Saturday, April 13, 2013

Cherry Link Love: Getting to Know YOU!

Here we are, day one of what will hopefully be a very successful series for everyone. I mentioned in my most recent Monday's Moments that this little old blog has been consistently reaching and topping 45,000 views per month for the past few months and as a way to celebrate, to say thank you to everyone that drops by and to share some of the phenomenal stat love I'm launching this series today. 

The workings are very simple, I'll come up with a title Nails, Haircare etc and you link your favourite post that fits the bill. I will then backlink each post in the body of the post for that week. Easy, right? 

Hopefully we'll see a showcase of some of the best posts out there from new and older blogs and we'll all find not only great hints and tips but also some fab new people to follow. 

This week, as it's our first I thought we'd start with a 'Getting to Know You' link list. So whether it be a link directly to your 'About Me' section or to a post that you feel will tell us the most about you then get linking below. 

I'll start the proceedings with the post that I think says the most about me as a person  A Letter to 19 Year Old Me, it's heartfelt and personal and hopefully gives us a little insight into what makes me tick (as opposed to thick, natch).

I'll stop waffling now, get linking in the comments, lovelies, be sure to include the user name you use to follow me so I can upload backlinks, of course if you don't blog personally you can link a favourite blogger (with their permission of course). I will update this post on Monday, continue to promote it for the week and create a permanent button in the sidebar so we should all share in the stat love. 

Happy Saturday, everyone! 

Here we are: 19 lovely links so far, let's start getting to know each other and sharing the love shall we?  

If you're a CherrySue follower and haven't added yours yet please feel free to do so in the comments any time. Today alone, 17th April 2013 this post has gotten almost 3,5000 views - amazing stuff!

The Agoraphobic Fashionista 
Nurse Fancy Pants
The High Life of Mars
Here Are My Bytes
Views from a Tin Bin
Here Comes Clo
Flying Changes
Dee-Lightful Thoughts
Very Lovely Stuff
Glitter Mama Wishes
Make Up for Dolls
Girl Friday's Beauty Blog
Rare Opal
Squidgy Moments

Absolutely loved reading each and every post, if you did too then please remember to share a little comment love on the post in question - we all know what a thrill it is to get comments right? 

I'll update again before this Friday and be sure to pop back on Saturday for a new Cherry Link Love topic!


Anonymous said...

Hello! Such a great idea, privileged to be part of the start of something shaweeeet!

Username: The Agoraphobic Fashionista

Letter to my 16 year old self blog post:

Will be checking back later for some new blogs to follow - well up for this! *pops party poppers*


Nurse Fancy Pants said...

Oh I love this idea!! Just read your letter to your 19 year old self Sue and loved it- so touching. Thank you for sharing it. I haven't done something similar but my Leibster blog post has A LOT of info about me in it! :)
Looking forward to reading everyone's posts :)

Marian McCarthy said...

I love this idea Sue. Such a great idea and very kind of you to share your awesome amount of stats with us :) My getting to know me post was My 16 Random Questions post:

Looking forward to read everyones posts and getting to know all the bloggers a bit better :)

Anonymous said...

Great idea and very kind. You're definitely an inspiration.

I'm Eleanorjane at and my current post is about what my 17 year old self would think of me now.

I'm a brand new blogger, just finding my way, but I think it'll be about travel, style, beauty and misc. other bits I've called 'things that make you go hmm...'.

Anonymous said...

Loving this idea, my post to my 18 year old self

Unknown said...

omg honestly your letter to yourself made me tear up! holy hell that was amazing...

Unknown said...

Great idea Sue, cant wait to read all the links and getting to know a few more bloggers!!

My username is Oscarwells (Có).. and my about me post is an A-Z of me :)

Clodagh said...

Such a fantastic idea. Reading all the letter to my xyz self and loving them so, so much. My username is Clodagh and here is my link. As I am fairly new to blogging, it's an introduction to me and my blog. As I wasscrolling through my blog to find a suitable post I realized I write a lot of posts which tell alot about me, so you can snoop through them if you wish
Hope you like it x

Anonymous said...

So generous! And congrats on da stats, sistuh!

I blog about gorgeous-making stuff at and think, in a wacky way, this post just about sums up my approach to fashion and beauty:

I do be serious sometimes, but not all the times.

Unknown said...

Great Idea Sue, loving all the letters.
Here is my little letter to my 20 year old self

Chloe said...

I love reading people's letters to themselves. I'm only 19 so still have a lot t learn, so my related posts is my "50 Facts About Me".

Thank you for this series! xx

Anonymous said...

I wrote about my most meaningful possession- my engagement ring.

Rani Apple said...

Hi, my little blog is thank you
clever idea xx

Rani Apple said...

Hi, my little blog is thank you
clever idea xx

Anonymous said...

I love this idea and big congrats! Here's my post I think it tells a lot more about me than my about page ;)

sss said...

Hi Cherry Sue :-) I've been reading - and loving - your blog for some time now. Congrats on your readership stats! I am kinda private but every so often leak out a little bit about myself in a post. This one ( was one which tells a little about what I was doing at a partic point in time of my life, it reveals a little bit about me, but it also shouts out to some others (friends, relations, you name it) who are doing blog or "not-then-norm"-related activities also... Cheers... Siobhán

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,

What a great idea! Thanks for giving us all the chance to share in what you've achieved. I think the post on my blog that says a lot about me (and the one I felt most vulnerable about) is the first one I did for the #ThinThursday series. It's I actually felt ill after I hit publish but the support I have gotten from the readers and fellow blogging beauties has helped me to keep going!

GF x

Breige said...

Sue, this is a fantastic idea, thanks! Congrats on your success, I remember reading the very first posts you made.

I'm late to the party, I'm sorry! My laptop is broken, I have to knick my boyfriend's when he's not around! I don't actually have an about me page, which I might do know that I've thought of it. I will link to the reason why I picked 'rare opal' as a blog name, it was my second post

Looking forward to looking through all the blogs posted above! xx

SquidgeMundo said...

Hi Sue! I so love this idea! :)

Here is my post - it's a Confessions of a Blogger piece that goes through why I started my blog and what I love about it and the blogging world! X

Sue Jordan said...

Thanks so much Sarah :')

Aqeela said...

What an amazing idea! I love your humorous literacy lol :) I'm following you via Bloglovin, name on there is after my blog (diary of a makeup geek)

I'd like to link up the Liebster award as this has facts about me so here's the link

Rachelle said...

ohh loving this lady! I am after finding some brilliant blogs, great idea alltogether!

Please check out ours!

Roses and Rockets said...

I love this idea! I just realised that I don't really have a post that has a lot of info about myself so I will definitely sort that out my my latest post about me moving home is a way of getting to know me I guess!

Thanks Sue!

Glamour & Go said...

Joined the band wagon a little late but what a great idea Sue! I decided to go for a post about my job as it's kind of interesting!

Username: Glamour & Go
Post: My Job Cancer Research


Unknown said...

Inspired by your blog Susie Satsuma!

Kel x

Anonymous said...

Can I join in? This is a link to my About Me: :)

Asha x

Anonymous said...

Hi Sue,

Great idea :)

Heres a link to my 'about' post on The Beauty Dial

Edel xxx

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