Extreme Makeover: Blog Edition

A couple of weeks ago, LittleRockMamas was informed of some major changes that would take place: Primarily, that Arkansas Democrat Gazette would no longer be hosting or supporting the site.

This meant that there would no longer be a link through the newspaper for us. We would no longer be paid to divulge our lives to you. We would no longer have the financial means to support the domain or Freebie Fridays unless we did it ourselves.

This came as a slight shock, but in the end, the reasons, to me at least, were understandable.

As a group, we bloggers opted to keep the domain and continue the LittleRockMamas site. However, in order to do this, we must first take it down and rebuild it, which won’t happen immediately. In the meantime, I’m in this “temporary location” and am slowly migrating my previous posts over to this new site.

We are hoping to make the transition as smoothly as possible. Without the paper’s support, publicity may be a greater challenge, but we will also hopefully be able to expand our topics some without being attached to the largest publication in the state..

But for now, continue on and keep reading.


About gespurr

Emily was born in Southwestern Louisiana and has moved over 20 times in her life through nine different states. Most of her life was spent in the Twin Cities of Minnesota, where she met her husband and had her only child. Both she and her husband are also only children. She graduated from Stillwater (MN) High School in 1992 and from the University of Wisconsin in 1997 with a BS in Journalism. Three years later, she met her husband, George, and they married in 2002. Their daughter, Kathryn, was born early in 2004. She relocated with her family back to Arkansas in 2005 after being away for 30 years. She currently works as a customer service representative for an insurance company and lives in North Little Rock. When not taking care of her daughter she is either cooking, working, cleaning house, sewing, gardening, knitting, crocheting hiking, traveling or spending time with her husband.

Posted on September 21, 2012, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Really glad you are keeping this up !!

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