Friday, April 1, 2011

Friday links to love (and a couple blog-related items)

happy baby

Whoa...Friday, already? I feel like I just gathered together links for last week's post. However, I am not one to complain about a weekend, so here we are! This weekend should be a great one- Hank is recording with one of his bands, family is in town, and Adie and I have a bit of a movie night planned. I'm feeling really inspired, and that "spring" feeling is all around- everything feels like it's renewing itself, including me!

And speaking of things being fresh and new, there are going to be some tiny changes coming to this little blog of mine. A couple new, super exciting projects/features (one this month, one next month as Slice of and Mama Said wind down), and also a change in how I do ads. This month I will be doing the final "large" giveaway, and in the future focusing on one to two separate ones, both from me and from sponsors. This month I'll be introducing that concept into the mix, with an additional two giveaways in the next couple of weeks- one fashion related, one food related this time! This change also allows me to put my sponsor money back into my blog and do my own giveaways in the future. I NEVER want this blog to be all about ads or prizes, and I just don't like doing my own in addition to a whole huge one from my amazing sponsors- I've done it before but it really gets too cluttered. So if you're someone who is interested in hosting a giveaway here, I'm absolutely open to the idea, but I do have a waiting list so please get in contact with me asap if you'd like to work with Sometimes Sweet in that capacity. I LOVE treating my readers to fun things so feel free to email me.

And while we are on the topic of blog-related items, please check out my "Blogs I Love" page. I'm STILL updating it, but I have the bulk of it done so definitely check out each of them- they're all very inspiring and wonderful. Don't forget to check out all my new sponsors in my sidebar too!

Also- on Monday I'll be publishing a post about how-to plan a meet up in YOUR area, written by Kelsey, Chelsea and keep you eyes peeled!

And in the meantime, here are some links to check out-

Dena's how-to on planting succulents is great!

Blueberry yogurt cake? Whoa...

This blog is a new favorite of mine. What a doll!

Even though Henry will attend public school, the extremely insightful comments on my friend James' post are really interesting!

Check out an interview I did over on Polly's blog the other day.

Lauren recommended a neat-looking book and I'm definitely excited to check it out.

So- I love pie, and I love this post was right up my alley.

Ashley is another new favorite blog (thank you AZ Blogger Meetup), and I am dying over her outfit here. Kate Spade is one of my faves.

Leigh-Ann's style/inspiration board is inspiring me too, all the way from Canada! So cute.

Two of my favorites pairing up: Megan on Emily's blog! Awesome.

Susannah has a great new feature that's definitely worth a read.

Two other ladies are putting together meet ups in their states: Missouri and Texas.

Luggage tags for readers- if only they came in more titles!

Jessica and family took a fun vacation and their photos make me want to take one too!

I am loving this fabric.

Lauren's roundup of little baby shoes is too cute! I have started getting into buying tiny shoes for Henry and it's kind of addictive.

Okay. I am obsessed with organization and obsessed with this freebie! Thank you, thank you!

If I was decorating for Easter I'd absolutely do this DIY. All sorts of adorable, and cheap/easy too!

This dress, in my closet, now please! These shorts too. Thanks.

And finally, I leave you with this little piece of amazing-ness. Scroll down and watch the workout video. You can thank me later!


  1. i sat and read all the home school comments on james' blog a few days ago. i haven't decided whether or not my boys will attend public school or be home schooled, so it was awesome to get so many different perspectives.

  2. Thanks for sharing. I am super excited about the Missouri meet-up! Now I've met two new bloggers who are semi-close to me =)

  3. Oh he is too cute! That book sounds so awesome, I'm definitely going to have to put it on my reading list.

  4. I'm seriously so flattered, thanks doll!

  5. as usual, i love your links this week. and as usual, we have at least one in common... the easter garland!

  6. Great links -- and I'm exited for your new bloggy adventures!

  7. Thanks so much for including my paint chip Easter egg garland.

    I'm not really one for Easter decorating either but felt I had to do something now that my kids are getting old enough to care. So this was my way off keeping it simple and modern.

    Love your blog too - so fresh and so clean, clean :)

  8. Great, great, great links, as always!!!! Also, I wanted to let you know, I spotted my blog on your Blogs I Love page, but I just changed the link today! I wanted to use my name (kristina marie) instead of 'like wildflowers'. I am beyond flattered to have even made such a cut and feel like a turd for changing it so suddenly ha. but my new link is
    Thank you for the great links again - and of course - the to-die-for photo of Henry!

  9. i NEED to check out the blueberry yogurt cake. that sounds so delish

  10. All of these links are awesome. I can't wait to read that book.

  11. Totally made that blueberry yogurt cake today. It is delicious! I used pecans instead of walnuts though. Yummy!

  12. can I just tell you, your link love posts are my FAVORITE. love love them.
    Thanks for posting!

  13. great links!

    can't read about the meet up tips!!

  14. haha great links!

  15. Thanks for the shout out Danielle! :) Hope you can come to the Missouri Meetup!

  16. Danielle! Henry looks sooooo much like Hank in this picture!

  17. Great links! I was very interested in the homeschooling perspectives! Very informative.

  18. Thank you for linking to my feature!!

  19. thanks much for the shout out, danielle -- i'm delighted that you're enjoying the wallpaper. ♥

  20. You are so sweet! Thanks for the shout out! I look forward to your tasty giveaways as well ;)

  21. Thanks for including my shoe roundup! Enjoying your other links as well :)