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How I Used Adventures in SEO to Make Money Blogging

Hey there!  Thanks for clicking on this post.  My name is Kristen and I do not blog about blogging.  I actually blog about gardening and food 99% of the time.  Wait, don’t go!!!!! If you clicked on this post, you’re probably like past-me.  You have a blog, it’s doing alright,

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10 Times My Blog Was So Close to Amazing

I love blogging. It is the perfect outlet for all my pent up creative energy. I love making beautiful projects and after every post I anxiously wait to see if you like it. Not everything is perfect. There are mistakes, cover ups, and bad lighting. Today I thought it would

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No Nonsense Advice for Starting a Blog

Are you thinking of starting your own blog? I’ve seen a lot of how-to posts around the internet claiming to have all the answers.  Some are excellent.  Others. . . not so much.  How much effort does it take?  What’s the best way to get started?  How do I get

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Resolution Update: March 2017

There’s nothing like sharing your goals with 1000 of your closest friends to keep you accountable.  Today I thought I’d let you know how my resolutions are panning out so far.

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Best of 2016

It’s been an absolute blast growing my blog in 2016!  What started out as a renovation and home blog has slowly morphed into a food and gardening blog as well.  I call it “Prairie Lifestyle” and I’m sticking with it.  Here’s what you’ve loved over the past year.

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Hi, I'm Kristen and I help new gardeners learn to grow their own vegetables and beautify their yards. I also share recipes that use all that delicious garden produce. Grab a coffee (and your gardening gloves) and join me for gardening tips, simple recipes, and the occasional DIY, all from the lovely city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

P.S. First time gardener? You'll want to download the quick start gardening guide below!