A year later, I decided to change my blog entirely to "start fresh." This time I decided to share the blog link with friends/family. I still had no idea what "blogging" was. During this time, I was engaged, wedding planning, and eventually a newlywed. My posts essentially revolved around that topic.
Thennnn, in October 2012, I finally "got it." I finally understood what it meant to blog. Right away, I started planning everything out. I knew it would take some time. I had to decide many things - what my blog name would be, what my layout would look like, and just an overall plan of attack. I decided that my first blog post for Texas Mrs would be in the new year. And that's exactly what I did. On January 3, 2013, one year ago today, I started blogging - for real.
Side note: I decided on the blog name Texas Mrs for two reasons. First, I wanted my blog name to be short so that my hyperlink (www.texasmrs.com) would not be too lengthy. Second, Texas Mrs encompasses two very special things to me - being a Texan, and being a Mrs. It was just that easy! Originally I wanted Mrs. Texas but that would have made NO sense considering I'm not a beauty queen - haha!
Blogging (for real) was definitely a learning process. When I first started, I didn't know what link ups, giveaways, or sponsors were. I look back now and think, "oh you poor child." But now I know. And that's all that matters!
Anyways, in honor of this first official blogiversary of mine, I am doing a giveaway. One lucky Texas Mrs reader will win a cute Jessica Simpson Crossbody. Don't think I didn't consider keeping it. I wanted it all for myself. But when I went to the store, it was my intention to find something special for my readers. And that's exactly what I did!
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Happy Friday lovebugs!