Friendly Friday – August 6 – Frugal Novice

Friendly Friday – August 6

Welcome to Friendly Friday!

Remember, YOU can host the link list on your blog too! Just click “Get the code here…” at the bottom of the list. The code is different every week, so be sure to get the new code when hosting Friendly Friday on your blog. Hosting the list is a great way for everyone to get even more traffic to their blog.

Thanks for joining the Friendly Friday celebration hosted by Christi at Frugal Novice, Xenia at Thanks, Mail Carrier and Charla at Healthy Home Blog! We invite you to join us every Friday to make more friends in blogville, get more blog followers and follow other great blogs out there.

To join in the Friendly Friday celebration, include your link in our list, follow the hostesses in the first 3 spots and then start blog hopping! Visit other blogs on the list and comment to give them some blog love. Then take a minute to follow them through Google Friend Connect – this is a good way to keep up with other blogs, but also lets us show support to each other! Please DO NOT list your giveaways here, links must be to either your homepage or your Friday posting with your blog title. All others will be deleted.

When people comment on your blog and let you know they’re a part of Friendly Friday, return the favor and follow them back. This way everyone gets traffic and followers out of participating, and it’s a win-win situation. We would love for you to also grab our Friendly Friday button and post it on your blog and/or in a post – the more bloggers that find out about Friendly Friday and participate, the better!

Spotlight on Friendly Friday Followers!
We love your participation and want to show it! In addition to gaining followers, each week we’ll select three blogs at random and will feature links and a write-up for those blogs in the content of next week’s Friendly Friday post. There are so many seriously wonderful blogs out there, and this will be a great way to highlight some of those each week. Say hello to the lucky chosen 3 for this week (and feel free to stop by and give them a little extra love):

City Girl was born and raised in the city, but now she is living the country life with her husband.  City Girl Can Survive tells about her experiences with country life, farm animals and spending much time outdoors.  She has a love for writing, running, fashion, shoes, and finding a great bargain.  City Girl shares about these things as well as her insight into country living through her exploration of her new rural world.

April shares her busy adventures of working full time and raising eight kids with her husband.  “Dad” says there’s no privacy but “Mom” wouldn’t have it any other way.  She admits it gets hectic but she loves their eight blessings and their home life together.  April shares about this family life in Full House Mommy, about freebies, collecting school supplies for needy children, and other experiences.  She also plans to do product reviews and giveaways.

Ria at Life As a Wife is a twenty-something Christian newlywed who writes about life with her husband. She also posts photos and writes about her photography business – Ri Photography. Her photos are vibrant and a lot of fun to look at! She and her hubby are high-school sweethearts and have a really unique love story! Ria also hosts giveaways from time to time and has a really optimistic, cheerful tone to her writing that makes it uplifting to read.

Now that you know about these 3 wonderful blogs, it’s time for you to join in! Add your link below and we’ll see you back here every Friday! And don’t forget, you can grab the code to share the link list on your blog too.

All three hostesses appreciate followers through GFC and Twitter, and we’ll follow you back – be sure to leave a comment with your URL and/or Twitter username.  Hope everyone has a great weekend!

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  • Ria Thurston August 5, 2010 at 10:47 pm

    SO SWEET TO feature me! :) Thank you for the super sweet words. What a joy! Bless you!

  • Katie August 5, 2010 at 11:41 pm

    would love a follow back!!

  • Samantha Bravo August 6, 2010 at 12:39 am

    Happy Friday! This is the 1st time we join this hop. I just linked us up and we are now following you. And is that a sodastream I see?? Wow, I will have to join that.
    Thank you for hosting, have a super day!

  • So Kikay August 6, 2010 at 7:14 am

    I’m a follower from FFF.

    Happy Friday!

    Btw, I’m hosting a giveaway for my 100+ follower. Hope you can join us =)

  • andria August 6, 2010 at 9:07 am

    New follower here from Friendly Friday. Please follow me back at

  • Paula@One Mom's Corner of the World August 6, 2010 at 10:32 am

    Thank you for hosting! I’m already a follower. Have a great weekend!

  • Bonnie Nassau August 6, 2010 at 11:47 am

    Hi! Happy Friday Blog Hop. :) New follower and thanks for hosting. Please follow me at

  • Apryl @ Christian Clippers August 6, 2010 at 12:57 pm

    I’m following you on Google Friend Connect and Twitter from Follow Friday. My Twitter is

  • Kara August 6, 2010 at 5:16 pm

    Happy Friday Follow Organic Girl andTodays Diva

  • Lisa August 6, 2010 at 10:31 pm

    I’m following. Just wanted to say thanks so much for hosting. I’ve had the button in my post all day. :)

    Lisa xoxo