Friends, today is my 10 year blogiversary! Can you believe it? It all started with this post right here, as a brand new, first-time mom, sharing some info about our cloth diapering adventures. I was looking for a community of other moms and likeminded people and for a platform to document my experiences as a new mom. Fast forward to today, and here we are, 2,254 posts later…..
If you have been following along since the very beginning, or just started following along recently, thank you! Thank you for being part of this community and for coming back to check out new posts, following on Instagram/Facebook, and for supporting this website with your visits, comments, and shares. Every visit, every comment, every share, means so much!
So many amazing things have happened in the last 10 years. It is fun to see how I documented so many milestones and I have many wonderful memories here.
From babyhood to toddlerhood with my first, to having a brand new baby again, to travelling the world with my family, getting a new puppy, buying our first home, and so many more. While sharing amazing new products and services with you all, some travel tips, DIYs, yummy recipes, and more! It has been a fun ride.
Here are ten of my all-time favourites:
It has been an amazing 10 years and I can’t wait to see what’s in store for the next 10! Thank you for sticking around and being part of the OneSmileyMonkey community! I appreciate you all! And as part of the celebration and as a big thank you to YOU ALL, I am going to give away a $100 Amazon gift card. You can enter here and on Instagram, I’ll collect all entries and pick a lucky winner.
Good Luck, friends xo
WIN IT: Enter to win a $100 Amazon gift card. Giveaway is open to Canada and USA (18+). Enter below via Rafflecopter.
195 Comments on “10 Year Blogiversary! ($100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!)”
I would guess I have been following you for at least 8 years! Congrats on 10 years!
What I like most about your blog is the variety of topics you cover, you cover a lot of interests and appeal to all demographics. Plus I enjoy your writing style.
Thank you 🙂
Congratulations!! I have really enjoyed seeing your boys grow up and appreciate all the tips you have given throughout the years. Oh and of course the wonderful giveaways! You really do have the best job! 😊
Good Morning! I have been following here and there with the blog! I have 3 kids so this site is always useful with tips
I have followed you from the start. I enjoy your blog so much.
I have been following your blog for probably close to the ten years! I like reading all your useful articles. Congrats!
I have been following since the start. I love that it’s interesting and relatable.
I’ve been following for a long time
I think I’ve been following for about 8 years. I like your practical tips for things (like how to help a room seem lighter). I like that your from the same sort of area as me so that posts about things to do are things my family can do. I like that you are very real with your followers and that your reviews are honest.
Congratulations on 10 years!
Cannot remember exactly when I first started to follow you but it must be almost since the begining!
Happy 10th blogiversary! I’ve been following for 5 years I think. I love the variety of posts related to families and children.
I have no idea how long! I love seeing your family grow
Definitely over 9 years. I have a new email address now but followed under the other. I loved your gift ideas for special occasions and checking out your amazing trips. I love your giveaways also. Congrats
I am not sure how many years I have been following you, perhaps 6. I love that you are so upbeat, happy and active.
I have been following the blog for a couple of months now, I think since December and I love all of the giveaways!
Happy 10th Blogiversary!!
I am not sure how long I’ve been following but it has to be at least 8 years.
I like reading all your tips and recipes and following along on your holiday adventures.
it’s been at least 10 years. love the recipes, gift ideas. thanks
For at least a year now. I love all of your vacation posts, they are so cool.
Love the info and product reviews and the contests!! Following for 3 years!
First time here, but I like the recipes.
I’ve been following from the beginning. Congratulations on 10 years
It’s been awhile. I like your Family Travel posts and recipes.
I’ve probably been following for 8 or 9 years. I love watching you change up spaces in your house as your kids grow. And of course I love the giveaways (I’ll win one one day 🙂). Congrats on 10 years!
I’ve been following for about 7 years. I just like reading your posts no matter whay they’re about.
I think I have been following for 5 years… maybe more? I love all the tips and tricks you share!!! I have 2 boys and all advice is welcome!!!
I think I have been following for 5 years… maybe more? I love all the tips and tricks you share!!! I have 2 boys and all advice is welcome!!
Congrats on your 10 year Blogiversary milestone! Wishing you many more successful years!
I’ve been following you for many years – guessing around 6-7
Enjoying your featured products reviews, lifestyle, recipes, & contests!
I probably have been following for 8 or 9 years. I like your crafts and parenting posts.
I have been following you for about 5 years. I love all of your tips.
I think I have been following pretty much since the beginning
I have been following for well over 6 years and I like the variety of topics and your adventures.
Congratulations! I’ve been following for several years. I love your giveaways.
