Thursday, August 18, 2011


I've had quite a few hits today. Actually today may be the most hits of all time. There's really no rhyme or reason. We aren't writing about anything particularly important or groundbreaking. I've been trying to approach this more as a diary, writing from the heart. Not sure what attracts most of you. Is it because I hound you? Maybe it's that we have really cute kittens, maybe because I've been using Facebook as a way to strum up hits, or quite possibly that people are tired of hearing about our house and want to know more about our lives, which is becoming more of the topic lately. Who knows? Thought I'd throw this cartoon in that I found on Pinterest, just for kicks, since I definitely relate...

Blogger keeps track of some crazy 'stats' on your blog, and I love checking in to see how many people visit my post on a particular day. It amazes me that sometimes up to 60 people a day will stop by. Granted, I know this isn't much considering that my favorite blog Young House Love gets up to 40,000 hits a month! However, it's nice to know that there are people out there who actually care (or are curious at least) about what I have to write about! 

This brings me to this post, which begs the question, "why do I only have 22 followers?!" Come on people! I know you are out there. Some of you tell me that you read, so I even know who some of you are! It's simple, just click the 'JOIN THIS SITE' button and select your email provider. 

Do you want to know what really blows my mind? Check out the pageviews by country for this past month.

Who in Israel reads my blog? That's a lot of hits from Israel. So exciting!

Just wanted to share these little stats with you. Thought you might find it as interesting as I do!Let me know you are out there. Become a "follower", please! I need the confidence boost! Don't get me wrong, I love writing about everything... but I'd love to know who's reading!

Anything you'd like to see here that I don't already cover? What do you want to know?

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  1. That is hilarious that Israel has quite a following! ha! Yay for good blogger affirmation. :)

  2. Welcome Laura! Newest follower! :) Yay!

  3. elizabeth f allisonAugust 21, 2011 at 5:06 PM

    hi jennifer! i've been reading your blog for about a month(?) now. found by way of facebook. i had to go back and catch up all the way from the beginning! it's so cool to see all the steps you guys took in renovating your house. it looks awesome so i can't wait to see what else you do with it. you have your very own hgtv show going on here!

  4. Thanks Elizabeth! And welcome! You are too kind!