One Year Blogging: What I’ve Learned!

It has been a year since I started blogging. One whole year. It amazes me because I have learned so much over this last year. When I began blogging, I started blind. I had no idea what I was getting myself into. Here is what I learned my first year blogging. Blogging makes money. When I began blogging I came across blog income reports from sites like It’s a Lovely Life.  My main thought was that making money from blogging was a fluke. Maybe those people just got lucky. About six or so months after my blog began, I started […]

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How I turned blogging into a part time job with a full time income.

I have been blogging about eight months now, and when I began I never imagined blogging would turn into a job. I used to read blogging income reports and say “yeah right”. I never believed blogging could provide me with spare money let alone an income. So here is how I turned my blog into a job in just eight months. I began blogging with the idea that I could possibly make some extra money. I knew it would be difficult and that it would take time, but my goal was just 100 dollars extra a month. Little did I know […]

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How to Make Money Blogging.

I get asked pretty frequently how the hell do you make money blogging? The answer is not an easy one. There are various methods to making money from your blog. When I started blogging, I had no idea what those were. I couldn’t find a lot of useful information. It was like other bloggers didn’t want to share their “secrets”. After searching for awhile I came across several ways to make money blogging. However, they were not easy to navigate. I have decided to make this post because I remember how frustrated I became in an attempt to monetize my […]

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How I Went from 400 to 112.8k Monthly Views on Pinterest.

As you can see I have under 231 followers. Although I have jumped from the 90 I had when I began my blog, it still isn’t a large number of followers. When I began blogging I thought it was fun and simple. I create content I think others will enjoy, I publish said content, and then bam, I’ll have a million page views. Hahaha. Let’s all laugh together now. I wanted so bad for my page views to skyrocket, but it just didn’t happen. Post after post I got discouraged and quit putting out content. Why put out content if […]

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I have been nominated for the Liebster Award!

What is the Liebster Award? The Liebster Award is an award given to up and coming bloggers, by other bloggers. If you are nominated, and you choose to accept, you must answer 10 questions about yourself. It is a way to get your name out there and make an impact on the blogging community with your blog!  Who nominated me?  The beautiful Sami at SoSummers. She has so much remarkable information from emergency preparedness to budgeting. You name it Sami knows about it. (Plus, she is learning how to farm!) I am honored to have been nominated by this knowledgeable woman. Check […]

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Free Stock Photo Website List

When I began blogging I didn’t realize how photos can have such an impact on a certain post. I used to create my own using canva( which I still love), but it was so time consuming. Plus, some ended up kinda tacky and made my blog look unprofessional. I am still in the process of cleaning out my blog images and trading them for new and updated photos. When it comes to finding images on the internet, it has taken me sometime to find places that have free beautiful photos. That require no attribution. Never EVER use google images. I […]

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How to Start a Money Making Blog

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This post contains affiliate links to read more about our connection to affiliate links please refer to the disclaimer.  Blogging can be a fun hobby. Writing about things I am passionate about and helping others is the main reason I created this blow. However, over the course of this blog, I have already learned so much valuable information. I used to read blogging income reports and think to myself that making money from blogging was a scam. Like who the hell makes 100,000 per MONTH from a blog? It didn’t seem feasible to me. And, although I am nowhere near that […]

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Affiliate Marketing Sites for Bloggers.

This post contains affiliate links. To read more about our connection to affiliate links please refer to the disclaimer. If you would like to start your own blog check out my post How to Start a Money Making Blog. When I began blogging I always heard “you can make money blogging”.  It took a lot of searching and learning as I went to figure out how making money off a blog was possible. There are several ways to make money off of a blog, but my favorite is through affiliate marketing. Affiliate Marketing is when a retailer pays you for sales […]

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