Fall Feelings

We made it, here we are. Fall has arrived, crept right into our lap and cuddled up like an old cat trying to settle in and get comfy. Or something like that. I never used to be a big fan of Fall. It’s not that I didn’t like Fall, I just didn’t care either way. I guess I never really paid attention to the subtleties of routines. I spent a lot of time just doing and going and moving. The past few years I have been more aware and awake. Awake to my surroundings…

A Beginners Guide to Pinterest for Bloggers

  Pinterest is the number one referral source for most bloggers and is a great place to get your blog viewed regularly and even go viral. Which is always a lovely surprise. Many bloggers have been able to make a full-time job out of blogging thanks to their Pinterest skills. And although I am not one of those savvy boss ladies I have been absorbing the in’s and out’s of this interesting trade for sometime now. This post will focus on authentically assisting you with starting a Pinterest account or help you clean up the…

Searching for Happiness – Becoming Fearless

“The only way to ease our fear and be truly happy is to acknowledge our fear and look deeply at its source. Instead of trying to escape from our fear, we can invite it up to our awareness and look at it clearly and deeply.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh I recently completed level two Shambhala training. For those of you who do not know what Shambhala is, allow me to explain myself. Shambhala is a form of Tibetan Buddhism in which I have been practicing for over a year now. Last fall I attended level one training, a meditation retreat on…

A Beginners Guide to Utilizing Twitter for your Blog

Welcome to week two of this blog improvement series. I hope you had the opportunity to use some of the tools from last weeks post on Building an Engaging Facebook Page for your Blog. If so leave me a link to your Facebook page below so I can check it out! This week we will be talking about Twitter. This week we will be talking about Twitter. There is no doubt that Twitter is a major social media platform. With over 500 million tweets sent per day and over 6000 tweets per second, there is no wonder why Twitter is…

Mini Camping Trip – Gros Mourne, Newfoundland

This year we decided to take a mini-vacation right here at home. Three nights in Gros Mourne National Park. I guess Gros Mourne isn’t exactly in our backyard as it is an 8-hour drive from St. John’s, but it is still Newfoundland and it is beautiful. Gros Mourne is a World heritage site and an amazing place to visit for outdoor enthusiasts, hikers, adventurers and explorers. It really is magical. A member of the Long Range Mountains, an outlying range of the Appalachian Mountains, stretching the length of the Newfoundland’s West coast…

Building an Engaging Facebook Page for your Blog

Hello, beautiful bloggers and welcome to the first of four posts all about blogging hacks! Yay! Today’s focus is on developing a Facebook platform for your blog. If you are a new blogger or have simply never taken the time to create a Facebook page for your blog then I hope this post serves as an easy inspiration for you to do so. Additionally, this post will prove beneficial for bloggers who wish to improve their current Facebook pages. For those bloggers, you can simply scroll down to the tips and tricks section of this post. Today&#8217…

Your Invite: Blog Improvement Series

Hi everyone, I have a big announcement and some pretty exciting news. I will be releasing a brand new blog series! What is this new series all about you ask? This series will consist of 5 posts, one every Monday starting in September. These posts are designed to help bloggers who are looking to improve their social media influence, blog traffic, and organization. The promise of this series is to give you action oriented ideas, tricks, and tips that will help you to develop your social media influence from scratch, improve the networks you currently have and help you manage…

13 Blogging Tips from 2 Years of Blogging

It has been a whole two years since I began sharing with you all on ScaleitSimple. Hooray! To sum up my current thoughts on my blogging skills I would say I kind of feel like a toddler. Sort of cute, eager to learn and moving forward in the mystery of life all while looking clueless and stumbling like a drunk person. You know what I mean? Regardless, of my mixed feelings, I have learned a lot over the past couple of years, and although I have a long way to go I wanted to share the lessons I have learned…

Apple Papaya Clay Face Mask Review –  Astrida

Hello beautiful people! I am back today with another all natural and cruelty free beauty review. Are you excited? Great, because this is going to be a good one. Today’s review features the company Astrida who’s home is in the windy city of Chicago, USA. Hello, southern neighbors! Let me begin by stating this… I love face masks! In fact I would wager on myself that face masks are my favorite beauty products to use. As a result of this deep love, I have tried a lot of them. Astrida was kind enough to send…

30 Day Self Care Challenge

Self-care can be difficult to get into the habit of doing for ourselves. It is a sad truth. We would rather tackle a laundry list of items for our households, work, and family before we even begin thinking about taking time for ourselves. What is the deal with that? It takes more than one special moment or one day to cultivate the real love within you that you may have been neglecting from yourself. This is why I created this 30-day self-care challenge. If you are like me then perhaps you need to challenge yourself in order…