A couple of days ago, I told you all to snap me any and all questions you may have for me. While I didn't get around to answering them live on Snapchat, as promised, here are my answers to ALL your questions! (I consolidated similar questions so that I only have to answer them once. ;))
Let's dive in, shall we?
Q: How do I get started as a blogger?
Commit. Find a platform that is easy for you to use and commit to posting frequently - at least a couple of times a week. Try to have a niche, rather than trying to appeal to everyone, focus on appealing to a targeted and specific audience. And invest in a good camera!
Q: Do you plan on having more babies?
Q: How often do you get your hair done and what do you get done to it?
I get my hair done every 6 months or so. I usually get a trim and some long layers and then a full foil.
Q: How do you grow your hair so long??
I don't use a hairdryer and rarely curl my hair, so I don't use heat on it very often at all. I use a deep conditioning treatment every couple of weeks.
Q: What kind of bronzer do you recommend?
Q: What places MUST I visit while in Paris?
The catacombs, the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Notre Dame...the usual things. BUT I would honestly just recommend that you walk EVERYWHERE - don't take a taxi. Just walk and see the city by foot. You'll find so many hidden gems. It's magical!
Q: What does Ben do for work?
He is an Area Manager at Amazon.
Q: What is the hardest and best thing about being a mom?
The hardest thing is just adjusting to not having as much free time, and the best thing is watching my little one grow and learn new things!! Being a mom is the BEST thing in the entire world!!
Q: What are your tips for eating healthy while being busy all day with a baby?
Meal prep! Make big portions of healthy meals and save the leftovers to eat throughout the week.
Q: Do you have a sunless tanner that you use/recommend?
I use this one. It's the best!
Q: What exactly do you do for work?
I am a social media consultant, a blogger, and a writer. But honestly, none of these things feel like work because I LOVE what I do so much!!
Q: Do you still write outdoor articles for magazines?
I do! Since being put on bedrest and then giving birth and then now it being winter and all...I haven't done much outdoor adventuring lately. But come Summer, I'm heading to the mountains, so you can expect a lot more outdoor content and a lot more articles from me!
Q: Tips for not going crazy on bedrest?
Pray, meditate, read, color, write. :)
Q: Do you have any tips on how to be more confident?
Take some time to really get to know yourself - what you love, what you dislike, what you believe in, what you enjoy, what makes you happy, what makes you angry, what makes you sad, what makes you fired up...and then OWN that and manifest that knowledge in your daily life. Be true to yourself.
Q: What kind of music do you listen to?
I listen to all different kinds of music. Blue grass is probably my favorite, but there is hardly any kind of music that I don't enjoy to some extent.
Q: How long have you been married?
Ben and I will have been married for nine years this July, and together for ten!
Q: How did you know that your husband was "the one"?
I just knew. He made me feel safe and loved and whole and precious and understood ... and he still does. <3