A look back on 2013…

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Happy New Year, all! I always like to take a moment to look back on the last year before the new one gets too far underway. And, what a roller coaster of a year 2013 was for our family! There were major highlights like our family trip to Disney World for the Disney Social Media Moms Conference, Mr. Mom Endeavors getting a new job, getting to interview Mickey Mouse at Disneyland, and being at one of the most memorable Nebraska football games ever. But, the fall brought with it a lot of stress – like Baby Brother being hospitalized with a skin infection AND with 3rd degree hand burns (plus a whole string of other medical things for other family members). So, in that regard, we’re hoping for a more calm 2014. You may even see some changes here on the blog as I try make that (more calm) happen.

And, speaking of the blog, it’s so fun to look back on the blog stats from the year and see what the most pop­u­lar posts were! It’s always interesting to see the posts that are the most-viewed (a HUGE thank you to all of you that take the time to read the posts, pin, share, etc). And, in looking at the stats from 2013, it’s very clear that roundups of ideas, food, and Disney are popular with you dear readers!  Top 10 posts of 2013

So, here’s a quick look back on the top posts of 2013…

#10: Benefits of Staying on Property at Disney World!  Benefits to staying on property at Disney World

#9: DIY Bucky Pirate Ship Cake Tutorial Jake and the Never Land Pirates Cake Tutorial

#8: A Month of Kid-Approved School Lunches A month of school lunch ideas!

#7: Disney FROZEN Printable Activity Sheets. This post has barely been up for a month and is the top 10! Super exciting! This movie has been such a hit!! 
Disney Frozen Printable Actvities & Coloring Pages

#6: Brownie S’mores Trifle. People love a good s’mores recipe! To date, this one has been pinned over 28,000 times! And the round-up featuring 35+ s’mores recipes was in the top 15!
Brownie S'mores Trifle

#5: Ideas for Saying Goodbye to Your Elf on the Shelfcannot believe this one. It was just posted less than 2 weeks ago and is the #5 viewed post written this year! The last two days before Christmas, this little elf post went a little viral, which sure was fun! Ways to say goodbye to Elf on the Shelf

#4: Jake and the Never Land Pirates Party Food Jake and the Never Land Pirates Party Food Table

#3: Monsters University Crafts & Fun Food Ideas Monsters University Crafts & Fun Foods

#2: DIY Outdoor Games  DIY Outdoor Games

And…the #1 post of 2013 was one very large seusstastic roundup!

#1: 75+ Dr. Seuss Crafts, Activities, and Fun Foods75+ Dr. Seuss Crafts, Activities, & RecipesFun! For a look back on previous year’s posts, you can check out the top posts of  2012,  2011 & 2010!

What are YOUR favorite posts on Mom Endeavors? 

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I’m Sara, a mom to three adorable boys living in the Arizona desert. As a former teacher, I love sharing my passions with others. So, have a look around for creative inspiration about cooking, creating, celebrating, traveling with kids, and more everyday mom endeavors!


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