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Amy Malaise commented on Misty Dowdy's group 'Goal: 200 followers!'
"Hello Friends! I finally reached 100 followers and now I need a new goal!  I write a creative/mommy blog and would love for you to drop by!   http://www.craftingbycandlelight.com   Please leave me a comment so I know you dropped by. I…"
Sep 15, 2011
Amy Malaise joined Misty Dowdy's group
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Goal: 200 followers!

This is a group for those of us that are trying to build our followers and seem to be stuck! Let's make a goal to try to get up to 200 followers! When we reach this goal, we can celebrate in some way. Maybe offer a giveaway!See More
Sep 15, 2011
Amy Malaise commented on Tess Moody's group 'Under 100 Followers Club-Blogger only NO SUBSCRIBER BLOGS PLEASE!!'
"Hello Friends!I am working on building up the followers to my book blog.  I write book reviews of upcoming contemporary literature titles that I get from publishers. I have been blogging since 2003 and would love for you to stop…"
Sep 15, 2011
Amy Malaise commented on Tess Moody's group 'Under 100 Followers Club-Blogger only NO SUBSCRIBER BLOGS PLEASE!!'
"Hello Friends! I'm only a few followers away from 100!  Please stop by and leave me a comment so I can make sure I follow you back! My blog is a creative/lifestyle/mommy blog:   http://www.craftingbycandlelight.com   Thanks!"
Sep 14, 2011
Amy Malaise commented on Shasta Lynn Walton's group 'Low Entry Giveaways - UNDER 100'
"Win a brand new audiobook version of Tom Perrotta's upcoming THE LEFTOVERS:   http://www.lifebycandlelight.com/2011/08/giveaway-coming-soon.html"
Aug 29, 2011
Amy Malaise commented on Pualani's group 'Submit Your Giveaway!'
"Audiobook of Tom Perrotta's THE LEFTOVERS   Win a brand new audiobook of Tom Perrotta's new book THE LEFTOVERS.   http://www.lifebycandlelight.com/2011/08/giveaway-coming-soon.html"
Aug 29, 2011
Amy Malaise joined Pualani's group
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Do you have a giveaway and want to know how and where to promote it? Great, join us!See More
Aug 29, 2011
Official Domina left a comment for Amy Malaise
"Follower number 97!! Keep up the good work... Get It Together, Domina!"
Aug 15, 2011
Amy Malaise commented on Tess Moody's group 'Under 100 Followers Club-Blogger only NO SUBSCRIBER BLOGS PLEASE!!'
"Thanks to everyone who stopped by! I have followed all of you back! Just need five more to get to 100!!!  I write a creative/mommy blog. Please stop by:   http://www.craftingbycandlelight.blogspot.com   Please be sure and leave a…"
Aug 15, 2011
Amy Malaise commented on Tess Moody's group 'Under 100 Followers Club-Blogger only NO SUBSCRIBER BLOGS PLEASE!!'
"Hello Friends! I am only TEN followers away from reaching 100!  Won't you stop by today and follow me?  Leave me a comment and I'll pop right over and follow you back!  I write a creative/mommy blog and have been blogging…"
Aug 12, 2011
Amy Malaise commented on Tess Moody's group 'Under 100 Followers Club-Blogger only NO SUBSCRIBER BLOGS PLEASE!!'
"Hello Ladies! I'm SO CLOSE to getting 100 followers! Please drop by and say hi!  I write a creative/mommy blog:   http://www.craftingbycandlelight.blogspot.com   Leave me a comment and I'll follow you back!"
Aug 11, 2011
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Jul 20, 2011
Amy Malaise commented on Shasta Lynn Walton's group 'Low Entry Giveaways - UNDER 100'
"Hey book lovers!!! I am giving away a fabulous limited edition letterpress poster of the cover of the new book THE SISTERS BROTHERS. It is such a great cover with bold colors and a fun optical illusion.  And it is signed and numbered!!!!Enter…"
Jun 13, 2011
Amy Malaise commented on Tess Moody's group 'Under 100 Followers Club-Blogger only NO SUBSCRIBER BLOGS PLEASE!!'
"Hello Friends! I'm getting close!  Please come follow me at my two blogs. Leave me a comment and I'll follow you back.   1) My Creative Blog http://www.craftingbycandlelight.blogspot.com   2) My Book…"
Apr 14, 2011
Amy Malaise commented on Shasta Lynn Walton's group 'Low Entry Giveaways - UNDER 100'
"I'm giving away a $50 gift certificate to CSN STORES. It ends this afternoon.  (Friday, 4:30pm PST)  Only 42 entries as of right now!!!   "
Mar 18, 2011
Amy Malaise commented on Tess Moody's group 'Under 100 Followers Club-Blogger only NO SUBSCRIBER BLOGS PLEASE!!'
"Hi Everyone! Still working on building up my followers! I'm currently hosting a giveaway for a $50 gift certificate for CSN Stores on one of my blogs if you want to drop by!   1. Creative…"
Mar 10, 2011

