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How Do You Monetize a Mess?

June 2, 2015

Today’s post was supposed to be a recipe for dark chocolate sea salt almond butter. It should be filled with pretty pictures of drippy, perfect almond butter that I spent 10 minutes plating, photographed with my DSLR, edited the heck out of and filled the space in between to constitute a blog post. Images will be plastered all over social media in the hopes of it going viral. Hey Buzzfeed! Can you hear me?

How Do You Monetize a Mess?My income depends on this.

It depends on virality; that the content I produce will resonate with my audience. Hopefully it resonates with brands too. I’m banking on my blog to pay my bills, and this changes the game. A lot.

All of these crazy-emotional thoughts were sparked by this article in NYMag last week. The article is a great read, but in case you don’t have time to read it, here’s the executive summary: Dooce aka Heather Armstrong is an OG Mommy Blogger and a few weeks ago she came out and announced she was pulling back on blogging and revealed a massive truth about blogging that I don’t think enough bloggers are talking about.

On some level, blogging has stopped being about blogging.

I think Heather put it perfectly when she said this:

“Now, a lot of mommy blogs are about documenting instead of storytelling. It’s a photo essay of their kid sitting on the countertop in perfectly clean clothes licking the cake spoon. It’s so curated. In the beginning, it was all mess. People were craving honest stories about parenting. I think people are craving that again now, but bloggers are afraid to be that honest. Since blogging is so flush with money, the immediate thought is, is there going to be money in that? How do you monetize a mess?”

How do you monetize a mess?

It’s a question I’ve been asking myself a lot lately.

Even though the article was referencing Mommy Blogs, I think it really touches on aspects of all blogs, and especially those of us doing it for a living.

My life is a mess. Those perfectly curated images on this blog and across social media are all part of my brand, but it isn’t my life. It is a small snapshot into what my life looks like everyday; If everyday had an Instagram filter.

It’s the sad truth in what has happened with blogging. Somewhere along the way we became inspired by perfection rather than reality. I admit to having bought into it as both a reader and a blogger.

I struggle immensely with finding the balance between authenticity and being paid to do what I love. It comes with the expectation that everything I produce be in perfect harmony because that is what we think and we’ve told you, you want to see. But this symmetry doesn’t always exist in reality. It is a small glimpse through a window of a very large house.

It doesn’t show the spills and the crumbs (unartistic crumbs of course!) and the lack of grip I can have on emotions, as is happening right now. But those moments are my reality. They are my truths that I rarely have the courage to share, because my mess doesn’t pay my bills.

My issues with anxiety and depression doesn’t pay my rent. My lack of balance between work and life doesn’t buy my food. The not-so-healthy maven isn’t what allowed me to quit my secure 9-to-5 job to do what I love for a living. But I also feel tremendous guilt in only letting you into a minute slice of my world and leaving you out of the uncurated moments.

At least I do when I label myself a blogger.

My goal with The Healthy Maven is to inspire you. Whether it be in the kitchen, on a run or in whatever small way I can motivate you to be a little bit healthier, it is my hope that this blog can do that. But don’t fail to confuse the content that I create with my day-to-day life.

I hope that I will soon find the courage to share that day-to-day life with you; that this little space of mine will get back to being a blog or at least find a better balance of the two.

Don’t get me wrong, I love every piece of content I have ever produced, every recipe I’ve cooked, every picture I’ve taken, but I just hope you remember as you read that there was in fact a production involved. I hope you remember this with every blogger. Because we at times can be selective about the story we tell. Does that mean it’s all a lie? Absolutely not. But it certainly isn’t the whole truth. We’re here to inspire, but not to create a comparison trap that makes your life seem anything less than ours.

Maybe this means I’m no longer a blogger? Maybe I’m a brand? Maybe once again I will be brave enough to be as candidly honest as I want to be? Maybe blogging is dead and we should just accept our new reality as content creators?

I don’t have the answers to any of these questions. Just like how I don’t have the gorgeous ribbon to wrap up this post on a high note, like I normally do.

Sometimes life is just messy; It’s heavy on words and feelings and low on picture-perfect memories. It’s emotional and tumultuous and goes far beyond what can be captured in 140 characters or a square picture box. But it’s real. Take comfort in the fact that we’re all in it together, myself included, even if those aren’t the moments we’re sharing on the internet.

So how do you monetize a mess? Here’s the whole-truth, I have no idea.

