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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

No time for blogging

Hello blog friends,
I had this blog set to private for awhile because of some traffic from sources I don’t trust.
And also just because life is busy right with normal stuff and with family members with some health conditions.

I have no interesting photos of anything I’ve done lately but I did take photos of my mom‘s  latest crochet creations and they are all very cute.  The pattern books she used are also shown but they are not recent publications.

I may keep blogging publicly,  I may quit blogging and I may blog privately- I just don’t know.
I won’t do it abruptly again and if I blog privately, I will have find a way to invite readers I can trust.

What do you other bloggers think when you check your traffic and won’t like what you see?

Happy Thanksgiving ❤️



 A tea set complete with spoons, cookies and a cake
 Momma and baby ducks with removable hats
 Frog with a crown and an oddly skinny elephant

And below a lion, tiger and bear Oh My!
 And last but not least,  a turtle.

33 comments:

  1. I saw the tea set on Instagram. Your mom is very talented. I have no words of wisdom for the creeps that troll the internet. I opened my Insta since my blogging had been more off than on. I have to block creeps often. I think I will move it to private again soon.

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  2. They are all amazing but that tea set!!

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  3. I'm glad to see you here again. It makes me sad when my favorite bloggers go to having private blogs. I always wonder what happened that made them choose to go to a private setting.I don't follow Instagram or Facebook. I haven't been actively blogging for a while,but I still have my site up. For so long my knees were causing me such pain that I stopped for awhile because I just couldn't seem to concentrate on blogging and was not doing anything much to blog about. My knees have been replaced now and I hope to do some blogging again in the future. Even though I'm not currently blogging, my site is still there and people continue to comment. Every once in a while a spammer or weirdo spammer will comment. I get rid of those types of comments as soon as I see them.

    What cute and creative crochet critters she makes and the crochet tea party set was amazing.

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  4. I love the cute crochet things. I never check my traffic. What can people do that is not trustworthy?

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  5. I am so happy this was a temporary condition. I look for your posts everyday and was sad to be excluded, but I thought it must be something temporary and I am happy I was right. Crochet things are darling.

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  6. I do not worry about the traffic (I seldom check it anyway). I only worry about comments that might be left by spammers and bots so I approve each comment. All the best with your decision.

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  7. Glad you were able to check in; we miss hearing from you about your frugal endeavors. I check Cheryl's Frugal Corner each morning, and am always happy when I see on her sidebar that you have a new post.Hope things settle down for you soon, and you come up with a solution for your blog.
    Carol in NC

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  8. So glad to be able to read your blog again! Your mom's crocheted animals are adorable!

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  9. Don't go away!!! I really enjoy your blog and you motivate me to get things done and organized.
    Barb in PA

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  10. The animals are just too cute.
    I check traffic once in a great while. The only problem I have is with scammers. I see them post and then I delete and block or send them to Spam.
    I would hate to see you leave. Take your time and think about it.
    Have a nice Thanksgiving with your family.

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  11. I block comments that I do not trust. I do not track my traffic. I will not go private for one reason only. Someone might need one bit of wisdom that I think is nothing at all and if I am private they might by pass my blog.

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  12. Love them!!! You have done an amazing job and wish I had your talent.

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  13. I am also missed seeing your post. I don't check traffic. I am trying to get my blog (not often posting tho) to show me when I have a comment but don't seem to get it set. Hope you stay on.
    Hope everything is getting better.

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  14. Okay first part should say I also not am! Hope that isn't going to be my day!

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  15. So cute! They are adorable! Hope you have a happy Thanksgiving.
    Sorry about the troublesome traffic. I think dh has a vpn set on his computer, so it probably shows some strange routing. I don't really understand but supposedly makes things more secure?

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  16. First, the crochet goodies are ADORABLE. Secondly, please keep blogging, I am inspired by what you write (I never would have been able to make my new bedspread without you!), and I worry when I don't see new posts for a while (I'm always scared there's been a disaster). I simply read comments when they come up, and if they are snarky or spam, I just delete and block them. If you do go private, please email me a link so I can continue to enjoy your writing.

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  17. I dont check my traffic other than numbers.i do get RT I'd of spam as soon ad I can. I love, love the crocheted abimals!

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  18. I always look forward to your blog. I would be sad to see you go but life gets in the way sometimes. Have a Happy and Blessed Thanksgiving!

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  19. So glad to see your post. I do hope you continue to blog, it is one that I look forward to each day. I love your crocheted animals especially the turtle! I would buy one if you ever decided to sell them. :) Have a Happy and Blessed Thanksgiving!

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  20. You don't know me but your blog has inspired me in many ways. I think I commented when you were redoing recipes on your dining table---inspired me to go thru my Mom's and grandmother's. I love your lists---again, inspire me to get stuff done!! If you go private how will you decide who gets to see the blog? Hope I am one of the people :) Love your Mom's crochet animals!

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  21. I was very sad when I thought you went private. To this day I think if you when I make my carrots, crazy but true.

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  22. It was nice to see your post pop up in my reader today.

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  23. Hey Rhonda! I love the little crochet lovies. I'm trying to learn how to crochet, but just enough to add edging to my knits. I would not worry about the creepy traffic. They are spam bots, trying to get traffic to their sites. They know bloggers will click on them and bam they have a hit. Just ignore them.

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  24. Glad everything is ok at home. Was worried. I LOVE the tea set.

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  25. Please don't stop blogging, your blog is one of my favorites...yours, Wendi's & Cheryl's are three of my favorites. I've learned so much from all of you and look forward to more. I just hope if you go private I'll be able to still join. Enjoy your Thanksgiving!

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  26. When I saw that tea set on Instagram I said out loud, "How cute!" Your mother is quite a talented crocheter. Hope everyone is feeling better.

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  27. Hi Rhonda,

    I enjoy reading your blog. I like seeing glimpses of everyday life and always enjoy hearing about what you're up to.
    I don't comment often but I always read :)

    Take care
    Debra

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  28. I have read your blog for quite a while now and link to other blogs through yours. I enjoy the blogs you link to. I am glad you are back. I always feel sad when bloggers just disappear.

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  29. I never check my traffic - that doesn't bother me or affect my blog in any way. So please try not to worry about that. I have my comments on moderation so all comments come through my email first. That way if a spammer tries to comment, I just mark it as spam through my email and it doesn't get published on my blog.

    Love your mom's crochet work!

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  30. Glad to see you back. You and your lists are so inspirational! I hope health and blog issues resolve themselves. take care!

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Thank you for dropping by today ❤️

Jeff and Rhonda

Jeff and Rhonda