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Welcome to First Friday, a weekly open thread where any new blogger can share a link to his or her very first post with the larger WordPress.com community. To share your first post with us, copy and paste the link right into a comment here. If you’re not new, you can still be a part of First Fridays: visit a link or two, and leave the blogger a like or comment.

Please don’t use this as a space to share your first post…. that you published three years ago; ditto for simply sharing your latest post. Posts should have been published within the last month, and should be your first post. We’ll remove other posts to keep this space focused for new bloggers.

We ask that you help us keep this space focused by following a few additional guidelines:

  • We encourage anyone who shares a link to visit a few other bloggers. New readers for all!
  • When commenting, the third time is not the charm: don’t share the same link repeatedly, or in multiple First Friday threads. We’ll remove repeat posts.
  • Link directly to your new post, rather than to your blog generally — it makes it that much easier for folks to like the post or leave you comments.
  • Avoid repeated “Follow for a follow!” comments. (Tip: if you’re trying to build a readership, it’s much more effective to visit and comment on individual bloggers.)
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  1. I Welcome you guys in today’s first Friday, so how’s the day going ?
    Today is coming out my 3rd episode of detective series and I’m very excited for it, so guys as usual don’t forget to check it out as you did the previous ones.
    Also post your links and I will check them out and provide feedbacks to you. Yayy cheers guys 😋😍😍

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    1. Bloggers, please note:

      First Fridays is a place for brand new bloggers sharing their first post published within the last month. We moderate this space heavily — your comment will be deleted if you’re linking to a site with posts older than a month. Please post only one link to your site; multiple comments / duplicate requests to visit a site will be deleted. Links to your site as a “signature” in your comment will be deleted.

      Thank you and happy blogging!

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      1. Hi, I checked our your blog. I loved all the pictures and maybe you could make usage of space between paragraphs which would make it easier to read. I liked your second post & left you a comment. 🙂

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    1. Your post on saving money by making your own coffee is so detailed and persuasive. I wonder how many other little ways we waste money on small luxuries when we could pocket it? Great post!

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      1. Thank you Elina. I love your name! 🙂 I am happy it was thought provoking and you found it to be persuasive.
        To answer your question – There are so many other little things we can do to save. I have a few ideas that I plan on exploring hopefully soon. But another one I recently explored was prescription glasses and how to save on those. Check it out if you wear glasses or even if your friends do!:)

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    1. Alright, hey! I love your site name; and I went through some of your posts. You’re a pretty neat writer. I genuinely scrolled RIGHT to the bottom to head on up from there, because that’s just the kind of person I am. (if I like something, I have to go through EVERYTHING)
      Although I didn’t go through every post, I actually do plan on. You have an amazing blog; and I think your writing, in itself, says how amazing it is more than my words will ever be able to. Keep writing, happy blogging 😊

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    1. It’s a great idea to write blog posts ahead. Life happens and sometimes we can’t get to the computer for a few days—then it’s helpful to have some stuff written and ready to post in a hurry. I also schedule posts for the days I won’t be at my computer.

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  2. Hey new bloggers! Make sure when you drop your shiny new link, give us a little tasty tidbit on what you write about so we are doubly encouraged to click and read!
    Happy Friday!

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    1. You have a great basis for blogging. I think there are a lot of people who will resonate with your purpose and find your blog to be valuable.

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    1. Welcome to the Community! A real Promising start, there; keep blogging; I liked every bit of your blog uptil now, literally! Big ups! Keep writing, happy blogging (PS: Love the journals!):)

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    1. Wow 😋Italian food. And I think with my Spanish and some imagination and guessing I can even figure out the recipes. Or maybe you might want to do an English translation for each recipe. To reach a bigger audience. I’ve seen bilingual recipe blogs doing great.

