeitgreat.blogspot.com

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    1. The party has started - Paula is here!

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    2. YAY!! Paula!!! This is going to be so much fun with you playing along :)

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  8. Awesome! My blog has been extremely neglected over the summer...(my photo blog has been getting all the attention, lol) this will be a great reason to get started again!
    http://prairiedreamsii.blogspot.com/

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    1. Just perfect! Let's bring that blog to life with some fun, fun, fun!

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    2. Here is to getting started again, Anita! Welcome to the fun :)

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  9. Ohhh me too! Me too!

    www.kewishdesigns.com

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    1. Welcome Lisa! It's great to see you here. We're going to have such a fun adventure!

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    2. Yay!! Glad to hear you are joining us Lisa!!

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  10. Hooray!! So excited!!
    Sara Carbaugh
    http://www.creatingpurplefire.com.com

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    1. Thrilled to have your purple fire here, Ms. Sara! ((bighugs))

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    2. Woohoo Sara is coming out to *play* !!! So exciting to have you with us :)

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  11. I'm in! Sounds like a fun way to get started!

    Kelly Besecke
    http://www.kellybesecke.com/?page_id=18

    (huh, I wonder I how get that to say "blog" rather than "?page_id=18")

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    1. Ah! Figured it out! The url of my blog is now http://www.kellybesecke.com/blog

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    2. Woohooo!! Not only are we going to have FUN, there's already been learning! How awesome is that. We're delighted you're here, Kelly!

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    3. YAY for figuing out, AND for joining us! Welcome to the party Kelly :)

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  12. I'm in!

    http://www.lrh-oneofthree.blogspot.com/

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    1. Awesome!! So great to see you, Laura. ((bighugs))

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    2. I'm so glad you're in Laura!! Let the fun begin :)

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  13. Yet another Laura here, LOL! Excited to give my blog some much needed attention. http://smithsoccasional.wordpress.com/ Feeling invigorated! - Laura Smith

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    1. Hehe, I almost added you to the blog roll as Yet Another Laura! Welcome! We're so glad you're here :)

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    2. So glad to hear you are with us Laura!! Wow, this will be a Laura-licious month!

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  14. I'm in!

    Loved the idea in Creativity Coffee and glad to see you are doing it. Thank you!

    Glenda at http://glendamyles.com/category/Blog/

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    1. Sweet!! I am so glad you'll be joining us, Glenda! Great ideas often get started over coffee, hehe.

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    2. I'm sooooo excited you are joining us Glenda! Woohoo!!!!

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  15. Hi again:

    I just tried clicking the link to my site in the blog roll and it didn't work. Can I ask that you please check the link? Thank you.

    http://sarahbroadfoot.weebly.com

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    1. Thanks for letting us know, Sarah! It's all fixed and ready to go - and we linked directly to your blog :)

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    2. Perfect! Thank you so much. Let the fun begin!

      Sarah

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  16. AWESOME! This is JUST what I need to get me out of my "only blogging once a week 'cause I have a prompt on Wednesday" slump! Thanks Ridler sisters! :)

    www.happymelauriez.blogspot.com

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    1. Woohooo!!! It's awesome to see you here, Laurie. This is a total slump-antitode! Yay!

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    2. Happy to oblige Laurie :) Welcome to the fun!

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  17. Why not? xo

    http://brennasblog.com/

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  18. I've been blogging daily for Art Every Day Month so this should be easy to continue. Sounds like fun to me.
    http://thequeenofcreativity.blogspot.com

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    1. I'm so glad you're joining us, Kate! This is really taking me back to the day. ((hugs))

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    2. Here is to a easy transition and continued fun blogging, Kate!

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  19. I'm sooooooo in!!!!! www.motherhenna.blogspot.com

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    1. Kara!!!! How wonderful. I am delighted we'll be spending December together!

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    2. Welcome Kara!! This is going to be awesome:)

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  20. I'm in!
    Martha
    http://mividavegan.wordpress.com/

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    1. Fantastic!! Welcome to the adventure!

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    3. I'm so glad you will be joining us Martha!

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  21. GraceGal said...
    This might post twice because it disappeared:) I have a blog connected with two other pals where we post mostly photos. Then I have a personal blog. The three of us want to try something new for December:) I'm in and the other gals will be signing up shortly.
    www.wingsopen.blogspot.com

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    1. How wonderful! I'm looking forward to going on this adventure with the whole gang! Welcome to the Old Skool, hehe.

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    2. Oh how exciting! I hope the trio'o'pals will all enjoy the experience! Welcome, welcome, welcome!

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  22. Can't wait to get started. Special Moments in Time
    http://www.ginnylennox.com

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    1. Yay, Ginny! I'm so glad you're taking part. I always love hanging out with you :)

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  23. I"m one of GraceGal's pals :) Sounds fun! Thank you for the recommendation GraceGal! Excited to follow along Jamie!
    http://flyforwardfreely.blogspot.com

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    1. Wonderful! Welcome to the blog-a-thon - especially with that awesome GraceGal Pal rhyme, hehe. The fun has already begun :)

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    2. Welcome, welcome, welcome GraceGal's Pal! I'm so glad you will be joining us Amy!

