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Top Free Feminine WordPress Themes

If you’ve been by Housewife Hustle lately, it’s obvious that I’ve been trying out some new themes. I don’t like to change the way my blog looks too often, but I couldn’t help trying out something new. Now, I have the option to upload themes that aren’t in the WordPress directory, so my layout and …

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Finding Your Blogging Voice

For this week’s blogging about blogging post, I won’t bore you with a ton of instructions or how to’s. I really want to talk about voice, and it’s something that has been on my mind a lot lately. I’m going to be honest and admit that my blogger voice is very similar to how I …

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The Blogger Recognition Award

What is the Blogger Recognition Award? This specific award is for recognizing the hard work that we put into our blogs, whether it’s our hobby, job, or both. Blogging is work, and awards like this one are meant to showcase and recognize that work. I love doing these awards, because I’m an avid lover of …

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Writers Supporting Writers

When I first dipped my toes into the blogging and writing community, I was terrified that it would be littered with mean girls and bullies, but I’m so relieved at how welcoming and supportive this community is. Sure, there’s a few bad eggs, but for the most part, everyone is pretty damn wonderful. Twitter used …

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Follow Friday: Featured Blogger of the Month

This month’s featured blogger was actually the first beauty blog that I followed. I love beauty products and reviews, and there’s plenty of that at The Newbury Girl. She’s not all palettes and lipsticks though. She also discusses blogging, wellness, and life experiences. LP runs the blog, and she also has experience with marketing and …

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Sunshine Blogger Award 2

I was nominated for this award before, and it makes me smile so much. You can check out my first Sunshine Blogger Award here. These might not be big time awards, but being nominated by others in the blogging community means someone must be reading my blog, and that’s success to me. I was nominated …

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Hashtags and Likes

Something very strange happened to my Instagram these last two weeks. My numbers went nuts. I’ve been posting about my blog steadily, but I’ve also included a few new body positive posts. You can also read about some of my new content here. The common factor of the posts and pictures with much larger numbers …

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Follow Friday Featured Blogger

This week’s Follow Friday Featured Blogger is a lovely lady that I definitely admire. I’ve stalked her blog a fair amount recently, and it’s because she’s a magnificent writer. Steph runs Steph’s Social Pie, and it’s a wonderful site where she writes about mental health, wellness, blogging, and life in general. If you haven’t been …

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Blogging Off Schedule

When it comes to blogging, scheduling posts and having a set plan always seems to be the best route. I’ll be honest though and admit that a fair amount of my posts aren’t scheduled. Sometimes, I feel the need to say something, so it gets added in. Other times, I’m grasping at straws for what …

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Finding Followers

Rather than showcase a featured blogger for #followfriday, I wanted to talk about finding followers. Recently, I’ve gotten a few comments and dm’s asking how I’ve grown my following in social media and on WordPress. The answer to that question is I follow other bloggers. I never grew a following the way I have with …

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Just Call Me A Sellout

As a blogger, I saw something on Instagram that upset me about the blogosphere. I saw a hateful comment on a sponsored post of mom blogger that I follow. The gist was that the commenter was disappointed in the blogger for “selling out” and doing a sponsored post. I was surprised. Blogging can be more …

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Follow Friday Featured Blogger

Today, I want to feature an incredible young women who can be a big inspiration to others. Her name is Caysey, and she runs a lovely, multifaceted blog named after herself, Caysey Petty. She’s a mom, blogger, and wonderful photographer. She writes about motivation and self love, health and wellness, and beauty and style. Questions: …