I have been following your blog for close to ten years. It has been fun to follow and educational too. I enjoy reading your great tips, recipes and refreshing ideas for the care of our homes and families. Congratulations on your ten years and I wish you all the best in your future endeavors too.🖤
Hi! Not sure how long I’ve been following, probably around a year.
I love that you have such varied content and everything is so practical
I have been following your blog for a few years now! I find it current, fun, informative, thoughtful and dog friendly.
I have been following you for close to 10 years. Loved watching the boys grow and all the experiences with them that you posted. I enjoyed reading many of your reviews. Congrats on your milestone.
I have been following for about 7 years.
I’ve been following a long time! Maybe 8 yrs! I love your giveaways & travel reviews.
I’m not sure how long, but at least 5 years. I love the kid’s crafts and I love seeing your beautiful home.
I have been following you for a couple years now and I love the wide variety of tips and tricks you inform your readers about. You cover so many things, everyone can find some useful info here.
I think i’m around the 5-6 years mark. I always enjoy reading your blog and all your tips and tricks.
I enjoy each and every one of your posts. You definitely have been a huge help along my own journey!!! Thank you!!
I’ve lost count but I’d say over 5 years! I love that you’re local and how useful and relevant your blog posts are to me!
I have been following for a long time! I think it would have to be 8+ years.
I like the variety of topics you cover and the giveaways are fun too!
Oh wow 10 years, congrats!! I’ve been following you for quite awhile now, I love your contests and watching the boys grow, and now watching Jada!
I’ve been following for a little more than a year. I love your ideas, the items you promote, the tips you give. Lovely photographs too.
I think I have been following over 5 years. Love all the tips and product reviews
I have been following for years, although I don’t exactly know how many. I love your recipes, reviews on travel, your puppy and the wall in your office of all the photos. I love that wall of photos so much. i need to do that. ( imitation is the greatest compliment) 😉
I have been following on and off for quite a few years.. depending on how much time I have and what’s going on day to day.
It’s been a while, I’m guessing about 5 years that I’ve followed your blog. I love the contests, although I’ve never won anything and the product reviews are great.
I have been following for years, like very much the family stories and information.
love the home decor articles
Pretty new here, less than 1 year
I’ve been following almost from the beginning. Has it really been 10 years? Wow. I just love reading your posts, from reviews to crafts to all of it. Congrats on your blog anniversary!
I’ve been following your blog for some years now. I seem to have dropped off the list, but managed to find my way back. Congratulations on ten years well spent.
I’m going to guess about 6-7 years. I love all your tips and recipes and contests. Congrats on 10 years.
Happy Blogiversary! I know it’s been more than seven years, at least.
I love recipes and giveaways.
I have been following for a couple of years,Love seeing your family grow up.
I’ve been following a few years or so! I love the nice set up, and a great balance of interesting topics from cleaning tips to recipes and with a fun fillip! Congratulations!!! I tried a blog, just for personal, and lasted two posts. It is much harder than it looks to write and capture appealing and meaningful content. You do it so well!!!
I have been following for a couple years now and I love how you keep it fun, real and interactive!
Congratulations on TEN years, wow!
I had my daughter in Nov 2011 and I was researching cloth diapers during my pregnancy, so there’s a chance I was here during that first year?
Thanks for the chance to win and looking forward to more great posts and giveaways!
Oh my goodness, I have been following your blog for so many years now I can not even remember how long it has been. I love the articles and the great giveaways thank you for all you do to make my day brighter.
I am not sure how long I have been following but I would say 1-2 years atleast. I love seeing and reading the blogs I can relate to and the recipes you share. I love the giveaways too! ❤
I’m going to guess that I have been following a couple of years. I like the contests best.
I’ve been following for a few years now. I like the product reviews and recipes.
I’m not sure how long exactly…several years. I like that the blog is light-hearted and is about things that matter to me, also a parent of young children.
been following along for at least 5 years!
I think I have been following your blog for over 3 years. I like it because you are a mom and you are dealing with very similar things to me. I find your information refreshing and a pleasure to read. Thank you for you site!
I’ve been following for a few years. I like your tips and ideas
Happy Anniversary! I have been following your blog for about seven years. I enjoy your recipes and product reviews.
I’ve been following for 7 years and I like the recipes
Congratulations on 10 years
I just found your blog and love it. Congrats on 10 years! You are definitely dedicated.
It’s been about four years and I love your ideas, the great photos, and you seem so kind and genuine!
I’ve been following for quite a while! I think 7-8 years! I love the honest reviews you write!
I have followed your blog for 6 years! I love your recipes and have tried several. I also love your health tips, financial tips and cleaning tips!
I’m not sure how long I’ve been following but it’s been a while. I like the inspiration I get from the recipes you post.
Oh man, it has to be at least 5/6 years!
