Blogger Spotlight: June 2018

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Another month has passed, so it’s time for another blogger spotlight. I will admit, I didn’t get to read too many posts in June. I haven’t read too many in July yet either. I’m sure there are a lot of great posts that I end up missing out on. There just really isn’t enough time in the day! If you saw my last post, you will know that I got my basement set up, so I have been spending most of my free time down there watching movies. That’s the agenda for tonight too, but I wanted to get this post up first. I’ve also got some other posts planned that I want to get started on as well.

Without further ado, here are a few posts from June that I really enjoyed.

One Year of Blogging!

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It’s June 21st, which means I’ve officially hit the one year mark here on my blog! Of course I’ve been blogging way longer than a year, but this was my first year being back after a six year break. It’s hard to believe that it has already been a year since my first post here at Surrealistique.

I would be lying if I said I still showed the same enthusiasm as I did when I first created this blog. I don’t want to be negative, but I want to be real, so I figured I would share my feelings on the matter. As much as I do enjoy blogging, it does feel like a chore at times. I think it’s the pressure from the blogging community that you have stick to a certain schedule and don’t go too long without posting. Do this. Do that. I just can’t stick with that rhythm any longer. Writing and posting is enjoyable to me when I feel like I have something I want to share, but I don’t want to force it.

Blogger Spotlight: May 2018

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I haven’t been able to read too many blog posts in the last month or so due to being pretty busy. There are so many great bloggers and posts, it’s hard to keep up with them all. Still, this is something I’ve been wanting to do for a while, so I figured now that a new month is upon us, it would be a good time to start.

I know some other bloggers have done posts like this, and I think it’s a great idea. If you’re a blogger and are creating worthwhile posts, you should be recognized for such. Likewise, it’s good for readers to discover some posts that they might be interested in checking out.

This post will feature some posts from May that I really enjoyed.

The Sunshine Blogger Award

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It has been a while since I’ve done one of these award posts. I do not do one every time I’m nominated. It usually depends on if it fits in my blogging schedule or not. Of course I’m always grateful whenever someone chooses to nominate me.

This time I’ve been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award, and I’ve actually been nominated for this one three times. I was first nominated by Laken back in November. Then I was nominated twice this month by Claudia and Sazzy & Joanie. Thank you all for nominating me! This post might get a bit long as I plan to answer all of their questions in this one post.

February Blogger Questionnaire: Love Is In The Air

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Another month is upon us already, so it’s time for another questionnaire. I did the first questionnaire last month, and everyone seemed to enjoy it, so I plan to keep it going. Although this little series is titled ‘Blogger Questionnaire’, everyone is welcome to participate, even if you don’t have a blog. (Sometimes questions might be about blogging, so if you don’t have a blog, you can just skip those).

As I stated previously, I’m going to be picking a different theme for the questions each month. Since Valentine’s Day is coming up, I figured love would be a good theme this month. (Plus, it’s such a broad term.) I hope you all will participate again this month and leave your answers in the comments.