Okay, so this happened. Lesli from OrganizedKaoss noticed my blog and she nominated me for the Liebster Award (she got one herself and she has an amazing blog, so I really recommend checking her out).
So what is Liebster Award? It is designed for smaller bloggers to get more exposure, which I think is a great way to support each other! I mean, we are all in this together, right? Like I already said, I was nominated by Lesli so make sure to check out her post about the award.
WHAT IS YOUR BLOG ABOUT?
I wanted a blog that filled broken hearts with hope by sharing our story. I share with transparency the hope God gave in our broken marriage and in my own heart.
WHAT MADE YOU CREATE YOUR BLOG?
Honestly, I always enjoyed writing and had done it much of my life; however, I upon deciding to create a blog, I wanted to do it to impact and empower those who read it. I wanted to share my experiences as though I was talking to a friend, with honesty, so it was important to share both to good and ugly.
WHAT ARE YOUR CAREER/BLOGGING ASPIRATIONS?
I am hoping to grow my blogging career to a point I can actually stay home and pay off much of our ugly school debt. I know, most people respond with this answer, yet, to have the weight of school debt off our shoulders and be able to apply it to other things would be amazing. We’ve had a desire to work as a family to travel overseas, to allow our children to experience life in different cultures. My husband and I had the opportunity to Guatemala early in our relationship and loved every aspect of it, we want our children to be able share in moments as that as well.
WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN 2 YEARS?
2 years huh? Well, I am hoping by that time I am earning enough income to be staying home and have much of that monkey off of our back. My plan is to start earning money, pay off all of my debt, by a home my family and I would be proud of.
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO IN YOUR FREE TIME (BESIDES BLOGGING)?
Cook, spend time with my family, find new things in the community to try. We love exploring, discovering aspects of our community that are often missed.
WHAT ADVICE DO YOU HAVE FOR WOMAN LOOKING TO START THEIR CAREERS/BLOGS?
Walk one foot in front of the other, even on days you simply don’t want to or you have grown weary. Keep walking forward.
Do what YOU believe in; not everyone agreed with my words or felt my intentions were legit to do this project. There may be moments no one else may support you and know it’s ok. Know you too may be your own worse enemy, continue, walk forward.
WHERE IS ONE PLACE YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO VISIT?
Oh, if I could pick a place, any place…Thailand…maybe Scotland…
IF YOU HAD TO CHOOSE TWO SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS TO USE FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE WHAT WOULD IT BE?
I would say Instagram and Pinterest, they share a bit more of one’s personality
TOP 3 TIPS/ADVICE TO BE SUCCESSFUL?
Be persistent, continue working, learning though it may be tough and your tired, even if you haven’t witnessed the success you or others feel you ought to be having. Reach out to others who have achieved the goals you’re seeking to accomplish, ask them questions.
WHAT IS SOMETHING ABOUT YOU THAT SOMEONE ELSE CAN LEARN FROM?
Be persistent and driven, do not give heed to negative said about you or your blog, it’s your project, your dream.
It was difficult, but I chose to nominate the following for their exceptional blogs. I enjoyed all of them but felt these stood out:
Each of these blogs had something special, something different that made them stand out. Check them out!
Make it a great day, Megan
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