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I know you’ve just started out and you’re reading through the masses of information out there on the internet and you’re wondering how the fuck will you ever know it all. I know that when you’re a new blogger everything seems so scary. So here’s a little secret. I don’t think anyone ever knows it all. Sure there are the loud mouths who act like they know everything. They speak in a confident manner and perhaps they know a lot. Perhaps they know so much more than you and I

I started this blog two years ago when I decided I’d had enough of working for other people. I up and quit my job and found myself at home with lots of time to spare. My husband and I went on a road trip to celebrate being done with that part of my life and I informally blogged about the trip. When I got home, I decided this was it for me. I’ve always loved writing and it’s the one thing I’ve always relied on to get me through the

It’s nearly the end of the year. Christmas is around the corner, literally a few days away and I thought that makes it a pretty good time to do some reflecting over the last year. Blog life I started my blog in January, after a short attempt at blogging unofficially and discovering that writing is my absolute passion. Someone asked me long ago to think about pursuing a life as a writer and I brushed her off. Well, turns out I spent an awful lot of my life having no

Starting a blog isn’t the hardest thing to do but when you arrive in blogland with no prior knowledge it can be completely overwhelming. It’s really useful to read a hell of a lot of posts by other bloggers on the topic. When I got started I had NO idea where to go and how to start and it was quite a lot like fumbling around in the dark. I didn’t know what a self-hosted account was or how to choose a blogging platform. Worst of all, it seems like there are

I love blogging but it is damn hard work if you take it seriously and people under-estimate just exactly what that means. So to help clear things up a little, I thought I’d share with you what my typical day is like. It’s not all spent sitting around in my pjs watching series I promise you.  I wake up at around 6:30am. Coffee is handed to me. Yes, my husband is the freaking best isn’t he? I would not cope with life or the world if this is not how

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