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Saturday Featured Blog: My Dream Party & My Dream Sample Box

Welcome to Simply Stacie’s Saturday Featured Blog

Today I would like to welcome Cindy from My Dream Party and My Dream Sample Box. I had a chance to learn more about her blog and here’s what she had to say…

Please tell me about yourself.

My name is Cindy I am a mom, have two wonderful children. My son is 19 and my Daughter is 15. I am married to my love of my life. Believe it or not he was my boyfriend when I was 14 and in my diary it says I am going to marry him when I grow up. I teach 4th grade and love them! I own a business called My Dream Party and My Dream Sample Box. Both companies are doing very well!

Please tell me about your blog.

I have 2 blogs http://www.adreamparty.blogspot.com is all about my business My Dream Party. I blog about projects I create and parties that I design. Its a nice blog it allows me to share ideas with people to show them how to design a party.

My other blog is http://www.mydreamsamplebox.blogspot.com Its all about our sample boxes that go out monthly. It features great giveaway, shows everyone what is in our boxes so you can view them.

How long have you been blogging?

This is my first year, and I might say that I am trying really hard to keep up with it. Its a lot of fun, but sometimes I get stuck on what to say. I created a diary where I can write and then blog it. It allows me to keep up better.

How did you get started?

I started in the party business back in 1999. When I was planing a tea party for my daughter. then it just took off. I was lucky! For my Dream Sample box, because I have so many vendors that I network with. I was looking to help others network with them too. This allows everyone to get some business for themselves. I realized everyone was blogging and saw how many blogs I belonged to s I took the next step and started to blog about my businesses.

What kinds of products do you feature on your blog?

On My Dream Party I feature my tutus, parties, Cake Toppers and so much more. On my Dream Sample Box I help others promote their business and share their work with my bloggers.

What was your favourite giveaway?

I love when one of my sponsors giveaway one of their amazing products. All my sponsors are dedicated to showing everyone what they have to offer. Right now I have a give away on my blogs with over 150.00 worth of product!

Who does your blog appeal to?

Both blogs a great for Moms, Brides, Moms to be, party planners, handmade artist. There is something for everyone on my blogs

What direction do you see your blog going in the future?

Only up!! I Want people to know the names

What is the biggest challenge you have faced so far with your blog?

Design But My designer created the perfect blog for me. She out did herself! My blogs are feminine pretty one of a kind and I love them. http://cutesieblogdesigns.blogspot.com/p/home.html

What do you love about blogging?

Sharing my thoughts

Do you have a blogging pet peeve?

Yes pictures. I still don’t know how to re size them so they fit right. I am still learning

Do you have any advice for the readers entering your giveaway? newbie review bloggers?

Keep looking every week, we change them Stay with us!

Tell me some of your favourite blogs that you read.

Yours, anything handmade, party planner blogs. I think I have about 400 blogs saved as my favorites. I love blogs

How can people find you?

http://www.adreamparty.blogspot.com

http://www.mydreamsamplebox.blogspot.com/

 

Stacie Vaughan

Stacie is the mom of two girls and lives in Ontario, Canada. She enjoys cooking/baking, photography, reading, DIY and is fueled by lots of coffee!

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