Looking Back at 2013

looking back at 2013

 

Leah @ As We Walk Along the RoadLooking Back: Favorite Blog Posts of 2013

As I’ve looked back over 2013, I think it’s fun to see which posts were the most popular to others and which posts I really enjoyed.

 

Chris @ Campfires and Cleats Top 13 and Most Posts of 2013

I actually found it hard to choose only 13 because each post has become a piece of my heart. I remember what I felt as I wrote each and I recall the interactions with you, my readers.

 

Tess @ Circling Through This LifeSaying Good-bye to 2013

I’ve decided to take a photo tour of the year! Sharing pictures as highlights from 2013.

 

Heather @ Thrift SchoolingAll Things Work Together

I would do it all over again. Last year that is. Sure maybe some curve balls where thrown at me but if the question comes up this year, “so…are you still homeschooling?” The answer is an enthusiastic, resounding, YES!

 

Sarah @ My Joy-Filled LifeTop Posts of 2013

I originally wasn’t going to do a ‘Top Posts’ post, but I was really enjoying reading all my fellow bloggers’ ‘Top Post’ posts, that I thought it would be fun to look back at 2013, and see what all of you enjoyed reading.

 

Kristi @ The Potter’s Hand Academy2013 in Review

Traditionally, New Year’s Eve is a time for reflection on the year past, and hoping and dreaming about the future year. So, here we go!

 

Jill @ Enchanted Homeschooling MomSkating Into 2014: The Best Posts on Enchanted Homeschooling Mom from 2013

 As this year comes to a close you will find me skating, quite literally, my way into the year 2014. I wanted to take a moment to share with all of you some of my favorite posts from Enchanted Homeschooling Mom over the 2013 year.

 

Lexi @ Lextin AcademySurviving 2013

The past year was not what I expected or what I had planned but God knew right where I would be and He knew how to bring me through. I think my word for 2013 is sovereign. I don’t always understand my circumstances and I don’t always find joy but I have faith.

 

Gwen @ Tolivers to TexasBest Of, Worst Of

With all the happy times and sad times of 2013, it did make me consider one thing — what is God’s evaluation of my life in 2013? Am I more faithful to Him than I was twelve months ago? Have I become more diligent and loving in my walk with Him? Or is this a year that He would say I did little to count for eternity?

 

Joelle @ Homeschooling for His GloryWhere Did 2013 Go?

Overall, 2013 has been a good, somewhat quiet year (though not without its challenges). So thankful to God for His unfailing faithfulness!

 

Rebecca @ RaventhreadsNo Longer Ruled by Fear

Despite the fact that I had a strong head knowledge that home was not the same as school and that a lot of things that are important at school are not important at home, I found myself ruled by the fear that Firecracker would become further behind. I wanted to let the Lord lead our homeschool, but I was terrified about how that would look in the eyes of those around me and in the eyes of those that I love.

 

Jennifer @ Chestnut Grove Academy — Top 10 Posts of 2013

Top 10 post of 2013 with a few honorable mentions, as well.

 

Jen @ Happy Little Homemaker2013 Blessings

{The internet} tends to be my outlet for help since I don’t have any nearby that I can call to ask or vent :). That being said, we were so very blessed last year and so when the topic for this week’s blog hop was 2013 In Review, I decided to make it about our blessings.

 

Nicole @ Journey to ExcellenceA Collage of 2013 Memories

Here are Journey to Excellence, we are more than just a homeschool Ours journey is a personal one, as well.

 

Lisa @ Farm Fresh AdventuresSeeing God’s Hand in 2013

It’s easy to forget all the times of blessing in a year, so I’m taking a look back at some moments of answered prayer in 2013!

 

Adriana @ Homeschool WaysStarting to Homeschool: Looking Back at 2013

My daughter gave herself a radical haircut in February and the incident haunted me for months.

