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Post-marathon ponderings on the April A to Z Blogging Challenge

April bloggers reflect today on the month-long marathon of A to Z blog entries we have published.

This year, I completed the alphabetical endeavor with six blogs.

And I loved doing it!

Sure, it was a lot to do. Concepting and composing 26 posts for six blogs equaled 158 posts in all. Matching ideas to title initials was fun and occasionally infuriating at the same time.

Overall, it was a blast. I just wish I’d been able to visit more participating blogs, and I hope to continue dropping in on fellow A- Z-ers in the coming days.

A to Z Blogging Challenge finishers: 
You are welcome to use this badge, 
created by Working in Words, 
if you wish. As a courtesy, please link back to Working in Words
if you do!  Thank you.

What did participating in the A to Z Blogging Challenge do for me?

For this particular blog, the month-long event inspired me to look for super published content by fellow web writers, finding fine features to fill my A to Z topics. By doing so, I discovered delicious recipes, helpful how-to’s, creative crafts, great gardening ideas, fun family finds, and much more!

I even made a few new friends after featuring folks’ work.

Here’s the full list of Practically at Home April A to Z Blogging Challenge posts.

Did you notice any writers you recognized in the highlight lists?

You never know who might be featured on Practically at Home. I love pointing out great content by valued colleagues!

A to Z April Challenge Survivor badge
 by co-host Jeremy
at Retro-Zombie – used by permission
A to Z 2012 Checkered Flag 
created by Linda Ann Nickerson
for Working in Words
A to Z Blogging Challenge 2012 logo
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  1. Holly Molly, you're 6 x winner!!! Congratulations on finishing the challenge (6X!)and sharing your reflections. I’m following you now and hopefully, next year, we will do it again!

  2. WOW!!! Six different blogs for the Challenge!! That is REALLY impressive!! Big Congrats to you!!

  3. My gosh, six blogs doing this challenge! I can't imagine!!! WTG for finishing them all! That was a lot of work indeed!!


  4. Congratulations on completing the challenge on six blogs! I only had three blogs in the challenge and can't imagine doing six.


  5. Hi! My mission...which I chose to accept...was to continue to visit as many A to Z Challenge participants as I could even after the challenge is over because I didn't want to miss out on any great bloggers out there! Lovely blog...good luck with the rest of the year and I hope you had a wonderful weekend!

    Donna L Martin

  6. Wow! I thought I was nuts doing 3 blogs in the challenge - I bow to you!

    Congrats on surviving!

    Lisa, Random Ramblings

  7. Congratulations on surviving it on all your blogs :) I did it ONLY on 2 Blogs last year.

    Roadtrip: On my way from A all the way to Z!
    English Speaking Zone



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