Hello all! it’s been a while I know! Life has been very busy, and I’ve been working on the side looking for great content for the blog that I’ll present soon, BUT, It’s been a very chill Saturday so I thought I would take the time to finally get back to my fellow blogger Kama and thank her for nominating me for the Liebster Award!
If you don’t know what I’m talking about, this is an award that exists only on the internet and is given to bloggers by other bloggers, helping us to connect with each other and grow our exposure.
I’m so excited to share with you the answers to her questions and to nominate some of my favourite bloggers! Without a doubt, this is my favourite part of blogging, the people you meet and connect! Here are 10 random facts about me before we start:
*I was born and raised in Mexico
*I love coffee
*I hate spiders
*I do not enjoy hot weather
*Winter makes me happy
*I have more raining boots than shoes
*I would love to be vegan but I can’t quit cheese
*I listen to the 90″S
*I want Kourtney to get back with Scott, but I kind of like Sofia Richie too!
*LOVE Gilmore girls
Ok, so let’s move to the questions, here we go!
When did you first start blogging and why?
I started my blog when I was on maternity leave with my daughter. I found very difficult to stay at home with her, so we were always exploring local brands/places. At the same time, I took a Wellness Coach certification so I was blogging reviewing all of these new businesses (new for me) and sharing healthy recipes.
What THREE words best describe your blog?
Motherhood, Local (made in Canada), Wellness.
If your blog was a beverage, what type would it be?
Black Coffee, with a little bit of sugar, and a little bit of cream.
What’s the best way you’ve found to drive traffic to your blog?
Social Media and word of mouth.
What are the most rewarding and most challenging things you’ve faced as a blogger?
Most rewarding: for sure has been making the blog a business. Working with some awesome brands that I use every day and support small businesses to grow.
Most challenging: finding the time to do it.
In five years, what do you want to see happen with your blog?
I would love working full time creating content that helps others to grow their small businesses.
If you work outside of blogging, what’s your day job? What do you enjoy most about it?
I’m a full-time online marketer. I truly enjoy the interaction with others and the people you meet on the road.
How do you attempt to strike the ever-elusive ‘balance’ between work and family?
Schedule, Schedule, Schedule. When I’m done with work, I put my phone down and concentrate on the quality time with my family and friends.
What’s your favourite social media channel + why?
It’s been hard to choose between IG and Twitter, but love IG because of the beautiful images and the motherhood community.
Where’s the coolest place you’ve ever travelled
? Any top tips?
South Africa for sure! My tips are: ask the locals where are the best places to eat, not necessarily has to be the expensive/fancy ones. Go grocery shopping and learn about the products they have, enjoy the nature, meet new people.
What are some of your favourite conscious + ethical brands?
LOVE baby gourmet, attitude, I recently discovered free reign and LOVE IT!.
My nominees for the Liebster awards are:
I haven’t met the whole team, but I was contacted by Harriet when I was nominated as one of the top 30 Vancouver mom bloggers, and since then I’m addicted to their site! They have so many tips for moms and feature so many cool local businesses!
Styling the Inside
I absolutely enjoy following this local mom and get some of her tips for Health and Wellness. She is so positive and real!
I’ve been Keisha’s fan for quite some time, I go to her blog/feed for home inspiration, brands, pieces of advice for anxiety and even fashion! Her feed it’s just so beautiful, and she is always sharing tips on how to improve yours!
RAW motherhood at the highest! Love how she keeps the things real, and enjoy following her on her struggles with motherhood! The good, the bad, the real!
This mama Loves Life
This is another account I go for pics inspiration, her feed it’s so beautiful and I really enjoy following her on her motherhood chapter!
This girl keeps everything so real, she is not afraid to show some emotions and her product reviews are the best!
Who doesn’t define their weekend plans by this website? It’s been more than 5 years? of me going every single Thursday to her Calendar to find out what is happening on the world. LOVE her!
Clarissa was the first blogger I decided to follow/read, and I’ve been her fan for quite some time now. I truly enjoy reading her articles about style, dating and single mom struggles.
Life As Wife and Mom
This girl! She is a terrific photographer but not only that.. she is a great blogger! I really enjoy reading/watching her real-life everyday stories plus her kids are so cute!
Question for my fellow bloggers:
1- What is the thing that scares you the most about blogging?
2- If your blog was a country, who would it be?
3- If you would have to bring another blogger to your team, who would it be?
4- Do you read other’s blogs or do you watch youtube?
5- What inspires you to blog?
6- What is the best memory with your blog?
7-If you could give someone a million dollars, who would you give it to?
8- What is the weirdest experience you have had with your blog?
9- Who would you like to collab?
10- If you can rename your blog, what would be the new name?