5 Big Changes I'm Making in 2018 to Improve My Blog

Hey, friends! Happy New Year! (It's okay to say that 19 days late, right? ๐Ÿ™ƒ)

I feel like the whole of January is my "New Years Day." It's the fresh start that most of us are so desperately needing by the time December rolls around. It's the month where we refresh, set goals, and say, "20__ is going to be the best year EVER!"

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The Determined Dreamer's Best of 2017 Review and Link Party

One of my favorite things to do at the beginning of each year is recap. I used to recap in my journal because my journal used to be my place of refuge (aka: my best friend) until I realized that I prefer typing to handwriting and I love sharing my story and my passions with others. 

It can be scary to be transparent, but it's good for me to step out of my comfort zone. So this year I'll be sharing the good, the bad, and the ugly with all of you. I'll be kicking off this recap by really stepping out of my comfort zone with a recap video of the past year.

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How I Earned $119.49 My First Month Blogging (& How You Can Too!)

Hey, you shnazzy readers! Thanks for visiting my blog. I'm thrilled to have you here!

I decided that I'm going to start doing monthly income reports, not because I want to brag (I mean, seriously, making $119. 49 in one month isn't anything to brag about), but because I want other bloggers to be able to follow along in my blogging journey. Hopefully, my income reports will inspire my fellow bloggers out there to keep going even when the going gets tough.

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5 Simple Things You Can Do to Save & Earn Extra Cash

Hey friends!

I hope you all had a spectacular summer of fun & that you're having a great start to the fall season! Connor and I sure packed a lot into our first summer as a married couple and it looks like fall is going to be just as busy for us. 

All the fun of summer can do at least a little damage to your savings, so I thought I'd round up a list of simple ways that Connor and I save and earn cash. If you follow me on Pinterest, you know that I pin anything that has to do with how to make some extra cash... but the truth is that most of the advice people give isn't very good. It seems like a lot of bloggers throw a list together without actually trying their own offered methods.

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45 Creative & Unique Blog Post Ideas For Lifestyle Bloggers

Even if you're a blogger who most likely enjoys writing, you probably have those moments when you just can't think of anything to write. Maybe your brain has ran its course for the day or you've used all of your favorite ideas up in recent blog posts. If that's the case, you're in luck! I've created a list of 45 creative and unique blog post ideas. I wasn't sure if I should share these ideas of mine because a lot of them are ones I'd like to use on my own blog, but I absolutely love how the blogging community is so willing to help each other and I'd like to contribute! 

First, I'd like to give a little input on what makes me keep going back to blogs time and time again. 

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