I have been trying to remember when I started following you. I can’t remember. At least 7yrs. I love that you are sharing your boys on the blog so we can see them grow. And grow they did.
I have been following the blog for several years. It is a favourite blog of mine.
I’ve been following for a couple of years, and I like your real talk about motherhood!
I have been following since the beginning I believe!! Many many years for sure!!
I love the reviews ,and all of it!
Today is my first day here. It looks very informative
Like your topic of motherhood this is a great subject to discuss with me since I have four adult children who are great human beings.
This is my first time here and hope not the last time.
i have been following for abut 7 years…. i really like your tone, it is very approachable!
don’t remember how long and contests
I am a new follower. Congratulations to 10 years! Love the contests!!!
I have been following for a couple of years. Congrats on 10 years!
I have been following for about 2 years now. Congratulations on 10 years!
I love the tips on traveling
I know that I have been around for awhile, at least 8 years?
New here. Can’t wait.
This is my first time hearing of it, I think.
Congrats on your 10 year anniversary. That is great. I have seen so many blogs come and go. New follower here.
I just recently started following. Happy blogiversary. I love everything I’ve seen so far. Especially about your furbaby. I’m a four mom too.
Congratulations! I’ve been following you for a number of years so this is fab to see! I think I found while looking for tips on how to travel with a small child!
Congratulations! I’ve been following you for a number of years so this is fab to see! I think I found while looking for tips on how to travel with a small child! 👍
I don’t know how long, but your blog is an easy read.
I’m new to your site. I enjoy your recipe section most. Thanks.
I actually just found you today. I like that you have a recipe section because I’m always looking for new recipes to try.
Sporadically for a few months. I like almost anything Disney related, and giveaways. :p
I just started following the blog,and I love the tips to save money.
I have been following One Smiley Monkey for years! my favorite posts are your disney posts!
I have been following your blog for quite awhile.
I have no idea how long.
I am loving your recipes.
I have been following excitedly for half the years! my favorite is the Canadian content.
I will admit that I am a newbie and have only been checking out your blog for about a week. I like your style, though, so I will be following more
HAPPY blogiversary! 10 years is such an amazing milestone to hit!
Oh my gosh, I feel like I have been following for at least 6 or more years! I love the Canadian content and drooling over your amazing home decor on IG!
several years and i think it is interesting
I follow for many year, over 5 I think, love the family topics and ideas!
love watching your familly grow thru the years
I have been following your blog for at least 6 or 7 years now and I love your recipes for family meals.
I have been following for a couple of years. I like all the great giveaways!
Been following your giveaways and family topics for about a year now
I’ve just started following. So far my favorite is this ADORABLE picture of your smiley monkey in the banner 🙂
Congratulations on 10 years 🎉🎉🎉
I have no idea when l joined you but l love your posts and giveaways. 💖
An Amazon gift card would be so spectacular right now! I just came across your blog and I actually just left a much more personal comment for you on your 1st post I believe it was? Then I saw this page and thought I might as well comment here as well, and grab an entry to your 10 year blog anniversary giveaway! So hello again and Congratulations on your achievements as a blogger as well as a mother!
I have been following on and off for about 7 years.
im a new follower…its a great blog with a lot of great information
Congratulations on 10 years! Here’s to 10 more and beyond!
Just found you
Congrats on 10 yrs!! I think I have been following you from the start 🙂
congratulations on #10……cant quite remember my number but it must be at least 5
Yay you!!!! 😉
I have no idea how long but a very long time. Contest content is why I searched out in the first place and have stayed around.
Congratulations on a decade! That is so amazing. I have been following your blog for atleast 5 years, maybe even longer. I love your reviews and recipes!
i don’t know how long I’ve been following. I just got an email with a link to it today.
First time on your blog, like it so far. Congrats on 10 years!
I can’t even remember when I started following your blog! It’s been so long. I love your recipes and your giveaways….plus your reviews has definitely kept my wallet busy too!!
I’m very recent to your blog, but have enjoyed a lot! Congratulations on 10 years. I love seeing things about new products.
First time here, congratulations and thank you for the opportunity.
I’ve been following for years because I always find such great advice and awesome giveaways.
Just found your blog today. Looking forward to reading it .
I’ve been following since late 2012 or early 2013 – sometime shortly after my daughter was born. What I like the best is the relevance of your posts to my life.
Your kids are similar in age to mine, and you’re fairly local to me as well, so I enjoy your stories, reviews etc. because I can relate to them and find them interesting and useful.
a very long time! at least 7 years!
I’m a newbie
I just found out about your blog. I like how it’s family oriented.
Only a month or so, but I love that you reference your family and have similar values to me.
I think it’s been about 8 years. I love that there’s always something interesting and new to read about.
