I Blogged for 30 Days Straight and Here’s What Happened

Completing NaBloPoMo 2018

Well, guys, I did it! Today is the final day of NaBloPoMo, and I successfully blogged for 30 days straight! I definitely learned a lot and what I am capable of doing for my blog.

  • I had days where I legit did not know what to write about, even when looking at other blogs for inspiration.
  • I tried to do as much planning ahead as possible, which really helped. I really want to get into batch content creation so I can schedule things ahead of time.
  • I’d spend either my mornings before work or evenings before bed working on blog posts. Due to coming up with new content each day, there were days where if I didn’t get stuff done before work I’d be scrambling to get them done before bed. I also spent a lot of time drafting posts on the weekends.
  • I finally got some posts published that had been sitting as drafts for awhile!
  • I pushed myself to create my very first gift guides, something I’ve been wanting to do for quite some time but never made the extra effort to pursue.
  • I’ve proven to myself that if I can create new content for 30 days straight then I am capable of putting together a consistent schedule by planning ahead.

I’m not gonna lie, I am happy to have my mornings/evenings back where I am not pressed to create new content every single day. 😆 But I really want to take what I’ve learned and turn it into more consistent blogging. Goals for 2019!

If you missed any of my posts in the last month, here they all are!

  1. ORC Week 5: Nursery Furniture Before + After
  2. NaBloPoMo and Our 2018 Halloween
  3. How We Do Disneyland: Our Tips and Tricks
  4. What’s in my Travel Bag: Green Beauty Edition
  5. Meal Plan Monday: 5 Slow-cooker Foods for Fall
  6. 8 Years Later
  7. Our Dapper Disney Anniversary
  8. Our Family Vacation in Colorado
  9. The Laundry Room (BEFORE)
  10. My Favorite Green Sephora Products
  11. ORC Week 6: The Guest Room Reveal
  12. If I Could Redo: The Duplex Kitchen
  13. 7 Podcasts I’m Loving in 2018
  14. 5 of my Favorite Apps in 2018
  15. Laundry Room Demo and Inspiration
  16. My Top 10 Favorite Things of 2018
  17. Our First Trip to Palm Springs
  18. On the Anniversary of My Due Date
  19. Meal Plan Monday: Planning for Thanksgiving
  20. My Clean Makeup Routine
  21. Master Closet Before and Inspiration
  22. Happy Thanksgiving
  23. A Recap of Our 2018 Thanksgiving
  24. Dear Santa: My 2018 Christmas Wish List
  25. My Ideal Stocking Stuffers
  26. 2018 The Lovely Geek Gift Guide: For Her
  27. My New Green Skincare Routine
  28. 2018 The Lovely Geek Gift Guide: For Him
  29. 2018 The Lovely Geek Gift Guide: For Pets
  30. This post! 😬

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