Monday, February 18, 2013

Baby Steppin' It

Writing a blog?  baby steps......
      Blog design??  baby steps.....
            Linky parties???  baby steps........

 I really am comfortable with taking these baby steps.  That's due to the fact that what I write about must be completely me.  I don't want blogging to become a "have-to" situation~  having a schedule always logged out.  Trust me... I truly admire those that do and, as a result, have become VERY successful!  I won't take away from anyone's glory, that is for sure!

But right now, that is not me. Maybe if all the technical things needed to get a blog up and running were easy... if I was tech savvy... I probably would be further along in the process.  But I'm not.  So, I baby-step it as I get comfortable with everything. 

My latest baby-step was joining linky parties!  The first time I dipped my toes in the water I joined just a few.  Hmmmm... that wasn't so hard!  Next week, I joined a few more.  Hey!  I'm getting into the party mode, people!   And that is when I received a most rewarding email from Debra @ Common Ground.  She informed me that she chose my post, about my hand crafted, vintage-inspired needle case, to be featured on her Be Inspired Friday #126 LinkyParty! 

                         I was over the moon!!!!

                          A first for me!!

That kind of acknowledgement makes anyone smile from ear to ear!  Thanks so much, Debra, for the kindness you showed me! I am one very happy ... and encouraged ... blogger!!


  1. Wow! that is so wonderful about being featured! I have to come over to Debra's blog and see your post. These photos about baby steps is just so sweet. I feel the same way that you do about blogging.

  2. It is fun to be featured - pretty photos today :-)

  3. Congrats, Kadee! It always feels so good to be acknowledged, your work is gorgeous! Great post, love that adorable nest:)

  4. Congratulations on your feature! Oh yes baby steps for sure.It took me awhile to get comfortable too!

  5. YOU DESERVE IT!!! And baby steps is a great way to go... I'm still on the same baby step path... We're just busy doing whatever comes our way... RIGHT? I'm off to check this out. HUGS! SWEETIE & CONGRATS! Charlene

  6. Oh wow, love that baby shoe with the scalloped edge. And I'm with ya on only blogging when I feel the urge. That "urge" is so unpredictable! There are somedays where I am SURE I have nothing to write about, but by mid afternoon..voila. It appears outta no where at times.

  7. Congrats! I so agree with you...I don't want to get to a place where I feel that a post is required of me. Your baby shoes are darling...I'm headed over to Debra's to see your feature!

  8. Congrats Kadee, How wonderful to be featured and so deserving. I love your nest with the baby shoe. You are so right about blogging. Baby steps and keeping balance is the way to go.
    Wishing you lots of fun and happy creating.
    Hugs, Celestina Marie

  9. Hi Kadee! I had seen your feature over at Common Ground earlier, and was SOOO tickled for you to be highlighted! I would not be ONE BIT surprised if these precious photos of the baby shoes end up being featured also! Blog "success" can be measured in many ways...I think you already measure up beautifully!

  10. Congrats hon, that is so great!! I haven't dipped my toes yet... it took a long time to get my blog up and running and now it's almost obsolete. Things keep moving and I'm a little more immobile, I guess (meaning completely standstill, kicking and screaming all the way with tech). I finally figure something out, and look up and I'm so far behind on the new and improved model!

  11. YAY! Being featured is always a wonderful thing! And just a delightfully fabulous lady! You are doing so well. No one would ever think you are new to blogging!
    Keep up the great work, and do what works for you. I can tell you that my blog has changed so much and continues to change. The cool thing is that there are no rules!
    Your blog is a joy and I will be back again and again!
    Have a lovely week!

  12. Grow Your Blog is continuing as I am visiting from Karen of My Desert Cottage. Happy Hearts are Creative Hearts...

  13. What a refreshing end to my day, reading your blog and seeing that my friend, Kadee is featured. I am so tickled for you and hopefully one day my schedule will slow down and I can join you. Yes..I agree. I like that you do it at your own pace and not some schedule that you must post. Your post are delightful. Keep going my friend.

  14. I love this post, because all those baby steps get you to where you are going...

  15. You are absolutely on the right baby-steppin path. Your blog is beautiful and consistently authentic. I know how you feel and sometimes I get very impatient with myself. Your post encouraged me today. Any steps, even if tiny ones, toward your dreams and goals are steps in the right direction!

  16. Congrats Kadee:) Such a delightful post and your photos are beautiful.
    Have a wonderful week.

  17. Yay! Congrats Kadee. Loved the needle case. It turned out beautifully.


  18. Hi Kadee--Congrats on being featured! Your pictures are lovely! I'm now a follower! How fun that you've been to Vignettes...yes it is the best, I feel lucky to be able to go there and soak up inspiration any time I want. Thanks for your visit to my blog and your kind words. Have a great week! ~Lorraine ♥♥♥

  19. Great that you were featured!!
    and good way to go about pressure, baby steps, and just be you.
    A life lesson in that.


  20. Hi Kadee, thank you for your lovely comment and your visit at my little corner :)) ... Congratulation to be featured at Debra Link Party, I am really happy for you.

  21. Your images here are beautiful. I haven't joined linky parties yet. You inspire me to venture out.

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