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  24. It sounds like a good pre-resolution to launch into the new year! I'm in (with a bit of trepidation). I can be found at www.stratajournal.com

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    1. What a great way to think about it: a pre-resolution! It will be so fun getting the momentum going that by January you'll just be flying!

      As for the trepidation, remember to refer to Rule #2 ;)

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  25. great idea! I need this right now :)
    Claire - www.clairelaraine.blogspot.com

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    1. Yay! I love that this is good timing for you. I had a feeling Shannon and I were hearing a rumbling out there! Welcome!

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  26. Sounds lots of fun, I look forward to it.
    Fran-http://happysuburbanchick.wordpress.com

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    1. Fun is our middle name! Hehe. Here's to having Fun with Fran! Welcome!

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    2. It *is* going to be so much fun Fran! I'm so glad you will be joining us :)

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  27. Yeah! Count me in. I've just relaunched my blog at a new address:

    http://www.writerinprogress.ca

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    1. I love it when things work out like that! How perfect! I'm so glad you're here :)

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    2. Perfect timing Victoria! Thrilled to hear it, let the fun begin!

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  28. Just did my first ever blog party a few months ago and I loved it so much I've been looking forward to another one so I'm game!

    http://www.goddessteahouse.com/

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    1. Welcome to the party, Dionne!! It is always awesome to see you! ((hugs))

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    2. I like thinking of it as a party! Woohooo! Welcome Dionne, this is going to be one fun party!

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  29. My blog has been 'dark' for a long time. Can't wait to plug in the lights!
    http://handfulofposies.blogspot.com

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    1. Twinkie lights ftw!! Let the dancing begin!!

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    2. Absolutely Lynn! Turn on those lights and come out and play!

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  30. Hey, everyone, when you get a moment, it would be awesome if you'd double-check your link. We want to be sure we can find one another!

    And if you have some time, pop around and get to know your fellow Kickin' It Old Skoolers! It will make it all the more fun to hang out together in December!

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  31. Good idea -- my link works and I'm about to set off and a "tour" of my fellow bloggers!

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  32. What a GREAT idea Jamie & Shannon!
    I have been blogging all month for Creative EveryDay so continuing into Dec. would be AWESOME.
    THANKS for the nudge.
    http://daleannepotter.com/blog

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    1. Awesome, Dale! It's great to see you here. I'm excited about spending December with you!

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    2. Yay! Dale! So excited you will be joining us :)

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  33. This sounds like fun -- and maybe by then, I'll be Blogging more than I have in the past ... just trying to get back into it again; lots in my 'mind', but having a hard time getting it in 'BLOG', lol!!!

    Come visit me here at my new Blog, Digging Deep Within Your Soul at http://diggingdeepwithinyoursoul.blogspot.com/!

    BLESSings&LovE xo,
    )O( Shami

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    1. Yay!! Welcome! Looking forward to sharing the fun Shami!

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    2. Here's to getting you mind and blog to live as one! I'm so glad you will be joining us, Shami

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  34. I'm in
    http://gemmashouse.blogspot.com
    xx
    gemma

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  35. I have really missed the fun days of blogging when it wasn't for my business. I'm going to be changing up things soon anyway so why not go retro for awhile??

    http://www.loransheart.com

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    1. That's exactly it, Loran! Let's go retro and remember the fun!

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    2. Retro for the win! Woohoo! Welcome, Loran :)

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  36. My blog could use a little TLC...and so could I! Thanks for giving us this keep-grounded-during-the-holidays gift.

    http://amazesurprisedelight.blogspot.com/

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    1. I so love the idea of this being some grounding TLC! What a wonderful intention to have for this experience :)

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  37. Really looking forward to this. This will help me with my blog post goal.

    http://tealeavesandtinyhats.blogspot.com/

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    1. Yay! We'll be like your cheerleaders. You can do it!

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    1. Yatwizzle! Kahoozle!! Nope... none are as cool as yahoozle!

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    2. Woohoo! Welcome to the fun Latisha :)

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  39. Let's do this!
    http://girlunwinding.wordpress.com

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  40. And hey, everybody, if you want to make it easy to get the prompts as reminders, just subscribe to the blog by email :)

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  41. I'm in! My goal for December was already shaping up to be writing every day, so it'll be a great chance to participate with others doing the same! Fun! http://www.heatherluxion.com

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    1. How awesome!! I'm looking forward to going on this adventure together! Woot!

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  42. What fun - have to join in! Must say I have missed the days of "Wreck this Book" and other book clubs you did.
    http://bunnysgirl.blogspot.com

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    1. Yay! I'm so glad you're here. I've been missing that fun too! (Psst... I'll be doing a book club course this summer!)