Congratulations on 10 years!! That is a long time to blog and you are doing very well with it. I have been following along for sometime now but honestly can’t tell you when I first was introduced to your blog. I am glad for that introduction.
Congratulations! I’m new to this blog.
Congratulations 10 years is terrific. I have been with a farming women group since 1990 Internet is wonderful for sharing and caring.
I think it has been about two years or maybe more.
I have been following since the start. I love that it’s interesting and relatable.
I’m new to the blog, but so far I’m enjoying the recipes.
I’ve been following the blog on and off for years. My favourite thing is the great giveaways you have.
I am new. So far I love everything!
I am new to the blog i like the content and mom advice! Congratulations! Thanks
I’ve been following for many years…not sure how many
Congratulations on 10 years! I have been following for at least six years (I think).
I’d say almost 9 years now… Your blog was one of the first that I started following. I love that you introduce fabulous products, keep it real and have fabulous giveaways. I always find something interesting to read on your bog.
I believe this is the first time I have seen it.
I’m new here but really like what I see. Lots of variety and interesting articles.
I’ve visited a few times in the past but not I’m signed up to get the newsletter.
Ive been following for almost 5 years now! I love all the gift ideas, and of course the giveaways.
Congratulations and Happy anniversary to you. I am new to your blog, but excited for your mom life stories (I’m expecting) and your cute dog!
I AM NOT EXACTLY SURE HOW LONG I HAVE BEEN FOLLOWING YOUR BLOG, BUT IT HAS BEEN SINCE MY SON WAS A TODDLER (AND HE IS 9 NOW). I LOVE THE REVIEWS AND GIVEAWAYS !!!
I have been following for a short period of time –about three or four months.
I like how you give suggestions about how to travel with family.
While I do not have children I have made suggestions to other family members as to how to make a trip easier from what I have read off your blog.
I look forward to what you are going to write about and suggest in the future.
Hi and congratulations! I’ve been following for 5+ years, maybe longer. 🙂 It has been a while. I like coming here for product reviews, as I have two boys too, about the same age.
I think I have been following your blog for around 5 years. I love reading your toy reviews and the adventures your get up to with your boys. I have a preschooler so I have gotten some great ideas from your blog.
I honestly can’t remember. It’s been longer than 7 years, I think. Congratulations on 10!
The first blog post I read was in 2016 and I am still a fan of your blog as you share yours and your family’s experiences and adventures.
I am new to your blog. I find the family travel & tips interesting. Congratulations on 10 years!
I have been following for several years. I love that you do not pick one primary focus and only blog about it or run repeated posts over and over.
I have been following for almost 2 years. Congrats on the big 10!
Not that long – perhaps a year or so.
regardless, Congratulations on 10 years.
I have only been following for a short time. I like the tips on various subjects. Thanks so much and Happy Blogiversary!!
I’m guessing around five years now. My favourite style of your posts is the DIY ones. I’m not good at home arranging so I need any help that I can get. But my all time favourite post is that no-knead bread one. MMMMH. That’s good stuff.
I’m not sure how long I’ve been following but it must be close to 10 years since I think I started right around when my son was born. I like the recipes and contests (of course!) the best! Thanks for all your hard work!
Awesome find on a rainy day here in georgia.love the recipes
I think about 3 years,I like the recipes,contests and general advice.Happy 10th!
I have been following for the past few years. I like everything!
I am a new Sub, but I have found so many new awesome blogs from your online sites to visit!
I have been following your blog for probably 7+ years and love it for contests and recipes!
I have been reading your blog for almost a year. Love your recipes!
I have only been following your blog for a little less than a year. But, I love all the parenting, crafting and cleaning tips you offer.
I’ve been following for many, many years now! I love your giveaways. I’ve had two kids in the last three years, so the content geared towards parenting is helpful. Congratulations on your 10 year anniversary!
I am not sure how long I have been following but I love the contest opportunities and the great information.
I have been following you for about two years now. Congratulations on 10 years.
Sevearal years. Congrats on your milestone!
Congrats on 10 years. I am a fairly new subscriber. I like your articles and giveaways.
I am not quite sure how long but I know it has been years. I loved the picture of the ‘smiling’ monkey. Thank you
I’ve been following for a few years now.. and I like the giveaways best. 🙂
Ive been following for about 3 yrs. I love your recipes and also seeing your travels.
Wow, congratulations! 10 Years is amazing… I have been following for 10 years (there were points I had to go away, but always have checked back in) and its been amazing to see your journey! That is what I have enjoyed the most, the sense of catching up and connection with someone else who is a third culture parent and the unique experiences we have, the way we raise our kids, etc.
I just started following. I love the giveaway.
I’ve been following for a couple years and I love your activity ideas for kids and organization tips. All of it is great!