New Feeds December & January

I took a sneaky month off from posting my new feeds, but this month we are back, baby!!

New blogs to the feed reader since 30 November –

Amarachi Ukachu
And Then We Laughed
Balancing Meanderings
Champagne and Chips
Cozy Cape Cottage
Expat Eye On Germany
Goodnight, Cheese
her moon – her stars
Hollywood Housewife
Hotly Spiced
I Try:The Additive Property of Happiness
Just a Northern Girl
kelly’s kinda crazy
Linda’s wildlife garden
Medal Slut
Natalie Patalie
Not Entirely Perfect
Running My Butt Off
silverbells steps out
Stress and Stars
Suburban Tomato
The Art of Simple
The Artisan Life
this ain’t livin’
Uncle Spike’s Adventures
What I Weigh Today
Wildchild Chronicles
Willinga Wino

Welcome to my feedreader, bloggers.

There are 34 of you. In my internet travels I found my way to your blog, often because I read a blogger who linked to you. I liked your blog a lot. While there, I probably read back about 40+ posts or so. Then I added you to my feedreader.

Most of you will know what a feedreader is, but in case you do not, click here for info. The quick run down – it is an awesome program which collects new articles that bloggers post. So when you post something new, I get a copy, and if I have the time and something to say, I will click through and comment. If you want to get a feed reader, I highly recommend Inoreader, which I have been using a lot lately.

At the end of 6 months or so, if I am still loving your blog as much as I did when I added you to my feed reader, I will add you to my permanent blogroll. YAY!

And it has now been six months since July, so this month I have gone through that process and the blogs which I am keeping are these –

Adventures in HEL
Alison Asher
And I Get Dressed
Drifting through life
My Vintage Childhood

These blogs have all been added to my permanent blogroll. Welcome aboard!

So why did I unsubscribe from 18 of the 23 blogs? I wrote a pretty decent post a long while ago with 14 reasons readers unsubscribe from your blog – and for this group, the reasons were as follows listed in no particular order –

Where Are You? – You Went Quiet – You’re A Wanna-be – I’m not feeling it – Your Content Was Negative – and four new reasons – you made your blog private – you deleted your blog – you only provide a partial feed – you wrote something I totally disagreed with and it annoyed me so much I hit unsubscribe.

See previous new reads for NovemberOctoberSeptemberAugustJuly

Plus view my Blogroll here!

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6 thoughts on “New Feeds December & January

  1. It is interesting how you can connect with some people and not others or vice versa. I like to remember those who disappear, hence my “Resting, dead or infrequently updated blogs” list.

    • I have a huge section in my feed reader for blogs who I had connected with and read for a long time who have either disappeared or gone quiet like a submarine.

      But I do want my blogroll to be somewhere people can find blogs that are currently posting, or at the very least have posted once in the last 6 months. :)

      What I might do is make a bundle on Inoreader for the resting, dead, or infrequently updated, and link to that. :)

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