Category: State of the Blog

State of the Blog: September 2017

Welcome to our State of the Blog report for September 2017. This month, we talk about more blog updates, another beach trip, and doing good things. Blog Stuff A couple of things have prompted me to work on telling our story. First, I updated our About Us page. I’ve wanted to do this for a while …

State of the Blog: August 2017

Welcome to our State of the Blog report for August 2017. This month, we talk about side hustles again, as well as what we’re doing about our family computer situation. Blog Stuff While I kicked off the month in high gear with my revamped look, I didn’t do much afterward on the design front after I …

State of the Blog: July 2017

Welcome to our State of the Blog update for July 2017! This month, we talk about rentals, side hustles, and a new look for the John & Jane Doe Guide to Money. Blog Stuff You probably noticed that things around here look a little different this week. We celebrated two years of blogging in July, and that …

State of the Blog: June 2017

Happy July 4th, y’all. Welcome to our State of the Blog post for June 2017. In this month’s edition, we’ll talk about swimming, mojitos, rental property, and my experiments with Instagram. June was a busy month that started with track-out and our trip to Great Wolf Lodge. Then Little Bit went back to school to finish up …

State of the Blog May 2017

Welcome to our State of the Blog report for May 2017. In May we celebrated Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, a beach vacation, and track out. We had bonfires, went to the movies, and read a bunch. What I didn’t do was write. I dragged my seven-year-old laptop to the beach fully intending to write, but it was …

State of the Blog April 2017

Welcome to our State of the Blog report for April 2017. I’ve ended my seasonal job for the year, and we’re gearing up for another track out for Little Bit. We’ll cover the to-do list, hairstyles, and 6-year-olds buying their own clothes. Blog Stuff For the first time in a while, I actually did more than I planned …

State of the Blog March 2017

Welcome to our State of the Blog report for March 2017. This month, we discuss treading water, the resolution of a fender bender, and tips for buying birthday presents. March came in like the proverbial lion with some snow showers after an extremely warm February. Now we’ve returned to a semi-normal Raleigh early springtime, where you …