The Hump Day Blog Hop! Plus Some Exciting Blog News!

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Happy Hump day!!  Wow that definitely got here sooner than I thought, who loves starting the week on Tuesday right?  Let’s begin with some housekeeping things.

First, I hope you have noticed my beautiful new blog design!  Natalie is an amazing designer and so easy going to deal with my type A self.  I definitely recommend her!

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Second, with this beautiful new design I also wanted to announce I am going to start taking on sponsors.  Before you start with the groans, I am only taking a few so that in turn I can use those extra funds to sponsor other peeps so therefore more exposure for all!  Yeah total win win.  So if you are interested in sponsoring this crazy ole space of mine please feel free to send me an email so we can discuss blog stats, prices etc at meetatthebarre@gmail.com  

Spots will be limited so please email me as soon as you can if you are interested!  


Third, I sponsored Erin over at Living in Yellow and she put together a sweet giveaway (see that sponsorship is already hard at work!)  I mean who doesn’t love cash money right? Hint my two links are following me on Bloglovin and Instagram.

Whit Speaks use code yellow for 25% off all ad spaces // The Laurel Gazette // Meet At The Barre // 
Mascara Melodies // So Fill Your Heart //Jaybird Blog use code swankitup for 25% off ads
Perpetually Caroline // Denim and Daydreams use code yellow2014 for 25% off ads

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Finally!  I was asked to co-host the Hump Day Blog Hop with Liz.  Have you checked her out yet?  She is so amazing!  Her weight loss journey, discipline and detailed posts outlining her amazing journey is completely inspiring.  Her midweek linkup is all about meeting new bloggers.  Just add your link and make sure to stop by all the fabulous bloggers!

The Hump Day Blog Hop

Okay I told you there was a lot of housekeeping things going on today!  Don’t forget about my link up on Friday.  Also what do you think of the new design?  Finally please tell me who you have sponsored and have had a positive experience with.  Oh and what did you like about them?  I want to be a good sponsor because you know I’m crazy and Type A like that!  Hope you have a fabulous day thanks for hanging in there for all of that!  xoxoxoxo

69 Comments

  1. May 28, 2014 / 4:27 AM

    So love the new look! She did awesome! My Summer bucket list? Getting to experience swim lessons for the first time with my son and finishing this term of nursing school!

  2. May 28, 2014 / 6:54 AM

    New design, ahhhhhhhhh <3 Congrats!

  3. May 28, 2014 / 7:33 AM

    Love the new design! Looks awesome and the colors, perfect!

  4. May 28, 2014 / 10:20 AM

    I love the new design! XO

  5. May 28, 2014 / 10:22 AM

    I am absolutely obsessed with the new design!! So clean and fresh and pretty!! P.S. you and Christina are in my dreams now with all the crazy group texts we have going on lol!! Happy Wednesday doll!

  6. May 28, 2014 / 11:01 AM

    Love the design girlie!! And congrats on sponsorship, Im now starting to sponsor blogs but Florkens is great even for the smallest sponsor they really promote you. Also let me know how much for sponsorship Id love to support ya chick

  7. May 28, 2014 / 11:31 AM

    I love the new design! I just recently started accepting sponsors, but never really promoted it, so I’ve only had one. Hah.

  8. May 28, 2014 / 11:31 AM

    love the new format so much – looks great!

  9. May 28, 2014 / 11:35 AM

    LOVE your new look girl! I love Liz too, she is awesome :)

  10. May 28, 2014 / 11:54 AM

    I seriously LOVE your new design!! Good luck with the sponsorships!!

  11. May 28, 2014 / 11:56 AM

    YAY!!! Loving the new design! I’ve been wanting to redesign my header but I can’t find the font I want! :( So annoying! What a great giveaway too!

    <3, Pamela
    sequinsandseabreezes.blogspot.com

  12. May 28, 2014 / 11:56 AM

    Well look at your fancy new design! Love it!

  13. May 28, 2014 / 12:06 PM

    Love the clean lines and colors of your new design . . . very chic!! I’ve only sponsored Holly @ Where We Can Live Like Jack and Sally . . . I loved that she gave me a shout out on her blog and plugged my give away. I got some great new followers from that combo!! Such exciting stuff for you!! Good luck!!

  14. May 28, 2014 / 12:15 PM

    i was like WHY ISNT MY COMPUTER LOADING PROPERLY i kept refreshing your page haha but i like the new design pretty lady!
    ok first: summer bucket list. i want to go to australia. haha. cheating?
    i know nothing about sponsoring, so no advice or help there.
    im sad that you dont have confessions :(

  15. May 28, 2014 / 12:39 PM

    Such a fun hump day post lady! This summer I’m most excited to (hopefully) finally start teaching barre! ps. Love your new site design!!

  16. May 28, 2014 / 12:43 PM

    I’m new around here but the site design looks great.

  17. May 28, 2014 / 12:44 PM

    Love the new design!

  18. May 28, 2014 / 1:39 PM

    Love love love love the new design. It looks so good!! Good luck with the sponsorship’s. I will email as I’m not familiar with them. Does that make me a bad blogger or what? ha!
    Happy Hump Day!!

    Best, Mree

  19. May 28, 2014 / 2:08 PM

    I am OBSESSED with your new design! As soon as I clicked on this post I was like WOAH! It looks awesome! Making it to the beach is on top of my bucket list for the summer!

