One Year of Blogging + Giveaway!

Today is a very special day for me, it’s The Arizona Prepster’s first birthday!!! Yes, The Arizona Prepster has been online for one year! It’s incredible to me that this blog is already one year old and I cannot believe that I am writing this post! 

So one year ago today I decided to hit “publish” on my very first post and I have never looked back. I have met so many fabulous bloggers, even one who goes to ASU and another who lives in the greater Phoenix area, in the past year and they really are some great people!

I would have never thought that I would have met these wonderful people and be able to the things that I’ve done.So thank you, all of you, for taking the time out of your days to read The Arizona Prepster. I really could not have done this without you!

Before we get to the real reason why you’re here, I wanted to ask you something. Since it is The Arizona Prepster’s first birthday, I have been tweaking around colors to make this blog reflect me and my growth of blogging. I would love to hear your opinions!

So I would like to know what you think? Does it flow well, is it easier on the eyes? I know there was a lot of pink in the body, and I tried to remedy that. So let me know!

Okay, now to the real reason why you’re here! To celebrate this awesome day I’ve decided to host a giveaway! This giveaway is hosted just by me and it is a stationary/back to school giveaway! All you have to do is follow the instructions in the Rafflecopter widget below! The giveaway starts today and lasts until next Friday, August 7! Good luck and thank you again for helping The Arizona Prepster reach its first birthday!

Good luck, and may the odds be ever in your favor!


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  1. Southwestern Prepster
    July 31, 2015 / 6:44 pm

    Congratulations on TAZP's first birthday!!! So excited to see what the future holds for you!xx, MikkaelaThe Southwestern Prepster

    • Lauren Douglass
      August 1, 2015 / 1:32 am

      Thank you so much! And I know it's almost TSP's first birthday! I'm excited to see what the future holds for you as well!Lauren | The Arizona Prepster

  2. Aditi Mayer
    August 1, 2015 / 1:10 am

    Ahh congratulations beautiful! It really is exciting reaching the first year– I just reached mine as well and am also having a giveaway that you should totally enter! With my second year of college approaching soon, this would be a great collection of items to have to keep organized… and looking mighty fine as well 😉 Xoxo!

    • Lauren Douglass
      August 1, 2015 / 1:33 am

      Thank you and it really is! And congratulations to you! I will definitely check it out! Xoxo!Lauren | The Arizona Prepster

  3. Ciara Kilian
    August 1, 2015 / 2:58 am

    Congratulations on one year!! Even though I've only been blogging a short time, I've really enjoyed reading your posts!!XO,Ciara |

    • Lauren Douglass
      August 2, 2015 / 12:34 am

      Thank you so much, that makes me very happy to hear!Lauren | The Arizona Prepster

  4. Colleen Eck
    August 1, 2015 / 3:33 am

    Congrats on one year! Our blog anniversaries are so close, mine is August 7th! August must be a good month to start blogging 🙂 Anyway, those pens are my absolute favorite. They are absolutely amazing and I love using them to write in my planner!Colleen | Buckeye Bliss

    • Lauren Douglass
      August 2, 2015 / 12:37 am

      I know it really must be! Mikkaela at The Southwestern Prepster's birthday is August 6th! That's just too funny! I've used those pens before and I wish I could've bought myself a pack! Maybe closer to school time!Lauren | The Arizona Prepster

  5. adriana cho
    August 2, 2015 / 6:55 am

    Congrats on one year!! I found you through the Blogger Network and I'm so glad I did. Your blog is so cute and helpful 🙂 I'm actually going into my first year of college so any supplies would be so helpful. Thank you so much for doing this and hope your blog continues to grow!

    • Lauren Douglass
      August 4, 2015 / 6:26 pm

      Thank you so much and I'm glad you found me as well! Good luck on your first year, it's going to be so exciting and so much fun!Lauren | The Arizona Prepster

  6. Victoria Huynh
    August 2, 2015 / 6:02 pm

    Congratulations on one year! How exciting! I'm getting ready for my first year in high school and having these supplies would probably be a lifesaver! 😀

    • Lauren Douglass
      August 4, 2015 / 6:26 pm

      Thank you! It's very exciting! Have fun in high school! Lauren | The Arizona Prepster

  7. Kyle Akeley
    August 2, 2015 / 6:20 pm

    Congratulations on one year! I'm headed into my second year of working at a school and am always looking for new and exciting school supplies.

    • Lauren Douglass
      August 4, 2015 / 6:26 pm

      Thank you! Have a great school year!Lauren | The Arizona Prepster

  8. Judy Albright
    August 7, 2015 / 11:26 pm

    L – what are those pens? I tried to zoom but couldn't…

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