Friday, October 30, 2009

A Favor

When I starting blogging I was looking for a place to jot down some of my memories. I was pleasantly surprised when people actually started reading and following. It wasn't long before Google wanted to have ads on my blog and I thought sure why not? A few extra pennies never hurt anyone. And I attached their annoying little ad sense gadget.

Six months have passed where I patiently frowned at those ads everyday, and finally this morning I got rid of them. And I'm doing a little happy dance while wondering why I didn't do it sooner.  Now I can have anything in my side bar I choose to. I don't have my own etsy store yet so I can't place a link for that, but I do have a friend who makes the cutest Waldorf dolls that I thought would be a shame not to let all of you know about.


Isn't she precious?
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And now I would like to ask a favor from anyone who is interested. I have an aunt that is very dear to me who has/is Downs Syndrome. She is having a birthday on November 5th and I would love to have her mailbox filled with birthday cards. If anyone would like to send a card to her, please e-mail me and I will give you her address.

20 comments:

  1. i would love to send her a birthday card. i have a special needs daughter and so i am blessed to hang out with the best folks on the planet thank you very much!!!!

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  2. What a lovely doll! Your friend is so talented. I would be delighted to send your dear aunt a birthday card and have emailed you!
    Blessings~Sharon

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  3. Sure thing. My email is on my blog.

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  4. A very small favor in return for some of the best blog reading around, I think.
    Sent the email. :)

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  5. I would love to as well! One question. Is she Amish? I am new to this blog but have loved reading. I would love to help if I can. I have a large blog following, and have posted about some Amish Friends/pen pals that I have that live in Ethridge TN. I have shared my letters and many blog friends have been interested in having pen pals with them. Now I don't know if your aunt would write back or not but it would give them the chance to write. I was just wondering. Either way I would love to send a card. Whittakerwoman@yahoo.com
    H

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  6. I sent an email requesting your aunt's address.
    Did you get any feedback from Google? I doubt I'd want those ads on my blog either, but I wondered how successful they are.

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  7. I would love to send her a card!
    Email me her address.

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  8. Adorable doll!

    I'll send her a card. I've got one on hand. dajfamily1 at yahoo dot com.

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  9. I'll email you to get her address. My ex brother in law is one of the oldest Downs in Alberta. He is still my favorite relative!!!
    Cheers,
    Margaret B

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  10. that doll is precious, and i would love to send your cousin a doll.
    petrierobert@bellsouth.net

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  11. My pleasure and I do NOT blame you for removing those annoying ads. I'm just about to do the same thing myself. I have been blogging for a year and have made exactly $27. Wow. I think I'd pay that to reclaim my blog. When I redecorate, they will go.

    Oh, and I sent you an email. We would LOVE to do this.

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  12. Hi...I've been following your blog for awhile and would like to send a birthday card to your aunt. Please email me the address, I think this is a great idea!

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  13. I would love to send your Aunt a birthday card!

    My email is jngsmommy @ gmail.com

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  14. What a cute doll! I would love to send your aunt a card, I just e-mailed you! :D

    Have a great weekend!

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  15. I would be thrilled to send your aunt a card. my e-mail is cheryle@twcny.rr.com Send it quickly, as the date is so close, I want to make sure it gets there on time.
    XXXXXX

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  16. Oh I think that's wonderful, that you eliminated adds on your blog. You tried it. You found you didn't like it. You went back to a more peaceful blogging. Good for you!

    And thank you so much, for appreciating the wooden toys, which my husband makes.

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  17. Your aunt's so lucky to have you. Great idea about the google ads by the way - what's up with those useless things anyway?? LOVE the doll - she's got that crafty, homemade "feel" to her and yet looks durable enough for little hands. ♥

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  18. Some how I missed this post. I'd be happy to send a card, if you would send her address to barnyardsandbarnacles@live.com
    I often wondered if those ads do anything other than clutter the page.
    The doll is adorable.
    Sunny :)

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