Happy New Year! + Blog Buddies Network

Happy New Year, friends! This past year has been quite the whirlwind and I am kind of shocked it is already over! A lot has happened. I went to Japan (!!!), moved out on my own, started a new job, worked in a restaurant for a while, experienced loss, gained new friends, really committed to this blog, spent time with family, took small trips, and finished two more semesters of school! Wow. I am so grateful for all of my family, friends, and the readers of this blog, my virtual friends :)Blog Buddies Network
Speaking of friends and the New Year, I want to introduce a new project I am working on and would love for you to be included in! Recently, my longtime blogging friend Abby of Little City Adventures approached me about an idea she had for starting a Facebook group for bloggers. We were both interested in finding a group that would allow us to both promote our blogs AND connect with bloggers in our area that we could meet in real life. After not finding the right fit, Abby decided to create one and asked me to be an admin with her! With that, Blog Buddies Network came to be!

We both knew that there are lots of groups out there for bloggers, but we wanted this one to be different and something that was more focused on the reasons that we both blog: building friendships. Friendships with other bloggers are so unique in that they are the only ones who really understand what this whole crazy blogging thing is like! While I love all of my long-distance blogging buddies, there is something great about having blogging friends who live in your area. Through this group, we hope to help bloggers connect with other bloggers who live in their area and can become their friends in real life. We are even willing to help you plan meet-ups to make that happen, whether that means facilitating the contact, finding a place to meet, or figuring out the time. Sounds pretty sweet, right?

To join our group, simply fill out this form so that we can get to know a little more about you and what you are looking for in this group. You can also read more about this group on Abby's blog!

I am really looking forward to all that 2015 has to offer and hope to continue growing this blog and creating friendships! Thank you to all of you who have supported this blog, as without you I probably wouldn't still be doing this :)

Here's to a New Year!

P.S. We are officially in Seattle as I write this! Hooray!
Jess said...

Hooray for Seattle and Happy New Year! You've gone through so much in 2014, I hope 2015 brings you more friends, achievements and great memories! The group sounds fun, there seems to be lots of details to fill out to join though haha I might have to get back to it when we're done with the vacation.

Jess said...

This is so great! Definitely going to sign up!

Jess said...

Awesome! I hope you do :) We would love to have you!

Jess said...

Happy New Year to you too! Thanks so much Katie!!