Because I Don’t Want To Frighten Mrs. Rocks

I got a funny email from Shannon the other day informing me that the button for the Christmas Tour of Homes was so big on my original post that it made her scream just a little bit.

I checked it out, and she wasn’t kidding. I didn’t scream, but I did jump back from my monitor and cover my eyes.

So the button¬†that’s there now¬†should be much more manageable for you if you want to link to the Tour of Homes in a post on your own blog…I’m hoping that somehow the word will get out despite my incredibly lame promotional skills and we’ll have some decent participation.

Also, several of you have mentioned that you don’t understand how the tour thing works, but it’s actually pretty simple. On the 15th (in the wee hours of the morning) I’ll put up my post with pictures from our house, and at the bottom of the post you’ll see a Mr. Linky where you can link to your post with your pictures. If you’ve ever participated in Shannon’s Works For Me Wednesday, it’s the same procedure, and boy oh boy doesn’t the word “procedure” make it all sound like the very essence of holiday cheer?

And in case you were wondering: I’m still trying to figure out how to reinstall the Mr. Linky from the first Tour of Homes on WordPress, so if anyone has any ideas, let me know.

In the meantime, feel free to grab the (less frightening) button and plop it on your own blog, whether you do so in a post or on your sidebar.

Finally, I would love to say “email me if you have any questions,” but we still don’t have my BooMama email account set up…but as soon as we do, I’ll correct the email link in the sidebar. So I guess just comment if you have any questions – and plan to participate on the 15th (or 16th, or 24th, or whenever you can).

Feliz Navidad, y’all.

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  1. Got the LFV of The Button, and will post it right away. However, due to extreme negligence on the part of we older and somewhat sedentary parents, don’t expect to see my Mr. Linky linkup until sometime, oh around the 24th and a half. Decorating isn’t a big priority in the Singer household.

    But we love us some Christmas cookies! Oh, yes MA’AM, we do!

    I suppose I could link up with pictures of the cookies….or not.

    y Prospero Ano Nuevo tambien!

  2. Shannon @ Rocks in my Dryer says:

    Whew. Now I can come to your site without taking a sedative first.

  3. Glad to know I can have a few extra days of grace to get this done. We’re still painting the damaged ceiling smack dab above where the tree is supposed to go so we’re just a wee bit behind schedule!

  4. Phyllis R. says:

    BooMama~I know I’m one of the last people in this world who does not have her own blog. That’s right, I’m blogless. : ) (I’m guess just a professional commenter!) Anyway, is a blogless person technically ABLE to do the “linky-links” and be on the Christmas tour?

  5. Phyllis – I think you could post pics to a Shutterfly account or a Photobucket account – I THINK – and just link to that. Or if you have flickr, you could leave a link to your pics…just some ideas.

  6. How can I get my button to link to your November 14th post? I’m not savvy when it comes to these things, although I did manage to shrink my button! Help!

  7. p.s. If the answer is long, you can e-mail it to me if you want!

  8. Let’s see if this works: