Happy One-Year Anniversary, Little Caboose!

The Little Caboose Blog

This month marks the one-year anniversary of The Little Caboose Blog. It feels like a real accomplishment to have kept up with this blog for a year. I didn’t know how things would go when I started it and if I would be able to keep up with it. Also, I really hesitated to start, there are already so many bloggers out there, and I didn’t want to be just another “noise” on the Internet. But I knew I had to try it anyway. This year has been a practice of not putting the mute button on myself. It’s been a practice of running with all my zany ideas, even when I’m convinced that no one else will care or, worse, might think they are silly.

I’m reminded of something Elizabeth Gilbert said in her most recent book, “Big Magic”: “So this, I believe, is the central question upon which all creative living hinges: Do you have the courage to bring forth the treasures that are hidden within you?”

I’m trying to be courageous. So, thank you for coming on this journey with me. I appreciate all of your comments and encouragement. It’s been even more fun than I thought it’d be.

To celebrate and as a thank you, I’m giving away a $15 Amazon gift card to one lucky reader! The contest is only open through Thursday (so act fast!).

To enter the giveaway, please enter your email address to follow this blog via email. If you already receive blog posts by email (or via WordPress), please comment below to enter. Giveaway will be sent via email.

One entry allowed per person. The giveaway is good through Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. EST. You must be 18 or older.

Giveaway is now closed and the winner has been notified. Thanks to all who entered!

13 thoughts on “Happy One-Year Anniversary, Little Caboose!

  1. Congratulations, Little Caboose! I have loved opening my inbox to read your latest posts. I have appreciated your transparency, your positive voice, and knowing that with each post I’d find a dose of encouragement. Looking forward to many more years… 🙂

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  2. Ginger I’m SO proud of you ! Congratulations on you 1 year anniversary on your blog. I know I’ve had fun reading them. I have to admit I’m always looking forward on reading the next blog they’ve certainly have been inspiring and motivating as well as learning something new everyday. I’d admit I’m not a reader by their have been time when you’ve been in couraging.

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  3. Congratulations! I have really enjoyed reading your blog. I love that there’s a little bit of everything. Book reviews, recipes, family traditions, honest life reflections uplifting thoughts and even Trader Joe recommendations!

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  4. Happy Blogaversary! They are so exciting! And they go by so fast!! I’ve enjoyed reading yours lately and getting inspired to read more! Have a great year!!!

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  5. Happy One Year, from both me and Josh. Don’t enter us lol We just wanted you to know we are reading and enjoying it 🙂

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