The Liebster Award is given to up and coming bloggers who have less than 200 followers. So, what is a Liebster? The meaning: Liebster is German and means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing, and welcome. Isn’t that sweet? Blogging is about building a community and it’s a great way to connect with other bloggers and help spread the word about newer bloggers/blogs.
Moving to a lusher area has inspired me to wear brighter, more natural colors. Having lived in big cities for most of my life, my style of neutral and pastel colors synced well with the harsh lines and drab structures of urban life.
And while I’m not camping out in the wilderness, this new place still feels like nature. Rather than car horns, I wake up to birds. The nights are peaceful and chilly which has allowed me to me sleep better. Read more…
Steam’s annual summer sale ended a few days ago, and while I wasn’t watching the deals too closely the first half of the week because of unpacking, Steam was
evil generous enough to repeat all the of the Daily Deals over the weekend. In a span of less than fifteen minutes, I had become the shameful proud owner of six new games.
“Find your niche.”
That is the first piece of advice any professional blogger will tell you. Yet you’re not a professional blogger, and you have little reason to become one. You simply enjoy writing about your interests and meeting other like-minded bloggers. You don’t want to stick to a niche because you want to talk about all the things, and they’re not always related to each other.
Blogging to you is a creative outlet. You want to provide a good read, but it’s not about making money or going viral. Read more…
I’m taking a break from the insanity that was this week to draft another edition of Friday’s 10 Happy Things! This week has been a great ball of activity as we’ve moved out of Philly to Lehigh Valley. We still have to unpack all of our belongings over the weekend. On the bright side, our new furniture is arriving tomorrow. Can’t wait!
For now, here are ten things that kept me sane and happy while I juggled packing, loading/unloading cargo, and multiple trips between two cities. Read more…