Wednesday, February 6, 2013

The Great Blog Train #2

All Aboard!!!
The Great Blog Train

A monthly blog hop departing from your online train station on the first Wednesday of every month!
The railway and trains helped build North America and brought people together. We want this blog hop to bring people together – we designed it so that nobody will be left out. Don’t worry if you are late boarding this train. Even the caboose will be chugging down the tracks to new relationships because the very last entry will receive a feature next month! Along with the caboose, I'll be choosing a blog to feature, too!

Chugga chugga! Chugga chugga! Toot! Toot!
What a wonderful first month! Thank you to everyone who hopped on board!

Remember to join the fun even if you are running a little late. The last entry will receive the Caboose Feature! January's caboose and featured blog happens to be

Congratulations, Kim! She is one of the hostesses for Meet & Greet Blog Hop each weekend. Kim is active with her creative family! They work together and create handmade gifts, and homemade delicious sweets! Kim shares fun, crafty ideas and recipes in her blog, shares about her Mommy adventures, and has great giveaways!
My Featured blog for January is Rebecca at
She loves to cook, sew, and knit and when not stuck in the library under a mountain of reading, can be found doing all three! Rebecca enjoys trying out new recipes and is a volunteer with a Rainbow unit (like Brownies or Guides but for younger girls).  Check out her blog!  You're going to love it!


1. In order to link up to the “The Great Blog Train” you must first connect to the Locomotive. Please follow all 3 of the hosts by at least one of the following options: GFC, Twitter, Pinterest, Bloglovin, Linky, Networked Blogs or Facebook. Then leave us a comment telling us how you followed so that we can come back & visit you! The 3 hostesses are:

ME! Marci 
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Blue Eyed Beauty Blog

2. Now link up your family friendly blog to the train (please only use your homepage – not a specific post)  Warning:  Any box car linking to a specific post will be derailed and removed from the hop!

3. And last but not least connect to the boxcar in front of you (the person who entered before you). Stop by that person’s blog, have a look around and leave a comment letting them know that you stopped in!

Now you have your ticket and are ready to board the rest of the train! – If you want to visit other boxcars you may do so now!

Enjoy your travels!

OPTIONAL: You may grab our “Great Blog Train” button and post it on your sidebar or link page. Also, feel free to spread the word – the more the merrier!


  1. following you via The Great Blog Train! Hope you will return the favor!

  2. New follower - just joined the Great Blog Train!
    Thanks for the invite!

  3. I've hopped aboard for a second time. I love a good train ride. Thanks for the hop!

  4. Following you on Facebook, thanks for being part of the blog train!

  5. Thank you for the invitation to join! I just linked up and new follower. Have a great day!

  6. Hopping aboard again, thanks for hosting!

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    (¸.·´ (¸.·`¤... Jennifer

  7. Thanks for the invite! I'm following everyone too. :)

  8. Riding this train today! I'm following the other hosts on twitter and pinterest. Thanks for hosting this!

  9. Thanks for the invite! Following Angie on Twitter, Helen on Pinterest...Marci, where are your link buttons? :) Marie

  10. I'm the caboose??? I'M THE CABOOSE!!! =D (yes, that's a HUGE smile!)
    I'm so honored to be the featured caboose. Thank you so much. Great surprise!
    I came to catch the train, and this was a great way to start my day. Thanks for hosting.

  11. Thanks for the invite, I linked up 3 posts, and am following all three of you on GFC!:)

    ~Kristi@Let This Mind Be in You

  12. Hi I'm a new follower, love to have you come visit and follow back!

  13. Thanks so much for the feature - it definitely made me smile :) I tried to link up but the linky tools was playing up so I will try again later!

  14. I follow all three hosts via GFC

  15. Gidday Marci! Am now following via GFC all three hosts (including yourself, and I'm ashamed to say I hadn't followed you previously - I always thought I had). Thanks for the invite. Great party!

    Anne xx

  16. Hi there! Just hooked up my boxcar and am ready to roll! Following you on Bloglovin'.

  17. Thank you for the invite! Following through FB :) toot toot!

  18. What fun!! Following all hosts via GFC!! and I have connected to my other boxcars!!
    Now I am grabbing your button to spread the word!!

    Have a lovely week!!

  19. Hi, and thanks for the link up! I followed the other two through FB, but I can't seem to find your FB button? And a search did nothing for me. :/

  20. Thanks so much for the invite! Following along on the train!

  21. I followed the hosts & the person before me via GFC. I hope to see you girls on my blog

    thanks for hosting this! I love how you worded everything. How clever!

  22. Thanks for the hop - following you via GFC!

  23. Hi, thanks for the invite aboard the Blog Train! Looks like fun! Following you through GFC.

  24. Thank you for the invite! I am following you through GFC.


  25. Thank you so much for the fun hop! Have a wonderful weekend. :)


  26. Found you through Helen's blog! Newest follower on GFC!

  27. Glad to be part of your hop. Have a great week!


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