12 Lessons I’ve Learned in My First Year as a Freelance Writer & Editor

Exactly one year ago this week, my husband and I said goodbye to friends, family, and coworkers; packed all our belongings into one U-Haul and two sedans; and left the comfort of our home in Minnesota—where I’d lived for 20-plus years—for Colorado. When we got here, I honestly wasn’t sure what I was going to do for work. We only had three weeks from the time my husband accepted a job offer to his ... Read the Post

8 Tips for Taking Great Headshots

When I decided to start Bean & Bubbly, I had a checklist of tasks to complete: Acquire a self-hosted .com domain. Check! Design a user-friendly website. Check! Research blogging best practices. Check! But as I got closer to the launch date, I realized there was one thing missing from my list: headshots. If you’re like me, the last time you were in front of the camera for a solo session was ... Read the Post