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My Visit To Curacao

  Yikes! Has it really been four months since I last wrote a blog post? Afraid so. Why are we so busy that we can’t seem to find the time to do with little things that bring us pleasure? Ah yes! Because we are adults who have to work and do a whole bunch of

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How I’m Redesigning My Life

  I’m back! Chances are, you didn’t know that I took a break from blogging, but I did. Months ago I realized that I not only wanted to change the name of my blog but I wanted to completely change the direction of what I blogged about. Why? I felt unfulfilled. Let me explain.  

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How to Create a Budget And Why It Is Crucial To Do So

Although I thoroughly enjoy blogging, it is, at the moment, just something that I do on the side in whatever spare time I can muster together. I’m a marketing manager by day—I manage traditional and digital marketing efforts for two dealerships. I also manage a significant marketing budget for each dealership each month. I must

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March 2017 Income Report—First Month

I launched my blog on March 18th, 2017. Technically, my blog hasn’t been live for a full month yet but I decided to post my first end-of-month income report anyway. You’re probably assuming that I haven’t started making money on my blog yet since I’ve just started blogging. Well, you’d be correct. In fact, I’m in

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6 Key Elements That Help Make Blogging Successful

I decided to make this particular post because this blog isn’t my first rodeo. I’ve actually had a couple of blogs before throughout the years. Why I gave them up is another topic altogether. Not to mention that I also blogged for quite a few publications and company blogs over the years as well. The point is, I learned

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6 Common Mistakes New Freelancers Make

I have had “side gigs” on and off for many years. I’ve been a freelance fashion stylist and a publicist, and I made money from both side ventures. It is almost a completely normal thing nowadays do freelance work on the side of your main job. Some people have such great success with their side

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