Sponsored posts have been the lifeblood of my blog monetization for the past 10 years (and counting!). They are the reason I can blog full time and contribute to my household finances in a really meaningful way. Honestly, it baffles me why so few bloggers embrace the world of sponsored content and really put themselves out there for brands and businesses…. Read More
Affiliate Income That Works For You!
What is affiliate income and (more importantly) should I use it for my blog? Affiliate income is a marketing-focussed way to monetize your blog content that involves mentioning, reviewing or showcasing a product available for sale somewhere on the web. Essentially you are helping to sell a product you did not make to people who could benefit from it the most. When… Read More
The Ultimate Girl’s Night In!
There is one thing that is sacred to me: time with my friends. Let’s face it: I’m a working mom of two who is busy from the moment my feet leave my bed until they slide back into it. And I know you understand what I’m talking about! We’re all busy. We’re all exhausted. We all have empty buckets that… Read More
ULTIMATE GIFT GUIDE FOR BLOGGERS
Alright friends – the holidays are upon us and that means that you’re going to be buying and buying and buying (am I right or am I right!?) Without fail, I receive emails every year around this time asking me what a BLOGGER would like for a holiday present. I usually answer with a few ideas, but I’ve realized that over… Read More
THROWING A RUSTIC BRIDAL SHOWER
There’s nothing I love more than a good party! Be it a backyard al fresco gathering with girlfriends or a shower for a beautiful bride-to-be, putting together a look and feel for a party is one of my favourite things to do. This particular shower, however, was extra special because it was for my beautiful sister-in-law. And although I usually… Read More
Why Internet Friends Are The Best Kind Of Friends
I met my first “internet friend” in October 2009. Me: new mom, so lonely, zero interaction with other moms that I felt connected to, unshowered and wearing my first ever pair of sweatpants (yes, first EVER). Her: new mom, so lonely, zero interaction with other moms in real life, LIKELY unshowered and wearing sweats. Also me: blogging like my life depended… Read More
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