10 August 2013

Happy 1st Blogoversary!

Hey! Hey everybody! Guess what? Today is my first blogoversary!
I KNOW! It's hard to believe that's it's already been a year. One year ago today I made the leap from lifestyle blogging to book/movie blogging. One year ago today, I decided to continue my passion of writing and blogging and published my first post as Foil the Plot.  Man, it's been quite a ride!

This has been a year full of ups, like the time I met my bookish idol, R.L. Stine and let you all convince me to join Twitter. But life is also full of difficulties, too. I've felt the blogging blues and had a hard time balancing my adultly responsibilities with my blogging life. To be honest, I kind of suck at it... BUT... it's a work in progress with room to grow. Afterall, nobody's perfect, right?

But what really keeps me blogging is the community. You guys are awesome! With you, I can totally kirk out over awesomely bad movies and gush over The Darkling and rant over unnecessary love triangles. With you, I don't have to be afraid to be myself 100% of the time. Nerd life foreva! You all have welcomed me into the bookish community with open arms and I can't imagine my life without you now. I've made some really awesome friends here and for that, I am forever grateful.

You guys keep me motivated and make me push myself to be better. I'd like to give a quick shout-out to some of the bloggers I've grown closest to in this last year: 

Belle (one of the first book bloggers I ever connected with), Kat (my bookish soulmate), Kay (one of my closest blogging friends), Naida (more than just a blogging friend), Tammy (the person who ALWAYS has something nice to say) and the ladies @ Young Adult Fiction & Whisky Sours (who always know how to make me laugh).

You guys rock my socks off and I a PROUD to call you my friends!

As a super huge thank you, I'm hosting an awesome giveaway. Author, Daria Snadowsky, has kindly allowed me to gift copies of both books in her Anatomy series, Anatomy Of A Boyfriend & Anatomy Of A Single Girl, (my reviews here and here) to all of you. 

Entering is easy! All you have to do is fill out the Rafflecopter form below for chances to win. The giveaway ends on Friday, August 16th. A winner will be randomly chosen and announced on the blog on Sunday, August 18th. This contest is open internationally.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Good luck and thank you for all of your support. Cheers!


  1. CONGRATS!!! This is so exciting. I love your blog and I'm looking forward to reading many more of your wonderful posts. Thanks for the shout out! :D

    Oh and if you ever discover the secret of balancing blogging and other responsibilities let me know. I struggle with that too. ;)

  2. Oh yay! Congrats! This is so exciting. I can't wait to see more things from you. :D

  3. Congrats, Nikki! You should be proud of everything you've accomplished:) And thanks for the shout out, you made me feel so good!! And your giveaway is pretty awesome too:)


  5. Anonymous8/11/2013

    Happy Blogoversary!!! (And I second Kay's request about the whole balancing act thing...)

  6. Happy Blogoversary!! Here's to many more!
    1. Thanks for the shoutout :)
    2. Awesome giveaway
    3. Nerd life foreva is right!


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