You’re a go-getter and impatient as hell. When there’s something out there that you want, you can’t stop thinking about it until you’ve got it. Maybe you’ve already started a blog, or maybe you haven’t. But either way, those first steps can be incredibly overwhelming.
That’s where I come in. Trust me, I’ve been there. I’m Brandi, and my goal with this blog is to make creative hearts happy by providing you with the tools you need to live an organized life and create an amazing blog.
A LITTLE ABOUT ME
I’m married to my high school sweetheart (that pic is from a 50’s theme dance in high school, feels like forever ago!) and together we’re raising the cutest little boy ever.
Getting married and having a baby right out of high school was one of the craziest things I’ve ever done (and don’t worry, everyone let me know), but also one of the most rewarding and honestly if I could go back and do it all over again I would in a heartbeat.
Pretty quickly though I realized that I needed some sort of creative outlet if I was ever going to stay sane throughout all of this craziness going on in life, so that’s exactly what I did! I started my first blog, and it was sooo much fun.
I’d started that blog as a way to connect with others who like to travel, but I quickly learned that travel blogging wasn’t for me. With a new baby, I barely left the house, let alone my city.
So, I lost interest and eventually just gave up on it. I didn’t do my research and honestly, I didn’t know that people could make a living from blogging.
Once I finally got a clue, I spent several months trying my hand at making money blogging. It took a while before I saw any income, but when I finally did get my first payment, (which was less than $20) I was still ecstatic. And when I actually started making some decent money with my blog, I realized that I still wasn’t happy and I was just forcing myself to keep up with it. Honestly I was just ready for a fresh start.
That’s when I created Simply Brandi Renee and fell in love.
I like to tell you guys about that first blog because I want you to be more prepared than I was when you start blogging. You’ll save time and money if you do things the right way the first time.
To truly have a great blog, you need to stay organized and keep up with your business. That’s why I love my bullet journal.
I discovered bullet journaling on accident one night after one of those 3am Pinterest binge-ing sessions, but wow it’s totally transformed my life and the way I blog, and I know it could do the same for you. No matter what you’re going through, this system is an unbelievably useful way to organize every aspect of your life, and still manages to give you the flexibility to shape it to your own uniqueness.
My mission with this blog is to provide you with the necessary tools to organize your life, while still making it a fun experience! So if you’ve got any questions or suggestions on how I can help you, feel free to contact me here!