The Why

I’ve been doing a lot of introspective processing lately. I’ve felt this kind of lack of understanding the whole social media and blog world and it’s left me feeling rather defeated. Let me back up for a moment. When I re-launched Taking Steps Home with a new website and in turned stepped up my instagram […]

April 24, 2017

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blog | what to do?

i’ve been thinking a lot about this little ol’ blog. what am i writing, what are people reading, and am i missing something? everything has ebb and flows – full seasons and then seasons of scarceness. but lately i’ve felt like i’ve been getting crickets. from myself from you, my readers, and it just makes […]

November 14, 2016

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blog | the numbers game

recently i was looking over my stats…and it completely bummed me out. we all do it – look at our post view counts, our FB and instagram likes, our “unique monthly visitors”. i looked back over the last year and have seen that i’ve dropped drastically in my readership on posts and instagram. did i […]

March 15, 2016

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creative | promotion + advice

a love photography | beautiful dannie how do you promote or share your work with others & what advice can you give to other creatives in your field? ahhh…promotion. what’s funny about this question is i just mulled over it with my brother a lot. we basically decided he was going to start doing my marketing […]

June 17, 2015

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creative | failures

i’m joining jenna + christina in their new monthly series cup of creative. so go take a look at what all their creative hearts are chatting about, i know you won’t be disappointed. 🙂 describe your biggest failure so far and how you plan to bounce back from it… i’m not sure that i’ve had a biggest failure per say. i […]

May 13, 2015

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bloggers | spread the love

oh bloggers. i love them. & i love being encouraged by them and pouring into them. here are some blog posts that i’ve really enjoyed reading from some lovely ladies; and yes i like to browse through the archives of people’s blogs – because i’m a creeper lovely individual like that. enjoy. >>>><<<< josie | […]

April 20, 2015

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thoughts | blog expectations

i’ve had a few conversations lately with fellow bloggers that has left me feeling…a little frustrated at this blogging world. NOT bloggers – but this perception that has somehow been so loudly un-spoken that every. single. blogger. feels this pressure to perform. there is no magic blog rule that says “you must do this, this, and […]

February 18, 2015

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