Social Media 2-for-Tuesday #53

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Welcome to #SoMe2 – Week #53 This week we are linking up one of my absolute favroite social media outlets…Instagram!  I love sharing behind the scenes and sneek peeks of my blog and life with all of you.  And I love seeing the same photos from you too.  Instagram feels intimate and personal, it’s a great way to get to know each other. SOcial MEdia is all about ENGAGEMENT, and we want to do more than find new followers, we … read more

Affiliate Marketing 101- The Basics

affiliate marketing 101 get started monetizing your blog #blog #monetize #affiliate

Disclosure:  This post contains affiliate links.  Please read my disclosure policy for more information. This post is not sponsored by any of the companies or programs discussed. I am using these companies as an example of how you can get started and go deeper with an affiliate program.  I have been blogging for a year and a half.  Time flies, I still feel like such a newbie!  The past couple of months I have found myself imparting more knowledge in … read more

Pumpkins and Apples Front Porch Sign

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My front porch finally has some fall touches. Not as much as last year, I Loved my porch last year, but still pretty. I have these amazing pink begonias that have been blooming like crazy since June and I just can’t bring myself to move them. I shared a beautiful picture last week on Instagram.  So instead of going full on fall I am leaving my begonias and decorating around them. I added a couple of mums in purple and … read more

Social Media 2-for-Tuesday #52

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Friends I have some BIG news for you today.  I am a new permanent host of the SoMe2 Party!  Have you linked up before?  If not let me tell you  a little about it.  This is a Social Media party where you can grow your following and find new people to follow and inspire you.  I’m so excited to be joining Kim and DeDe who have been doing this for a year and be a part of a new group … read more

Creative House Numbers

Creative House Numbers

I love my front porch. it’s not super big, you really can’t sit on it. but it’s covered and holds lots of plants and seasonal decorations.  Next to my front door is a blank wall just begging for something.  I’ve decided it needs house numbers.  Currently we have standard black and white numbers tacked up over our garage.  So boring, and tiny, it’s hard to see from the road. Before I go buy some fancy numbers at the hardware store, … read more