College

Why Summer Classes Aren't a Bad Thing

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Hey there! It is the middle of June and that means that it is summer time! (It's been summer in Arizona for a couple of weeks already.) Summertime means sleeping in, days at the beach, and summer classes! Yes, summer classes. I know the last thing a college student is thinking about is taking summer classes and back in high school summer school was the literal worst thing ever. But summer classes in college aren't that bad.

Blogging

Easy HTML Coding All Bloggers Should Know

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Hey there! Today I'm sharing something that I hope will help new bloggers. I want to share a little bit about HTML and coding. I know, it's scary, but what I'm talking about are some easy coding hacks that will help new bloggers with their site. I definitely think it's important for new bloggers to know a little bit of HTML just to help them get by.

Easy HTML Coding Bloggers Should Know

Bullet Journal

Simply Gilded: May 2018 Subscription Box

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Hey there! I know, a Friday post! I already had this and next week's posts already done before I got my May Sub Box, but I wanted to make sure I still shared it with you so I figured I would throw in an extra post this week!

lifestyle

Tips for Coping With a Bad Day

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Hey there! Today I wanted to talk about something related to mental health. In this day and age, it seems like from the time we enter school, it's busy busy busy. There is rarely time for a break. Classes, extracurriculars, then college, then a job right out of college, then work until you retire. It can seem very overwhelming and sometimes you can have bad days. Everyone has them, it's completely normal.

Blogging

May 2018 Blog Traffic Report

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Hey there! Today I wanted to share my May 2018 blog traffic report. I was consistent in posting on the blog this month. I was very happy that I was able to continue posting.

Every month I share my traffic stats to show what my numbers are, how I use social media to drive traffic to my blog and to share that it's okay to have lower numbers. Many traffic reports show these big numbers and make newer bloggers feel disappointed about their numbers. Remember, it's not always about the numbers. You can have lower numbers but a tight-knit community. Stop comparing, and do you!


Blogging

Why Bloggers Need to Organize Their Labels

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Hey there! Today I wanted to talk about something that I think is important for new bloggers to know. When you first start blogging, you want every post to have its own category and you end up having too many categories that your readers can't distinguish what is important. I know this happens because I fell into that trap when I first started blogging! I would tag everything I could think of that was relevant to the post.


lifestyle

My Current Favorite YouTubers

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Hey there! Today I wanted to share a lighthearted post. I wanted to share my current favorite YouTubers that I really like to watch, These are YouTubers that I have notifications on for so I know I won't miss a video.


Blogging

Why Bloggers Need to Watch the Shane Dawson/Grav3yardGirl Series

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Hey there! Today I wanted to talk about something a little different. This is something that is going to go deep. You may or may not have heard that Shane Dawson started a new series on his YouTube channel and it involved Grav3yardGirl, Bunny Myer. He went to her because she believed her channel was dying, and he wanted to help her. But it is so much more than just a collab.

College

Five More Tips to Help You Excel in Online Classes

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Hey there! It's been a hot minute since I posted a college post, I'm talking like over six months. I guess when you're not in college, it's hard to think about posting college stuff. But, when I look back on some of my popular college posts, my Five Tips to Help You Excel in Online Classes post is one of my most popular ones. I figured that it was probably time to bring a part two to the blog. So, I'm here now with a part two of my popular post!

Bullet Journal

Simply Gilded: April 2018 Subscription Box

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Hey there! Today I wanted to share with you my April Sub Box from Simply Gilded. I think I'm going to do this every month. Her boxes are gorgeous and bullet journaling has become a big part of my life. I know it is already May, but her boxes ship at the end of the month, meaning April's shipped at the end of April.

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