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Keep a blog

Today is a monumental day in America, a day for the history books, a day for national pride, and a day for us in America and abroad to look back on the past year and see what's been accomplished.

I started a blog.

Sure, there's this election thing going on, and we cast our votes for the next American President, but what's REALLY exciting is that one year ago, I started a blog, and have since kept and grown it.  Dare You To... has been in existence for exactly one year. 

Happy "blogiversary" to me!

When I was somehow persuaded to finally create the blog and write my first post, I had no clue how much it would grow, take over my life, and take on a life of it's own.  I've met some amazing people--both online and in person--and learned so much about health, wellness, fitness, blogging, sharing, and the power of community encouragement and support.  Special thanks to my FitFluential family for helping me grow, and thank YOU, my readers, for sticking with my thr…

Check out these blogs

Thought I'd take this Friday to start up a "Friday Features" theme and
share some love with other healthy living bloggers who I read
and from whom I get extra inspiration!
You'll always find awesome product reviews, detailed over weeks and months, from Kerri O of Fitviews.  For example, I enjoyed following her progress through twelve weeks of Jillian Michaels' Body Revolution fitness and diet program. She also gives smaller reviews and helpful tips posts, like Eating Paleo on a Budget.

For an honest outlook in finding balance between healthy eating choices, emotional connections, and having fun, visitCait Plus Ate.

Callie gives the the "I'm You" perspective on being a Wannabe Athlete.  She does her best and keeps it real, while running great distances and keeping healthy.

Katie over atWish & Whimsy(cute name, right?) writes really interesting and informative healthy living posts.  There's always something to learn and simple ideas for…

Check out these blogs: Liebster Awards!

This post begins with a shout out to Yellow Haired Girl who has been a loyal reader and commenter here, and who gave me a pleasant surprise of tagging me on her awesome blog with a Liebster Award!

... What's this about? Here's what the "Liebster Award" is:

This award is given by bloggers to other new bloggers, to help spread the word about their blogs and to help them gain more recognition. The Liebster Award comes with four conditions that each recipient must satisfy when accepting: Choose 5 up-and-coming blogs with less than 200 followers to award the Liebster to.Show your thanks to the blogger who gave you the award by linking back to them.Post the award on your blog. List the bloggers you are giving the award to with links to their sites. Leave comments on their blog so they know about the award.Share 5 random facts about yourself that people don’t know about you.Make sense? It's not unlike other taggy-games except this one is directed specifically at newer bl…