I recently read an article that a good blogger should always create an FAQ post on their blog, which is silly because how do they know what "good bloggers" need for their blog? I bet the author of the article isn't even a blogger but someone with a deadline, who gets paid by the word,… Continue reading My FAQ Post Means I Never Get Asked Anything Frequently
I was driving to the bank a few weeks ago and out of the blue this thought came to me: I should make a mission statement for my blog. These are the reasons I did NOT want to create one: -it is wise -it helps show companies what you stand for -it creates a… Continue reading I Have No Idea What My Mission Is- Creating a Mission Statement
So there's this amazing conference or "summit" in the Chicago suburbs in a few weeks and I'm excited but also a little apprehensive because of one thing: people-ing. Lots and LOTS of people-ing. Yes, I know what you're thinking: Kari, you seem so outgoing and fun-loving (and beautiful), why are you afraid of people-ing? Why… Continue reading WOW Summit in Chicago 2017 Pass Giveaway
I was driving through my neighborhood this morning and noticed the trees that line the streets. When did these trees get so big? I said out loud to no one. A lot of my life is spent looking straight ahead; at the road while I am driving in my car, at the soccer field… Continue reading When Did The Trees Get So Big?
Of other people's blogs. It's no surprise that I love to comment on other blogs posts. Yes, that's still a thing. I love supporting my fellow bloggers, I love having genuine conversations with them about A-Ha's Take on Me or how that fried ice cream casserole looks amazing but mostly because I love to talk.… Continue reading Some of My Best Blog Post Ideas Come to Me in the Comment Section
I'm looking at you, Bustle. Or Buzzfeed. Or Huffington Post. And sometimes Scary Mommy. It started for me with this article: 11 Gross- Sounding Words Everyone Hates to Hear, According to Science. There is a word in that title that makes my eye twitch. Wanna guess which one? "Everyone". Because it isn't true.… Continue reading Sometimes Writers Just Write Crap So They Have Something To Write
Disclaimer- these are things that annoy me. I am not suggesting that if you do any of the following, you must change. I write this thing called a "blog" where I share my pet peeves, talk about John Hughes, diet, binge eat, diet, eat again, and occasionally write a sponsored post. I am not out… Continue reading Blog Trends That Prove I Will Never Be Cool Enough to Hang with “Real” Bloggers