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Starred by Me, Take 1

So, with the Google Reader, if you aren't familiar... You load your blogs that you like to read into the reader and when someone posts something new from those blogs, it lets you know.  When they come through, along the bottom, you have the options to star them, like them, share them, share them with a comment, email them, or ad tags.  I'm usually a fan of the first 5 options.  I don't know that I've ever added a tag but I'm HUGE fan of starring them.

I thought it would be fun to go back and look at a few things that I've stared.  In doing this, I found out that I've starred 1,805 items/posts/notes since September 8, 2008.  So, as much as I would like this to happen in one post, I'm going to have to refrain because I can already tell there are going to be a lot that I'm going to want to share and I'm going to run out of time if I post in just one. 

Plus, with NaBloPaMo who wouldn't love to see a few more posts generated from this one idea!

1. My first item that I starred, out of all of the 1,805 items was Miss Jan and her post about the CountryLiving Fair that came to Columbus in 2008. 

2. Next was this post by Starry Night's Journal {which I now remember is blocked}.  I just thought this nursery inspiration was just so sweet.

3. Next was when Jill from "homemade by jill" was posting FROM the Martha Stewart show.  I thought this was SO cool!!!

{I find myself, a lot of the times, starring items that are inspiration for home projects or crafts that I would someday love to have time to do or create}

4. I'm a fan of windows.  I always have been.  This post by Life is Beautiful just made to think about all the options you have with just a window.  I have a painted window in my house that I love right now but these made me thing of other options that might be fun to create.  Now if I only had some windows....

5. Then there is always some love for Etsy... Lovely Fall Days, EtsyMom Halloween, Etsy :: Crowns and I'm Bleeding Red.  Keep in mind, these are just for the month of September in 2008.  There will be more of these to come, I'm sure of it!!!

As I said on top, I have to break them up in order to get them all in... so here's a start!  Look for one next week that is full of {just a few} photographers that I've found and love....

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Danica said…
I just learned of Google Reader!!! LOL it's my second week using it so I'll have to learn how to star things!

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