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www.dana-made-it.com
What is your blog name?
Crafting by Candlelight
What is your blog URL?
http://www.craftingbycandlelight.blogspot.com
Do you have another web site? What's the name?
Life by Candlelight
Twitter URL
http://www.twitter.com/bibanon1
What is your site's URL?
http://www.lifebycandlelight.blogspot.com
Share a little something about yourself with other moms.
I'm a full-time working mom of a toddler. We live in the Bay Area.
What is your blogging philosophy?
Don't even write posts just to get traffic. Blog with integrity. Don't write reviews just to get free stuff or people will find you inauthentic. Go out and visit other blogs and leave comments in order to make connections.
I have been blogging since...
2003

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This is Not a Book Review

Posted on August 11, 2010 at 1:09pm 0 Comments

A semi-controversial book came out back in 2006 called TO HELL WITH ALL THAT. Flanagan caught a lot of flack by talking about how conflicted modern mothers feel and how many of us may just want to be a housewife deep down. Whether or not this is true, much of the book resonated with me. I was just about to get married at the time I read this book. It isn't a great book and many complained about how Flanagan was often self-contradictory. But I think she also revealed how difficult it can be…

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At 3:07pm on June 22, 2013, Lea said…

Work At Home Mom, WAHM, Mom Blogger

I am stopping by to say "hello" :)
I haven't been here in a while.
I welcome your friendship :)


Lea @ Mother Baby Child & Weight Loss Help


At 5:32pm on August 15, 2011, Official Domina said…
Follower number 97!! Keep up the good work... Get It Together, Domina!
At 5:08am on October 6, 2010, Rose said…
Hi Amy - I found your blog in the Under 100 followers group and I'm now following both of your blogs! I would love if you could follow me back at Tips for Savings

http://ourtipsforsaving.blogspot.com

Thanks and keep in touch,
Rose
At 12:15pm on October 4, 2010, Leigh Edwards said…
Hi Amy...I wanted to let you know that I am now following your blog. When you get a moment, I would love for you to follow me back.

Have a great day!
Leigh
The Holistic Health Maven
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At 10:25am on August 20, 2010, Shawnte Patton said…
Very cute blog! I'm your newest follower on both! Please return the favor.

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At 3:21pm on August 13, 2010, Alicia Rachell said…
Hi Amy, I have signed into both blogs.. Both are great!.. stop by and visit me at Healthy Living & A Balanced You... www.AliciaHunter.net
At 3:22pm on August 12, 2010, Leilani said…
Hi Amy,

I'm your newest follower on your craft blog! Please return the follow at www.thecakeathomemom.com

Leilani
At 2:04pm on August 12, 2010, Tracey Laezzo said…
Hello,

I wanted to let you know that I am following you from Moms Blogger Club, "The Under 100 Followers" group. I am hoping when you get a chance you can follow me back at http://www.britneysbeautyblog.com and http://www.britneysbeautymark.com. Also, I would love to place a link to your site on my blog if you want to do the same with my blog on yours. Please let me know by sending me an email regarding this and it has been nice meeting you via the web.

Thanks, Tracey
(a.k.a Britney/ author)
At 10:48am on August 5, 2010, Nan said…
Welcome to MBC! I would love for you to visit my blog,
I will visit and follow you back.
Have a great day.
Nan.
http://beonefineday.blogspot.co
At 11:02pm on August 4, 2010, Cynthia ~ The Girlz Korner said…
Hi there and welcome from The Girlz Korner in upstate New York where you'll find light, witty and rather entertaining articles on every topic imaginable from The Little Black Dress to Making Whoopie. So if you get a chance to kick back and exhale, if only for a brief moment ... come on over and see me some time.
 
 
 

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