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      1. I’m trying to install the translator in my blog!😁 If you didn’t understand something i’m really happy to help you! I Also speak a little bit of spanish🇪🇸

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      2. So far I got it all 😅(at least I believe so😉) good to know and if I’ll ever feel insecure about my translation or any questions come up: I’ll ask. I’m looking forward to more delicious recipes😇

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    2. Welcome to the Community! A real Promising start, there; keep blogging; I liked every bit of your blog uptil now, literally! Big ups! Keep writing, happy blogging! (PS: You should be a celebrity chef with cooking like that, I would definitely buy your cookbook!) 😊

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    1. Welcome to the Community! A real Promising start, there; keep blogging; I liked every bit of your blog uptil now, literally! Big ups! Keep writing, happy blogging! (PS: Love your concept for the blog. And Netflix and beaches are heaven on Earth, really! Too relatable! 😊

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    1. Welcome to the Community! A real Promising start, there; keep blogging; I liked every bit of your blog uptil now, literally! Big ups! Keep writing, happy blogging! (PS: Good luck with your relationships; and I hope you always do what makes you happy!) 😊

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    1. Congratulations! You published your first post more than a month ago.

      You’re ready to move on to the Community Pool, where the water is fine and the members of the community are lovely. Bloggers of all stripes and levels of experience are welcome to comment there and ask for feedback and advice on their blog. All the best!

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    2. Welcome to the Community! A real Promising start, there; keep blogging; I liked every bit of your blog uptil now, really! Big ups! Keep writing, happy blogging!

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  3. Hey Ya’ll love the idea!
    It’s always great to know new blogs! I will definitely check out your blog and subsribe!

    I’m Miss B…. Feel free to take a look at :
    Miss B Blogz Thingz Over… https://www.bellamyzblogzthingz.wordpress.com

    One of my latest posts! Check out this link:
    https://wordpress.com/post/bellamyzblogzthingz.wordpress.com/112939

    I have different catagories on mah blog : It’s Mah Feeling! Switch Quote with my three Awesome guestbloggers, Tea Time with Miss B, Teenage T@lk with Grassiella Girl & Miss B°
    Leave a comment and will visit yours! I love to know your blog!

    Have a Nice Weekend!

    Hugz & Kisses, Miss B.

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    1. Congratulations! You published your first post more than a month ago.

      You’re ready to move on to the Community Pool, where the water is fine and the members of the community are lovely. Bloggers of all stripes and levels of experience are welcome to comment there and ask for feedback and advice on their blog. All the best!

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    2. Welcome to the Community! A real Promising start, there; keep blogging; I liked every bit of your blog uptil now, really! Big ups! Keep writing, happy blogging! ! (PS: Love your taste in music; and I have a few awards posts up too!) 😊

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    1. Klaus said once greatly: ” The monster in me can only be checked by the monster in you. Only together can we defeat our demons and save our family.” – one alone is lost, in unity lies power thus.

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    2. Your story’s really heart breaking, man. I hope you find solace in your writings and make your parents proud 😊
      Welcome to the Community! A real Promising start, there; keep blogging; I liked every bit of your blog uptil now, really! Big ups! Keep writing, happy blogging!

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  4. Happy first Friday 🙂 I hope you all have a very productive and fantastic day – here is a link to my first post on my lifestyle and recipe blog. It is a pasta recipe for anyone looking to make a quick and yummy lunch 🙂 my blog focuses on recipes, and in the near future restaurant reviews and travel ! I would love if you guys checked it out ❤ I’m going to read through and check out as many blogs as I can from this first Friday 🙂 thank you so much guys – sending hugs from Lyon, France

    https://vegangeese.wordpress.com/2018/02/20/olive-broccoli-pasta/

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    1. I can’t help but notice that you’re using a lot of tags on your posts. The WordPress.com Reader actually filters out posts that use more than 15 tags and categories (combined) as an anti-spam measure, so using this many tags actually makes it harder for folks to find your work, which is sad! If you cut your tags down to the most relevant, you’ll actually draw more readers. Here are some tips on tagging you might find helpful.

