If sleigh bells were ringing, really, how could you NOT listen?

Ooo, we're supposed to get a big storm today or tomorrow! I'm so upcited! It never snows here, you know. This is my third winter here and it'll be the third time it's snowed. I have nowhere to go except to the FedEx box (pay UP already, FedEx) to drop off yet another book back to the publisher, and I can walk to said box if the roads are really that bad. Give me a good excuse to made hot chocolate when I return.

I can make real hot chocolate. It's one of the only cooking-related things I know how to do. Because, you know, all you have to do is heat milk then dump a bunch of crap in there.

Should I start a cooking blog? I am so good at describing my process.

Do you know what I hate? "Nosh." That word gives me the willies.

But that is not why we are gathered here today. Remember earlier this week I said I wanted to have a little survey? Let's have one now! I know, right?!

Oh, but wait. Because I want to poke everyone's eyeballs out who can't see the FedEx arrow, I'm gonna point it out to you.

Smellthelogo I have circled it. If anyone says they still can't see it I will personally come to your house and scrub your eyeball region with kosher salt.

June's blog. Where you come for the Christmas spirit. 

I used the spraypaint-can feature in Paint. Didn't I do a lovely job? I'd have made a great gang member, spraying my graffiti. All the rival gangs would be all, "Wait. WHO owns this corner? Can you even read that? My fellow gang member?" I have no idea how gang members address each other. Don't they all have scary nicknames like Spidey and The Situation?

Okay, here's our survey. Spidey. Please answer. I will not judge you for typos or grammatical errors. Thank you.

1. How did you find this stupid blog?

2. Do you find it overwhelming that I post every day?

3. What would you change? About this blog, not about the world. Are you sick of hearing about my cats? Marvin? You want MORE cat photos? Tell all.

4. How long have you been reading?

That is all. Four beautiful questions. Well, seven, kind of.
I have no idea if your replies will change anything, but if I hear 800, "Oh my shattered potato, shut UP about Henry!" you know, maybe it'll have an effect.

Word up. June Gang 4ever!

206 thoughts on “If sleigh bells were ringing, really, how could you NOT listen?

  1. I have been reading just over 2 years. I did go back and read all the old posts, too. I can’t remember how I found your blog. It was via another blog – maybe the Nester? I began reading blogs in the Fall of 2007, mostly decorating/lifestyle blogs. I started with My Romantic Home and linked to things from there. I read your blog nearly every day and am glad you post frequently. I love all the animal pics and wish my black, brown-eyed lab was more photogenic. I know she and Lula would have a blast together. The only thing I have never been crazy about (I am sorry if I offend) is your banner. I like it better now but never liked the last one.
    Keep doin’ what you’re doin’!

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  2. 1. Found you from from Nance at Dysfunction Junction.
    2. I love that you post every day. Look forward to it actually.
    3. Change not a thing — I read you because you are who are — interesting and funny.
    4. I started reading in the spring of 2009. Took me a little over three weeks to make my through all of your archives (both sites), but so worth it.

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  3. 1. Through The Compact; back when you were posting to Bye Bye Buy.
    2. No way
    3. Don’t change; except add more cat and dog pictures
    4. jan 09

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  4. 1. Found you through an award site. 2. I depend on your daily blog. Reading you is like visiting with a friend. 3. I like hearing about your husband, your pets, your trials, tribulations and ordinary doings. Quote from the phone book adding comments and I’ll be happy! You are very funny! 4. Maybe 6 months? Not long (enough).

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  5. 1. I found you through the Nester.
    2. I don’t pay attention to when you post because my husband and I sit down once or twice a week and I read your blog to him.
    3. More Marvin and less about your hair. Your hair is fine.
    4. I’ve been reading for about two years, since you moved and The Nester stalked and found you.

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  6. 1. Long story ahead: I am a freshman in college and my mom reads your blog, and one day she calls me and goes “Hello College-Aged-Daughter! You should read this one blog called Bye Bye, Pie! because it is hilarious and you would love this lady’s sense of humor!” So I was all, okay, thanks mom, I will take that into consideration when I am not actively earning a degree, etc. But she KEPT CALLING and was like “No, really. You would seriously love this blog because it is freaking hilarious. GO READ IT.” So I checked it out and I have been obsessed ever since!
    2. I absolutely LOVE that you post every day. It actually annoys me a lot when bloggers have weird intermittent-posting habits so I am loving the every-day thing.
    3. I love the pictures, I love the stories! More pet pictures are needed for sure.
    4. I have been reading you for about a month now!

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  7. I totally want to be in your gang.
    I found you back when you were bye bye buy by googling budgets.
    I like that you post everyday, but with wedding count down I am having trouble keeping up – but when I get behind I just read more than one post.
    Love everything you write – don’t change a thing.
    So I guess I’ve been reading you for AGES!! Only a few months after you started blogging, how long is that?

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  8. 1. I found your old blog Bye bye buy linked somewhere.
    2. Please continue to post every day.
    3. Whatever happened to the Make June do it? I’ve been wondering about that. Otherwise please don’t change, you’re the one constant in my life.
    4. 2007? 2006? Two minutes after Al Gore made the internet?

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  9. I think I’ve been reading your blog for a little over a year now. Not sure, but I think I found you thru Gladys Tells All. Everyday posts are great. You start my day off with a giggle. Wouldn’t change a thing. Just keep them coming.

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  10. Was Hulk drinking when he wrote that comment? Not sure where the rest of your minds went, but mine probably didn’t go the same place as yours. Mine went to a Monistat 7 kind of place. And he’s a man. Ewww.
    Furry Godmother? You’re killin me!

