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Grow Your Blog

Have you heard about the "Grow Your Blog"party?  I will tell you all about it in this post but if you are new to my blog, then allow me introduce myself. My name is Lynn Cockrell and, among other things, I am a wife, mother and grandmother. The things I love most are God, my family and my friends and I enjoy spending time with all of them.

In addition, I enjoy crafting, sewing, reading and DIY. Visiting thrift stores is a favorite past-time of mine. It brings me satisfaction to take old or used items and give them new purpose and a chance to "live" again in the form of home design projects and/or gifts for family and friends.

I also love to travel though, as I have stated before, I am certainly not a world traveler. There are many places which I aspire to visit in the future and I have dreams of such wonderful and exciting destinations. My Pinterest boards are somewhat of a testament to those aspirations.

There are some places that I have visited many times over the years and that are very beloved by my family and I. These are the places that hold sweet memories of time well spent with loved ones. These places are just like old friends and I never tire of going back to visit them, again and again.

My little corner of Blog Land has opened up doors to meeting new and special people.and making some wonderful, talented and caring friends.  It has also been and continues to be an expressive outlet in which to share, through writing and photographs, some of the people, projects, places and experiences that are a part of my little world.

Now, it is my pleasure  to tell you about the party that will be taking place on January 25, 2014. I am excited  about it and I hope you will be joining in for the fun!

The sweet and talented Vicki, author of the blog  "2 Bags Full,"  is hosting a "Grow Your Blog" party for 2014. The party is taking place January 25, 2014. The party is designed to do exactly what the title implies "grow your blog!."  She hosted a similar party last year and it was a major success.

If you would like to increase your following and/or readership please join me as I visit over at Vicki's blog. Just click on the following link to go there: I have also placed her pretty "Grow Your Blog" badge on the sidebar of my blog. You should be able to go directly to the party and visit some of the blogs that are participating in the party by clicking on the picture.

It is not a requirement, but I have chosen to give a prize to the 10th visitor to leave a comment on my blog. If you win, you will receive a small gift, handmade by me. You do not have to have a blog, but if you win, you will need to provide a mailing address to which the gift can be delivered. For privacy's sake, you can contact me by e-mail, once I announce the winner. Vicki has chosen February 15, 2014 as the date for announcing the winners of the prizes.


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