Top 10 of 2017 – Blog In Review

As 2017 comes to an end this weekend, I was curious to see what blog posts were the most popular this year. It is interesting to look at the numbers and results each year to see what it is that YOU, my readers, are looking at the most. It also helps me in planning content for the future. 

Thank you for follolwing our journey and visiting and share the blog over this past year.  It is obvious from the stats that you like the travel and family content we have been adding, along with the meal planning and recipes. There will me much more content in these categories this year as we streamline the blog and offer you more content. 

Here are the top 10 posts of 2017!

#1 - Daytripping In New Brunswick With Kids

This post was the most popular of the year. We will be adding many more options to this list in the coming year, as well as sharing a Day Tripping In NS and a Day Tripping In PEI post to the travel section of the site.

#2 - You Really Can Eat Healthy On A Small Budget

These tips can help anyone save on groceries. In 2018 we will be sharing more meal planning and shopping tips to help you save on your everyday shopping, including how to local and farm fresh on a budget. More savings articles here on my Pinterest board.

#3 - Big Mac Salad & Homemade Thousand Island Dressing

Recipes are always a huge hit. This year I will be focussing more on getting my weekly recipes up on the blog and improving my format for easy sharing and printing. Follow my pinterest boards for more recipes from here and other bloggers I follow.

#4 - 5 Reasons To Keep Receipts

Another article about saving and being organized. In 2018 there will be lots more content on being organized as I purge and organize each room in my home, and share it with you!

#5 - What Can I Buy For $25 Sept 13/17

This was one of the first of my $25 meal plan posts and they have been a huge hit. This series will continue weekly in 2018 as "This Week's $25 Meal Plan".

#6 - Our Perfect Buttery Biscuits

Basic recipes that we make almost each week will be shared and included in our weekly meal plan. This is one I make often, and our readeres checked out often in 2017!

#7 - Savings Jars 

Creating a visual way to save money is beneficial for many people. This post demonstrates a few ways to create a 52 Week Money Jar.

#8 - Naan Bread 

Another recipe we use very often in our home, and was a popular one with our readers.

#9 - Birthday Offers In Canada

We all love deals and freebies, this post shares lots of ideas to get bonuses on your birthday. Read now and sign up for the various programs!

#10 - My Morning Pick Me Up Comes From The Ocean

Our readers loved the post about my morning routine and how I include Karen products in my daily intake for better health. More and more healthy living posts will be coming your way in 2018 as I continue to share my journey to better health in my 40's.

There you have it folks. I hope you enjoyed this look back at 2017 and a peek ahead at what you may see more of in 2018.

Happy New Year and enjoy the final days of 2017!!

~ Ruth Ann

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