About Me
how to make living from blogging

When my husband was diagnosed with kidney failure, I quit my job and started a blog. Over a decade later, that blog is still going strong, and is now my full-time job. Want to know how I make a living from blogging? Read on...

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Dream Big: questions and answers about blogging for a living

Blogging and Fashion Q&A

Every year around this time I start to get a lot of interview requests from students writing dissertations on blogging, social media and that kind of thing. (Side note: this reeeaallly makes…

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A Blogger Code of Ethics

Last week I wrote about Instagram and insincerity, and I was honestly pretty blown away by the response to that post – particularly on social media. It seems there are a lot…

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Blogging Goals for 2017

Although 2016 was a terrible year for many, many different reasons, as far as my blogging business goes, last year was… well, it was OK, I guess. Wait: that’s not quite fair. While…


My Best Blogging Tips of 2016

For the last couple of years, I’ve been publishing posts about the business of blogging (almost) every Sunday. I still get a lot of emails from people looking for blogging advice, however,…

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Blogging as an introvert

You know what I like? I like writing. Reading. Curling up on the sofa with Terry, Rubin, Netflix, and coffee. Or, you know, wine. You know what I don’t like so much?…