 

Jenn @ Treasuring Life’s Blessings2013 in Review

It really is true, the older you get, the faster time flies! I am witnessing it first hand peeps!

 

Sarah @ Delivering Grace2013 in Review

The year has flown by. These are some highlights of the year, from the blog: some are popular posts and some events that we really enjoyed.

 

Shalynne @ Wonderfully ChaoticLooking Back at 2013 and Looking Forward to 2014

Our house underwent some MAJOR renovations this year that were unplanned. A freak rain shower that passed through while our roof was being worked on completely ruined the ceilings and walls of our bedroom and our daughter’s bedroom.

 

Brandy @ Kingdom Academy Homeschool2013 Year in Review: The Good Things Jar

We had a year of ups and downs. Health scares, financial setbacks, birthdays, vacations, and unexpected blessings.

 

Clara @ A Slice of Homeschool Pie5 Revelations from 2013

Revelation #1: I am comfortable right where we are in our homeschool journey. I no longer feel like my children have to do “everything” that is offered to them.

 

Erin @ For Him and My FamilyA Year in Reflection

We tend to take time to reflect on our days or years gone by, but how much time do we spend reflecting on the year past before we start the year to come?

 

Cristi @ Through the Calm and Through the StormSome Real Moments of 2013

Before I pull out my new planner for 2014, I’d like to come clean and share some of the real moments from 2013. The pictures that I didn’t pin on Pinterest, share on Facebook, or even post on my blog (until now).

 

Emilee @ Pea of SweetnessWhat a Year! 2013 in Review

2013 was a year of ups and downs – a lot of blessings, and a lot of changes for our family, our homeschool, and my blog! I recap some of the highlights of 2013.

 

Kemi @ Homemaking OrganizedLooking Back at My Top Homemaking Posts of 2013

As a blogger it’s nice to look back and see what kind of content my readers most resonated with. What articles they came looking for.What were they reading here at Homemaking Organized and what kind of things I can provide for them in 2014.

 

Erica @ Be the OneMy Blog Year in Review: Top Ten Posts of 2013

A wrap-up of my first year blogging, with a look back at the most popular posts of 2013 – a few recipes along with a few photo journals.

 

Christine @ Our Homeschool Reviews2013: A Look Back

I can’t believe it’s already 2014!! I know we say it every year, but time flies! Here’s the best of our 2013.

 

Kym @ Homeschool Coffee BreakHomeschooling Highlights from 2013

For me, this blog is a record of our homeschool adventures. The record that goes beyond just the grades and transcripts and hours logged. So my look back over the past year includes remembering the posts that were particularly fun or challenging to write; what generated interest; and especially which reviews had the biggest impact.

 

Heather @ Only Passionate CuriosityOur Top 10 Posts of 2013

If you are a new new homeschooler, want to save some money on curriculum, or need to get organized this year, we have some wonderful posts from 2013 to share with you!

 

Bethany @ Homeschool BlessingsOf 2013: A Year in Review

What a year we’ve had! Full of fun, learning, and surprises.

 

LaRee @ Broad Horizons2013 in Pictures

As we move into 2014, I thought it would be fun to look back at 2013 with some little glimpses of what happened in our life over this, rather eventful year.

 

Victoria @ Homemaking with HeartLooking Back and Looking Forward: 1000 Gifts

My word for the 2013 year: the year of joy. I had my ‘joy dares’ in hand, ready and eager to chronicle our joy gifts from the Father. As the year wore on, maintaining my place of joy became much more difficult than I could have ever anticipated.

 

Jennifer @ a glimpse of our lifeA Glimpse Back at 2013

Last year was filled with changes and sorrow for our family, but looking back it is evident that it was also filled with good memories. Without a doubt, God carried us through the hard times.

 

Crystal @ Crystal Starr Blog Looking Back at 2013 . . . Most Popular Blog Posts

2013 Was a huge growth year for Crystal Starr Blog. Come take a look back at some of my more memorable posts from the last year.

