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Dear So and So...Happy New Year Edition (I'm officially One today!!)

Dear So and So...
(I know I'm a day early for Dear So and So...oopsy!)

Dear Blog,

Happy 1st Birthday! You are growing up so fast! It seems like only yesterday I was changing around your headers and sidebars...feeding you with lots of words and pictures to help you grow.  I realize I have been sort of a latch~key Momma lately.  I promise going forward into the new year that I will take better care of you!  I will spend more time nurturing you and a new makeover is coming!   I also promise more play~dates with old bloggy pals and we'll make some new ones too!

With Much Love,
Momma Bee

Dear New Toothbrush Holder,

You are simply freakin' cool. I know my family thinks you are weird, but I love you.  I know you are for holding toothbrushes and toothpaste, but I think I'll hang some jewelry on you instead.

Thanks for the giggles,

Dear Teen Caveboy,
Thank you for giving me your old iPod when Santa brought your new one. I loved that you wrapped it too! You are awesome! I am happy to be the recipient of any of your "old school" techie gadgets...I can't wait to see what Mother's Day brings! (hint about moving your sweet flat screen TV to my office?) Yeah, I know...that's just Mommy crazy talking again:)


p.s. For the family members who asked for a photo of Teen Caveboy's room re~do...His flat screen now sits where his Christmas tree is in the photo...Will take more photos later....

Dear Stupid Blog Comment Spammers...

REALLY???  Stop with the stupid Viagra and Cialis comment spam already!  Obviously, you don't read my blog or you would know that I do NOT have a penis so therefore would not have use of those medications...and why is it that you keep spamming the same post (Marshmallow World?)  Sounds like you might be describing your own "you know whatsy"....just sayin'....

Sick and Tired of Rejecting Your Comments,
Frustrated BEE

Dear New Year (2010),

I welcome you with open arms!  I can't wait to see what you have in store for us!  We would love a year of happy~happy / joy~joy at the Smith house in 2010!  Please feel free to keep away all illnesses, hospital visits, financial ruin, etc.  (Oh, and go put some clothes's too cold to be running around in a diaper and top hat...)

Thanks for your very kind understanding,

Dear Fellow Citizens of Blogland,

I LOVE YOU!  I am truly and deeply grateful for your unfailing support over this past year!  You stuck with me through my computer crashing, my challenges with Chilly and his are all simply the BEST!

Wishing all of you a very prosperous and joyous New Year!

With Much Love and Gratitude,


I'm going to have to agree, that toothbrush holder is groovy! I think your idea of hanging jewelry on it, is GREAT!!

Happy New Year, my Bloggy Friend!
Happiest New Year to you and yours!
It has been a while hasn't it??

Anonymous said…
Congratulations on your blog's birthday! Here's to many more years in the blogosphere.
Kristina P. said…
I need that toothbrush holder!!

And I wish you all the very best for 2010.
otin said…
I hope to continue to read your posts in 2010. I have not been reading your blog for all that long. I admire the strength that you have shown.

(I admire caveboy's room, also!)

It seems like a lot of blogs have reached that one year mark. 2008 must have been like a baby boom for bloggers.

Happy new years and send Chilly my best wishes.
Randi Troxell said…
that deer holds toothbrushes...

WOW.. totally impressive!!!

i hope great things come to you this year.. b/c miracles to happen!

see ya next year!!!!!
Oh how I love your dear so and so posts.

Happy New Year to you and your family...Can't wait to be with the possibilities of a new year!
What a long and fulfilling post. I've missed your wit. (Raise your glass) Here's to a great 2010!
Ter said…
the new year baby isn't wearing a diaper, just a sash and showing his ...aaaassshhhh. lol

and that teenager's room??? Why doesn't my house look that good? I'm a grown up!
Kim said…
Hee! There's the old Dawn we've all grown to love! Happy New Year, and God BLESS your family big-time in 2010.
The Boob Nazi said…
I totally want that toothbrush holder.
CaJoh said…
Congratulations on your blogeversary!!!

Love the toothbrush holder.

Have a happy new year as well!
Tracy said…
Let's raise our glasses to 2010 and say goodbye to 2009! I wish you and yours nothing but the best in the year to come. Lots of hugs to you!

Baby Bee
~jill said…
happy blogversary!!!!

here's to a fantastic 2010!!!!!
Anonymous said…

Jamie :)
Kat said…
Happy New Year!! Best wishes to you and the family for 2010!
pam said…
Happy Birthday to your blog!!