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  11. 1. I think I found you through Nester, although I’m not sure anymore…maybe about the time that you got out of Los Angeles.
    2. I LOVE that you post every day. In fact, that might be too little. Twice a day? Would hourly be too much?
    3. Wouldn’t change a thing. It’s worth noting that although I read you through Google, yours is the only one I click through to read the comments too, as they’re always hilarious.

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  12. 1. Frankie pointed me in your direction and I’ve been a reader since Bye Buy Bye
    2. Love it! Disappointed if you don’t!
    3. Don’t change a thing. I think you should write a book!
    4. at least 2 years, maybe longer?

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  13. 1.Your Mom. 2.No-love to read it. 3.More Marvin Gardens—that is always funny. 4.Since you started Bye Bye Buy—that intrigued me!—and you ARE funny.

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  14. 1. I found your not-so-stupid blog through my friend’s mom blog.
    2. I find your daily posts refreshing. They give me at least one set of giggles, guaranteed.
    3. More Tallulah would be nice. She is a cool dog. I also really like the photos where you photoshop yourself into strange families – or families of strangers.
    4. I’m not sure. Most of the year, I think. But I read every day.

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  15. Oh my shattered potato! They’re coming out of the woodwork! Junie…you’re…why, you’re popular!!!!!
    Who’s the leader of the club That’s made for you and me?
    J-U-N-I-E-G-A-R-D-E-N-S
    Hey! there, Hi! there, Ho! there
    You’re as welcome as can be
    J-U-N-I-E-G-A-R-D-E-N-S
    Thankewveramuch. *bows*

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  16. I think through the nester. could use more cats really. love cat pictures especially with captions. crazy aunt purl has great cat pictures too.

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  17. 1. I found you through The Nester’s blog, who I found through a google search for paint colors.
    2. I LOVE, LOVE , LOVE that you post every day. But it does kind of freak me out that I have been known to refer to you as “my friend in NC” when I am relating a story you have told, so that I don’t look like some loser without “real” friends, only cyber ones.
    3. I would not change a thing . . .I love you just the way you are . . . cue the Billy Joel piano music . . .
    4. I started redaing just about a year ago, and I have gone back and read all of Bye Bye Buy also.

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  18. 1)I found you through Blog Luxe Awards because you’re full of The Awesome
    2) I love that you post every day because OBVIOUSLY.
    3) Uh. Why change AWESOME?
    4) I’ve been reading since. Uh. MATH IS HARD JUNE.

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  19. 1. How did you find this stupid blog?
    I wouldn’t call it stupid. I’m a friend of Marvin’s and he reluctantly gave me the link.
    2. Do you find it overwhelming that I post every day?
    I look forward to it every day! Junie, you’re very entertaining.
    3. What would you change? About this blog, not about the world. Are you sick of hearing about my cats? Marvin? You want MORE cat photos? Tell all.
    Wouldn’t change a thing!
    4. How long have you been reading?
    A little over a year. I did catch up and read all of Bye Bye, Buy, too.
    P.S. Hulk, you slay me!!

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  20. Hi,
    First time posting a comment.
    1. You were nominated for a bolg award, I started reading, and voting, which I’m pretty sure you recommended once or twice.
    2. I love that you post everyday, although I am a Sat./Sun. slacker.
    3.I love you pet photos and Marvin stories. Don’t change a thing.
    4. I’ve been reading for almost a year.

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  21. I found your blog from someone else. I don’t remember who now, because I go diretly to yours.
    I never get tired of your animals. I think they are great. I am a dog lover also. I love dogs more than some people I know. We have a yellow lab names “Sookie” named after the faithful chef, best friend of Lorelei Gilmore from Gilmore Girls.
    I love that your write every day. I wish I could. Sometimes, I go for more than a day without reading yours, so that I can read more than one at a time.
    I have been reading your blog for over a year.
    Thank you so much. I wouldn’t change a thing. You are a joy.

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  22. OOoohh oooh….. Can I still post?
    I found you through a link from my friend Kellie’s (la Vida Dulce) blog
    love all your stories and pictures – love love that you post every day!
    Please don’t change a thing!
    I’ve been reading for about 3 months. Also, like Amy the redhead, I refer to you as “one of my friends in North Carolina” when I am relating a story you have told.
    Ps- thanks for the link to Ms. Doxie!! Love her…. Only wish she posted as often as you

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  23. 1. A friend recommended your blog to me. I don’t know how she found it but she came across it at the time you were taking medicine for migraines (topomax?). She thought it was hysterical (not the migraines, or the topomax, but your blog).
    2. No, it’s not overwhelming that you post everyday! I like to read your blog everyday. I’m one of your weekend readers too!
    3. I wouldn’t change a thing!
    4. I have been reading since you were taking topomax…can’t remember when that was but I’m sure you will!

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  24. 1. I found you via Chic Critique.
    2. No, not at all
    3. I like the pictures (and stories) of your outings about town and to visit family.
    4. Since May of 2008, so 20 months

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  25. 1. I found you because you told me you were starting a blog and you gave me the link! : ) I’ve read every post since that first day of Bye, Bye, Buy!!
    2. I love reading your posts every day. It’s what I read when I’m having my breakfast! The best way to start my day, dear June!
    3. Change anything? More pictures of your babies. More comments from you. Not much else.
    4. I’ve been reading you since Day One.

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  26. 1. I found this blog when you changed from byebyebuy over to this one.
    2. I do not find it overwhelming that you post every day, because I usually read your posts on my feed reader multiple posts at a time. I almost never read the comments and I think I only commented one other time, years ago. Since it is ten days later, I wonder if you will even read this comment, which leads me to also wonder, why am I commenting now?
    3. I would change nothing about your blog. It is, after all, YOUR blog. Oh, except that I would have asked a fifth question in this survey which would have been: 5. What is your favorite thing about this blog?
    4. I have been reading since September or October of byebyebuy, whatever year that was.

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