{simply kierste’s top 10 of 2013 + a a new year’s blog hop GIVEAWAY}


Can you believe 2013 is almost over?   This was a great year for me, both at home (baby Caroline ♥) and here, with all of you! I hope you all know how much I appreciate you...thank you so much for all the support, encouragement, comments, and LOVE!  Just know it is returned, ten-fold!

I love looking back at the most popular posts of the year--sometimes it surprises me, but many times they are some of my favorites too! I'm excited to share the top ten of 2013, PLUS...a super fun $50 Amazon Gift Card giveaway that you don't want to miss!  To make it even MORE fun, a bunch of my blogging buddies are also hosting $50 giveaways and featuring their top posts of the year. So, get comfy and have fun checking out the top posts here on Simply Kierste, entering my giveaway, then hopping over to the other blogs to see their top 10 posts and giveaway.  That's a LOT of great content (hello, Pinterest.) and a TON of chances to win.  Wahoo!!!

Top Posts of 2013 | simplykierste.com

Here we go!

Dry Erase Activity Books

Dry Erase Activity Book | simplykierste.com

Striped Polka Dot Pumpkins

4x4 striped & polka dot pumpkins | simplykierste.com

Burlap Flag Pillow

Burlap Flag Pillow | simplykierste.com

 Paper Sack Mother's Day Card

Paper Sack Mother's Day Card | simplykierste.com

Library Books Crate

Library Books Crate | simplykierste.com

Mailing Easter Eggs

Mailing Easter Eggs | simplykierste.com

You've Been Booed! FREE PRINTABLES

You've Been Boo'ed | simplykierste.com

Mason Jar Table Lanterns

Mason Jar Table Lantern | simplykierste.com

The Best Homemade Caramels

The Best Homemade Caramels | simplykierste.com

Free Valentine Fonts

Free Valentine Fonts | simplykierste.com

 Chalkboard Gift Tags

Chalkboard Gift Tags | simplykierste.com

Don't forget to check out the top posts from these awesome bloggers, and enter their giveaways!!!

1. Thirty Handmade Days

2. Or so she says...

3. Your Homebased Mom

4. Lolly Jane

5. Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke

6. Simply Kierste

7. Somewhat Simple

8. Is This Really My Life?

9. Landeelu

10. Paging Supermom

11. What's Cooking with Ruthie

12. Babes in Hairland

13. Simple As That

14. The Crafting Chicks

15. It's Overflowing

16. Lemon Tree Dwelling

Are you ready for a GIVEAWAY???  One lucky Simply Kierste reader will win a $50 Amazon Gift Card! Just follow the directions in the box below, making sure to read all terms before entering. GOOD LUCK!!

Simply Kierste
Kierste is a blogger who shares her love of all things DIY. She is the mother of six, and most of her posts revolve around making her home a beautiful, organized, and fun place to be. When she's not chasing around two sets of twins, a teenager, and a baby, she's working on a project, training for her next race, reading one of her favorite books, or baking something with chocolate in it.
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  1. So many fun posts, pinning!!

  2. I love all your posts. Your blog is one of my very favorites! Thanks for a great year. :)

    Put A Bird On It

  3. This is super fun, but honestly I don’t know how you picked your Top 10 – - – I love ALL of your posts and projects! You’ve inspired a lot of my creativity! Thanks!

    • simply {kierste} says:

      Sally, thank you so much! I’m so glad you have been inspired–that makes me so happy! I actually took the posts that had the most views–the most popular–otherwise it would be hard for me to choose too. :)

  4. You had great ideas this year! Thanks for sharing and thank you for hosting this giveaway! I would love to win! Happy New Year!

  5. Marianne B. in AZ says:

    Your blog is so full of helpful ideas and fun crafty tips. Thank you for hosting a fun giveaway. Happy New Year!

  6. So happy to have become bloggy friends this year, Kierste!

    • simply {kierste} says:

      I totally agree! I’m so glad we worked together, and I’m looking forward to doing it again! xoxo

  7. What a wonderful collection! My favorites are the dry erase activity books (such a good idea) and the gorgeous mason jar table lanterns. So fun to be part of this hop with you! :)

  8. You’ve got so many cute posts. I really need to spend more time on your site looking around! Cute cute cute!

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