All the best in 2010, always thinking of you!

Happy Blog Birthday and Happy New Year!
blueviolet said…
I'm kinda surprised that they bother spamming you with comment moderation on.

I love when the kids pass off their old goodies. I have a Nintendo DS now because of that. :)

Happy New Year and happy blogoversary!!!
aurora said…
I haven't sung the Happy/Happy Joy/Joy song in a long time! ☺
Hope this year is wonderful for you. xo
Unknown Mami said…
Happy New Year! I am in love with the toothbrush holder.
Jenners said…
Happy Birthday Blog!!

And I am in AWE of Teen Caveboys room .. seriously, does he realize how lucky he is!

Wishing you all kinds of good things for 2010.
LadyStyx said…
The toothbrush holder would make an awesome scarf holder as well. The thin rayon spring print ones, not the thick bulky winter ones!

Stupid comment people...must be the same ones that spam my inbox with the pill and extender emails. Thanks to them, AND the fact that inevitably most of their communications are grammatically challenged AND the fact I always find the spelling errors humors enough to share with The Grammarphile's site... well I've ended up with a most unfortunate nickname thanks to the author of Red Pen. You'd think with the word LADY in my email addy, they'd know I have no need for such emails...
Anonymous said…
Happy new year Dawn! I hope it brings you everything you deserve & more. You've got such a sweet and unfailingly kind spirit!

LT said…
Happy Blogaversary and Happy New Year dear friend! I hope 2010 goes well for you.
I love the tooth brush holder, and can hardly wait until my kids start giving me electronic hand me downs too!
Annie said…
Happy New Year! I hope that your year brings fewer hospital visits and more simple times. May you find blessings in unexpected places and a peace that passes all understanding.
Jess said…
Happy 2010! I hope its a good year for the both of us :) Love, Sassy Bee
kado! said…
Ha! that toothbrush holder rocks!!!

Cool room re-do!!!

Happy Birthday to your blog!!!!

love your Dear so & so letters!
Eva Gallant said…
Love this Post! And it is funny that the spam keeps coming from the same post. I've been getting spam in Chinese on one of my old posts--always on the same one, too.

Thanks for dropping by my blog; hope you'll visit again soon!
Brian Miller said…
that has got to be th most amazing tooth brush holder i hav ever seen.

spam commenters...ack!

happy new year!
Anonymous said…
Thinking of you and your family.

Happy Blogoversary!
Sabrina said…
Happy New Year! I would so use that toothbrush holder for jewelry. But first I would spray paint it hot pink! :)
Captain Dumbass said…
Ok, if your family doesn't like your tooth brush holder, please send it to me. I'll pay for the postage. And since I do have a penis, I'll trade you some Viagra spam (I already get Cialis, though the ads are in French) for some Chinese porn. Why is it always the same post that gets them?

Happy New Year
♥Georgie♥ said…
Happy New Year and Happy Bloggy versary and happiest of times to you!!!!
theUngourmet said…
Happy New Year! I love your new look over here. Very cute! How nice of your son to wrap up and give you his old ipod! :0)
Vickie said…
Happy New Year to you too! I hope that this year brings you LESS stress.

OMG!! A lot of my posts have been attacked by the Viagra people! I also got a "Where is a unicorn?" comment.

People shouldn't blog when they are drunk;)
Alexis AKA MOM said…
Happy New Year Darling hope all is well it's been a while. Hope all is well on your end, miss ya!

Love Caveboys room, Rick would be very jealous, he may want to move to your house ... LOL

Oh the spammers are killing me! UGH

Much love my dear!
Happy birthday to your blog .... and Happy New Year to you!
The Blonde Duck said…
I hope this year is much better for you!
Happy Blog Birthday to you, I absolutely love your blog, you are real, honest, funny, smart and inspiring...keep on keeping on and giving us all something great to read :)
Happy Blog Birthday to you, I absolutely love your blog, you are real, honest, funny, smart and inspiring...keep on keeping on and giving us all something great to read :)
Happy Blog Birthday to you, I absolutely love your blog, you are real, honest, funny, smart and inspiring...keep on keeping on and giving us all something great to read :)
Devri said…
Have a great New Year girl! miss you , sorry I am MIA.. will get my life in order, and will be over more oftern promise...
Happy New Year to you and your family!
Dapoppins said…
oh, I will embrace some of that prosperity...

and TEEN Caveboys room is the cleanest EVER! Now we must see Irish Dancer Girls room too!

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