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I've been getting increasingly more frustrated with websites and website design the last few months- one of the sites has been getting constant server errors, returns not found pages and shuts down unexpectedly for no apparent reason.
I've been in constant contact with the hosting company and have been told that the only way to fix it is to spend even More money each month hosting it to increase the "resources".

Oy vey! Really? More money? The average monthly hosting is more than a House Payment & car payment put together. Seriously!

When we first started over a decade ago, we hosted on "free hosting" sites- but unfortunately, with the amount of pages & traffic we have, that is absolutely not an option. In fact both sites have to have a dedicated server to handle the traffic, we've been kicked off 3 different VPS servers for having "too much traffic". A VPS is a virtual private server- when you can't host on public servers- like your average hosting company, godaddy, etc.

Did you know that now has over 250,000 pages of article, recipes, and tips-n-tricks!!??!

So, with that said, we're upgrading the server on our site to help cure the memory & internal server errors we've been experiencing.

If things don't change a bit, we might have to merge it back with to absorb the expense of it.

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  1. bleedingace's Avatar
    I just want you to know that all your hard work is really appreciated by our family. You have helped us save so much and kept my husband off the road, with the ability to afford to work at a local job. Thanks to You, our children get to see their Dad everyday, and that is a big deal to our family.

    I can't imagine the trouble your having I have designed only a handful of websites and it seemed like everyone ended up being just as you described. You never know how much use the website will get until it's up and runing. That is why I quite website designing. My prayers are with you and your family!
  2. FreebieQueen's Avatar
    Thank you very much! I really love working on the site every day and adding new ideas, recipes and all the wonderful people I've met over the years.