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5 Ways to Earn an Extra $2,000 a Month by Blogging

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Making Money5 Ways To Earn An Extra $2,000/Month By
BloggingAugust 01, 2016
by: Kel Amstutz Hi ALL!I wanted to share a post today that could get some of you, who read the blogs, are curious about the blogs, are showing interest in starting your own blog, a chance to:  #taketheleapMany of you know that I have kept this little blog, Life at Gray Gables, since Fall of 2013. I started it in order to relieve my writing frustrations. I had so much data going on in my brain that it was literally leaking from my fingertips and begging to be typed out and I needed an outlet to...well, let it all free! It wasn't until May of 2014 that I started getting serious about my blogging and things started to happen!Let's face it though, blogging can, will be, and frankly, ISoverwhelming.  It took me a good five (5) months of trial and error, and ramblings to get a good thing going...and even then, I have re-created myself over...and over again!  What do I mean, I am sure you are asking yourself. We…

5 Ways to Shine at Sponsored Posts

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Making Money5 Ways to Shine at Sponsored Posts August 01, 2016
by: Kel Amstutz

If you’re working with brands (or hoping to), at some point you’ll write a sponsored post. But how do you make a blog post about a brand not one big buzzword-filled snoozefest?

Well, keep it true to your style and voice for starters.

You’ll not only make the brand happy; your readers won’t hit the back button either.

These five tips will give you a fresh twist for your next sponsored post.

Plus, check out the examples from bloggers who know how to write for brands in a way that’s both authentic and informative.




Just Be Real… Even if that means at Your Own Expense You don’t have to sound like you’re spouting marketing-babble when you write a sponsored post.

Brands want to see you being you so keep it real, even if that means showing a less-than-perfect day or poking a little fun at yourself.

Shining Example: Anne from AnneHogan.net did a great sponsored post for Kohl’s Wink of Pink Giveaway. Is pin…

It's time to take a break...

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It's TIME to take a BREAK
by: Kel Amstutz    *July 11, 2016


Hi All!

It's KEL here. 

I know...I know... L O N G time... no post. 

I'm sorry!  

It's been hectic trying to juggle!  

And it's SUMMER and the first one in a LONG time that I have had with the kiddos!

So, it is time for an ANNOUNCEMENT:


It is time for a much needed break

Who knew keeping three (3) blogs would be so hectic? 

Plus...I have this little gig... you know... this J O B that I call being MOM and all!  

I have tons of things filtering through my mind right now...how I can regroup, reface, redo my blog




I have had a BLAST putting Life at Gray Gables into motion and keeping it chalked full of content, but let's face it...it is kind of...OK if you must, totally A-D-D and really ALL OVER THE PLACE!






I mean, WHAT IS Life at Gray Gables anywhoo?
A lady who loves BOOKS, RECIPES, FAMILY- sure... but what does that REALLY have to do with GRAY GABLES? 

YUP...this is where I am at!  

So what if it has taken about four (…

I AM BATMOM...with a HULKED OUT Oreo Junkie... apparently!

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Truer words could not be spoken...  as my 5 year old decided to throw down in the checkout line at the store and  WAIL  about how MAD she was and how HUNGRY she was...  I mean... ON THE BRINK OF DEATH... i fear...  and that snack (OREOS) was what she  "NEEDED RIGHT NOW..." ‪#‎hulkedout‬ as I calmly... (maybe a little in my BATMAN voice) reminded her that we were headed to grab dinner  as soon as we were done CHECKING OUT!!! 
‪#‎goodnews‬‪#‎shesurvived‬‪#‎likeliterally‬‪#‎thankgod‬
#momoftwogirls  #iambatmom



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