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5 TIPS: WORK WITH YOUR FAVORITE BRANDS | PREPARATION, CONTACT, AND FOLLOW-THROUGH

Are you a content creator looking to work with your favorite brands? If yes, I have 5 tips that will help guide you in preparation, contact, and follow-through with any brand.

When I first started blogging years ago, I was really eager to work with my favorite brands, because, really, who isn’t? Talking about things that I love, is something I do easily for free all of the time. How do we get to that point where we get to collaborate with some of our favorites?

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Categories, FINANCE

LIFE AS AN INTROVERT IN AN EXTROVERTED WORLD | PLUS, HOW TO MAKE THAT MONEY IN THIS WORLD

“You know, the first time I met you, I thought you were really snobby, because you weren’t saying anything to us.” Does anyone else get this as much as I do? No? Just me? I am an introvert, and I have been this way my entire life. Living life as an introvert in an extroverted world can be quite difficult at times.

Sometimes, I think about how much easier it would be if I could pretend to be outgoing and extroverted – but I can’t, and I won’t. That isn’t me. What’s even harder is finding a career that lets me be myself and succeed as I introvert my way. If you’re having trouble in your career search, don’t worry. I gotchu.Continue reading

Categories, SELF-CARE

5 REASONS WHY FAILURE IS GOOD FOR GROWTH | LIFE AS A DIVORCED, SINGLE MOM

Usually when you fail at something, you don’t always see the good side right away. However, failure is good for growth, and it’s good for you. Eventually, you’ll understand the why’s.

When I was younger, I always thought I’d only get married once. I was adamant that divorce was not for me, and if I got married, that would be it. Fortunately, life doesn’t always work out how we expect. Even though I had two children already, divorce was probably the best thing I did for all of us.

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Categories, FINANCE

5 OF THE BEST MONEY SAVING TIPS | SAVE OVER $10,000 IN ONE YEAR

My finance background has me on a constant budgeting kick. I’m always trying to figure out money saving tips that can help me as well as other people. As many people as I’ve met, I’ve never known anyone to be against saving money. Even some of the wealthiest people I know hold on to their dollars very tightly. Today, I’m going to share a few tips that’ll help you build up your savings to $10,000 in just one year.Continue reading

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EASY DIY RING LIGHT FOR PORTRAITS AND INDOOR PHOTOGRAPHY

For years, I have relied on artificial lighting for my portraits and photos, and this DIY ring light I made is so helpful. Since I wrote the tutorial for this light ages ago, I wanted to update the tutorial and links (some are no longer available). If you’re ready, I’ll show you how I made my ring light, and yes, it’s still standing strong today.

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