Tuesday, November 4, 2008

dreams of the everyday housewife..........

When I was thinking about starting a blog, I was looking around for an ID for myself and could not decide. Then one day, I happen to be interviewed by some media people from the local papers who wanted to know my occupation, so I replied "Homemaker". Well, they replied "Orh, housewife" in a rather superior manner. I corrected them and repeated "No, HOMEMAKER", but they insisted "HOUSEWIFE" and that it was the term used for stay-at-home mothers in the papers.
Back home later that afternoon, the Glen Campbell started rattling in my head, in the way, that sometime you get a song in your head that can't seem to go away!
Decided that "Everyday Housewife" would be my ID, next was the title for my blog. 'Dreams of the Everyday Housewife' was already taken (maybe many others had that Glen Campbell song running in their head), so decided on Notes.
Actually, this blog is like a sort of personal challenge. I wanted to see whether I would have the perseverance to start a blog and whether I would be able to keep it going with interesting items so that readers would keep returning...which I think is the greatest challenge. After all, how many would be interested in a blog by a middle-aged lady blogging about cooking, knitting, and her everyday life and comments. But of 'cos, first I would have to direct people to my blog, so one day, I discover the 'help' button, and clicked on it..never realising that a whole new world awaits me ...the world of Blogger Help Share Group , and since then have been returning almost daily to it. Met up with a whole community of fellow bloggers who have been giving helpful and encouraging comments.

So...to you all wonderful people out there : "A WARM THANK YOU and NICE MEETING YOU"

Meanwhile, am still puzzling out HTML, and how to cut and paste that Ad-Sense Code on to my page! Somehow, can't get it to the right place on my template. Then, my challenge is how to persuade you guys to click on the Ad's....but then that is a story for another day.....


...to be continued on another day

4 comments:

Michael said...

Hi,

My name is Michael, I'm 17 (like your teenage children?) and I go to school and live in Hong Kong. We live quite close by, same timezone after all.

How is it dealing with teenagers by the way, if you don't mind me asking? Are we really difficult?

I like your theme for your blog. Even I, a deceptively vibrant and energetic student, am starting to find it difficult to keep a blog going, yet I still want to keep on doing it, and even start a new one soon.

I've read three of your posts so far, and they were very interesting. Consider yourself followed.

Michael.
http://doyouhateittoo.blogspot.com/

Everyday Housewife said...

TQ, Michael. Yes, you are almost the same age as my children. Teenagers, well, are a joy and I would not have it any way,..but then of course there are times when my teenager would drive me nuts with their comments...

Michael said...

Ah, been to Hong Kong, eh?

True. Most people here are gluttons. :D

Michael.

beads said...

wow! thanks have to drop by here again so soon.. i love cooking... but don't have enough time.. perhaps this coming december.. do you have new recipes that fits on the big event like christmas eve? yumyum...