Pardon the dust

I’m in the midst of a little bloggy overhaul.

I apologize to anyone who stopped by yesterday before I figured out my header (and you had to scroll over 3 full screens to see it all). I know nothing about html or pixels or design. Anyone want to help? (Only sort of kidding.)

I’ll be updating my blog list sometime this weekend.

Want to be included? Leave me a comment with your blog address.

And because posts are always better with pictures, here’s my grandpa reading to Bennett yesterday.

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  1. Calamity Anne says:

    I'd love to be included…my blog is a little bit of crafting, cooking, and yabbering!

  2. My name is Erin. says:

    I'd love to be included as well. I started my blog to write about my adventures as a parent of two kids, one on the Autism spectrum and have recently started adding creative ideas and fun stories. I'll be posting the weighted blanket idea soon.

    P.S. I'm going to school for Web Development, so if you ever get stuck, drop me an email… [email protected]

  3. The Cottage Mama says:

    Ooooh – I would love to be included!!

    My blog is:

    The Cottage Home
    Cooking. Sewing. Crafting. And All Things Domestic.

    Thanks so much!

  4. I would love to be on your list, my blog is new and about the organic, crunchy side of life(crafting, organic gardening, organic cooking, alternative medicine, breastfeeding and cloth diapering, making your own bath products, homeschooling, and my adventures with kids who are very food sensitive) I know exactly how you feel, it took me three tries to make my blog into a 3 column and my header still needs some major work. I love your header, its awesome!! I still need to find the time to move all of my favorite blogs and buttons from my other blog, so much to do, so little time.

  5. I would love to be included as well. (thanks to the others who left their sites I actually have the courage to do this!). My blog is a place for me to showcase my crafty creations and others that I want to recreate.

  6. michelle@somedaycrafts says:

    Please put a link to my blog. That would make me happy!!!!

  7. Al, Wendy, Max, and Lil says:

    I like your new header Char. :)

  8. I love your blog and would love to be included in your list. My blog is mostly about crafty stuff – with a little bit of life thrown in.

  9. Would LOVE to be included!

    Steals, Deals and Heels

    My other blog….I did the tie onesies and matching necklace one for my friend's quadruplets!


  10. hey, if/when you figure out HTML stuff, will you help me?

  11. LuAnn and family says:

    Love your blog! Here's my address if you don't already have it…

  12. When I update the look of my blog, it takes me DAYS to get it right!

  13. I love that pic! I'm sure it is one you will cherish. I would love to be included on your blog roll.

  14. I'd love to be included! My blog is all about recycled wool (aka: wool sweaters)… tutorials, crafts, and features of great recycled wool artisans & crafters.

    Kris :)

    ~ Reuse, Recycle, Resweater! ~
    Blog ~
    Shop ~

  15. What a cute picture! I would be honored to be on your list as well! I am a new follower and am loving your blog!

  16. I would love to be included! & I am totally in your boat…I don't understand html at ALL lol!

  17. Your cool friend, Cheryl says:

    Loving the new header!

  18. I'd love to be included.

    I am crafts,cooking, reviews on books and movies and tutorials for free photo software so people can make their pictures better!

    Also, both my husband and I are web designers if you need help, I will see what I can do. :)

  19. Midwestern gone Idahoan says:

    I would love to be included… by blog is a little bit of everything! Have fun looking and sharing!!

  20. I'd love to be included in your bloggy list! I have crafty stuff and some upcycle things…

    LOVE LOVE LOVE your blog! Big follower! Thanks!

  21. The Girl Creative says:

    Would totally love to get on your blogroll. :) I can help out with blog design too if you still need it. :) My blog is

  22. Lynn from For Love or Funny says:

    There's a ton of us who want to be included – me too!
    Feel no pressure to include me unless it suits your focus for the blog list. I blog about the lighter side of family life at:

  23. Stacey @ Fun to Craft says:

    I would be honored to be included :)

  24. Love the new header! and I would love to be included too!
    my craft blog is


  25. I would love to be on your blog roll. I run the contest So You Think You're Crafty. I bet your readers would love it.


  26. I'd love to be in! My blog is

    I write about my… well, almost everything except the really personal stuff… you know.

  27. ascrapoftime says:

    I'd love to be included on your blog list! Mine is mostly scrapbooking with a little of this and a little of that thrown in.

    Thanks so much!!!

    P.S. You are in my favorites list on my blog… I stop by here all the time and love it! =o)

  28. porter family says:

    what a cute grandpa!

  29. I would love to be on your list!!

  30. If you have room for one more, I'd love to be included! My blog is baking, sewing, crafts, a little decorating and my running!

  31. Carla Hegeman Crim says:

    You know I want in the cool club!!!

  32. We would be honored if we were allowed to join the blog roll. My sister and I create things (go figure):

    Thanks for all the inspiration!

