My Makeover

As you can see, I recently had a makeover…to my blog. I decided it was time to get a real personal feel to my blog, nothing too girly but fun at the same time. I’d been saying for a while I was going to have Leanne design a theme for me and I finally bit the bullet.

I find it nerve wracking to have someone design your home for you (and this is one of my homes) because what if their idea is totally different than yours and you end up stuck with something that just doesn’t fit. Luckily Leanne is very intuitive and I didn’t change my mind too many times.

Now that I have a fancy new look and a little extra spunk to go along with it I’m ready to take over the world…or at least the blogosphere 👿 Aren’t I pretty? Don’t you want to pet me and tie me to a tree? :cheesy:

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I woke up feeling fine this morning, no soreness, no pain :thumbsup:

Actually, I just realized my back/neck area is a bit sore, nothing excruciating.

  1. Mr. Fabulous

    April 4, 2007 at 7:52 am

    Yes. Yes I do. How does Thursday work for you? Say about…2-ish in the afternoon?

  2. Robin

    April 4, 2007 at 7:56 am

    I’m busy at 2 but 5:15 is better.

    ps. your comment worked :thumbsup:

  3. Jen

    April 4, 2007 at 8:59 am

    It is totally awesome but I was a bit confused on where to comment! :lmfao: Could just be me though!

  4. Robin

    April 4, 2007 at 9:01 am

    I think all new themes take a couple times to get used to or it could just be you :crazy:

  5. Delise

    April 4, 2007 at 9:15 am

    I love the new look. The colors and over all design looks great, seriously great! But ITA on the comments, I was a bit confused myself.

  6. Nancy

    April 4, 2007 at 9:19 am

    Leanne sent me over to say HI! And, check out your new digs…..Very Nice! She does good work. Nice to meet you!

  7. Robin

    April 4, 2007 at 9:28 am

    Thanks everyone and hi Nancy! :wave:

  8. Avitable

    April 4, 2007 at 9:28 am

    I like the new look – it did take a minute to figure out how to comment, though.

    And a few things I’ve noticed:

    1. Even though I’m logged in, it still makes me type my information in every time I want to comment. You might want to stick a simple post footer that also lets them comment. Some people will never figure it out.

    2. The font in this box as I’m typing is tiny. I can barely read it.

    3. You don’t use tags at all?

  9. Robin

    April 4, 2007 at 10:53 am

    1. Comments link added :thumbsup:
    2. Better size? She’s trying to figure out how to login through popup comments but the login works on the regular page comments :dunno:
    3. I do, I just hadn’t reactivated the plugin yet…now I have…wasn’t sure if anyone actually used them :unsure:

  10. Avitable

    April 4, 2007 at 11:05 am

    The login works on the main page now – cool.

    It’s just that typing in this text box is soooo tiny, although it looks fine once you submit it.

    I don’t use tags, but I was just surprised not to see them.

  11. stephanie

    April 4, 2007 at 12:49 pm

    I still have to type my information into the comment fields even through I’m logged in, and it doesn’t remember me from last night.

    :tongue:

    Other than that – loving the new look!

  12. YellowRose

    April 4, 2007 at 1:30 pm

    You have a great looking place here! Leanne does a great job, doesn’t she? I had her overhaul mine just a couple weeks ago! I am in heaven with the results!! Congrats on your new digs! :thumbsup:

  13. Jen

    April 4, 2007 at 1:31 pm

    Glad to know it wasn’t just me so take that :crazy: back! :lmao:

  14. Laci

    April 4, 2007 at 2:34 pm

    Love it! :heartbeat:

  15. Gemini

    April 4, 2007 at 3:14 pm

    :heartbeat: very nice!

  16. NYC Watchdog

    April 4, 2007 at 3:25 pm

    See that… and here I thought it was just another one of your oh… dozen or so templates popping up. I like it though. :clap:

  17. Robin

    April 4, 2007 at 3:36 pm

    I’m allowed to change my mind, I rearranged the livingroom this past weekend.

  18. Leanne

    April 4, 2007 at 3:40 pm

    I should have a clause – you can’t change your theme for at least 30 days. Heh.

    (I know better!)

    :poke:

  19. NYC Watchdog

    April 4, 2007 at 3:40 pm

    I didn’t say you weren’t allowed… I was just saying that I think you have more blog themes than clothes in your closet. Not really a bad thing… or is it?

  20. Robin

    April 4, 2007 at 3:41 pm

    But…I need to keep all the voices in my head happy…it’s not easy you know :twitchy:

  21. Robin

    April 4, 2007 at 3:46 pm

    Leanne – I think I’ll be quite happy for a long time…it’s like getting a bunch of clothes from Target and then finally splurging on a really nice pair of jeans you want to wear everyday. I feel all shiny and pretty now…not changing anytime soon. The voices will just have to get over it.

  22. Tara

    April 4, 2007 at 4:27 pm

    It’s lovely. Fun! Very cool. :thumbsup:

  23. Joefish

    April 4, 2007 at 4:29 pm

    Have I mentioned yet that I really like this? It’s spiffy and stuff.

  24. Robin

    April 4, 2007 at 6:10 pm

    Tara – :drool:

    Joefish – Back at ya!

  25. DeniseTN

    April 4, 2007 at 8:41 pm

    I think it’s missing something.

    I just can’t put my finger on it.

    Oh, yeah…it’s needs ORANGE!

    :clap:

  26. Anita

    April 5, 2007 at 6:14 pm

    Haha, looks like I missed this post … nice work Leanne!

  27. Geeky Dragon Girl

    April 5, 2007 at 7:07 pm

    Wow, really nice design! I haven’t seen a blog design this different in a long time… different in a good way I mean. And thank you for not have a shred of pink anywhere!!

  28. Robin

    April 5, 2007 at 7:31 pm

    I haven’t been in a pink mood lately…no pink even in my wedding :heartbeat:

  29. Gemini

    April 5, 2007 at 9:37 pm

    I like the colors that you picked for the wedding.. until the voices tell you that it should be another color… and then I will like those colors… :ohgreatone:
    I don’t want to get on the voices bad side… :dazed:

    Just dont pick Orange… haha I would look like a pumpkin! :lmao:

  30. Heather B

    April 8, 2007 at 3:04 am

    I like your new look, sorry I have been in a non blogging non commenting mood lately

  31. Robin

    April 8, 2007 at 9:36 am

    That’s ok girl :hug:

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