Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Blog Reader

I have been doing a lot of blog hopping lately. Don't worry, I have lots to write about (just in case you were worried) but there are a lot of people out there far more talented than I....and their stuff is awesome.

I have of course my good old go-to favorites that I visit frequently. Unfortunately Helen from I Forgot Where I Was Going With This, who I consider the most super awesome blog sensai of hilariousness ever, has been out due to surgery on her karate choppin'/blog writing arm. I wish her well and not-so-patiently await her triumphant return to writing!

While I am a loyal follower of my old blog friends (like Suzie and Wifey) I also enjoy meeting new people! I made a lot of new friends during the Ultimate Blog Party 2009 and they have become fast favorites. Favorites like Kirsty from Momedy who besides being super sweet and having just the most adorable blog look (why yes, that is shameless self promotion!) also has the. most. hilarious. posts. I wish I had read the post about dogs fulfilling the need to have a new baby about 36 1/2 weeks ago!

I kid. Mostly.

I was also lucky enough to meet Jessie from Muthering Heights, the owner of an alternately sweet and adorable blog as well as two even more adorable little girls. Besides her excellent writing, there is a definite connection in finding another pregnant-with-their-third mommy writer. I love her posts and relate to them so easily, especially her recent post about her little unborn Krump dancer.

I there are many blogs that I frequent and love (see:my blogroll for a list of must-reads!) but I still continue seeking out new bloggy friends. The reason is two fold. First of all you can never have enough fun things to read (am I right?) and secondly-I'll admit-I love the idea of more and more people visiting me here at my own humble page. Getting lots of visitors and even (OH JOY!!) comments makes me very happy (and kind of codependent I guess).

I used to think that my codependency neediness desire to have visitors and commenters was just yet another sign that I am a sad sad little hermit lady...but it turns out there are LOTS of other lady bloggers that feel just like me! [If I'm not the only one, then I must not be that bad, right?] I stumbled upon The Secret is in the Sauce (also known as SITS) and boy am I glad I did! Not only is it great promotion for my own little blog, but I have found some great blogs via their site.

Blogs like Just Lisa, No Filler, which recently posted a sweetly hilarious post about the questions her little girl asks, and Mommy? I'm Hungry! which not only shares some delicious recipes for things like Sugar Doughnut Muffins and Cold Chicken Pasta Salad but also has the most drool worthy food pictures I have ever seen. I can literally taste that food through the photos...and it is tasty.

I just love reading your blogs, and I am so looking forward to returning again and again to my bloggy friend's pages-both old and new! You guys are some amazing people...and good writers too!

And no, I'm not just saying that so that you'll keep visiting and leave comments. Though I wouldn't be sad if you did.


Mimi said...

I saw you at SITS & came to check it out! I even left you an award on my blog, Screaming Mimi!

Barely Domestic Mama said...

I've come across really great blogs through SITS. Wasn't the UBP '09 through 5M4M great?! There were way too many blogs for me to make it through the entire list.

Stopping by from SITS.

Elizabeth said...

Hi there, I saw you at SITS this morning, and came over to check you out. Isn't SITS great? I find so many blogs I probably wouldn't have found otherwise. I love your blog layout, it's so cute! I'm definitely adding your button to my blog. I also joined you as a follower. :)

The Blonde Duck said...

Popped in from SITS to say hi!

Mrs. M said...

Mimi-Thank you for stopping by and for the fabulous award! I hope I see you around often-you seem very sweet!

Barely Domestic Mama-I agree UBP had an impossible amount of blog listings, but it was such a great experience!

Elizabeth-I am loving SITS right now! And thank you so much for taking my button! As far as I know you're the only one using it...and I'm glad someone is! I actually designed my blog myself and I like to hear when other people like it too!

The Blonde Duck-Good to see you again! Thanks for dropping by!

Kirsty said...

Awwww....the feeling is mutual. I have so enjoyed getting to know you and having you design my fabulous blog ;) :D

Mrs. M said...

You're too sweet, Kirsty!

Wifey said...

Aww, thanks for the love! I'm a faithful follower of yours, too, and was tickled pink when you came back.

Oh, and SITS is the bomb.

Winks & Smiles,

Mrs. M said...

You missed me? I feel so special!! Thanks for following me =)