How I got started with blogging - long before there were internet blogging platforms.

I started as a blogger when I was in elementary school – by making a family newsletter. Since then, it’s been one thing after another until I found my home!


This is my blog income report from May 2016 - read all about my Pinterest Pageviews Plan, how I gained over 5,000 Instagram followers this month, and exactly what my income and expenses looked like.

This is my blog income report from May 2016 – read all about my Pinterest Pageviews Plan, how I gained over 5,000 Instagram followers this month, and exactly what my income and expenses looked like.


How I earned $1569 from my blog in one month, and some exciting developments for my blog's future. Want to make money from home? Starting a blog might be the way to go.

How I made nearly $1000 after expenses this month, and why I don’t mind that it’s a lower-income month for me. Life. Is. Awesome.


How I earned $3275.10 in one month with my blog, while I basically didn't work at all.

This month, I earned over $3200, even though it wasn’t a great month for me, blogging-wise. That’s one thing I love about being a blogger – there’s still passive income when I’m not on the top of my game!


How I earned $3855 with my blog last month. Details and tips, so you can do it too.

My February 2016 Blog Income report – How I earned over $3800 this month with my blog.


How I earned $2975.42 on my blog in January - I break it down completely, and I'm totally transparent, so you can learn from what I do and make money from home too!

You really can earn income with a blog – even a “mommy blog”. In January, I earned $2975.42 and I’ll show you exactly how I did it!


2015 was a busy year for me. We started the year with a cross-country move, pregnant and exhausted (and too pregnancy-hormone-headachy to blog at all), and ended it with a brand new baby.
Yet somehow, I still managed to make $5,487.34 “on the side” with my blog, just from one site.


How my blog made $3045 last month - detailed income and expense report, traffic report, and more. Want to make money blogging? It's possible! Here's how.

Why this month was one of my higher earning months so far, and how you can make money blogging too. Detailed blog income/expense report, traffic report, and more.


What writing 50,000 words did for my blog.

This is my blog income report for November 2015.
Why write a blog income report?

I know it seems a bit too personal. Maybe even taboo. I’m giving you the real numbers – what I actually earned, and what I spent to do it. But why?

Because I want to inspire you. I want to show you that earning some income from writing a blog, while working from home and being a full-time mama? It’s possible.


Blogging Q&A Session - SEO, pageviews, affiliates, ads, and sharing

I answer reader-submitted questions about SEO, pageviews, sharing, affiliate income, and ads.


Blog Income Report for Joyful Abode - October 2015

Think it’s impossible to make an income from a blog? Think again. Here’s my October 2015 blog income report to inspire you and keep me accountable.



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