• to travel and beyond

    Where To Travel and Beyond Is Going Next…

    I want to start off with THANK YOU!! Last year, I changed my posting schedule on To Travel and Beyond and went from 3 days a week to 5 days a week and it has been incredible. I have found support in places I never expected, from daily comments to emails asking for more advice, posts, etc. I am so grateful for all of my readers  friends, and for this space. I know I say it all of the time, but it’s so incredibly true. Now as my wedding season is kicking off, I think that I need to step back a little bit from blogging 5 days a week…

  • going self-hosted

    My Favorite Reasons For Going Self-Hosted

    Affiliate links are listed below One of the most popular blogging questions out there is to be self-hosted, or to not be self-hosted. I have been both, and now that I am self-hosted, I don’t plan on turning back. There is also a debate about which blogging platform to use, WordPress and Squarespace seem to be the front runners, but I won’t get into that today. This post is going to be focused on a self-hosted WordPress blog, aka wordpress.org. The first glance confusion begins with WordPress having two types of blogs. Mainly, the difference between .com and .org. To quickly summarize, wordpress.com is a free blogging platform and wordpress.org…

  • Starting A Blog

    My Best Advice To Starting A Blog

    It has been a little while since I shared some blogging tips and tricks, so I am back with some advice from what i have learned over the years. These are all tips for the blogger that is working to build their following, reach the “right” reader (if there is such a thing), and those building a business. As I have mentioned in previous posts, there is no right or wrong in blogging. These tips are just pieces of advice that will lend a helping hand when a blogger is just starting out. I strongly believe in blogging for YOU, if that is what you want to do, however most…

  • My 1st Blogmopolitan Quiz!

    If you stop by Two Thirds Hazel, Sweet Southern Sparkle, or any of the 63 other blogs linked up (so far!) you have noticed their post with this quiz. I am so excited to be partaking in this one 🙂 Have a look at my answers then stop by Erin‘s blog to grab a blank copy for yourself and link-up!