This weekend, I went to my parents house to help clean out a major amount of junk! My dad rented a giant dumpster for us to throw everything into. I didn’t expect us to fill even half of it, but it ended up nearly overflowing. It’s amazing how much junk a house accumulates after thirty-something… Continue reading The Big Clean + Formulations Outing
Category: Personal updates
News about my life, the things I’m doing, the places I’m going, etc.
Personal update: Job promotion, Herbalism certification, and Medium Partner Program
I was promoted at work! Last month, I was promoted from tech I to tech II at my job. I started a new job as a formulations technician back in September. I'm with the same company and location that I have been with since 2017, but it's a new lab, a new role, and a… Continue reading Personal update: Job promotion, Herbalism certification, and Medium Partner Program
January: Yoga, Gigantic Gemstones, & a Ghost Tour!
Two weekends ago, I stayed over my aunt Nancy and uncle David's house, and my aunt and I went to her yoga class on Saturday morning. The night before, we had a really delicious "beyond burgers" dinner. And then the next morning, we had a tasty, quick breakfast before yoga -- homemade bread and frothy… Continue reading January: Yoga, Gigantic Gemstones, & a Ghost Tour!
I Made Over $500 Blogging On Medium In The Month of January
In the month of January, I made $566.44 as a Medium Partner. This money came directly from my blog posts and amount of viewers and readers I received in that month. I say this not to brag, (but yes, I am totally proud of myself) I say this to encourage other writers, bloggers, and content… Continue reading I Made Over $500 Blogging On Medium In The Month of January
What it was like to publish my own book
The good, the bad, and the ugly! Click here to buy my book: The Captain & the Mermaid: A Mystical Conquest by Laura Cyrena Kellogg How it began How far back should I go, exactly? I could go back to elementary school years, when I used to spend my playtime writing stories with a pencil and… Continue reading What it was like to publish my own book
Blog Stats 2023
In 2022, I wrote a total of 156,213 words with an average of 1,008 words per post. Most popular time for views is Sunday (16%) and 6:00 PM (6%) My best views ever were on September 13, 2021. I have a total of 201,352 views. I have written 878 posts. Top Posts of 2022: Top… Continue reading Blog Stats 2023
My Business Goals for 2023
I'd like to say that 2022 is the year that my business was fully created, although the few years prior served as major stepping stones to get there. I'd like to look back on some important milestones that got me here. In 2015, I downloaded a tarot app and began learning about the cards and… Continue reading My Business Goals for 2023
I Made Over $100 From My First Full Month on Medium
For years, I’ve dreamt of making money through blogging. And for the first time in my life, it’s happening. I joined Medium in mid November, and then I joined the Partner Program in the last week of November. In that final week, I made over $5, which broke even for my membership payment. (Note: Medium… Continue reading I Made Over $100 From My First Full Month on Medium
“The Captain & the Mermaid” Now Available as an Audiobook!
Now you can LISTEN to my novel, "The Captain & the Mermaid"! It is available for FREE on Spotify! CLICK HERE to listen! You can also still purchase the ebook or paperback copy on Amazon HERE! I've had a few people tell me that they are interested in my book, but that they aren't book-readers,… Continue reading “The Captain & the Mermaid” Now Available as an Audiobook!
I did it… I joined Medium!
Follow me on Medium I've been debating for a really long time if I should join Medium. I've decided to finally go ahead and do it. I promise that I am not a traitor to WordPress! The thing about Medium is that is allows a much greater opportunity to get paid for your writing, but… Continue reading I did it… I joined Medium!