Behind the Blog {3}: 6 steps to starting a blog

Now that you know what to expect from the world of blogging, are you ready to jump right in? There are a few steps that you need to take before you can enter the blogosphere. Let's go through them. Pick a host site Deciding which host site to go with could be a tough decision … Continue reading Behind the Blog {3}: 6 steps to starting a blog

Behind the blog{1}: 6 things I wish I knew before I started my blog

A new series! Are you as excited as I am? Because I'm pumped. I'm always getting questions pertaining to starting a blog and how I started mine. So why not create a series where I could shed some insight and offer my tips and tricks to any budding bloggers. Now let's talk pre-blog. If you're … Continue reading Behind the blog{1}: 6 things I wish I knew before I started my blog

My love/hate relationship with blogging

I've been blogging now for just about two years so let me just say, I've taken a fair amount of breaks. Whether it was a quick week or two or a few blog-free months, I've needed it. Now don't get me wrong. I love blogging and I love having a platform where I can voice my opinions but it's a stressful industry.

Help! I’m addicted to social media

So this morning I woke up and the first thing I did was roll over and pick up my phone. I then proceeded to scroll through social media and refresh my inbox and before I knew it, over an hour had gone by. And then it hit me. I do this EVERY SINGLE DAY. I'm … Continue reading Help! I’m addicted to social media

The sunshine blogger award

It's been a while now since I was nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award; an award aimed at recognizing bloggers who inspire positivity and creativity in the blogging community. Nevertheless, I'm finally getting around to doing the tag. Special thank you to Britenay for the nomination. Be sure to check out her blog! Sunshine Blogger … Continue reading The sunshine blogger award

How I refresh my curls

While I love my curls, being a curly-haired girl does have its struggles. My curls typically look good for the first three or so days after wash day. But after that point, it tends to get fizzy and does not look good without a bit of help. I wash my hair once a week so from … Continue reading How I refresh my curls

Behind the scenes of blogging (the fails)

Let me begin by saying that this is not my typical post. Usually, you only see my successes; the recipes that work and come out well. Today I had the idea to share one of my 'failures'. Why only show the good sides and the successes? Being a blogger means that there are countless fails. … Continue reading Behind the scenes of blogging (the fails)