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3 Ways to Thank Yourself

To all the women out there.  You’re tired, you’re hitting a certain age, you’re worn out, you’re worried.  You’re stressing, you’re overworked, you feel like your kids don’t appreciate you, maybe your partner just doesn’t “get it.”  Not getting anywhere in your career, or you feel completely lost on what to do with your life still.  Going through a separation or divorce, you’re taking care of aging parents, your teenagers want you to drop dead.  Does any of this sound familiar? You go through so much stress as a woman in…

Who is this Person? Self Love & Dating

  A few weeks after I locked the door on my husband for the last time, I went out with friends to a bar. After twelve years in a relationship, I had no intention of dating anyone for a very long time.  I wanted only a nice night out, away from all the worries of filing for divorce and the hard conversations I knew were coming. I don’t even know if he came up to me, or I to him. But I remember he wore a soft, white turtleneck sweater, and he spoke with the most glorious accent. His…

Fall Beauty Essentials 2017

We are well into Fall now and there is really no turning back. It is going to get colder, drier and darker from this point on. It is true! But hey, it is not all dark and depressing. Fall is also pretty cozy, cute, festive and warm. Although I consider myself nowhere near the kind of beauty guru who knows about the trends of seasons. I still wanted to share what I am loving so far this fall. Mainly because I love reading these kinds of post and because I need to share this with someone! I hope you find…

Goodbye for now – NaNoWriMo

Can you believe that October is almost over? Can you believe that NaNoWriMo is almost here? I am in a little bit of shock over here. After watching all the horror movies and reading all the spooky tales, I feel like I enjoyed this month to it’s fullest. However, I am still a little sad to see it go. I just love October! But it is not all snots and tears. With the ending of October, this can only mean that November is almost here.  Oh yes, that is how the almighty calendar works! And for me, November…

Fall Self Care List

For many falls is simply the best time of the year. The world seems to transform into a crisp colorful scene in a romance novel. Or a horror flick. Whatever tickles your fancy. The business of summer fun starts to dwindle and the coziness of a slower season starts to set in. There is a certain amount of romance that is associated with Fall. Pink cheeks and red noses. Warm blankets, thick scarfs and sweet scents. Fall is also one of my favorite times of year to get back into a self-care mindset. Through spending more time at home…

Your Invite: Fall Feelings Blogging Party

You have been invited to Scale it Simple’s Fall Feelings Blog Party! Yay! What better way to embrace the beautiful and cozy feelings of fall than to bundle up with your favorite fuzzy blanket, read some awesome blog posts and meet new blogging friends? This blogging party will be an opportunity for you to share your blog posts with a larger community. And connect with like-minded creative people! There is no theme for this blogging party, all posts are welcome as long as they are tasteful and the content is appropriate! Fashion, crafts, lifestyle, fiction, beauty, recipes, blogging…

Brilliant Travel Tips To Save Money & Enjoy Your Vacation

Travel is a huge passion of mine and I would love nothing more than to visit beautiful historic cities every other week. However, let’s be real. I am not rich and most of you probably are not either. But that does not mean we can’t enjoy a vacation every now and again. We just have to be smart about it. Save smarter, spend smarter. Here to help you enjoy the vacation of your dreams and save some extra doe in the process is blogger Michelle McGregor. She is sharing her experience as an avid traveler with…

The Beginners Monthly Blog Social Media Calendar

Why hello there. This is it. We made it. The final post in ScaleitSimple’s blog improvement series. Yay! If you have been reading along for the past five weeks then I want to say a big thank you. I hope that I have been able to help you grow your blog and social media as authentically and simply as possible. Please leave me a comment with some feedback,  and let me know if you would like to see more post like this in the future. Don’t forget the fun isn’t completely over! There is…

Life Updates: Vol. III – Goodbyes are Hard

In Buddhism, we are always talking about attachment. Attachment to people, material things, feelings, thoughts, everything. So I am really trying to check myself here lately because… I am moving. Being a Buddhist is hard. My relationship with this old apartment of mine runs pretty deep. In fact my feelings kind of surprise me. I moved in almost 4 years ago. Wide-eyed and ready to grab change and my life by the short and curlies. I found this cute little apartment that was a great price in a great location. The timing was right so I went for…

Blog Measures you Should Track that are not just Views

Let’s talk about traffic. I mean why not, it’s not like anyone ever talks about blog traffic anymore. Am I right? Traffic is a key measure for many bloggers and while useful in helping to track blog growth it can also be a pain point and a source of disappointment. Allow me to explain. I have a pretty normal blog, I have normalish views, traffic, and followers. I do not make thousands of dollars blogging and I do not claim to know the tricks to get you there. Sorry guys. My focus is just not there…