Friday, January 8, 2016

The GREAT BLOG TRAIN (Blog Hop) Retires

Times change and so do Linky Parties - with a sad heart I am announcing the retirement of The Great Blog Train (blog hop)

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All GREAT things must come to an end and that includes The GREAT BLOG TRAIN blog hop.
We started our humble journey three years ago on January 2nd, 2013
CLICK to view the first Great Blog Train
Eventually we added Engineers (hosts), we also added Destination Cohosts and even a Dining Car.

Listed below are all Engineers (hosts) in order of "active duty":
Angie @ God's Growing Garden
Lynn @ Turnips 2 Tangerines
Angel @ Sew Crafty Angel
Cathy @ A Peek Into My Paradise
Lisa @ Feathers in the Woods
Heidi @ Heidi's Wanderings

We have digitally traveled all over the world on the Great Blog Train - let's take a look back at our fantastic Destinations
(click on each destination to view the entire post) (they are listed with the most recent first and then going down to the first time that we had a destination)(Also, please click on the corresponding DiningCar to see each delicious menu).

DiningCar (November 4th, 2015) - Puerto Rico
DiningCar (October 7th, 2015) - Naples, Italy
DiningCar (September 2nd, 2015) - Manila, Philippines
DiningCar (August 5th, 2015) - St. Helens, England
DiningCar (July 1st, 2015) - L'Ile Perrot, QUEBEC
DiningCar (June 3rd, 2015) - Somerset, KENTUCKY
DiningCar (May 6th, 2015) - The state of ARIZONA
DiningCar (April, 1st, 2015) - Campbell River, BC
DiningCar (March 4th, 2015) - Columbus, OH
DiningCar (February 4th, 2015) - Myrtle Beach, SC
DiningCar (January 7th, 2015) - Athens, Greece
CookieBar (December 3rd, 2014) - Albany, Georgia
DiningCar (November 5th, 2014) - Cruisin' Alaska
DiningCar (October 1st, 2014) - Colorado Springs, Colorado )
DiningCar  (September 3rd, 2014) - Disneyland, California
DiningCar (August 6th, 2014) - Penang, Malasia
DiningCar (July 2nd, 2014) - Dallas, Texas
DiningCar (June 4th, 2014) (Staycation)
DiningCar (May 7th, 2014) - Hawaii
DiningCar (April 2nd, 2014) - the Adirondacks
March 5th, 2014 (arrived in Windsor safely)

I'd like to thank every single passenger who ever boarded the Great Blog Train over the years!  You have all blessed us by sharing your amazing blogs - Thank you!



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  1. Thanks for being a wonderful engineer! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

    1. Ditto Marci - Thank you so much for helping me create GBT and for staying with it the entire time. I will miss it but enjoyed every second.
      Thanks again

  2. Thanks for hosting for such a long time! It's been a fun ride :) Happy New Year Angie!

    1. And thank you so much for traveling with us all that time! Happy New Year to you too


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