My 1-Year Blogiversary!! MASSIVE THANK YOU + Shoutouts + Survey + Q and A+ Stuff

Um. So I actually missed my blogiversary?? It was actually a week ago but I somehow missed the notification so here I am celebrating a week late, cuz of course I find ways to mess everything up!! But wait WHAT. It’s been an entire YEAR?!?! I canNOT believe that cuz I still know almost nothing about blogging how HAS IT ALREADY BEEN A YEAR??

I honestly am amazed i made it this far. And I’m so proud. I had thought blogging would just be my summer break time pass, but it’s turned into so much more. I hadn’t expected I would stick to it and actually post regularly through most of the year, but HEY I DID!!

In honour of my blogiversary, I’m going to be listing things that blogging has helped me with/ things that have happened to me this year, and then I’m gonna go on to shout out some amazing people I met on my journey, I’m gonna push you guys off to fill up a survey for me to improve my blog, and some more stuff. This part of my post is inspired from May @ Forever and Everly, because i had loved this idea of listing all the things blogging has done for me.

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Because of blogging, I have:

  • Come across so many amazing books. The blogosphere has recommended so many books like Six of Crows or Strange The Dreamer to me, which I wouldn’t have picked up on my own account, but have now ended up loving. So many of you guys have similar reading tastes as me, and that has ended up with me hauling hundreds of more books on my TBR. I actually shouldn’t thank you for that, I am DROWNING IN BOOKS.
  • Connected with and talked to the most amazing people. It feels amazing to be in a community with so many people who love reading as much as you do, and actually understand your love for it. All of you guys are so amazing and mean so much to me
  • Become more confident in my writing skills and sharing my writing with others. I’ve always been hesitant and unsure about my writing, but blogging has made me so much more confident about it, and has made it easier for me to share my work. Though I still doubt myself, I’m always able to get over the anxiety.
  • Improved my own writing. Not only have I become more confident, but writing so much every month has also made me become a better writer (I think) and has shown me how to improve even more.
  • Read SO MANY MORE BOOKS. I read more than a hundred books last year, and so many of them were books I had seen in the blogging community.
  • Inspired myself. The fact that a small little blog I made just out of boredom has gained over 700 followers in the span of a year has made me so proud of myself, and has inspired me so much, because it shows me that I can really really do what I put my heart to.

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My Favourite Posts

I loved writing all these posts so much, and I had to give them a little shout out because they took a lot of effort, but they were also so so fun!!

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Something That Amazes Me

So many people from so many different countries have viewed my blog. And my little mind cannot comprehend, that my teeennnyyy blog has been seen by people from completely different parts of the world?! People from 104 different countries have viewed my blog, and though some are probably spam, THIS BLOWS MY HEAD JUST WOW THANK YOU SO MUCH.

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SHOUTOUTS

I’ve met and talked to so many wonderful people over this year, and all of y’all are such amazing and wondrous little people without whom blogging wouldn’t be half as fun as it is. I love you all so so much!!

//Lu– one of my most amazing blogging friends thank you for everything// Ioana– you’re so amazing and wonderful thank you for always being there!!// Emma– you’re so funny and amazing and i live for your posts ly// Emma number 2– you’re so so sweet and kind!! thanks for all the support// Kyera– your blog is so amazing and so are you!!// Rendz– you were one of my first blogger friends thank you so much for everything!!// Mandy– your blog is so so beautiful and you’re so amazing!!// Aditi– you’re so sweet and supportive ly!!// Annalee– you and your blog are so amazing and you’re such a wonderful person!!//

Obviously, if i haven’t mentioned your blog, it doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate you and your amazing existence, it’s just that I interact with these bloggers the most. All of y’all are amazing and if I knew you guys I’d probably be treating you with pizza rn.

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SURVEY

So I’ve been planning on doing a survey for quite a while, and when I realised I just missed my blogiversary, I figured now is the time!! It’s a survey for me to get some feedback to improve my blog for this year, and I would really, REALLY appreciate you guys going and filling it out. It can be anonymous if you want, so don’t worry I wont eat you up. GO FILL IT PLZZZZ.

CLICK ME PLEASE AND THANKS

Edit: this survey does not work I made a mistake!! I’ve linked one which does work in my next post, so please go check that out and fill up that survey!!