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      1. Thank you so much for the feedback ! I was not aware and truly appreciate the insight 🙂 I will read through the tips on tagging ! Thank you again so much Krista – have a wonderful weekend.

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    2. Welcome to the Community! A real Promising start, there; keep blogging; I liked every bit of your blog uptil now, really! Big ups! Keep writing, happy blogging! (PS: You should be a celebrity chef with recipes like that, I would definitely buy your cookbook!) 😊

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      1. Thank you so much for your kind words 🙂 your feedback has made me so happy ! I am so happy to be a part of the community 🙂 a cookbook is a goal ! It makes me super excited to see that you like it so far !

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      2. It makes me so happy to be joining such a supportive and creative community 🙂 thank you for encouraging me ! I am looking forward to learning and sharing with all of you. Sending hugs 🙂

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    1. I really like your style. It is easy to read, easy to follow and you have a relaxed vibe. I enjoyed reading how to save $10,000 the easy hard way. Clever and thought provoking.

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    2. Well done! I like your random subjects and can relate to your thoughts on how your blog will be received. I too, have heard that you need a niche market, but please continue to write about whatever you like. It will be more authentic if the content is what you enjoy writing about as opposed to what you think people will want to read.

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  5. Hey there! I’m new to blogging, although I had a pretty sweet LiveJournal in 2003 soooo I’ve got that going for me… 😉 I’d love to connect with people who know what they’re doing and I’m always open to feedback.

    I’m writing about craft beer, traveling, and drinking beer while traveling. Here’s my first post: https://havebeerswilltravel.wordpress.com/2018/02/23/5-places-to-drink-good-beer-in-puerto-vallarta/

    Have a great day!

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    1. Awesome topic that you’ll be writing about. Definitely don’t know what I’m doing in the blogging world (or even in the beer drinking world) but best of luck on your blog!

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    2. Ahhh, I remember LiveJournal fondly.
      I think your blog looks pretty swell. I might add some Featured images to your posts to draw people’s attention. I can’t tell if you’re using Tags/Categories, but those are helpful for organizing your blog and getting seen. 🙂 Great start!

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    3. Welcome to the Community! A real Promising start, there; keep blogging; I liked every bit of your blog uptil now, really! Big ups! Keep writing, happy blogging! (

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    1. Welcome! I couldn’t see where to ‘like’ your post. I’d also recommend you complete your About page, it can really make the difference between someone following you or not. Have a look around other established blog sites for their About page to see the level of interest they generate. Good luck!

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      1. I just read your article, “The Yellow Peril”, and absolutely loved it!! Very funny and a great article to wake up to this morning. Thank you for your comments/advice on our blog, we truly appreciate it!

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    2. Good luck with these decisions! And keep us followers posted! Hope your blogging journey goes phenomenally, you have a pretty great blog! Keep writing, all the love 😊

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    1. I think you’ve got a good start.
      Your tagline is a tad long so I’d shorten it down to one sentence. You should make a spiffy About page and include the longer explanation there.
      Going into your profile settings and changing your Gravatar might also be a good idea. I’d change it to something that represents you or your blog. (For example, like how my Gravatar icon–the thing you see next to my name here–is a picture of one of the characters that I write about on my blog.)

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    2. Welcome to the Community! A real Promising start, there; keep blogging; I liked every bit of your blog uptil now, really! Big ups! Keep writing, happy blogging! (PS: Love the Kelly Clarkson quote!) 😊

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    1. Congratulations! You published your first post more than a month ago.

      You’re ready to move on to the Community Pool, where the water is fine and the members of the community are lovely. Bloggers of all stripes and levels of experience are welcome to comment there and ask for feedback and advice on their blog. All the best!

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    1. Welcome to the Community! A real Promising start, there; keep blogging; I liked every bit of your blog uptil now, really! Big ups! Keep writing, happy blogging! (PS: Love the Kelly Clarkson quote!) 😊

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