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here goes nothing

Thursday, October 12th, 2006 — 11:58pm PDT
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I’ve gone and done it. Switched my provider. Switched from Blogger to WordPress.

John and I are about to pull each other’s hair out. We’re both control freaks, both the youngest in the family and completely impatient. You do the math. Throughout the entire process though, John’s been really super great and helpful, making sure that things happen, that they go smoothly and that I don’t have a heart attack.

I’ll be adding the links back to my blogroll and podcast roll tomorrow so don’t worry. We need to make it flow a little better, make it a little prettier and work out a few kinks. There’s something that still isn’t sitting quite right but hey, this is the first step.

All previous Blogger posts will stay ugly and non-Wordpressy pretty for now (hence the uneven fonts and BIG pics).

There was someone who said I really need to move off of Blogger – John just looked at me tonight and said “we need him to look at this” so he can pin point what exactly it is that we’re missing (on top of the 100 obvious things we already know about).

Please let us know what you think and if you’re a super crafty person that wants to help us out and get oodles of credit, just let me know.

PS – Laura’s work rocks. I’m now an official guinea pig err model for all their fun things like today’s eyelash tinting for example – awesome. Doesn’t she look cute with a lil lipstick on?

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  1. Impatient??? hehe

    Let’s just say that this has been quite the process to get things this far. Now that we’re here, things can only get better from here on out. We’ll have you speaking PHP in no time!

  2. Soultrance says:

    I’m already loving it. It looks really nice. Clean, simple, easy to read. Very smart.

    I really like the font for your nav bar and MISS604.COM are the top too, what font is that?

    Oh yeah, if you need any help with WordPress, let me know. I’m headed off to bed now so you’ll have to hit me up tomorrow, but I know HTML, CSS and some PHP and have been tooling with my wordpress since I started using it. If I can’t help myself, I can find out how or who can. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Have a great night! I’m off to bed. ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Miss604 says:

    It was all your idea. You knew what you were getting into when you signed on for this. Yeah, I’m talking about the BLOG… or am I… ๐Ÿ˜›

  4. Sandy says:

    It’s looking great, I’m not sure what else could be improved. I’m still trying to grasp WordPress, but I’m still stuck in the HTML styles of 1997. Woe.

  5. lucas says:

    very nice – much better than the old blogger layout.

  6. Jenny says:

    Tell Laura I want to come next week ! ๐Ÿ™‚
    Oh and she owes me a dinner date

  7. J.J. says:

    Nice work kids!

    From a non-techie, rookie blogger person… besides the fact that Blogger is down a lot, what sort of disadvantages are there to using it? Just wondering because I’m on Blogger. ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. Miss604 says:

    I dunno, I really had no problem with Blogger because it’s easy to use and is a decent publisher for us not-so-techies. It did go down a lot and I find that I have SO many more creative options with WP. You’ll see… oh you’ll see ๐Ÿ˜‰

  9. taraden says:

    Yay!! Welcome to WP!!

  10. mel says:

    LOVE IT! I’m wordpress too.. hrm.. I know a *few* things so you can gimme a shout with whatever isn’t working quite right?

  11. KevBo says:

    Lookin good. Grab the widget sidebar, it makes things a little easier

  12. Miss604 says:

    JJ – John pointed me to this story he found online today re: Blogger

  13. Keith says:

    Welcome to the WP community. hehe… I’m not a massive expert, but I’d be happy to offer any help I can. ๐Ÿ˜€

  14. Congratulations on the switch. I’m still on Blogger… and it seems like I might be the only one left in a little bit. Blogger is so easy to use and I’m afraid of what I don’t understand.

    I’ve also been considering a switch, but the nightmare of redesigning my blog from scratch keeps me from doing it. I realize that the longer I stay on Blogger, the worse it will be when I finally do get the courage to move…

  15. Hey, I just checked out your posts done under Blogger – I just don’t see the uneven fonts and big pix you mentioned. Everything looks fine. Now I’m even more eager to switch platforms.

  16. lesley says:

    looks good ๐Ÿ™‚ we enjoy wordpress, too ๐Ÿ™‚

  17. Jenny says:

    Hi there, I had fun dancing with you and looking at your boobies. Yes you are right, they taste lovely.
    Sorry to say I am the younger twin but hey, age ain’t nothing but a number.

  18. Jenny says:

    Who lets me leave comments at 3am after a night out!?!

  19. Miss604 says:

    Hehehe I forgot that you were an approved author on my Blogger account so that flowed over here – your comments dont get moderated so they get posted right away YAY :p

  20. Jeremy says:

    Love your new blog! I hadn’t been around in a bit and was totally floored with how good this looks. Great job.

  21. LoLo D. says:

    yes, yes, as usual, I’m way behind the times. Your new site is pretty. Stop flashing that makeupy picture of me around. And Jenny whenever you think you can make it downtown during the week, let me know & I’ll hook you up with an appointment for whatever they’re learning. I think this week is makeup, though.

  22. wyn says:

    Your new blog looks great! I wasn’t get your feeds for a few days since the switchover.
    I see that Blogger Beta has tags which is a feature with WordPress I love so I might stick with Blogger for a bit longer….

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