Thursday, June 26, 2014

1 Year Blogiversary & a Giveaway

Today's the day!  The big 1 Year Blogiversary!  I cannot believe I've made it this far and that I've had a year's worth of stuff to post here.  I started this little place last year after I had surgery and was laid up for quite some time; I was bored and wanted something to do that would keep me busy.  I had no idea what I would actually do here, if I would stick with it, or what would it would come to be.  I'm pretty proud of the space I've created and hope to continue to grow it as time comes.  

Thank you to everyone who has helped and supported me.  

Thank you to everyone who has ever come here, clicked around, read anything, and a major thanks to anyone who has come back.

Thank you to all the blog friends I've made for being great friends ins and out of the blog world, always helping me when I need it, and just being cool people.

Thank you to all of the experienced bloggers who I admire who have answered questions, emails, helped me, and have always been so kind to me.

Thank you to my friends and family for always helping me, going along with me, and making appearances on here.  

Thank you to my Mom for being my biggest supporter and promoter, learning to take pictures and being an awesome photographer, and taking this crazy journey with me!

Now that I'm done being sappy I have some celebrations.  I have a few lists that I want to share that represent the last year, I thought lists of 12 would be fun because I've been here for 12 months!  I have my 12 Favorite Posts I've done, my 12 Favorite Blogs to read, and then 12 Random Facts About Me that I hopefully haven't shared on here before.  I also have lots of celebratory pictures with a yummy cupcake and a crown because those are Blogiversary necessities.  Finally if you stick around to the end of the post I have an awesome giveaway that I've been teasing you about all week!

1. I am a huge Britney Spears fan.
2. I have never dyed my hair.
3. I am addicted to checking, especially the StyleWatch section.
4. I don't really like to swim.
5. I love antiques.
6. Floral scents make me feel like I'm being choked.
7. I was home instructed for most of middle school and high school due to health problems, and because of this I never ate lunch in the school cafeteria once in all of high school.
8.  I do not watch scary movies, I'm a huge baby and just can't do it.
9. I found out that I had food allergies when I was 16, the food I miss most are apples.
10. I do not drink coffee or tea.
11. I don't like the end of drinks, they just don't taste the same.
12. I like everything to be neat, clean, and organized or I feel stressed.

Here comes the fun...

Today I finish by adding my favorite piece to the giveaway...
 Kate Spade Earrings
{I told you I saved the best for last!}

What You Can Win:
Stephan and Co. Stone Necklace
BP. Clutch
BP. Lace Insert Scarf
Kate Spade Earrings

Make sure to add me on Snapchat - @kthomp22!


  1. Happy Birthday Crumbs & Curls! The cupcake and tiara is a must! Love it:) The idea of the lists of 12 is awesome! I'm the same exact way about needing (and wanting) things to be neat and organized!! And yes the giveaway has been a tease, but I've enjoyed the slow reveal!

  2. Happy blogiversary! You have such great taste, so happy to have found your blog! -Camille

  3. Happy blogiversary! I remember when you first told me you were blogging--it's fantastic to see how much your blog has evolved and how you've grown into this space. Here's to many more blogiversaries to come! xo

  4. Congratulations! I've enjoyed following along!


  5. Congrats on 1 year girl!! And love the Kate Spade studs.. just entered :)

  6. HAPPY BLOGIVERSARY! So glad we have a friendship! And now I really want a cupcake! :)

  7. Congrats! :) I love that necklace!
    Is the giveaway international?

  8. Yay congrats on a year! Just found your blog so make sure you keep the good stuff coming ;)

  9. Happy Blogiversary! Those pants are so fun!

    xo. maggie
    Moda & the Mar

  10. Happy Blogiversary! Thanks for posting your favorite posts! Since I am new to blogging/following it was great to catch up on some of those post (especially love your "What's in my: make-up bag" post!).

    xoxo, Shae (

  11. Aww yay!! Happy Blogiversary! It's always such a great feeling to get to a blogging milestone! I'm going to have to check out all of your favorite posts when I'm not getting ready for work! ;) Love your pants!!

    <3, Pamela

  12. Happy blogiversary! I also love to read and get the latest celeb gossip!

    The Tiny Heart

  13. Congratulations! A year of blogging is quite an accomplishment!

  14. Happy blogiversary! I'm not a fan of the end of drinks either, especially beer and soda :P


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