Blinkie Questions and…

…is getting tired of having periods a(nother) reason to get pregnant? πŸ˜‰

So the baby fever is still on an ebb-flow cycle in our household. Neither of us has fully recovered. Jeff suggested that I volunteer in the church nursery to gain some practical experience with other peoples’ childlings. I am a pro with the 2 and over set but babies mystify me. They’re cute and cuddly but what exactly are you supposed to do with them? [Besides take care of both ends, play, and pat?] I know this might seem silly (and scary) to most of you. I do not live in daily contact with children. I have to learn somehow if I want a few of my own.

On a related front: I’ve lost three whole pounds and an inch off my hips in the last few weeks. That is substantial without really trying! My goal involves about 8-10 more pounds to feel more comfortable before heading into pregnancy. I’ll keep you posted.

Blinkies:

  1. Yes, I wish to announce to the whole world that we want a baby. Blinkies seem to be the way Bloggy land does it.
  2. How does one put in blinkies into the side bar of a standard WP theme?
  3. Where did you all get yours?

Example of a Blinkie:

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4 Responses to “Blinkie Questions and…”


  1. 1 Ginny February 18, 2008 at 1:29 pm

    What’s a blinkie? 8-|

  2. 2 Amy February 18, 2008 at 4:26 pm

    I have a fantastic blinkie collection, I have them in an online image hosting site so if you email me I can send you the link to them all and then it is a matter of adding the HTML code of the ones you like to your sidebar. easy!! πŸ™‚

  3. 3 cbrunette February 19, 2008 at 8:29 am

    Thanks for the offer, Amy! I’ll send you an e-mail shortly. WP is different than Blogger in letting one mess with the CSS. I have to add a widget, I believe, in order to add the code. Or something like that. In a couple of months, I hope to upgrade to customized CSS.

  4. 4 MInTheGap February 19, 2008 at 9:46 am

    Self hosting is the way to go– that way you’re free to do whatever you want, and you’re not .wordpress.com.

    Do you have the ability to add a text widget to your sidebars? If you do, you should be able to just post a link to the image in there.

    Let me know what widgets are available to you and maybe I can help.


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