 

Jenni @ ConversavingConversaving’s Best Posts of 2013

A mission trip to India, our first year on the Schoolhouse Review Crew, homeschooling a middle-schooler for the first time. This was a monumental year for our family. Here are some of the posts you liked best.

 

Karen @ My Harbor Lights2013 Left Its Mark

Looking back at 2013 I can’t believe all the changes that occurred and how they will leave a lasting impact on all our lives as we move into 2014. It seemed liked every month brought about more changes and adjustments. I hope that as we begin 2014 we are reaching a place of stability and now we can work on making the changes work and fine tuning our adjustments.

 

Meg @ Adventures with Jude2013: Broken, Yet Blessed

2013 was a year that at times left us broken in pieces, but those pieces have begun to heal and we can begin to see the blessings they contained.

 

Lynn @ Ladybug ChroniclesLooking Back at 2013

It’s that time, saying goodbye to another year and welcoming a new one. As I think upon my goals for 2014, I’m looking back on 2013.

 

Tauna @ Proverbial HomemakerHomeschool Highlights for 2013 

A look back on how we managed our homeschool in real life, the best things we worked on and the biggest learning wins!

 

Rebekah @ There Will Be a $5 Charge for WhiningLessons from 2013

I’ve learned a few things in my ‘somethingsomething’ years on the earth. One of the most important is to try and glean something from even the most dismal or trying failures and events. You know the old saying, “If at first you don’t succeed”….Well. The least you can do is have fun in the trying.

 

Nicole @ Schooling in the SunBest Posts of 2013

It’s that time of year again–when we all start to reminisce about the year we are about to leave behind and plan for the wonderful year that is ahead (and ALL of the things we’re going to do to make it the Best. Year. Ever!)

 

Sara @ Embracing DestinyClicks, Books, and Reviews: Favorites of 2013

It’s time to wax nostalgic at the end of another year, so I’ve compiled a list of favorites for 2013 — most clicked posts on the blog and Pinterest, our favorite books, and our favorite homeschool reviews.

 

Dawn @ Double O Farms2013 in Review

Every year has its ups and downs, but 2013 showed the remarkable fingerprints of God!

 

Audra @ Simply Audra Marie2013 ~ The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful

I can see God’s blessings woven throughout this past year. When I first thought about 2013, I remembered the challenges and thought to myself: another year of hard. But how wrong I am!

 

Joani @ Simple Living Mama Top Ten Posts of 2013

2013 was a great year for Simple Living Mama. We nearly doubled our readership! I decided to put together a list of the ten most visited posts in 2013.

 

Nikki @ Angels of HeartPictures Are Words Spoken

Spoken Words with just one click . . .

 

Dusty @ To the Moon and BackA Year of Growth

In the last year, there have been several changes in my life. Some changes were big, some were small, but they all have had a big impact on me. Growth and change came in several fashions and as I look back, I can’t help but marvel at them all.

 

Crystal @ Tidbits of ExperienceThe Year of 2013 Was Bittersweet

This has been a long adventurous year to say the least for me! I’ve grown as a wife, a blogger, and a mother in so many ways since this year has started.

 

Michelle @ Delightful LearningTop 13 in ’13

Looking back at the top 13 visited posts in 2013.

 

Margaret @ Creative Madness MamaLooking Back at 2013

Seeing these two little people become people personalities is what 2013 has brought.

 

Ellen @ Grace Tells Another StoryLooking Back ~ 2013 in Reflection

One of the ways that I believe you can make each year better, more productive, more enjoyable…more everything (or sometimes, less of certain things)…is to take some time to reflect..to mentally “wrap up” the year in question.

 

Marcy @ Ben and MeA Month-to-Month Look Back at 2013

I think you’ll find a good mix of inspiration, reviews, and helpful tips from the past year. I hope you enjoy looking back with me! I’m having a great time remembering!

 

 

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