It’s Friday (the 13th), I’m in Love

New Design

I wanted to update the look of the site, so I went with a more ‘magazine’ type layout while sticking with my over all need for design simplicity.  I am incredibly put off by blogs with ads and links and black backgrounds  and a million different blurbs all over the place, so I’m trying to avoid that while keeping more modern.

FYI : I DO NOT ADVERTISE or place ads or sell space or accept items for PR consideration at all.  Occasionally I’ve noticed that there is a random Google Ad on the mobile version of my site.  I do not in any way endorse or hell, even CONDONE these ads.  Please ignore them.

Catch Up

I am forever playing catch up.  While my family was here I amassed a lot more things to review and that means I’m even further behind!  I won’t compromise, though.  I want to continue to write the most thorough and honest reviews I can, so bear with me.

The Links

Shiro has a new collection!

Phyrra catches us up on the Orlgamix debacle.  The woman is such a fraud.

If you must feed the trolls.

With a name like Bitchslap, they HAVE to be good.  Oh no wait, that’s Smuckers.

Have I linked this site yet?  I love it that much if I did.

I love these dresses.

There are so many things right with this.

Your Turn

What do you think of the new design?

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20 Responses to “It’s Friday (the 13th), I’m in Love”

  1. I like your new design a lot! It is very clean. I am hoping to give my blog a boost soon, too (Amanda Lee is helping me out)

    Happy Friday the 13th. I think I’m going to celebrate with a Pasickle.

  2. OMG. Vegan Black Metal Chef. I am in love. Are you going to keep the text header, or create one?

  3. I like the new design! I also saw this and though of you…

    http://twitpic.com/4x2djy

  4. For some reason, the new design is glitchy for me O_o . So, unfortunately, that makes the first impression a bit on the “oldplz” side 😦 .

    As soon as I saw that entry on Coilhouse, it went into my favourites 😀 – LIME… IS… OPTIONAL!!!

  5. Love the new blog design. And I am so with you on the blogs with too many ads and links and such. I just want the information and not all the PR BS!

  6. Thanks for saying “no” to ads. I enjoy your posts that much more without all that annoying buzz in the margins!

  7. 😀 So many Portal eyeshadowss! Love it.

  8. Aha! Gurps

  9. I love your new blog design! Thanks for the linkage. :3

    I see your troll food and raise you more troll food: http://i.imgur.com/Dt07O.jpg

  10. Liking the design!!

  11. I really like the new design, as it is super easy to read.

  12. I like the new design a lot, very clean and simple. :3

    And wow, the new Shiro collection. ❤

  13. Honestly, I’m not a fan of the new design.
    I don’t like how it crams the latest posts into the single area up the top, where I can’t even see them all at once.

    Then, if I think “Oh, there’s more than one new post”, I tend to right-click, open new tab on the title on the top right. This just reopens the homepage in a new tab.

    Maybe I’m just lazy, and don’t like all the extra nagivation it takes now to read a new post. *shrugs*

  14. I like clean designs and I have intention to create one of my own for my blog, but here I kinda miss a bit of color. 🙂

  15. The new design is lovely 🙂

  16. I love your new and old designs, nice and clean and clear 🙂

  17. The design looks nice and does have a “magazine” feel. My only issues are it takes a while to load on a slower internet connection I sometimes use, and it seems a little crowded compared to your previous more text based layout. Although, the latter relates to my own personal taste. 🙂

    A huge thank you for not placing ads on your site.

    The Disney dresses are gorgeous. I like the Jasmine one the most.

  18. Oh mans, I ALMOST got the belle wedding dress for my wedding in July, but it was out of my budget, I was going to go with the Cinderella gown but it just wasn’t as great with my figure type, I’m too busty, I looked like a tavern wench. (Which is neat when you want to dress up as…a..tavern wench for Halloween, I guess, but not for your wedding) So I ended up looking elsewhere, but I’m still lusting after the belle…it doesn’t help that she’s my fave princess. Oh well…

  19. DIsney WEDDING DRESSES. Now I just need a fiancé. 😛