  20. May 28, 2014 / 2:14 PM

    Love the new design. Very clean and easy to navigate through.
    Summer is going to be spent very relaxed and chill. I am trying to teach my toddler to swim, so there’s that on my bucket list. Also I’d like to take up sewing.

  21. May 28, 2014 / 2:21 PM

    Love the new design!

    Getting a nice tan and as many beach trips as possible!

  22. May 28, 2014 / 2:21 PM

    I don’t really understand all the sponsorship hype but then again I’m not really into the whole blog world too deeply. I like the redesign as it was nothing too drastic from your older, great one. :)

  23. May 28, 2014 / 3:00 PM

    Love the new layout! I switched over to WP in February and have changed my design so many times…I get bored, easily. The problem is that WP seems to be way more expensive I guess b/c of all the coding (which I do not understand! ha)…love the clean look though!

  24. May 28, 2014 / 3:35 PM

    Loving your new look. I really have been ,earning to so the same!

  25. May 28, 2014 / 3:42 PM

    I LOVE your new blog look, it’s gorgeous and so fitting! Congrats on opening up to sponsorship! Wish I had some free funds to sponsor you right now, but I will sooner or later for sure :) AND you’re co-hosting!? This girl is on fire ;)

  26. May 28, 2014 / 4:07 PM

    The new blog design is beautiful, she did a great job!!

  27. May 28, 2014 / 4:43 PM

    The new design is gorgeous, I love it!!
    How exciting about the sponsoring stuffs :D
    One thing I want to cross off my bucket list is to hike, hike, hike!

  28. May 28, 2014 / 5:20 PM

    Love the new design :)

  29. May 28, 2014 / 5:40 PM

    Love the new design, very chic and clean. And hellz yeah you should be having sponsors!!! I’ll be hitting you up for that as soon as all my other committments run out!!! Cheers!

  30. May 28, 2014 / 6:45 PM

    Great new design! And new motto, too? Well done, friend. I think you need a little wine glass icon pouring onto the title for the grand finale of the new look hah.

  31. May 28, 2014 / 8:03 PM

    Hopefully we can scratch off moving! We’ve been trying to move for almost a year now… it has to work out eventually, right?? Thanks so much for the giveaway! :D

  32. May 28, 2014 / 8:21 PM

    a day by the pool! haven’t done this one in a while. a beach day would be great too!

  33. May 28, 2014 / 9:35 PM

    i think it’s sexy! hahaah <3

  34. May 28, 2014 / 9:46 PM

    Girl everything you touch turns to gold! Look at all those linkups!! Loving your new look too! Uhh I don’t even know how sponsors work, I’m like blogtarded. :(

  35. May 28, 2014 / 10:23 PM

    LOVE the new bloggy design!! And do you have any more sponsor spots available?!

  36. May 28, 2014 / 11:18 PM

    Congrats on your new design and overall blog success!

  37. May 29, 2014 / 12:25 AM

    Loving the new design! So fancy!! Um fab giveaway!!

    <3 Shannon
    upbeatsoles.blogspot.com

  38. May 29, 2014 / 3:19 AM

    Love love love the new design! It looks fabulous! I’ve been thinking of doing the same thing but didn’t know who to use so thank you for a recommendation!

  39. May 29, 2014 / 4:38 AM

    Id *maybe* like to go skydiving one day..unfortunately im DEALTHY afraid of heights, I couldnt imaging jumping out of an airplane but I feel like it would be a great thing to do. maybe after some drinks and anxiety pills for me…haha!

  40. May 29, 2014 / 11:11 AM

    I love changing designs, sometimes I think I made a blog just because it´s so much fun to think of cool headers and fonts and sigh….
    Your new look is def much classier and elegant, suits you well :) congrats.
    Oh and you´ve reached the sponsoring stage! I´m so jealous! lots of luck on that, I would help you out but I have no clue about that stuff.

  41. May 29, 2014 / 5:46 PM

    LOVE the new design! I love Natalie, she has such a great blog and her style is amazing.

    PS I’ve been the worst blog friend ever this week. Planning a vacation the week before your best friends wedding + adding a day trip to Alabama and back for work makes for one stressful week!!

    Hopefully I’ll be back to posting, and COMMENTING :), next week!

    xoxo, Jen
    http://www.comfortably-chic.com

  42. May 30, 2014 / 1:12 PM

    I LOVE the blog design, it looks so pretty and clean. I think it’s great you are doing sponsors, I will certainly be signing up!

  43. May 30, 2014 / 2:05 PM

    The one thing I want to cross off my summer bucket list is going to a water park! Love those places but not soo much when they get to crazy busy.

    p.s. Love the new design!

  44. May 30, 2014 / 5:54 PM

    I plan to take a hiking trip this summer!

  45. June 3, 2014 / 4:55 PM

    I can’t wait to go have frozen custard and sit outside as it gets dark this summer – one of my favorite things to do!

  46. June 3, 2014 / 7:25 PM

    Obviously I’m behind but I love your new design! Looks fabulous, doll! The reason I’m behind was because I was crossing off a Summer bucket list item…take a beach trip!

  47. June 9, 2014 / 2:45 PM

    Love your layout!! Would like to talk sponsorship with you too :)

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