Blogger Recognition Award: Why I Write & Tips for New Bloggers

Although I focus primarily on beauty-related content, as a beauty blogger, I love partaking in blogger tags. Whether I’ve been tagged in a fun challenge or nominated for a blogger-to-blogger award, I’m always so grateful to be a part of this creative community and feel such a sense of joy that I’ll get to nominate other bloggers.

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Love Yourself This V-Day: Self Care Tips for Maintaining Your Wellbeing

The feeling of excitement that the holidays brought has fully worn off and the pressures of real life have set in and started to chip away at my resolve. I’d be lying if I failed to mention that this month has been particularly hard for me, both personally, professionally, and on the blog. Rather than staying down, I’ve decided to push forward and invest in some quality Me-Time. Please keep reading for some tips on how to love yourself when you’re feeling overwhelmed.

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Blogger Love | Helpful Tools for Blog Planning & Scheduling

Raise your hand if your sole job is blogging. No hands? Right – didn’t think so.

The truth is that most of us blog as a hobby or a side hustle because we’re passionate about writing and want to share our experiences with the world – whether that passion is about books, beauty, or travel, etc. Given that most of us are blogging on the side, staying organized and planning posts ahead of time is essential to sustain success without burning out.

However, when you have very little free time, the thought of pre-planning can seem daunting when it doesn’t have to be. There is a wide variety of tools available that make this process easy to visualize and organize. Please keep reading for a list of helpful tools that I use to pre-plan for my blog.

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Blogger Love | 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Blogging

As a blogger and marketer, I have a unique perspective about how to run a successful blog that will garner dedicated readers and will be brand-friendly. Blogger Love is a series dedicated to helping both new and seasoned bloggers grow their blog and create content that is impactful. Throughout this series, I will be sharing advice on how to put your best self forward and create a kickass blog.

In today’s Blogger Love Post, I’ll be sharing five simple pieces of advice that I wish I had known before starting my blog.

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Best Affordable Drugstore Skin Care for Oily Skin

A good skin care routine is vital for maintaining, clear, glowing, youthful looking skin and preventing early signs of aging. Unfortunately, many of us operate under the misconception that skin care becomes a necessity in our 30s and 40s. But this is so wrong! Why? It is far easier to maintain your skin’s youthful qualities rather than take measures to treat set in wrinkles, dark spots, or other signs of aging.

While I regularly splurge on more expensive skin care, the drug store is upping their game by offering affordable, high quality skin care to help individuals with a myriad of skin care issues at any age. Please keep reading to discover your new favorites at the drug store.

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Smart Consumerism | Make Better Shopping Decisions #2

In my last post, I shared three basic tips to developing smarter shopping habits today: Creating a monthly budget, planning ahead, and evaluating online reviews and advertising. Please keep reading for three additional ways to become a more informed shopper.

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Smart Consumerism | How to Make Better Shopping Decisions #1

Learning how to develop smart shopping and savings habits are essential parts of growing up. Unfortunately, for many of us, financial literacy is not something taught to us in school or by our parents.

Shopping can offer temporary relief from stress or sadness, but buying “things” does not equate to true happiness. Moreover, excessive spending can actually hold you back from living an active, engaging life, especially as you age.

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How to Set Goals You’ll Keep

Do you struggle to set goals that you’ll actually keep? Are you longing to make a lifestyle change or conquer a lifelong challenge? Check out this list for steps and methods to setting goals that you’ll actually keep.

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