Monday, 23 May 2016

Happy 3rd Birthday A Yellow Brick Blog!!!


I did not ever expect to be writing this....3!
My blog is officially 3 years old. (It was on Saturday but I've been sooo busy I've only just managed to sit down and celebrate! aka.... sit and watching Kardashians whilst drinking tea & typing!)
I mean for one.... 3 is my lucky number so that makes me super happy and two... 3 years of blogging!  How cool is that!
I'm so super proud too still be at this little hobby which has quite literally changed my life.

3 years ago I was unemployed (which alot of you probably didn't actually know).
 I had been a temp at Liz Earle for 6 months doing the Christmas shizzle but temp unfortunately meant that just because Christmas it was time to say goodbye.
Now... I'm not unemployable - I'm smart (ish) and friendly and I have great experience but being stuck on the IOW the market for jobs available was... slim!
 So for 6 painful months I was unemployed, living off savings and selling things on eBay - yup real life!

Fast forward to today. 2016. 
 I've just worked a 10 hour day from the comfort of my own home doing something I love! Since January I have been working in PR and Social Media and I know for a fact without my blog I would have never ever had the knowledge or confidence to get or even do this job!
And although it's taking up alot of my time and my blog has been a little slower than usual, I love it and I'm SO grateful for the journey I've been on over the last 3 years!

Anyway.... I thought it would be fun to take a step back and look over all the posts I've uploaded over the last 3 years and pick out some of my favourites!

 Awwww the first post I uploaded! I had actually started A Yellow Brick Blog back in 2010/2011 but ... that content is GONE so I like to think this is my official starting point!

Still to this day one of my most read posts! I like this one  mainly because I really got to write from the heart and be totally honest, I think I'll always struggle with my weight and image but looking back at this I can see how many great changes I've made!

SO many memories going through these posts..... although I never actually finished the series... opps! If you wanna see my America travels these are the ones the read!
These posts are some of the ones I am most proud of! They used to take me forever but I LOVED being so creative and making something so individual!
 I get asked this question so much so I thought I'd make a step-by-step guide to help everyone, I've had such fab response from it, so I'm really glad it helped :)

Sharing positivity and happiness is something I want to do so much more on here.

I'm still SO proud of the blogging community for this one. £500 raised for Crisis UK last year.

I just love talking about Disney don't I........ roll on March 1st!

I have made these every single week since creating this posts.... and saved SO much money on snacks! (Plus they're healthy!)
Real-life talk. 
The response on Bloglovin' for this was insane - was a proud moment!

Are there any posts I've done that really stick out in your memory? Let me know!

And once again.... thank you so much for all your support, love, likes, comments and follows over the last 3 years - BIG HUGS TO YOU ALL!


  1. Happy Blog Birthday, I love your blog, it's nice to see the changes you've made over the years and so lovely that you're in a happy place and doing what you love right now, here's to many more years and more happiness, lots of love xx

    Zoe ♥ MammafulZo

  2. Happy Birthday and congrats on blogging for 3 years! You have such a lovely blog and should be proud of how far you've come xxx

    Sam // What I Know Now

  3. Woo happy birthday to Yellow Brick Blog! I started my own blog in July 2014 and I have been reading your blog since then! It was one of the first ones I followed.

    Emmy | Emmys Beauty Cave | Bloglovin

  4. yay! happy anniversary :) glad you like your new job!
    Pam xo/ Pam Scalfi♥

  5. Happy Blogiversary to you!

    Parie x

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