I’m going to burn in blogger hell for this post, but it’s finally time I get it out there. My gripes with several blogging practices are certainly in the minority, as countless bloggers do all of these things- huge bloggers who will have more new followers in week than I will ever have in my life- but they turn me off of blogs pretty quickly. So. if you aren’t interested in hearing blogging gripes, feel free to take a day off and check back in tomorrow! If you are, read on…
This week’s Quick Question is all about what we do- blogging, to carry on from my post yesterday! I find that a lot of people don’t often discuss blogging. I’m not sure if it’s too meta or if people simply don’t like writing about blogging itself, but I do think it’s pretty interesting. This is a question that I hadn’t considered until a few days ago:
I’ve been blogging for over two years now. I know that I’m fairly small and insignificant in the world of blogging, but if nothing else I’ve learned a few things along the way. I don’t proclaim to be some sort of blogging guru- I certainly make mistakes regularly- but I hope that today’s post is helpful in looking at your own blog in some way! These are the big lessons that I have learned from blogging…
Hello, all! Today’s Snapshot Saturday is a two parter- you will get a sneak peak of something going on in my life, as usual, but there is also a fast poll to help me to decide where I should focus my lifestyle posts for next few months! Continue reading
I’ve been spending more and more time trying to manage the different social media accounts for the blog, and it’s got me thinking- we all know that each form of social media has it’s own “personality” and type of person who hangs out there…
The very wonderful Charlotte has nominated me to travel back in time and bring back my very post on the blog! At first I had a slight panic attack- I don’t think that any of us really love going back to the beginnings of our blogs, when we knew nothing and tried out everything and blogged a million times a day. (I’m guilty of that in the first few months, without a doubt- why did I think that people would come to a blog three different times in the same day?!?) So, without any further waiting, here are my beginnings….
Hello everyone! Today is a quick post, I’m getting ready to do some long term planning for the blog and I would like to see what you are interested in! If you would like to see a post (or posts) on something that isn’t one of the options here, feel free to leave it in the comments. Thanks for letting me know what you are interested in reading about! Continue reading
Chrissey of Unabridged Sass is absolutely amazing and nominated me for the Versatile Blogger Award! Her blog is spreading like wildfire and before you read this post, you need to stop and go to her blog- Chrissey has a post for everyone. Paige of Currently, Lately also nominated for the award and now you have to read at least five of her posts, because it WILL make you a more elegant and worldly person. (You will also take better pictures, so I will wait while you read!) Continue reading
I figured that (almost) finishing off the month with a post on my current favourite blogs would be a fun way to move to March! (It’s almost March. How is it almost March??) This month is all WordPress blogs- I think that it is a wonderful platform that brings so many of us together, and there are countless blogs to discover here! There are some old favourites and new for you to enjoy. And as always, please link your favourite blogs in the comments!
Fellow Canadian blogger Ida Auclond has very sweetly nominated me for the Blogger Recognition Award! Thank you very much, Ida- it is very much appreciated! While I think most of us are here because we enjoy blogging and would do so without an audience, it is lovely to know that are other bloggers who look forward to your posts and want to read your words! So, how does this work?
- Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog.
- Write a post to show your award.
- Give brief story of how your blog started.
- Give two pieces of advice to new bloggers.
- Select 15 other bloggers you want to give this award to.
- Comment on each blog and let them know you have nominated them and provide the link to the post you created.