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Sunday, January 31, 2010

The Sunday Salon... Something is lurking around the corner... My Blogoversary!!


Good Morning Everyone! Normally my Sunday Salon is about what great books I've come across during the week or some bookish news that puts some great books in the spotlight. Today I just wanted to take a moment to let you know about something that is lurking around the corner... Something that involves books, and reading and giveaways....

February 18th, 2010

February 18th is my one year blogoversary! Can you believe it!! I can't. It's been so much fun writing the blog, learning about widgets, and html (ok, that's not too much fun), and how to put it all together. Most of all it's been a lot of fun meeting all of YOU! I've made so many friends and the blogging community has made me feel so welcome! Starting on Feb. 18th I've got some great giveaways planned! Some of the publishers I've worked with are also sponsoring some great book giveaways here too! I'm still finalizing some details, but it should all be a lot of fun!

As a special thank you to Everyone who has become an official "Follower", there will be some giveaways just for you! There are many ways to follow a blog, and everyone who follows through a feed, Twitter, just coming back to say hello or to see what's going on has helped this blog grow! And I appreciate EVERYone who has stopped by!

One way to "follow" is through Google Friend Connect, which on my blog is in the left hand column of the blog. There will be a random drawing for all Google Friend Connect followers, so if you haven't signed up yet you might want to. It's easy, fast and all your information (like email addy) is private too.

The Blogoversary Celebration starts Feb. 18th , with giveaways sprinkled through out the end of Feb.! Come back then (you can come before then too!) and say hello! And in the meantime, there will be book reviews, memoir mondays, and a giveaway or two coming up. (An audio book giveaway is coming next week!) And BTW, how did you like the post "What's Cooking", with the recipe's?

Have a great sunday! And enjoy what book you've cracked the spine on this week! ...Suzanne

*P.S. I just found out that one of my giveaways will be for a copy of Alice I Have Been by Melanie Benjamin! Thanks to Cheryl of Pump Up Your Book Promotions & Random House! Read my review of Alice I Have Been!

12 comments:

Harvee said...

Congrats in advance on your blog anniversary. May you have many more years, and as successful.

Jennifer said...

What fun! I am already a follower and a twitter follower and look forward to your blog anniversary! :) My Salon: http://www.rundpinne.com/2010/01/sunday-salon-31-january.html

Cym Lowell said...

Yea Suzanne!! Congrats on one year. I am so glad that I am a "google follower" of your blog and I also have you listed on my Blogroll. Love your review, news and book info.

I can't wait to join in the celebration!
CYM

Susan Helene Gottfried said...

One year's no small feat, when you look at how many bloggers don't make it past two entries. Keep it up, doll. You'll soon be an old-timer like me.

Congratulations. Here's to many, many more.

Heidi V said...

Way to go on the one year! I'm excited for you...Thank you so much for all you do.

dolcebellezza said...

The year has gone by awfully quickly, hasn't it?! Congratulations on your anniversary to come!

Diane said...

WOW Suzanne...thought you were doing this much longer. Happy Blogiversary in advance!

Suzanne said...

Hi Harvee, Jennifer and Cym!
Thanks so much for the congrats! I can hardly believe it's been a year! And Harvee, your blog was one of the first I started reading!

Suzanne said...

Hi Susan and Heidi!
Thank you both for the congrats! AND for helping to promote all the giveaways I had this year too! Both your blogs are a fun place to stop and see what's going on in the rest of the blogosphere!!

Suzanne said...

Hi Bellezza & Diane!
Thanks so much for the congrats! It's still a learning process for me, but it's still so much fun!

PaulGuy said...

Congrats on your one year anniversary. I know better than most how hard you work on it and I'm very proud of your accomplishment. Keep up the good work.
Your DH

Marie Burton said...

Congrats on your year of blogging!

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