six figure blog myth

The Six Figure Blog Myth {and what to focus on instead}

After attending the Blogging While Brown conference this past weekend – and having lots of great conversations with bloggers at various stages of their blogging careers – I started to ponder what I call the “six figure blog myth.” What I found is that there’s this allure about blogging that makes people pursue the craft […]

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I Had The Time of My Life at BlogHer’14

Before you ask yourself, the answer is yes. I'm totally singing the song, I've Had The Time of My Life, which appears at the end of everyone's all-time favorite movie, Dirty Dancing. That song is on repeat in my head as I write this awesome BlogHer Conference recap post. So I invite you to also play that tune as you read - in your head or on your … [Read More...]

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Reflections of a Young Mommy Life

There's an oddly sad but also liberating feeling that washes over me when I think about the fact that a few months shy of my 35th birthday, I'm celebrating my 17th mommiversary. For those who don't know, that would be my mommy + anniversary. That's right, the finish line is near. Well, at least with this one. My oldest child is 17-years-old. I … [Read More...]

BTS Style F5

If you’re a fan of the following pages on Facebook, you’re entitled to the 10 free entries in the BTS Style Sweepstakes. If not, you can become one here. Click on each link in the Rafflecopter form below to see if you’re a fan or become a new one. a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read More...]

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Are You Making This Mistake When Working From Home?

You awake a little groggy and rub your eyes before turning off the alarm clock. You drag yourself out of bed and go brush your teeth. While gurgling mouthwash you think to yourself “I really should take a shower and get dressed” but the reality is, you just don’t feel like it. You saunter over to your home office area and plop down at your … [Read More...]

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Back to School Tech Sweepstakes

Before we know it, summer break will be over and the kids will be headed back to school. My oldest will be a junior this year. And I'm having a difficult time wrapping my head around having a child that is almost a legal adult. This is craziness! Well, enough about me. Check out this awesome back to school tech sweepstakes and enter for your … [Read More...]

BTS Tech F3

If you’re a fan of the following pages on Facebook, you’re entitled to the 10 free entries in the BTS Tech Sweepstakes. If not, you can become one here. Click on each link in the Rafflecopter form below to see if you’re a fan or become a new one. a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read More...]

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The Reality of Sibling Rivalry

As my daughter cuddled with me on the couch while I caught up on the latest General Hospital episode {gotta have my soaps, don't judge me!}, her younger brother came downstairs and started in on a meltdown. He complained about his transformer toys that weren't where he left them, and accused his sister of throwing them around because she was … [Read More...]

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Why is it July? {and a cash giveaway!}

Am I the only one who did a double {heck, triple} take when I realized it's the beginning of July?! What in the world. I'm starting to think that life is just a whirlwind of spinning around and knocking into the next day. And why is it that time moves faster as you get older..? I remember being in school and in my early twenties. … [Read More...]

six figure blog myth

The Six Figure Blog Myth {and what to focus on instead}

After attending the Blogging While Brown conference this past weekend - and having lots of great conversations with bloggers at various stages of their blogging careers - I started to ponder what I call the "six figure blog myth." What I found is that there's this allure about blogging that makes people pursue the craft in hopes that it will be … [Read More...]