• Autoimmune Disease

    How to rid your body of chronic inflammation and deal with your psoriasis

    Shifting gears today…we’re getting into the nitty gritty (Nacho!) of psoriasis and inflammation. Psoriasis has been a pretty big part of my life since I was 16. I am now 30, and I have only ever been prescribed drugs that help manage the symptoms. I have reached a point of desperation in my journey with this disease, and I’ve grown tired of Western Medicine. Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional. You should always consult with your doctor before you make changes to any regimen you follow. This is the culmination of my years of research and my experiences with doctors. *This post contains affiliate links which means that at…

  • Blogging

    Blog Goals: Heading into the Last Quarter of 2018!

    Sooooo…’bout them blog goals. …I’m still working on my blog goals from August! I totally loaded up on super-awesome ideas, and I got a bit overwhelmed along the way. You can take a peek at my previous goals post here. To be fair to myself, I’ve started back at work, and my time has been limited. We’ve got soccer practice, geography bee practice, church, appointments, the works! Blog goals are still in full swing, but some of them have carried over to this month, and will be heading into October as well. And, you know what? I’m fine with that! Let’s dig into to the nitty gritty. Get that corn…

  • Blogging

    WordPress for Beginners

    Alright. We gotta have a little chit chat about WordPress for beginners. There’s so much going on here that we need to know! I mean, seriously, you want to be a success story, right? Me, too. So, let’s get on with some of the basic essentials in WordPress.     WordPress is one of those things that needs to be conquered one bite at a time, but don’t worry, I’m here to help make all of those bites easier to swallow. It’s absolutely essential to explore your WordPress Dashboard and become super familiar with all of it’s functions because, well, this is your new home! It’s up to you to…

  • Blogging

    Why You Need to Enable Rich Pins and How to do it

    Pinterest is a major online community of people with problems searching for solutions and people providing solutions for those problems. The solution-providers? Bloggers. Here we will will take a look at getting your pins out there by enabling Rich Pins. Think about it. Why do you get on Pinterest? Okay. Other than to waste the day away looking at pretty things, you’re probably looking for what you’re going to make for dinner, or home remedies for stinky pits, or what you will wear to your hubby’s Christmas party at work this year. Even when you’re just browsing, beautiful pictures catch your eye and remind you of something that you want…

  • Blogging

    What You Need to Know About Writing Your First Blog Posts

    You’ve thought about it. You’ve made up your mind. You’re gonna do it. Starting a blog can be seriously intimidating. Not to mention writing your first blog posts that let the world know who you are and what you’re promoting. Notice, I said posts. Plural. The information that follows is relevant for all content that you are gonna put out there, not just the very first one, but this will help you to get rollin’ in the beginning. And hopefully you will find some encouragement for writing your first blog posts. Getting Started with Writing Your First Blog Posts I decided that I wanted to blog about a year ago.…

  • Blogging

    Five Things You Need to Know Before You Begin This Journey

    Wow! That’s all that I got for describing this journey so far. Here’s a few things that you need to know before you begin your blog gig.   No Easy Feat So, just to reiterate, before you begin your blog, know that this is a journey that we are taking together! I don’t know about you, but I feel much more confident in this blogging journey knowing that I am not alone. Here’s a little more inspiration: I’m writing this in my pjs from my couch while my kids eat lunch at the table behind me. That’s what I’m talkin bout! If your goal is to stay home and take…

  • Lemon la Vie
    Blogging

    Finding Financial Flexibility Through Blogging

      I’m starting today differently. Mainly because I’ve made up my mind to change my financial situation. I want to be free of the 9-5! I want to be the heart of my home while I tackle the finances! I want to be flexible for crying out loud! Not that I ever wanted to be in this place, but, you know how subtly it creeps in and how easy it is to stay in fearful-mode. “My job doesn’t pay enough,” “There’s just not enough time in the day,” and to top it off with my all time favorite anthem, “Buy that venti Starbucks Peppermint Mocha, Girl! You deserve it!” And then…