Wow, what a journey this has been!
Over the past year, Embracing a Simpler Life has seen
75,214 page views
34,530 unique visitors
130 blog posts
from both myself
and a collection of 5 amazingly wise and talented contributing writers.
which have received
54 Blog subscribers by email.
Somehow, it also made the list of
Personally, I’ve attended
and spoken at
I’ve also published
4 Different Blogs.
One of which actually went viral on Facebook and was seen by close to a million people and shared over 80,000 times on Social Media.
And, excluding the cost of the conference I attended (which I chalk up to fun, girl-time and a break from kids),
I broke even financially!
It’s not cheap to run a blog surprisingly (I spent hundreds of dollars this year), but through income earned by affiliate sales* I didn’t technically lose money and may someday actually make enough to be able to really do this as a work-at-home mom!
*Affiliate sales are when I recommend a product on my site and receive a commission if someone purchases it. This doesn’t raise the price in any way.
God has truly blessed this journey so far. He has stirred me to blog and grown me through writing about what I’m learning. I’ve met some amazing women in this online world, both readers and bloggers that are quickly becoming cherished friends.
But Most of all I want to say…
You are such a big part of making this blog what it is.