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Blogger Recognition Award #6

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Blogger Recognition Award #6

Hihihi! This past Friday, lifewithlilred was nominated for its sixth Blogger Recognition Award by my friend Cherilyn over at Cherilyn Does. I love chit chatting with Cherilyn and her blog is definitely a must read – especially if you have an interest in makeup. She seriously does the most fabulous product reviews! Thanks for your friendship and the nomination, darling! The rules to this award are as follows:

The Rules:

  • Thank the blogger who nominated you and link to their blog.
  • Write a post to show your award.
  • Give a brief story of how your blog started.
  • Give two pieces of advice to new bloggers.
  • Select 15 other bloggers that you want to give this award to and comment on each blog to let them know with a link to your award post.

Because my original thoughts on my first Blogger Recognition Award hasn’t changed much, you can view them here and I will just move on to my nominees!

My Nominees (I’m only doing three):

Once more, do give Cherilyn’s page some love – her blog is such a treat! What are some of your blogging tricks and tips? Who is one of your favorite bloggers? I want to hear from all of you, so leave me a comment and let’s chat! Much love. -Sarah

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Blogger Recognition Award #5

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Blogger Recognition Award #5

Hi everyone and happy Monday! Today has been off to a great start, as it began with seeing a comment that lifewithlilred was nominated for its fifth Blogger Recognition Award. Thank you so much to my friend, Stephanie, over at Stephanie Grace for the nomination! Please be sure to go check out her page and give it some love! Now, let’s get on to the rules for this award:

The Rules:

  • Thank the blogger who nominated you and link to their blog.
  • Write a post to show your award.
  • Give a brief story of how your blog started.
  • Give two pieces of advice to new bloggers.
  • Select 15 other bloggers that you want to give this award to and comment on each blog to let them know with a link to your award post.

Because lifewithlilred has been nominated for this post before, I am going to go straight to naming my nominees. But, if you are interested, you can see my original post for my first Blogger Recognition Award with all of my advice here!

My Nominees (I’m only doing three):

Thank you so much again to Stephanie for my nomination and do make sure to take a look at her blog! How was everyone’s weekend? Who has been on a summer vacation already? I want to hear from all of you, so leave me a comment and let’s chat! Much love. -Sarah

Blogger Recognition Award #4

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Blogger Recognition Award #4

Hello everyone and TGIF! Lifewithlilred recently got nominated for its fourth Blogger Recognition Award, compliments of my friend, Liz, over at Beauty Fashion Chit Chat. Liz’s page is a real delight and I am so thankful to her for thinking of my page in her nominations! Do yourselves a favor and check out her blog, because you are definitely sure to enjoy it. Now, let’s get to the rules:

The Rules:

  • Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog.
  • Write about why or how you started your blog.
  • Give new bloggers at least two pieces of advice.
  • Select fifteen other bloggers to receive the award.
  • Leave a comment on my nominees’ blogs to tell them about the award and provide a link to the post.

Because I’ve done this award before, I am going to get right to my nominees to gain some Blogger Recognition!

My Nominees (I’m only doing three):

Thank you so much again to Liz from Beauty Fashion Chit Chat for nominating lifewithlilred for its fourth Blogger Recognition Award! You’re a doll! What are your plans for the weekend? How did your blog come to be? I want to hear from all of you, so leave me a comment and let’s chat! Much love. -Sarah

Blogger Recognition Award

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Blogger Recognition Award

Hiii everyone and TGIF! So I was nominated by my darling friend, Jackie, over at Makeup & Beyond for the Blogger Recognition Award. I love doing these things, I think that they are so fun so many thanks to Jackie for the nomination! Jackie is a good friend of mine with a fabulous page so please make sure to check it out AND be on the lookout for a guest post from her on my Think Spring series coming soon to lifewithlilred. Okay, let’s get to it:

The Rules:

Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog.
Write a post to show your award.
Give a brief story of how your blog started.
Give two pieces of advice to new bloggers.
Select 15 other bloggers you want to give this award to.
Comment on each blog and let them know you have nominated them and provide the link to the post you created.

How lifewithlilred Started:

So about two and a half years ago when my blog baby, lifewithlilred, was just being conceived, I was getting ready to start college at Tri-C. I was going on my fourth year of working a shitty retail job and was at a place in my life where I felt like I wasn’t really doing much of anything. I had always been commended by many people for my personal style and had often been urged by others to create a blog because they would definitely read it.

Finally, after the millionth time of being advised to start a blog, I rolled my eyes and said “fine” and got to work. Lil Red was a nickname given to me because of my bright red hair and lipstick by one of my favorite coworkers so I knew that I wanted to incorporate that into my blog title somehow. lifewithlilred just seemed to roll off the tongue perfectly and after a name was settled, I went from there. Two and a half years later and I am read in over one hundred and seventy countries and I could not be more thankful for my beloved readers and the encouragement to start this crazy little slice of my life website by my friends and strangers many moons ago! ❤

My Advice:

  1. Network Yourself: I hate to say to be that annoying person who constantly talks about your blog – but be that annoying person who constantly talks about your blog. No one will know your page even exists without help from word of mouth, social media, and interacting with fellow bloggers. Post your page on Facebook, make your own Facebook page for your blog, and like and comment on posts on the WordPress newsfeed. You will be giving yourself exposure as well as making awesome new friends!
  2. Work Hard: Blogging has this preconceived notion that it’s going to be easy peasy lemon squeezey and you will be a famous blogger after a week. That’s not the case. It took me over a year of hard work to get a barely stable following of readers and after two and a half years, I am still not where I want to be. But that’s okay! If you love to write, then blogging is an amazing hobby and not a chore. If you are only in it to make money or toy with the possibility of working from home, then I wouldn’t quit your day job!

My Nominees (I am only doing three!):

Once again, thank you to Jackie for the nomination for the Blogger Recognition Award and I can’t wait to host you on my page soon! What is everyone up to this weekend? Any big plans? I want to hear from all of you, so leave me a comment and let’s chat! Much love. -Sarah