Happy Blog Birthday!

So my blog is officially 1 year old!  Boy, it feels like time has gone by so very quickly – I still remember taking my very first photo (it was the Flatter Me blush from the Archie’s Girls collection at MAC) and then writing my very first blog post to go along with it.  I was quite nervous because I didn’t know whether anyone would read my blog or even like my blog.

I’m not going to get into the details of how many followers I have and how many views I’ve had on my blog, because I don’t think you guys care about that stuff.  PR companies & brands are the only ones who care about a blog’s stats, and at the end of the day I blog for me and for you (my readers).

I would like to thank each and every one of you for making this past year of blogging a very special time in my life.  The love you guys have shown me, be it by sending me an email, commenting on my blog, liking my photos on Instagram / Twitter, following the Pink Peonies Facebook page has been incredible.

I absolutely love interacting with all of you and I appreciate the encouragement & love received from you guys.

I will be doing a ‘Blog Birthday Giveaway’ at the end of March where I’ll be giving away a hamper filled with some of my favourite things (you can call me Oprah during that week – haha!).

To stay in touch, you can find me on the following social media platforms:

Facebook – Pink Peonies Blog

Twitter – Pink Peonies Blog

Instagram – Luzanne6325

Bloglovin’ – Pink Peonies

Thank you for supporting my blog, it means the world to me & never forget that I have love in my heart for each and every one of you!

*Eeeeek, getting a bit emotional there…*



  1. Chicara 11 March 2014 / 11:04

    Happy 1 year! So proud of you and your blog. You deserve all the success you have. :) x

    • Luzanne 11 March 2014 / 15:41

      Yay! Thanks so much, Kylie! I love checking out your blog too – you have absolutely stunning hair! :)

  2. Tjoppie 11 March 2014 / 11:17

    Knew you will be successful in creating a lovely, interesting blog! Congratulations! Looking forward to the Blog Birthday giveaway!

  3. ZaaKira 11 March 2014 / 11:29

    Happy Blog Birthday Pink Peonies! Xxx

    • Luzanne 11 March 2014 / 15:41

      Thank you, ZaaKira! xxx

  4. Robynne 11 March 2014 / 12:00

    YAY Happy Birthday :)Keep up with all the pretty :)

    • Luzanne 11 March 2014 / 15:42

      Thank you, Robynne! I will definitely keep it up! 😉

  5. Em Cameron 11 March 2014 / 12:25

    What a wonderful time! Happy Bloggedy-Blog Birthday, Luzanne! You deserve a the happiness, love and much much more!!!! xxxx

    • Luzanne 11 March 2014 / 15:42

      Thanks, Em! And thank you for your kind words, I really appreciate it! x

  6. Ali 11 March 2014 / 12:33

    Happy Blog Birthday to you!!! You have SUCH a beautiful blog and you write beautifully too! Congrats hun! X

    • Luzanne 11 March 2014 / 15:43

      Aaaaah…thank you so much, Ali! You are so kind! :) x

  7. Henriette 11 March 2014 / 12:35


  8. Zee Mohlapi 11 March 2014 / 12:35

    Yoh! Time for cupcakes! You have a stunning blog, Luzanne, and I hope you never stop blogging!!!

    I get my fix of girlie and prettiness from you!


    • Luzanne 11 March 2014 / 15:44

      Hells yeah! Definitely time for cupcakes, now if only I could get my hands on a few! Will ask Neal to bring a couple home for me – CUPCAKES FOR DINNER! :)

      Thank you for making my day with your amazing words of encouragement! x

  9. Clara Dinkelmann 11 March 2014 / 12:36

    Baie geluk, Luzanne – jy het die mooiste blog en is die mooiste mensie ook! xxxooo

    • Luzanne 11 March 2014 / 15:44

      Dankie, Clara! Jy het nou-net ‘n groot smile op my gesig gesit! xox

  10. Holly Morello 11 March 2014 / 12:42

    Whoop! whoop! Well done, I’ve been with you for most of the year and I have loved every moment. Well done, Luzanne, and here’s to many many more years of blogging! x


    • Luzanne 11 March 2014 / 15:45

      Jippieeeee! Thank you, Holly! Even though we are worlds apart, I feel like we are friends! x

  11. Ronel Marais 11 March 2014 / 12:53

    Obsessed with your wonderful blog, I will be a reader of your blog for many years to come. xox

