Ten Awesome Blogs with Awesomesauce–Your Cheat Day is Ready (January 2016)
You like these monthly cheat days.
You really really like these. I know because I asked you by email and many replied back to let me know they want these ten blogs with awesomesauce to keep coming.
So let’s get right to this month’s cheat day!Ten Blogs with Awesomesauce: Your Cheat Day is Ready
We’ll begin with this month’s tasty creation from Chef Dennis
Meatloaf rocks. Collard greens are da bomb.
Put them together? Bam! What a brilliant idea!
I have got to try this recipe, folks. Doesn’t this look amazing?
If your stomach is screaming “feed this to me right now!!!” be sure to tame that beast using this recipe from the Ask Chef Dennis website.
Cheat days are the best here at Build Your Own Blog, aren’t they? You can indulge and no one will judge you. As long as you only do this one day a month. 😉
Did somebody say “indulge”? Why yes! This cheat day is just getting started. Let’s get into these ten awesome blogs, shall we?
Ten Awesome Blogs from January 2016
10 Fashion Blogger Millionaires
Maybe I should become a fashion blogger? Talk about monetization–there are fashion bloggers who make 1 to 3 million dollars a year. Sounds great, except I don’t know neats from knife pleats. Maybe I should? According to the Teen Vogue blog, many fashion bloggers are raking in the dough.
9 Cappuccino Popcorn, Anyone?
If you enjoy blogs about healthy eating, check out the Just Julia Life blog.
Since my love for popcorn is legendary, this post she did on the Ten Acre’s popcorn and their new flavors grabbed me.
I’ve got my fingers crossed that this popcorn has caffeine and is cheaper than Starbucks.
8 Cubicle Wars
Sounds like a reality show, but it’s all too real for many working stiffs.
Who’s to blame when a company or department has a culture filled with hate, contempt, disrespect and gossip? Well, if the problem lingers on, the answer definitely lies at the top, right?
Bad leadership isn’t hard to find in the corporate world. That’s why Mitch Mitchell devotes his blog to topics on leadership, diversity and motivation.
This post caught my eye. Like many of you, I’ve seen toxic work environments, and that’s one reason why I love working for myself today.
HR nerds and corporate leaders of all types will find some interesting blog posts here, like When Employees Don’t Get Along, Blame Leadership.
7 Invasion of the Granny Pods
I’ve been dreaming about having my office detached from the house, in it’s own little…pod?
My dream has changed since reading this post on the new trend of housing grandma out back in a sleek, well designed “granny pod.”
Wouldn’t that make for a cool office? 🙂
6 College Diploma before Driver’s License
Intellectual Takeout is one of my favorite blogs. Their tagline is “Feed your mind” and they deliver with lots of compelling content.
For a long time, I’ve been thinking about the American educational system and how drawn out the process is. I’ve been saying for years now that young people are fully capable of starting college sooner or entering the workforce earlier (if they don’t want to attend college). Society has prolonged the development of our young people.
So when I saw this family has 7 children enrolled in college by age 12, that got my attention. Two of the Harding children—Keith (15) and Seth (13)—are in currently in college. The question we should be asking ourselves was raised by their 19 year-old college roommate: “It makes you wonder: Are they advanced or are we just really behind?”
5 You’re an Introvert?
I have heard that several times over the years. Some of my friends are surprised to learn I consistently test out as an introvert on personality tests.
When you learn that extroversion/introversion is a spectrum and not either/or, this sort of confusion makes sense.
The Lifehack blog has cleared the misperceptions out there with 19 Real Life Examples of An Extroverted Introvert So You Don’t Get Confused
4 I thought of you when I saw this one.
I know many of you are freelancers interested in writing and getting paid to do it. You will definitely want to bookmark this handy list from the Freedom With Writing blog called 45 Blogs that Pay Writers $50+ for Guest Posts
3 Read More Books in 2016
If you’re like me, you plan to read more this year.
My friend Ryan Healy wrote a helpful article that teaches you How to Read 36 Books in a Year.
To achieve a goal like that, you need a game plan, and some extra tips and tricks would be a plus. That’s what you get with Ryan’s post.
2 Some Wise Insights Gained a Year After Leaving Work Behind
Gina Horkey blogs about her freelancing journey, sharing her successes and mistakes along the way.
I know many of you would love to quit your job and work from home, blogging and doing whatever business you have in your heart.
If you desire to reach this dream, you ought to check out the Leaving Work Behind blog, where you’ll find gems like 5 Lessons Learned a Year After Leaving Work Behind.
1 16 Cliches to Avoid in Your Blog Posts
Real men don’t use tired expressions, so says the Good Men Project blog.
Truth be told, women are better off avoiding them as well.
Phrases like Lead, Follow or Get Out of the Way and 15 others that need to be retired from the blogosphere.
Our writing is better when we refuse to use worn out expressions like these.
Clear the Plates. Time for Something Sweet
I don’t know about you, but this delicious entrée has me wanting something sweet now.
Let’s have dessert in the comments!
I’ll pour the coffee and you share with us what you liked, thought, or didn’t like about this month’s cheat day. Sound good?