Also, since I have no money to do a giveaway, I’m just gonna stick to the good ol Q and A. I personally love doing q and a’s so please give me some questions in the comments?? They can be about anything, not just reading and blogging, so go ahead and ask me whatever you want in the comments!!

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Once again, thank you all so much for making this blogging journey as amazing as it is- I wouldn’t have loved it this much without all you guys being amazing. I appreciate and love all of you so much!! ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤

GO AHEAD AND LEAVE ME THOSE QUESTIONS AND FILL OUT THAT SURVEY THANKS!!

29 thoughts on “My 1-Year Blogiversary!! MASSIVE THANK YOU + Shoutouts + Survey + Q and A+ Stuff

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  1. Great Job With Your 1 Year Blogiversary, Rhea!!!!! Thank you for shouting out to me, I am so happy that you think of me as one of your blogging friends!!!! I hope that you have many more excellent years to come!!!

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  2. Aahh congrats on one year!! That’s so amazing and I’m glad you’ve stuck around. I definitely agree, blogging has introduced me to the best of people (and the best of books) and I’m so grateful that I started, even if it brings a lot of stress lmao. HAPPY BLOGIVERSARY!!! 💞

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  3. Congrats, Rhea!!! I’m so proud of you! It’s already been a full year and I have loved watching your blog grow into the beautiful site it is today. I’m so glad we met and have had the chance to talk over books! (What could be better!) I am so looking forward to seeing what else you bring to this blog world! And I’m so touched by your shout out! Thank you. Thank you. Thank you! ❤

    For your Q&A, I want to know…if you could dream cast any characters from one of your favourite books, which lucky celebrities would get to act the part? (I hope that made some sense XD)

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  4. Totally forgot to write this the first time, but thank you for your shout out. You’re too lovely! I also wasn’t able to access the doc to ask questions. It said I was outside your domain or something I honestly closed it before I really read it.

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  5. Rhea!!!!! Congrats, congrats, congrats!!! ❤ You are always such such a pro with blogging that I'm honestly surprised that it's only been a year???? And this post was just so much fun. I loved how you showcased what blogging has taught you, and the shout-out was the sweetest (you're the best, Rhea <3). Blogging really brings you so many different books and friends, and ALLOWS YOU TO MEET PEOPLE THAT SHOW YOU THE WAY TO RICK RIORDAN'S GOODNESS (I'm being snatched back into his madness and I'm not prepared).

    Okay, here are my questions for you!!
    – If you somehow got stuck in a time machine, what period would you love to be transported back to?
    – What Rick Riordan world would you love to be zapped into? And who would be your two demigods to help your way?
    – Surprise! There is a mysterious package on your doorstep – what book is it that has just magically appeared?
    – If you were queen for a day, what would be your first thing that you would do?

    Congrats again, Rhea!!!! ❤ Can't wait to see what the years bring!! ❤

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  6. Happy Blogiversary! That’s so exciting, and I hope you have many more years of blogging!

    Just a heads up though, I don’t think your survey’s working. It says it’s private and I don’t have permission…

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  7. Awww, this is so awesome!!!! Congratulations on one year, Rhea! And thank you so much for the shout-out and the kind words, you’re also one of the most amazing people in WordPress and I’m so proud of you for doing this for so long and for gaining 700 followers! ❤️❤️ Funny enough, my blog’s birthday is coming up soon as well. I hope I can come off hiatus by then. 😳

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  8. Lmao I missed my first blogivrsary thing my first year too!! BUT OMG YES YOU GOT TO A YEAR THAT’S AMAZING RHEAA!!!!!!! ILY!!!!!!!!!!!!

    CONGRATULATIONS MY SMOL SMOL BEAN THIS IS AAMZZZING!!

    OMG YOU MENTIONED ME. SMOL BEING ILY. ILYSM!!

    YOU’RE AMAAZING. THIS IS AMAAAZING, AND YOU’RE GONNA CONTINUE TO BE AMAAAZING, I JUST KNOW IT!!

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  9. I hope I’m not to tremendously late in saying this : HAPPY BLOGIVERSARY! Your blog corner of the Internet brings me so much joy and even though I’ve been on hiatus and haven’t commented on all of the posts (bummer) I’m always so happy to read your posts! Thank you for making me smile <3!

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