I Moved 500+ Miles in 3 Weeks

Moving is stressful enough without having to worry about moving over 500 miles on 3 weeks notice! Basically, my husband and I are crazy for even attempting it but we’re here (finally) and looking forward to our new journey. If you find yourself planning a move on short notice, you can probably learn a thing or two from our do’s and don’t for moving. Then, all I can do is wish you luck! Moving is miserable.

How to Blog While Working Full-Time

In the blogging world, there are full-time bloggers and hobby bloggers. Most of the bloggers I know fall into the hobby blogger category like myself. I love blogging but it’s a side hustle to my real full-time career. A lot of people ask me how I manage to blog while working full-time so I decided to share my top tips for time management, balanced workload, and tools with you. Now, I can almost run the blog on auto-pilot.

My Favorite Charities to Support

One of the first faith-related arguments that Brandon and I ever had was about tithing. We agreed that God asks that we give 10% of our earnings to the church but we argued about what “the church” actually meant. He insisted that it meant the physical church that you attend or a local church in…

6 Tailwind Tribes That Helped Me Grow My Blog

This post includes affiliate links which help support FBL. I felt so late to the Tailwind party when I first joined the platform about a month or so ago. I’d been hearing about it for almost a year but never bothered to sign up for it because I was already over-extended on my blog expense budget…

Top Tips to Help You Pay Off Your Student Loans Early

Guest post by: David Chen of Millennial Personal Finance For many Americans, student loans are a fact of life.  College or graduate school is simply out of reach without some form of student loans, and most of us will spend years paying back Uncle Sam or a private student loan company for our degrees.  When…

MailChimp vs ConvertKit – Which One is Right For You?

This post includes affiliate links which help support and maintain FBL. One of the most popular pieces of advice floating around online for bloggers is to build your email list. There are thousands (millions?) of articles about how to build your list, what to create as an opt-in offer, how often to communicate with your list,…

A Simple Way to Renew Your Mind and Body (Giveaway)

This post is sponsored by Chesapeake Bay Candle but my love for their Mind & Body Collection is all my own.  As much as I love the plentiful options and choices of  the times we live in it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by so much information, so many tutorials, and such high standards. I mean,…

My Top Time Management Tips for Achieving Balance

This post includes affiliate links. Thank you for supporting the brands that support FBL. A lot of people ask me how I find the time to work a full-time outside the home career, manage my blog and social media accounts, and commit to my marriage in the way it seems I do. I know it sounds like a lot…

Spring-Inspired Style with JORD (and Giveaway!)

Thank you to JORD for providing a complimentary wood watch.  I can’t wait any longer! I want to start talking about baseball, effortless style, warm weather, and natural elements in our wardrobe like this cool watch from Jord! Yes, officially, we are still about three weeks away from the first day of spring but I start embracing…

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