Thursday, 20 March 2014

Happy 3rd Birthday Blog!

Bring on the cake! I've been blogging for three whole years... I had wanted to do a week of fun blogoversary stuff but time is fast disappearing round here. Is there a relative of the sock monster who eats time?



Words of Wisdom
Most people are worrying too much about themselves to worry about what you're doing.

No one likes everything.

Or all the same things.

Ignore those who tell you you're blogging wrong, it's only their opinion.

Blogging should be fun, do what you want to do.

Saying that. Don't do anything legally iffy.*

And try not to get on the drama llama too often, he spits and kicks.


He also eats penguins for breakfast.

*Some good advice (for UK bloggers) on what needs disclosure (good news, it's not what most of us are doing). Also credit any photographs that aren't yours (the llama and cake are mine) and get permission to use if they aren't Creative Commons licensed. Don't plagarise, don't tell porkies and don't harrass anyone.

So now for the good part. Free books! 3 winners can pick a book from those I've reviewed on this blog. As I read across genres there should be something for everyone. Open internationally, entry by Rafflecopter, blah blah blah...

a Rafflecopter giveaway

29 comments:

  1. Congratulations on 3 years! I look forward to many more :-)

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  2. Happy Blogoversary! *throwing confetti* May the blogging inspiration (and motivation) always work in your favor for many years to come! :-)

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  3. Yay, Ellie! Congrats on three years!

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  4. Happy blog birthday Ellie! Well done on 3 years of fab blogging.

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  5. Happy Blog Birthday, love the llama

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  6. Happy Blog Birthday, here's to many more happy blogging years :)

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  7. Happy birthday, Blog, and here's to many more birthdays! Is that really your cake: it's amazing! too tried to make a similar rainbow cake but it ended up with all colours mixed and swirled instead of neat lines.

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    1. A colleague made it last year. You need to make each layer in a different tin to keep the colours separate (so helps if you team up with another baker).

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  8. Congratulations on 3 years of blogging, Ellie! Here's to many more. :)

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  9. I realise it sounds like the llama is mine. I wish! I mean the photo of the llama :)

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  10. Congrats! I would so eat all of that cake now.

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  11. Awww congrats Ellie! I love reading your blog, so keep doing what you're doing :D and celebrate! Thanks for the giveaway too :)

    xxx

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  12. Happy Blogoversary! i hope you will keep sgharing with us for a long time while taking pleasure doing it^^

    thank you also for the giveaway^^

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  13. Congratulations and thanks for the tips! And for the giveaway.

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  14. Wheee, happy blog birthday Ellie! :D

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  15. Happy blogoversary! :) May you have many more wonderful blogging years to come :)

    - Lianne @ caffeinatedlife.net

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  16. Happy anniversary - that cake looks both spectacular and delicious!
    Here's to many more to come :)
    (P.S. I'm certain there is a time monster out there somewhere - somewhere between the size of the sock monster and the single earring bad fairy).

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  17. Pen Blwydd Hapus to your blog!

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  18. Happy blog anniversary! Thanks for offering a giveaway :)

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  19. 3 years of blogging is huge achievement!! Congrats!! :)

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  20. Congrats, Ellie!!! Sending lots of love and sun your way :)) Great advice as usual, and here's to many more years of fun blogging! *raises her glass*

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  21. I'm late to the party but congratulations on reaching a great milestone - looking forward to many more of your recommendations which are always on point! That cake looks amazing!

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  22. Happy Blog Birthday indeed (...for the other day. I may turn up a little late, but at least I'm here)! The important question: DID YOU MAKE THAT CAKE FOR YOUR BLOG?! If not then don't even tell me, I'm just going to believe it so I'm not the only one who bakes for her blog haha

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  23. Happy blogoversary! That cake looks amazing. Does it taste as good as it looks?

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  24. Wow your colleague done some job, I would be asking for one this year too! Well done on 3 years, here is to many many more. Are you still doing V.logs?

    Lainy http://www.alwaysreading.net

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