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What’s in your Feedly?

feedly logoIt’s funny how attached we can get to a way of doing something, or even a way of seeing something. Take for instance my blog reader, that, until a month ago, was Google Reader.

In my carefully crafted igoogle theme—which is also going away—I had a Google Reader widget. I could easily scroll through the blog titles and click to open any I found interesting. It was fast, it was easy and it saved me time.

When it was announced that Google Reader was going away, Feedly seemed to dominate the “what do I do now” solution advice in my Twitter and Facebook streams, so I went with them.

I imported my blogs to Feedly months before Google Reader folded, so for a while I used them both. That was my way of dipping my toe in the water. I think if I hadn’t taken the slow approach—if I had waited until June 30 to move everything over and jump headlong into the new look and navigation of Feedly—I would’ve been frustrated and a little lost. Not because Feedly is complex, but just because Feedly gives me reader options in a way—in my opinion, a better way—that Google Reader didn’t.

Now that I’m fully immersed in Feedly, I find I use it more than I used Google Reader—I’ve discovered some really great content; I’ve organized articles to read later; I’ve interacted more with blogs because of Feedly’s ease-of-use; and more!

With that said, I thought I’d share some of the blogs I’ve found lately that are funny, interesting, and/or educational. I’d love to hear from you—what blogs are you reading? What blogs can’t you miss?

Passive Aggressive Notes
Messy Nessy Chic 

Fast Company
Plywood People

House of Turquoise
One Big Photo
Swiss Miss
Design Sponge 

Fit Chick in the City

Daily Infographic
TED Blog

The Pioneer Woman

Chris Tiegreen
Kristi Porter
Amanda Cabe
Kathy Hill

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