Friday, January 18, 2013

Top Ten and Other Stats

Okay- so I totally wrote this post at the beginning of the month but then forgot to publish it.  It's still January, people are still reflecting on last year, so going to publish anyway.

As a kid I loved charts and graphs and numbers.  I even told you once how I used to play the game of Life by myself that involved graphs.

So with the beginning of a new year, I just wanted to document a few things.

I always love Top Ten Lists and so I thought it would be fun to do some Top 10 Posts of 2012

Top 10 Most Popular Posts from 2012
(based on stats at beginning of month)

10. Teacher Appreciation Gift Pencil Letter Display

9. Versatile Lego Table

8. 2- Year-Old Farm Birthday Cake

7. How to Make a Grateful Sign Decor

6. Some Days  (a simple post where I reflected on life)

5. Pinterest Failed Me

4. How to Make the Perfect Cake From a Box

3. Date in a Box

2. DIY Grandkids Picture Sign  (by far repinned more times than anything else on my blog)

1. Easy School Lunch ideas

What did I learn?  Pinterst and crafty/project things pinned on it work and bring a lot of traffic to your blog.  No wonder why those crafting blogs get so much love.

Top Referring Sites
1. Pinterest
2. Google
3. Stumbled Upon
5. Facebook

See- if a craft fails enough it might bring more traffic too.

I posted 231 times with visitors from all over the world- the top 5 being
1. United States
2. Canada
3. Russia
4. United Kingdom
5. Ukraine

So there we go my "stats" from 2012.  Oh and I know Monday is a holiday but make sure to stop back as there is something big starting here next week!


  1. I really love the Lego desk. We need a few of them here :)

  2. I love the lego desk! That would be amazing to make the kids.. Hmm.. Got my wheels turning :D

  3. Fun to read and see. Glad you posted this even though it was later than you had planned!

  4. How did you get your stats? and I read a post the other day where the gal said that pinterest is changing the way of blogs. I think she may be on to something.

  5. Intersting to see what brings people to your blog, isn't it?

  6. I am quite popular for failed crafts, although it's usually food that is quickly thrown into that category! Who knew I'd be this good at making terrible food?!

  7. I am glad you posted all of these links because now I can go through and get all sorts of inspiration! thank you!

  8. Oh yay!!

    One of your crafts is what lead me to your blog in the first place. I'm trying to remember which one it was. You are one of the first blogs I ever followed.

  9. This is awesome. I love everything! Thanks for sharing! :)

  10. Wow you are very talented missy!

  11. Love your top 10 and stat's!! I think its so cool to see where people come from and how they found you. I'm glad I found you.. Can't wait for Monday!!

  12. Making a list like that, does it ever surprise you how crafty you are? I mean, I am sure you already know it, but for me, I am surprised when people tell me I am crafty and I am just wondering if that happens with you. Because you really are amazing. I often wonder how you find time to do it all. Three kids, all the fun things with your kids, all the activities, all the blogging, and visiting of other's blogs, etc. Super woman if I ever met one. :)

  13. I'm still really loving that LEGO table.

  14. Craft fails are sometimes the most fun to share! I STILL love the date in a box idea and am planning to use it!