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5 Years, Baby!

Well, well, well. I guess with all of this nursing and cooing and diaper changing, I missed my 5-year blogging anniversary last month. 5 years, y’all! That’s quite a lot of rambling.

I’ve been reading through my archives lately; mostly to compare my newborn experiences (strikingly similar minus most of my first-time neuroses), and as much as I hem and haw about what and how much I should include in my posts, I am so glad I have those snippets to walk me down memory lane.

When I started this blog in 2005, I was a childless newlywed who spent the majority of my time wearing J. Crew suits and sipping decaf lattes and/or wine, depending on the time of day. I occasionally dabbled in performance art.

Now? This best represents my life.

And I love it.

So, guess what? I just found out that whoorl was nominated for Orange County’s Best Personal Blog by the lovely Kelly and Collen of Just Spotted! And the icing on the cake? Hair Thursday was nominated for Best Beauty/Shopping Blog too! Dude! I don’t think I’ve ever been nominated for anything! (For good reason, right? Wait. Don’t answer that.)

Would you all take a second to vote for my blog(s)? You don’t need to sign in or anything, just click here and make your choices. Of course, only if you think I’m deserving of A Major Award. I must say, it would be a perfect way to celebrate 5 years.

(p.s. – I don’t have a chance in hell, but hey! Positive thinking!)

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  • Kristabella

    September 8, 2010 at 8:25 am

    Happy blogiversary!

    Also, I love that photo! Wita is all “ROCK ON, INTERNET!”

  • whoorl

    September 8, 2010 at 8:28 am

    I know! She was like “BLOGGERS UNITE!”

  • Miguelina

    September 8, 2010 at 9:13 am

    Happy anniversary! I remember the old days, esp. whenever I thin of Anne Curry’s hair.

  • Home Sweet Sarah

    September 8, 2010 at 9:29 am

    Well I would have voted anyway, but since you quoted A Christmas Story, then of course I had to :-)

  • Kaleigha

    September 8, 2010 at 9:42 am

    Oh my word, they look so much alike! And go Whoorl!

  • Tina

    September 8, 2010 at 9:46 am

    Congrats! I don’t live in Cali….would it be weird to vote for you? I do love to read your blogs!
    Best,
    Tina
    p.s. I say this often but….CUTE kiddos!

  • Mama Bub

    September 8, 2010 at 9:46 am

    YOU don’t have a chance in hell?? I saw that you were nominated and was like “Well, it’s an honor just to be nominated!”

  • Aurora

    September 8, 2010 at 9:51 am

    Yay for 5 years!! Whoorl and Hair Thursday rock it, voting ASAP!!

  • linette

    September 8, 2010 at 9:59 am

    congrats! I’m still catching up on your archives, but love your blog and just voted for you!

  • am'ti b

    September 8, 2010 at 11:31 am

    i voted.

  • Ninotchka

    September 8, 2010 at 2:46 pm

    Done. Good luck! And Happy 5 years. :)

  • verdemama

    September 8, 2010 at 3:08 pm

    Voted! Happy blogoversary.

  • Amanda @ Ramblings of an Empty Mind

    September 8, 2010 at 3:43 pm

    Happy Blogoversary and voted! May not be from OC, but I read yours and recognized some others in other categories.

  • Qwerrtee

    September 8, 2010 at 11:40 pm

    Just voted for ya!

    P.S. Wita looks KICK ASS in the pic. Literally :)

  • claudia

    September 9, 2010 at 8:47 am

    Happy anniversary! And good luck. I can vote 100 times, right?

  • Kerri Anne

    September 9, 2010 at 5:14 pm

    Happy! Five Years, babe.

    So glad we’re in this great big Internet (and beyond!) together.

  • Rebecca (Bearca)

    September 10, 2010 at 9:08 am

    I voted for ya!

  • Gabrielle - Design Mom

    September 10, 2010 at 12:36 pm

    Just voted! Congratulations on the big 5. And that photo is fantastic! You are all gorgeous.

  • Suzanne @ pretty*swell

    September 10, 2010 at 7:46 pm

    Voted! You rock. And I adore that photo.

  • joslyn

    September 13, 2010 at 9:18 am

    happy five years lady.
    you completely ROCK.
    just sayin…