Blogging Series – Part IV: How to Tackle Your First Year of Blogging

I have a lot of new subscribers that are also very green bloggers. This post is for you so read this carefully and take notes! All of these tips apply and are muy importante!!

Ashley Landry

Happy Thursday, friends! I hope you enjoyed this week as I have certainly enjoyed sharing it with you. With my first year of blogging complete, I wanted to find a way to use the knowledge that I gained to help others who may be considering this process. So, I put together a few tips that I learned this year. Check out below for ways to guide you through your first year of blogging!

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Amazing And Updated Outer Space Facts

This was just too cool not to share!!


Outer Space Or Just Space Has Always Surprised Humans Since Ancient Times.

Outer space is just what its name implies. It is the void that lies beyond the uppermost reaches of the atmosphere of Earth and between all other objects in the universe. Although it is a void, outer space may be thought of as an environment. Radiation and objects pass through it freely.

Read The Facts and Enjoy

1 ) We Are In Motion Every Time…..


When you think you’re standing still remember this fact. Even though you don’t feel it, our entire local group of galaxies is moving at about one million miles per hour toward another galaxy group called the Virgo Cluster.Our Galaxy – the Milky Way is spinning at a rate of 225 kilometers per second. In addition, the galaxy is travelling through space at the rate of 305 kilometers per second. This means that we…

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50 Cool and Weird Fun Facts that you should know

Now this is a great list of 50 random facts!! Although duck’s quacks do echo. The rest I’m not sure of the truth, but entertaining nonetheless.

The X Factor

Cool and Weird facts about our everyday lives that everyone should know. Check out this collection of 50 Cool and Weird Fun Facts. Do you have any other fun facts you would like to add? Post them in our comment section! Start your day learning something you didn’t know yesterday.

  1. You breathe on average about 5 million times a year.
  2. Months that begin on a Sunday always have a Friday the 13th in them.
  3. You are born with 300 bones, by the time you are an adult you will have 206.
  4. The average lead pencil will write a line about 35 miles long or write approximately 50,000 English words.
  5. One fourth of the bones in your body are in your feet.
  6. The average person spends 2 weeks of their lifetime waiting for the light to change from red to green.
  7. It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery…

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Did You Know?

I already tried to lick my elbow…great fun facts list.



1. Many years ago, in Scotland, a new game was invented. It was ruled “Gentlemen Only…
Ladies Forbidden” … and thus the word GOLF entered into the English language.
2. The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV were Fred and Wilma
3. Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the US Treasury.
4. Men can read smaller print better than women can; women can hear better.
5. Coca-Cola was originally green.
6. It is impossible to lick your elbow.
7. The State with the highest percentage of people who walk to work: Alaska
8. The percentage of Africa that is wilderness: 28% ( now get this…)
The percentage of North America that is wilderness: 38%
9. The cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400
10. The average number of people airborne over the US any given…

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Yes, Your Opinion Can Be Wrong

Just because you have an opinion, doesn’t mean you are right. It is imperative that you inform yourself and develop a well thought out and educated opinion. DO NOT ASSUME YOU ARE RIGHT, ASSUME YOU ARE WRONG!! Then develop your opinion through research and information.

(Do yourself a favor and watch the TED video)

Call Me Maggie

The worst phrase to show up in any discussion: “It’s just my opinion.”

Is your opinion informed with cogent facts? It could very well be right. And more than likely, you will not preface the statement with “It’s just my opinion…’

Is your opinion something you pull out of your ass in a fit of emotional apoplexy that someone else sees the world differently than you? You more than likely will be wrong… and saying, “It’s just my opinion” does not change that. Moreover, if you are right, it is a complete and utter accident that had nothing to do with your stating the point… at all.

I spend far more time arguing on the Internet than can possibly be healthy, and the word I’ve come to loath more than any other is “opinion”. Opinion, or worse “belief”, has become the shield of every poorly-conceived notion that worms its way…

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100+ Facts Trivial Facts About the Presidents of the U.S.

Now this is my kind of trivia: history and presidents!  These little pieces of info take up too much room in my head, yet I can’t remember where I left my glasses!!

Middle East Lifestyles – Those from the Subcontinent

HX Report discusses Middle East lifestyles. This is a very informative post!

HX Report

MB received a response to his last post that made him stop and think………….


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8 Things I Like About Having Lost Weight

I was recently thinking of the ways I am different now compared to 6 months ago.  I like to do this on occasion as a way of taking personal inventory.  The first thing that came to mind is the fact that I am about 16 pounds lighter now, which feels great btw!  Anywho, to keep in the tradition of my newly realized love affair with bullet point information Dream Big Productions presents (drum roll):

8 Things I Appreciate About Having Lost Weight!!!!!

1.  In general, I feel better.  MS makes climbing stairs, walking and using my thumbs very difficult, but not toting around an extra 16 pounds of fat helps a ton.  Pun intended!

2.  I feel better about myself mentally.  There is something satisfying to be said about looking in the mirror and seeing a slimer version of myself. 

3.  I respect myself more.  I committed to a healthy lifestyle, picked a course of action, activated my plan and am seeing the plan through to completion.  I DID THIS AND NO ONE ELSE CAN TAKE CREDIT!  I am very proud of my success.

4.  I like that my clothes show I am losing weight.  In December I wore a 36 waist, now I wear a 33 waist.

5.  I never experience heartburn,  indigestion or the stuffed feeling associated with overeating.   I consume veggies, fruits and lean meats and practice portion control.  It is so nice to never have digestive issues.

6.  I feel more motivated to do things.  I find myself procrastinating less and being more productive.

7.  I smile more and am a happier person.

8.  I have provided a good example for others to follow.  This makes me very proud.  If I can do it so can you!

Big Dreamer