DIY Design #5: WordPress Design Part 1

Time for another DIY Design post! Clara did number four which was on free photos and design resources. My post is going to be part one of WordPress design. Today I'll be going over blog headers and blog buttons. This isn't neccesarily just for WordPress, but I will be going over how to put headers on … Continue reading DIY Design #5: WordPress Design Part 1

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DIY Design #3: Combinations (Creating Color Palettes and Font Combinations)

It's time for our third topic of DIY Design! If you missed Clara's last post on fonts, go to her post on her blog here. Today I'm going to give a few tips on combinations. Namely, color combinations and font combinations. I'll start with color combinations. Color Combinations with Color Palettes I like to use color palettes for my … Continue reading DIY Design #3: Combinations (Creating Color Palettes and Font Combinations)

DIY Design #1: Using Clipart in Your Graphics

Clara and I are doing a series called DIY Design. You can read more about it in my previous post, but the main point of DIY Design is to help beginner bloggers with graphic design, and hopefully we’ll give some tips and ideas to the bloggers who have been blogging a while. To start off … Continue reading DIY Design #1: Using Clipart in Your Graphics

Introducing DIY Design

Today (or tonight) I get to introduce something that Clara and I have been working on for a while. It's going to be a blog series for bloggers that will span about six weeks. Introducing... We're so excited to start this series! Clara has joined me to introduce 'DIY Design'. M: We’ll be doing seven … Continue reading Introducing DIY Design

“The New Diary” Blog Tour {Author Interview}

I signed up to do Hanna Kraft's blog tour for her new book, The New Diary. Today I'm going to be doing an author interview with Hanna on her book. Some of my followers might know Hanna better by "CutePolarBear," as she goes by in the blogging world. 😉 One Summer Sunday in 1930, Carol … Continue reading “The New Diary” Blog Tour {Author Interview}

A Barefoot Gal Celebration {600 Followers Giveaway}

Hey everyone! I was originally planning this to be a 500 followers giveaway, but now I have 611 followers, which is even better! I'm giving away two different prizes - a first and second place one. The prizes are two of my favorite books, both by my favorite author. They are The Mysterious Benedict Society by … Continue reading A Barefoot Gal Celebration {600 Followers Giveaway}

Sister’s Q&A, Part 4

Hey guys! Here's the next part of the Sister's Q&A. We haven't done it in a while! Christian Homeschooler: What kind of pencils do you like to use best: regular number 2’s, or mechanical? Guess:  Maybe regular pencils? Answer: We don't have that many mechanical pencils, but I do like them. I'd rather use them... … Continue reading Sister’s Q&A, Part 4

4 Free Bible Verse Printables (+ a Bonus Christmas Printable)

Hello everyone! Today I’m going to be doing something a little different. I’ve created four free bible verse printables for you all, plus a bonus Christmas printable. For the first printable I used these graphics. For the second, I used these graphics which I bought on Etsy. On the third printable, the arrow graphic is … Continue reading 4 Free Bible Verse Printables (+ a Bonus Christmas Printable)

November Highlights and December Goals

Wow. It can't be the last month in 2016 already! So much has happened in the past 11 months- in real life, and here on the blog. In a few weeks Christmas will be gone and it will be 2017. Well, enough with all that. Let's get started with the post! November Goals (Review) Blogging: … Continue reading November Highlights and December Goals

The Best of 2016 Voting

Hey everyone!  It's time to vote on the blogs that were nominated. Thanks to you all, around thirty people nominated bloggers! That's over twice as much as last year. 🙂 I made a bit of a change though: the blogs/bloggers/posts that got nominated twice get three extra votes/points. And if they got nominated more than twice … Continue reading The Best of 2016 Voting

October Highlights and November Goals

October was really fun! Here's what goals I got done last month: October Goals (Review) Blogging: Post at least two more parts of Inchy B. Check! Do another ‘Will This Work or Fail?’ episode. Check! Post some fall photos. Check! Start up the blog button giveaway with Josie again. Nope. Do a lyric photo shoot … Continue reading October Highlights and November Goals

Arugula

What an odd title, you say? Indeed it is. Arugula is my cry of distress, battle cry, and cry of excitement/joy.  Sometimes I modify it slightly to "Rugula!" or something of the likes. When are the best times for using arugula, you ask? Maybe when someone wants you to design their blog (Anika, C., Julia). Or … Continue reading Arugula

Best of 2016

Hello everyone! Last year I did the Best of 2015 awards. Basically, my readers nominated blogs and blogger's posts that they loved in a survey. After the survey time was up, I gathered all the nominated blogs/blog posts together and you all voted on your favorite. Finally, ten days later, I posted the winners. But … Continue reading Best of 2016