It really seems to me that self-hosted bloggers are getting kicked in the ass right now. We just want to write and make a few bucks on the side. We are not trying to scam anyone. Most of us follow all the rules. Most of us are honest. Why does it have to be so hard? #blogging

Why I Am Hating Self-Hosted Right Now

My head is about to explode. It is not enough that I have to deal with all of this GDPR bullshit myself, but the far-reaching effects of every product, site and affiliate that I have a relationship with too. I mean honestly, what moron does not know about cookies or tracking or doesn't know the … Continue reading Why I Am Hating Self-Hosted Right Now


The Best Thing About Blogging

I know you are wondering where I've been. Maybe that's presumptuous of me. Maybe you don't care. Out of sight. Out of mind? Could be. I've had so much turmoil in my life over the past few months. The death of my son's dog, followed by the death of my husband's father. Add on top, … Continue reading The Best Thing About Blogging

You think you have it all figured out and then boom, your Pinterest traffic takes a sharp down turn. WTF! Here is what I think it is and what you can do about it. #blogging #socialmedia #pinterest

What To Do When You Experience A Significant Drop In Pinterest Traffic

I have been blogging since 2014 and have been using Pinterest since 2015. Pinterest is my main source of pageviews, accounting for at least 80% of the traffic on this blog and as high as 90% on my other blogs. You can see how a significant drop in Pinterest refers influences my stats and ultimately, … Continue reading What To Do When You Experience A Significant Drop In Pinterest Traffic