Happy 4 Year Blogoversary To Lili's Reflections!

Walking around London today, it dawned on me that today is my blog's fourth birthday. HOW CRAZY IS THAT?! High school Lili who started this blog out of loneliness and boredom would have never thought this would happen. Sitting here in my dorm before I head out to celebrate my friend's birthday, I'm still in shock.

I can't afford to host a giveaway to commemorate this occasion, as I am still wasting my money in Europe and returning home in 4 days to not so great things and some pretty amazing things simultaneously. Instead, I just want to run through some numbers and smile.

  • Lili's Reflections is 4 years old.
  • It has 350,000 page views, and this is post number 1,008.
  • I have over 6,000 followers across all platforms. 
  • I have read 305 books since starting this blog. 
  • I have been acknowledged in the back of 2 books.
This blog has seen me through...
  • 1 high school graduation, with a college graduation coming in 7 months.
  • 3 years of college (6 semesters, yo!)
  • 5 completed internships with 2 more about to happen this summer
  • 3 different jobs
  • 18 weeks spent living on a different continent
  • 3 BEA attendances and 2 New York Comic Con attendances
  • 3 terrible roommates that I only survived with your thoughts and support
  • and COUNTLESS friendships
There are too many people to list that have touched me in certain ways. Everyone who I couldn't live without knows who they are, but I owe an extreme thank you to certain people for putting up with my basket-case self: Bekka, Paige, Danielle, Mary, Jessie, Montana, Alexa, and Dana especially. Thank you.

But, most importantly, I want to thank my readers. You have stuck with me through a lot, including weird periods in my life that were traumatic or way emotional. The next 7 months are going to be the most intense of my life with my early college graduation looming and the completion of my thesis hanging over my head, so the future of my blog is questionable. But I know you will stick by me, and for that I am forever grateful.

Thank you for letting my blog live to be four years old. Here's to future and infinite warm fuzzies!


  1. CONGRATS ON AN AMAZING 4 YEARS!!!!!! I've been following for most of them and so glad to call you a friend. TO MORE AWESOME POSTS TO COME!!!!!!!

    1. TO AWESOME POSTS TO COME!!! <3 Thank you, Dana.

  2. Congratulations on FOUR YEARS!!! That's an amazing accomplishment! Cheers to many more!

    - Elizabeth @ Book Yabber

  3. CONGRATS!!!!! Happy 4th Blogoversary! I hope you have many more happy blogging years to come!

  4. That's such a fantastic mile stone you can be so so so proud of! Congratulations and to four more years!

    - Jen from The Bookavid

    1. Thank you, Jen! It means so much!

  5. Congratulations on your FOURTH blog anniversary and to your upcoming graduation, Lili! <3

    Yani from Paper Boulevard

  6. Congrats! Happy blogoversary and even if you post less in teh future we will still be there as long as you enjoy blogging!

    1. Thank you! This is so wonderful to hear!