My Precious Pennies

I will be AWAY until late February as we do this moving thing...again.

Ginger from Attention Target Shoppers & Tricia from 1stopmom
will be holding down the fort in the meantime - thank you so much, ladies!

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Musical...sidebars?

If you've seen a couple of things out of place lately, don't worry.  It's not you, it's me.  I've been playing around with the widgets on my sidebars and there will be plenty more moving around to be done before I'm satisfied.  I've been taking in your feedback here, and I've made a couple of changes accordingly:
  • The huge list of "Incoming Freebies" is now in a scroll-box.  Thanks for the suggestion, Suz!  I just kept adding to it and didn't realize how big it got...! 
  • "Blogs that I Love" is also a scroll-box.  All of the buttons are so cute and colorful, but it was getting to be overwhelming to have a seemingly endless list of them.
  • I'm keeping the live traffic feed, but that's also in a scroll-box now.  I think it's interesting to see where everyone's from =)
  • I added a label cloud, and combined that with my search box, so things are a bit more condensed.
What I would really like to do is to replace the "post archive" with either a drop down menu that also shows the titles, or change it to show just the most recent posts.  I'm sure there's a way to do it...I just haven't figured it out yet and I'm probably not going to today.  I am SO rusty on all of my HTML that I pretty much held my breath the entire time I was making changes.  I made a back-up of my template before I started, but I was still terrified of my blog going bye-bye. 

For now, I've decided to keep the blog layout, just because I cannot possibly afford to pay someone to design one for me, and I'm much too rusty and out-of-shape with my own skills to do it myself right now.  I'm glad to hear that some of you like the birdie though.  His name is "Lucky Bob". 

Thank you so much for all of your feedback, and please feel free to leave me more feedback here or by emailing me!  I love hearing from my readers and picking your heads for what you think about my blog...!

1 comment:

Bebe said...

Hi!
Thanks for visiting with me yesterday and entering my little giveaway!(and including me in your contest list!) I loooove your site~there is so much information and wonderful stuff on here!! I'll be back, that's for sure!!
Hugs, Bebe :)

 
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