It’s my 2nd blogiversary!

happyblogiversarylgI can’t believe I missed this milestone a few days ago, but on June 14, my blog turned two. (I’ve now added the date to my calendar so I won’t miss it next year.)

I’m grateful for this blog because brought me closer to my family and helped me make friends. If it weren’t for the blog, I wouldn’t know about (let alone be attending) the Brown family reunion I’m looking forward to in less than two weeks. I’ve also become acquainted with a distant Adams relative. And the blog helped me make a new friend at RootsTech, who made that conference so much less overwhelming.

Last year on my blogiversary, I listed a few stats. I thought I’d update them to see how things are going.

In the second year of this blog:

  • I wrote 74 posts (79 posts in the first year).
  • There were a total of 35,198 views (6,424 in year one)
  • I had 316 comments–counting my own (106 comments in the first year)
  • 160 people subscribe to the blog (that number was 82 on 6/14/13)

I like the trajectory I’m seeing, though I’d like to see the annual number of posts grow.

I so appreciate how interactive my blog readers are–I’ve been blogging on my organizing blog for six years and I don’t have nearly as much interaction, so thank you! If there are any topics you’d like to see me cover, please don’t hesitate to let me know!


  1. Patti Cancellier says:

    Congratulations Janine!

  2. Happy Blogiversary!

  3. Happy Anniversary!! 2! Time flies.

  4. Jack Gracey says:

    Thanks for publishing such an interesting and informative blog. Keep up the good work.

  5. Congrats and Happy Blogiversary!!

  6. Janine,
    I want to let you know that your blog post is listed in today’s Fab Finds post at

    Have a wonderful weekend!

  7. Happy Blogiversary to you!

  8. Janine, a belated happy blogiversary to you, and congratulations on your milestones. Best wishes for another year of even more geometric proportions!

  9. Congrats!! What a great milestone! Here’s to many more blogiversaries! 🙂

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