Roundup: The Early Days of Broke for Beauty

Roundup: The Early Days of Broke for Beauty

Musings
Happy Sunday, everyone! I wanted to take a look back to the early days of my blog. Yes, back when my photos had bad lighting and I couldn't figure out how long or short to make each post. I'm prepared to show you some early posts that I wouldn't show off, as well as some early posts that still get a decent amount of traffic. I know what you're probably wondering: Why show off what you just said you wouldn't show off? It's important to look back for a number of reasons. First, these posts highlight the passion I had when I started, and while I haven't lost my desire to continue working at it (obviously), taking a glimpse at what got me started is a great motivator to keep…
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Broke for Beauty got a makeover!

Musings
Hey all, Now that I've been blogging for a few months and getting to know my blog and writing style, I decided it was time for a complete blogging makeover --- internally and externally. I've been thinking a lot about the content I'm posting and how it relates to what I imagined my blog to be, and where I want it to be going. Through this thinking, I decided a few things: I needed to solidify what this blog is about - I wasn't completely sure about the kinds of content I wanted to post in the beginning, and it showed in how I was categorizing and tagging my posts. I needed to figure out what my blog is about, and what kind of content can be found here. Also, I needed…
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