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  43. :) Hi there
    I'm Kathryn Jennex from
    http://www.kathrynjennex.com

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    1. Welcome! Here's to Kickin' It Kathryn ;)

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  44. I've been in a blogging slump for about a year and a half. This sounds like the perfect way to get myself out! I am IN!

    http://spiritmovesdance.com

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    1. I know you love to groove, Meg! I hope this gets you moving and grooving right out of that slump! ((bighugs))

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    2. Welcome Meg :) Let's get that blog out of the slump and into the fun!

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  45. Was on a blogging roll ... then got busy with some other projects ... December sounds like a great time to recharge. count me in.
    I am Cynthia Lee and I blog at http://spirituncaged.com

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    1. Let's recharge the roll, Cynthia!! Welcome :)

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  46. I can't wait! I'm one of the GraceGal pals as well. I'm Amber and my blog is onebravestory.blogspot.com.

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  47. I'm in! This is the perfect way to end my 39th year.
    Runningtowardhome.wordpress.con

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  49. This sounds so fun! I'm looking forward to it. :) :) :)
    Dara Dines
    http://www.daradines.com/blog.html

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    1. Yay!! Here's to having a month of fun together, Dara! I'm so looking forward to sharing this:)

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  50. Oh goodie! My blog needs a kick-in-the-butt, I mean jump start!

    http://playcrane.com

    Jodi

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    1. Jodi, I know you love to PLAY! We are going to have so much fun together :) I'm so glad you're here!

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  51. I'm in!

    Www.christagallopoulos.com

    Great idea, Thank you!

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  52. Desperately need this push because I've lost my mojo in the last few months.

    I'm Cindi at http://lettingthewordsescape.blogspot.com

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  53. Awesome Love it!

    Tery: http://gypsybleupersuasion.blogspot.com/

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  54. Just what I need! Thank you!

    Rachel: http://rachelsalleeparker.blogspot.com

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  55. Great idea! Count me in!

    http://www.asmile4ufromjanet.com/blog.html

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  56. Sounds like fun! S.M. Hutchins at http://www.livewonderstruck.com.

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    1. I'm so glad you're here. ((hugs)) Let's have some fun!

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  57. Interesting, my intention for December was also to write something every day. This might just make it that much more fun! http://firstaglimmer.blogspot.com

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    1. Perfect!! And also perfect because I've missed you, Helen! I'll look forward to hanging out this month :)

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  58. I'd love to join! I've been on a blogging slump for most of the last year and would LOVE to get back into it again. I've been wondering how I'd get the juju to start again. Yay!

    Ceanne at www.ceannesjourney.com

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    1. Totally time to trade the slump in for some juju!! YAY!

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  59. I'm in- will decide today if I'm moving my blog over to wordpress (blogger has been temperamental lately and I'm losing patience with it). Link to follow by tomorrow am. I'm super-excited!

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    1. Yay! What a great way to dive into your new blog - woohooo! Super-exciting :)

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    2. Excited to have you with us Amalia, and your link to follow which blog-home you decide to go with :)

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    3. And an update- I've jumped ship to WordPress so I get a clean, shiny new start (until I import the old Blogger Blog, which will be in a few weeks).
      Link is http://belleaveccoeur.wordpress.com

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  60. Yessiree, count me in!!

    Serena
    http://sacredordinarymoments.blogspot.com

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  61. Let's rock!
    http://www.creamcitydreamsicle.blogspot.com

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  62. Sounds fun; I'm in!

    http://spunsoft.wordpress.com

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  64. Count me in!

    Teena in Toronto
    www.teenaintoronto.com

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  65. I'm in too!
    http://marianostrowski.blogspot.com

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  67. This sounds like fun!
    http://poppiesandbumblebees.wordpress.com

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  68. This will be a blast! A friend shared this with me and I am SO glad she did. Looking forward to playing along!
    http://joyfullydonna.blogspot.com/

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  69. I'm in! This sounds so great! Okay, here's my blog:
    http://pollyspieceofpeace.blogspot.ca/
    Let's do this!
    Polly xoxo :)

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  70. I'm in! This sounds super fun and care-free!

    http://lovehonestysecrets.blogspot.com

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  71. Please add me. Happy Holidays!
    Alexis
    http://wonderfullywonderstruck.wordpress.com

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  72. I'd love to play!
    http://www.deborah-weber.com/blog

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  73. Oh would that be nice 31 days of blogging. Just like in the days, blogging was something special, because not everyone had a blog already. Mine will be in dutch and I'm glad I'm just in time.
    www.christelnolle.com

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  74. Totally count me in! ^o^ http://bunnykissd.blogspot.com

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  75. Hello - I don't usually blog every day, have been hoping to refresh my blog though so this is a fun challenge!
    Charlotte
    www.thehappyhunt.com

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  76. I've always liked the idea of blogging, but I've never been able to do it consistently. Count me in!
    Sandy
    http://jabo108.wordpress.com/

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  77. hello there!
    I'm shy about having stuff 'Out There' every day, but it also seems like so much fun! I CAN believe you guys started with a selfie..and can't believe it! hahaha

    http://www.daradines.com/2/post/2013/12/the-art-of-witnessing11.html

    *I'm hoping this is how i would link it directly to the post..wasn't sure..

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