  33. I'd love to be included in you blog roll as well!

    Creative Itch

  34. Tammy at Tattered and Timeless says:

    Hi I'd love to be included but would rather you include my sister's blog. She is just starting out and could really use some love :)
    her blog is –

    thanks, tammy
    Tattered & Timeless (

  35. jenpetersen says:

    Since I've been in your kitchen I think I should be included in that list… you've never been in my kitchen… I need to plan something soon.

  36. Ooooo….Me! Me! Pick me! :) My blog address is

    I love your blog! Thank you so much! :)

  37. Love the look!! And I always like to be included. :) Both my personal and my photog and

  38. Ok, I know that you have a crafty blog, and mine is simple and about organizing, but if I can help one more person out of their madness, I would LOVE to! BTW-Everyone LOVED your idea on your Bill Box yesterday. Thank you for your input and letting me send people your way! ~Laura

  39. I really enjoy your blog–I'm a lurker, I'm afraid!–and I'd love to be included on your list.

    My blog is

    and I am knot sew crafty

  40. Kent and Katie says:

    I would be thrilled to be included in your blog. My blog is Hippos and Dinosaurs

    and is a collection of all things crafty.

  41. Would love to be included as well. Hope you like my blog about family life and my attempts at crafting.

  42. Hey Char – I would love to be included.

    You blog is lookin' good! kristin

  43. Being on your blogroll would be best thing to happen to me ALL DAY! Being stuck inside a small hotel room in Russia in 4 degree weather is NOT fun :( Thanks!

    Also, hop over here:

    to learn how to do a scrolling blogroll, it's fun and i do it with all my "Places I've been seen" buttons. Good luck with your blog…..I'm too cheap to pay someone to mine, so I have had to muddle through too :)

  44. Us Simple Girls says:

    We'd love to be included! Our blog if full of creative and inexpensive ways to make life fun and cute and organized and simple. Check it out at

  45. Chelsea Strong says:

    I'd love to be included! I just put your button on my page. Things are a little chaotic, as I just had my first baby, but I'm currently dealing with a roof leak, which could prove interesting.

  46. I'd love to be included! I love your blog! Great ideas!

  47. Hannah LaRue says:

    Thanks for the offer. I'd love to be included. I have a very new blog about sewing and quilting. I'll be adding a bunch of new content over the next few weeks.

  48. i would love to be included.


  49. Include me too please.

  50. I am just starting out, but what the heck!

    And I am going to grab your button…it is hilarious!

  51. I don't know how exciting I am to anyone else, but here's me:


  52. Hey I would love to be added if you are putting the offer out there. You have a great following and I would love to have even a small piece of that.


  53. It would be so fun to be included on your list! I love your new button!

  54. La TempĂȘte says:

    Sounds great! Come see me at

  55. I love the new header! Where did you learn to do that??! I think I have messed up my blog attempting to fix it up some.

  56. Come see us at

    DRAB To Fab

  57. hi! i'd love to be included too! thanks :)

  58. Love your blog! I came when I saw the blog name & I stayed when I saw your aqua piano. I'd love to be added to your list as well!

    The mab Blab


  59. Sign me up! I love your blog! It always cracks me up :)

  60. I LOVE your new button! It's great! How do you get the scrolling buttons, I would love to do that with mine. Also I'd love to be included in your list. I've had a cake blog for year, but just recently started my craft blog, recently like this month!

  61. I very recently started a craft blog because my husband is getting deployed to Iraq and I found that I have a lot more time on my hands with him preparing to leave. And I know I'll have a ton of time to do all sorts of projects while he's gone. Plus it'll keep me busy and sane while he's away. So there's not much on there right now, but I plan crafting a bunch of crap soon. ;)

  62. I would love to be included, crafiting and sharing ideas are a great way to burn some creative steam.

  63. mommy2luke2008 says:

    I would love to be included!!!

  64. Do I even have to ask? ;)

  65. Personalized Paper says:

    If it's not too late, I'd like to be added too!! My blog is about every day life as a stay at home mom…..with recipes, crafts, and photography thrown in as well!

  66. Yeah, I'm currently in that HTML Headache thing myself. I decided I just need a different college degree.

  67. Melissa Hendrix says:

    I would love to be included!

    My personal journey blog….the ins and outs of weightloss and my walk with God.

    My crafty side.

  68. I would love to be included!!
    My blog is about my crazy kid and sweet hubby, but I am an avid crafter and post my favorite projects too!

  69. Hi I'm Cassandra and would love to be included. I'm still getting the hang of the blog thing… it's mostly crafts and might throw in other stuff. thanks!!!

  70. "Cottage By The Sea" says:

    I'd love to be included. Just found your blog and recognized you from Etsy. You make me want to craft crap again! You are bookmarked and I'm now a follower! Come visit me soon. "Cottage By The Sea"

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