2 Years

Two years ago yesterday, I wrote my very first blog post for Rainstorms and Love Notes! I honestly can’t believe how fast these last two years have gone by. It’s crazy to think that when I sat down to write that first post, I had been married less than 4 months, I had a completely different job, and there was one less cat in our household.

I’ve had a lot of fun writing here over the past two years, and it’s been an amazing way to meet new friends, develop better food photography skills, and have a place to document life. It sounds cheesy, but starting this blog is one of the best things I’ve ever done for myself.

Lately, I’ve been feeling a little disconnected from all things blogging, and to be perfectly honest, it’s had me feeling a little down about it. But I’ve started to realize that life sometimes gets in the way of blogging, and that’s ok. It’s just where I’m at right now, and I know it won’t be like this forever. I expect that in a few more weeks, things will calm down a bit, the excitement will return, and I’ll feel more like my blogging self.

As I sat down to write this post, I took a look back over some of my favorite posts of the past two years, and I thought it’d be fun to share them. Maybe there will be a few that you missed originally!

1. My 10 Never-Skip Songs
2. A Girl’s Guide to Enjoying the NFL Season
3. I Don’t Want My Marriage to Have a Happy Ending
4. When Two Introverts Fall in Love
5. Where Are You From?
6. Things I Will Likely Never Do Again
7. Ashley, in a Nutshell
8. How to Have an Awesome Breaking Bad Finale Party
9. The Art of Cooking
10. That Time a Maxi Dress Broke My Nose

What are some of your favorite posts that you’ve written on your blog? Leave me the links! Do you have any tips for still having a passion for blogging when life keeps getting in the way? Let me know!

  • Jules
    August 13, 2014

    I feel you on life getting in the way of blogging. 2 years is awesome!

  • Alisha @ The Alisha Nicole
    August 13, 2014

    Happy blog-iversary!!!!

  • Laura @ Life with Lolo
    August 13, 2014

    Happy Blog-Birthday! I think we all get burnt out time to time. Also I loved the links back to your old posts – the maxi dress broken nose kills me! I broke my nose when I was little so I have the little bridge bump too.

  • Jessica Shannon
    August 13, 2014

    Yay happy blog birthday!!! 🙂

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