Happy Friday, and Merry Christmas! Today I am excited to feature Julie from Savvy Eats. I love Julie’s blog, and have recently done my best to challenge myself in her Project Strength, a very good reminder that I need to add strength training to my marathon workouts. Julie is another one of the bloggers I love who is also planning a wedding AND finishing school AND manages to have great workout and cooking ideas. . . I have NO idea how they all do it! Enjoy the Friday Foodie Feature, and don’t forget to check out Savvy Eats.
How long have you been blogging?
I just started Savvy Eats in September 2009, so my blog is still a ‘baby.’ I think I just figured out exactly what format/kinds of posts I want to write. Initially, I was blogging everything I ate, but I felt like there were plenty of people doing that already and it wasn’t really ‘me.’ Now, Savvy Eats is a combination of recipes, reviews, and my favorite: “Just Eat It: Brain Food 101,” which answers questions about the science behind food!
What is your favorite thing about blogging? Least favorite?
I think my favorite thing about blogging is the friends I have already made through my blog. I’ve met so many great people from around the country in just a few short months!
My least favorite thing? That I don’t have enough time to write all the posts I want! With school, wedding planning, and looking for a full-time job, I sometimes struggle to find time to write my posts. But since blogging is usually my favorite part of the day, I try to make the time.
What has been your most fun blog post to write?
I think that this post was my favorite. I wrote it around the time that I realized I would much rather write than pursue engineering, which is my college major. A lot of major life decisions were made around that time, so it was scary, but exciting!
Where do you see your blog this time next year?
Hopefully, I’ll be writing a lot more “Brain Food 101″ posts. They are my favorite to write, but they take a long time because of the research and the experiments that I do to demonstrate the concepts. For instance, when I compared flax ‘eggs’ to regular eggs, I both researched how they were different, and made cupcakes with each to compare the results.
Is there anything else about your blogging experience you would like to share?
I’ve learned that in order for your blog to be successful, you need to be yourself. Find what works for you and what doesn’t. Don’t blog in a certain way just because everyone else is; blog in a way that represents YOU!
Thanks for the opportunity to be included in your Feature!
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