Third Blogiversary and BSM – painted sky

Third Blogiversary and BSM – painted sky

Three years ago today I started this blog without any real expectations, just a need for a space to share my thoughts and passions. And that is what I have done, but not without learning a lot about people, human nature and life along the way.

My blog itself has evolved a lot over the years. It started with Blogger as Musings of a Crunchy Domestic Goddess, changed to WordPress and then, after I registered my own domain, it got a groovy blog makeover and a shorter name – Crunchy Domestic Goddess. In three years, I’ve gained many readers, as well as lost some along the way. I’ve participated in blogging carnivals, theme days, contests, and giveaways – even done a few gift guides. I’ve met (virtually, anyway) so many amazing women (and a few men) through blogging. And I’ve learned a great deal about a variety of things – from photography to composting to vegetarian/vegan cooking, from Waldorf education to making butter (a post on that coming soon) to politics, from honesty in blogging to learning you attract more flies with honey than vinegar.

It’s been a fun, interesting and sometimes exhausting ride and I have enjoyed sharing it with you all. I look forward to another year of learning, laughing, sharing and growing together. Before I get too sappy, I just want to say thanks for being here. :)

I know I said I was going to have a giveaway ready for today to celebrate my 3rd blogiversary but time slipped away from me this weekend, between the beautiful and productive day we had on Saturday and Jody’s birthday (brunch with my sis and her beau, making chocolate banana bread and blueberry bread, grocery shopping, making dinner, etc.) on Sunday. So I didn’t get the details ironed out for the giveaway yet, but it will happen soon, probably later this week. Stay tuned.

And now, onto Best Shot Monday…
While I picked up my point & shoot camera often to take a lot of snapshots this week, I didn’t pick up my SLR much except to capture another beautiful sunset out our office/playroom window. We’re fortunate to get such beautiful skies on a regular basis here in CO. This is my best shot for the week.

Sunset in CO - picture taken from my office window - 2/9/08

You can see more from Best Shot Monday participants over at Mother May I.
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  1. Happy Anniversary! I have to credit almost everything I know about blogging to you- MOACDG was the first blog I ever read, and I have learned so much about you, and through you, about a variety of subjects.

    I feel very fortunate to know you IRL as well and to count you as a friend- you are a wonderful friend, mother, and blogger! :-) Thanks for all the posts over the last three years- can’t wait to see where CDG goes in the next three!

  2. Beautiful sunset…I never get enough of sunsets. Sunsets happen everyday–what an amazing miracle!


  3. happy blogiversary! (who knew the words we could make up:-)!?)

    i love the pic. i love that you can still go outside and take it — it was so darn cold here this weekend…

  4. Happy Blogiversary!!!

    And I love that photo. Lovely.

  5. Congrats on 3 years! You’ve definitely done a lot of impressive work over that time.

  6. Happy blog anniversary! And what a beautiful shot!

  7. lovely. it looks as if someone carefully painted stripes in the sky!

  8. Yep, that’s a great shot – Happy Blogiversary!

  9. Congrats on 3 years! My first anniversary is coming up soon. :o) I love the softness of that shot.

  10. Fantastic shot! And congrats on your blogiversary too…three years, so exciting!

  11. Happy Blogaversary! Keep up the good work!

  12. Happy Blogiversary !!And I love the photo ! I miss the beautiful Colorado sky !!!

  13. Happy Day to you!! Wow…three years. That’s a pretty fantastic accomplishment.

    Beautiful photo you have to share today. What a nice view!

  14. Wow…that is STUNNING! Happy Blogiversary, by the way!

    My BSM is up, too!

  15. That photo is gorgeous!

    Happy Blogiversary!! Exciting! I wish I could have been here in the very beginning. Thank you for all of your insights and comments – I really enjoy reading your blog.

  16. happy bloggerversary…to you!!! Wow what an amazing picture…so beautiful!

  17. Congratulations! And thanks for showing me what I’m missing in my own backyard! I really must get out more :-)

  18. What a beautiful sight to welcome the day :) Thanks for sharing, and Happy Blogiversary!

  19. Love it, Amy!
    And congrats on the blogoversary. I remember our days on the summer 04 babies AP list, and now here we are!

    P.S. Tried to call you yest, will try you again today!

  20. Happy 3 years! Beautiful shot, too. You are lucky you have that right out your window. I occassionally get some pretty sunsets in the west, but there are some lovely power lines in the way. They detract from the beauty just a bit. ;)

  21. Wow, three years!! You’re one of the pioneers! :) Congrats on 3 great years!

    Jane, Pinks & Blues

  22. Congrats! I’ve struggled with keeping it going for just over a year!

    I am really enjoying your blog. :)

  23. Happy anniversary!I think I have been reading you since spring 2005.You’ve always been inspirational for me,I’m glad to have met you.
    I also love the pic.!

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