Welcome to the new-and-improved ThoseCrazySchuberts.com!
This new site will host the archives and new content for BOTH Andrew and Amy Schubert.
The new look reflects a change in hosting, structure and strategy. We will have more options and choices with the blog in its current form – including allowing BOTH of us to post on the same URL. Double check your bookmarks and RSS feeds.
While the site will remain a platform to chronicle the lives and adventures of those crazy Schuberts [us], you may find the focus shift ever so slightly to better highlight the joy we have living in Southern California.
Any suggestions you may have for field trips, adventures, restaurants, projects – please let us know! I’ve already got a little list started…. and all kinds of other ideas. We need to get a video camera, for sure … and maybe an audio recorder…. (thinking thinking thinking)
Yes, the new template will take some getting used to, I know. But, it’s really easy.
At the top of the home page, across the top is basic site navigation. Pages include our ‘About’ and ‘Contact’ info. There will likely be other goodies up there as time goes by. I’m planning a shop and some other things so keep your eyes open.
Also at the top (right) is a search field. So, for example, if you REALLY want to re-read about how I have a girl-crush on Miranda, just search ‘girl-crush’ … and you’ll find not one, but two posts about Miranda! Both from 2006. (don’t worry, M, I’ve loved you in the meantime too)
Just below that, in the ‘Headline’ and ‘Featured’ section will be our favorite posts. Posts that I particularly like the story or the photos, etc. I’m going to try to talk Andrew into ALWAYS making his posts ‘featured,’ since they are so few and far between.
Next, scrolling down, is a horizontal navigation bar highlighting the Categories.
Below that, will be the most recent 5 blog posts, just like in the past.
The sidebar contains the same info as usual, but leaves me more room to add as needed.
The footer contains more info than you’ve seen in the past. Interesting to see which of my posts get the most comments….
Moving forward -
Amy posts regularly Monday through Friday mornings; Andrew posts whenever he feels like it.
Amy’s posts are generally planned in advanced, organized and aesthetically pleasing; Andrew’s posts are ever so much more entertaining.
You likely won’t see less content, but more …
Over the next several weeks, the archives (both mine and Andrew’s) will be pruned, cleaned up and focused. There has some ridiculous, useless nonsense posted in the 3.5 years since I started my blog.
As always – let me know if you have questions! Now is the time!
If I get enough Amy/Andrew/ThoseCrazySchuberts-related questions I’ll be sure to do a special FAQs or Q&A post…
If you have questions about HOW to set up your own blog like this, or even WHY we decided to make the change, please contact me.