    • Luzanne 11 March 2014 / 15:45

      Thank you, Ronel – it means the world to me hearing (reading) you say that! 😉

  12. Chereen 11 March 2014 / 13:14

    Happy blog birthday! Absolutely love your blog – keep on keepin’ on! x

    • Luzanne 11 March 2014 / 15:46

      Thank you, Chereen! Makes me so happy knowing you read my blog! 😀 x

  13. Estee 11 March 2014 / 13:33

    Happy blog birthday, Pink Peonies! May there be many moooore! x

    • Luzanne 11 March 2014 / 15:46

      Thank you so much, Estee! x

  14. Nicole (@PrincessNoo) 11 March 2014 / 13:44

    Happy blog birthday hunny – congratulations on coming so far in such a short time. Your blog is an amazing success :) xx

    • Luzanne 11 March 2014 / 15:47

      Thanks, Nicole! And thank you for your wonderful words of encouragement – you’ve brightened up my day. xox

  15. KateF (FergliciousKate) 11 March 2014 / 14:07

    Happy First Birthday!!!!!!!

    I have loved your blog from the moment I stumbled across it!


    • Luzanne 11 March 2014 / 15:48

      Yay! Thank you so much, Kate!! Makes me so happy knowing you guys enjoy reading my blog! x

  16. Abby 11 March 2014 / 14:26


  17. Barbs 11 March 2014 / 14:28

    Well done, and congrats! Brilliance and good looks can go together.xxx

    • Luzanne 11 March 2014 / 15:48

      Thank you, Barbie Doll! Haha – your comment definitely brought a smile to my face! xxx

  18. Rochelle Stewart 11 March 2014 / 14:38

    Well done! Keep it up :)

    • Luzanne 11 March 2014 / 15:49

      Thanks so much, Rochelle! x

  19. lameez @hojokukitu 11 March 2014 / 14:40

    Happy 1year old Pink Peonies Blog!!! Congratz and looking 4ward 2 many more success years 2 cum:D Keep it up!!

    • Luzanne 11 March 2014 / 15:49

      Jippieeee! Thank you, Lameez! 😀

  20. Megan 11 March 2014 / 19:13

    Congrats! Such beautiful blog that I am so glad to have come across

  21. Prettiful Blog 12 March 2014 / 09:20

    Congrats! I thought your blog was way older, just from how amazing it is! :)

  22. Charlene 12 March 2014 / 10:49

    Congratulations on your blog’s birthday. To be honest I thought you had been blogging for ages – your blog is so beautifully put together and your post are always so well thought out. Well done! Hope you have many more years blogging! Big Hugs XXX

  23. Andrea Madikoto 13 March 2014 / 07:35

    wow congratulations i cannot beleive i only discovered your blog now but im enjoying i’ve read every post lol ( im a beauty blogger stalker)

    • Luzanne 14 March 2014 / 12:39

      Hahaha! I’m happy to have gained a blog stalker here on Pink Peonies, Andrea! 😉

  24. Lily 13 March 2014 / 23:37

    Awe!! Happy, happy birthday Pink Peonies!!! <3
    I'm so happy to have found you on Instagram…you have no idea how much I enjoy reading your blog!
    Wishing Pink Peonies many, many more years!

    • Luzanne 14 March 2014 / 12:38

      Thank you, my sweet friend! When is your Blog Birthday? We’ll have a virtual cupcake party! 😉

  25. Stephanie 14 March 2014 / 01:44

    Happy 1St Birthday to your very lovely blog Luzanne!!!
    May it continue to grow and empty our pockets. Cheers to more blogging and cupcakes :)

    • Luzanne 14 March 2014 / 12:35

      Thank you, Steph! LOL @ ’empty our pockets’! Boy, now you’ve made me think about cupcakes… 😛

  26. Tammy Perry 16 March 2014 / 22:01

    Happy Blog Birthday Luzanne!! Wow…big celebrations, especially since you have done so EXCEPTIONALLY well with your blog so far!! Well done girl!

  27. Samiola_88 27 March 2014 / 22:57

    I have just read ALL your blog posts! I really love your blog, the layout is clean and pretty, your posts are honest with loads of information and great pictures. I can’t believe you don’t like pizza, that was loads of products you took with you to Cape Town!, I loved all your hairstyles in the Dove real beauty post – your hair is amazing!, I really likes the posts on different skin types and you have the most gorgeous wedding picture! Oh and you certainly look way younger than your age. Anyway just a crazy comment saying I love your blog

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