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Kristi’s Paintbrush Blog Grand Opening Giveaway!

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Good morning everyone!  I’m so very excited to help announce and kick of the grand opening of my friend Kristi’s new blog Kristi’s Paintbrush!!  You may know Kristi already from her amazing blog I Should Be Mopping the Floor.  Well this painting maven has just too much awesomeness for one blog and is bringing you […]

Not So Bleeding Armadillo Cookies #BlogFilmFood

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It’s about to get a little Southern around here today y’all.  I’m joining of one my blog friends Kelley from The Grant Life for a new recipe series 0 Blog Film Food.  Each month, Kelley and Kathy pick a movie and we make a recipe inspired by the film.  It’s a lot like the Food ‘n Flix […]

Blogging: Income – September 2013

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  Hi everyone & Donna!  :)  Thanks for stopping by to get the deets on September’s blog income.  There is good and bad news this month, mostly good, but a reality check too.  I’ll get into that in a minute.  But first, let take a look at the cold hard numbers.   Breakdown Income | […]

Blogging: Income – August 2013

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  This month has been insane around the blog.  There’s been good stuff, me pulling my hair out, and lots of smiles for my first really big income month.  It just kind of happened this way, but I’m still excited to see a four digit income.  Okay, deets.   Breakdown Income | $1,324.21 Clever Girls […]

Blogging: Income – July 2013

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  Hi everyone!  Welcome to a new month and another look at my blogging income.  This month was a slight increased over June.  I was expecting to have more of a WOW number to show you, but I’m still waiting on a big check.  Oh well.  August’s income is going to look sick!  Let’s look […]

Blogging: Income – June 2013

June 2013 Income

  Welcome to June’s WLOW income breakdown.  This month was a little lower than the previous two months, but not a big giant {almost no income} drop like I was used to before.  I’m calling it a win.  Let’s get to the nitty gritty.  Money…   The Breakdown The Income | $313.54 Social Spark – […]

Blogging: Income – May 2013

May 2013

  Welcome back to my blog income series.  There’s a little change in format this month.  In keeping with the blog that inspired this series – Pinch of Yum – I’m going to start including my blog expenses in these posts.  Cause let’s be honest, blogs cost money.  Sometimes it’s a bit here and there. […]

Life, Love & Sugar 2nd Blogiversary iPad Mini Giveaway!

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I’m so excited to announce the amazing Lindsay from Life, Love & Sugar is celebrating her 2nd year blogging! Lindsay’s blog has the most amazing sweets on it. Just look at these goodies!! Funfetti Millionaire Cake Snickers Cheesecake Now tell me you don’t want to be Lindsay’s new BFF. To celebrate, we’re giving away one […]

Blogging: Income – April 2013

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  Welcome to May everyone.  Is the year really almost 1/3 over?  Time is FLYING!  This month I’m very happy to report my blog income didn’t take it’s normal nosedive, it increased!!  I’m really excited since this is my first time having two consecutive months where the blog really paid me.  I am counting a […]

Blogging: Income – March 2013

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  Welcome to month three of my blog income tracking series.  This month WLOW is on an upswing, per the usual, which always gives me an extra big warm fuzzy “I can do this!” feeling.  Now I just need to keep this going!   The Breakdown: Tasty Food Photography eBook by Pinch of Yum: $9.50 […]

Blogging: Income – February 2013

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  Hi kids!  Welcome back to the blogging income series.  Okay, it’s more of an accountability thing for me so I can push myself to reach my money goals while blogging, but we all learn from each other, right?!?   So the January/February income swing is more how my blogging money typically goes.  I don’t make enough […]

I Can’t Wait for Blended 2013!!

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How fun are blog conferences?!?  I attend my first two blog conferences this past year.  I had a great time, didn’t spend a million dollars, and I made some new friends.  I can’t wait for this year’s conferences!!     The first Blended conference was held in January this year in Phoenix, AZ.  It was […]

Blogging: Income – January 2013

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I wanted to start a new series this year.  I’m taking a nod from one of my favorite blogs, Pinch of Yum, and talking about my goals to make more money blogging and how I’m (hopefully) going to do it.   Lindsay is the cook, photographer, and author behind Pinch of Yum, and her husband […]

Blogging: Behind the Scenes

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Today I’m getting down to the nitty gritty.  I’m not on of those bloggers that has a craft room or a really put together kitchen (I blame being in a rental) or even my very own space in my house…far from it.  We’ll talk about where the magic happens, how I tweak my pictures, and about blog […]

Blogging: Resources, Money, and Events

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Welcome back to the blogging series kids.  Today I’m going to talk about my favorite products, where I learn the most, how I make money blogging (so you can too), and what it takes to put together a blogging event.   Ready?  OK!     {say it like a cheerleader}     Resources   The […]

Mango Piña Colada

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So here’s out little love story.  Mike and I met each other 10 1/2 years ago.  We worked at the same restaurant.  He was the head bartender and I waited tables.  We talked at work, and he was just the nice guy behind the bar.  We were both dating other people.  Fast forward almost 4 […]

Blogging: What I Learned the First Year

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I don’t want this to come off all contrived and pretentious  like I know more than everyone else about blogging.  I don’t.  Not even close.  I haven’t even begun to tackle Word Press and I kind of know what SEO is, but I have no idea how to optimize it.   This is just me talking […]