No questions. Just your thoughts.

 

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  • Reply
    Kelly @ Kelly Runs for Food
    June 2, 2015 at 7:15 am

    Oh I love this post, Davida. I think people read blogs so they can relate to others, mess and all. I think by showing the messier parts of our lives, it helps us all realize that we’re not alone in our doubts, missteps, and failures. At times I’ve wished I had the time to grow my blog into a bigger project, then I realize I love my full-time job and I also love showing my life as it really is.

    Well written, lady. Hope you find that balance you’re looking for soon!

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      Davida Kugelmass
      June 3, 2015 at 6:25 am

      Thanks, love. It definitely changes things when you’re writing it as a living but I hope to be able to balance the two eventually. Getting there!

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    Heather @Fit n Cookies
    June 2, 2015 at 7:20 am

    Thank you for touching on this. I have realized people don’t share every bit of their lives (ME INCLUDED!) included the messes that life produces. For instance, last week was a bad week. Things didn’t go as planned, my house was a mess, I sat on the couch and ordered food more than cooked it. But, did I share that? No, I chose not to. This is so important for blog readers to read and understand! Many believe bloggers have it all together, but we don’t. No one does. Thanks for sharing this!

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      Davida Kugelmass
      June 3, 2015 at 6:27 am

      I feel the exact same way. We get so used to the gorgeous imagery we see all over the internet that we shy away from sharing those moments that maybe aren’t as “picture-perfect”. I’m going to try my best to share more of these moments!

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    dixya@food, pleasure, and health
    June 2, 2015 at 7:30 am

    it takes a lot of courage to write post such as thing one dear…since i am not a full-time blogger, i dont have the same pressure but i can somewhat relate to what you mean by content creator. you cant always write/share what you WANT, you kind of have to think about what readers will enjoy and share as well…and it gets messier when you start doing sponsored posts which is a main reason i dont get involved with. in the past when i did some product reviews, i felt compelled to only share good things and mildly talk about its negatives. it just didnt feel right for me and i didnt pursue. i have stopped reading several bloggers over the past few months because of their excessive sponsored posts which all are fabricated a little bit which is a part of the job i guess once you depend on it for the income, which i understand. blogging is great but like you said, its a little glimpse and not a whole picture of what really happens. thank you so much for sharing about your experience because i bet many of us can learn a lot from it.

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      Davida Kugelmass
      June 3, 2015 at 6:31 am

      Thanks for your amazing support as always, lovely! It is definitely a fine balance between sponsored content and staying authentic. I do think it’s possible to be both but I think even for those who aren’t monetizing it’s easy to get trapped in the idea that everything has to be all glitter and perfection. No matter how many filters you put on it, life is real!

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    Maryea {Happy Healthy Mama}
    June 2, 2015 at 8:02 am

    I think you vocalized what many bloggers struggle with. Blogging is much more difficult and more work than it was just 5 years ago. It will continue to evolve and change, that’s about the only thing we can count on. I do think that readers crave seeing authentic, real lives more than most bloggers realize.

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      Davida Kugelmass
      June 3, 2015 at 6:33 am

      You hit the nail on the head! I’m hopeful that the blogging world can maintain its authenticity as it continues to grow and evolve. We shall see!

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    Parita @ myinnershakti
    June 2, 2015 at 9:07 am

    This is a great post, D. And a very valid point too. I think what prevents me from being more real on my little hobby blog is that I will appear to be ungrateful for all the wonderful things in my life while others around the world do with much worse. Every time I sit down to blog, this thought runs through my head. But on the flip side, I LOVE bloggers who reveal bits and pieces of the mess. It makes me feel more connected to their writing and honestly keeps me coming back for more. Funny how that works!

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      Davida Kugelmass
      June 3, 2015 at 6:35 am

      It’s so true! In theory I know that it’s okay to share the not-so-glamorous parts of my life and still be grateful for this life I have, but when I sit down to write, it’s definitely something that runs through my head and makes me question what I share. And like you, what drew me to the blog world was the authenticity and realness of my fellow bloggers. It’s funny how that works!

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    Michele @ paleorunningmomma
    June 2, 2015 at 9:13 am

    With “live messy” right there in my tag line I’ve definitely though about this issue a whole lot. My blog is honest and authentic and the glam or viral factor that professional blogs now have is clearly absent. I’d love to monetize my blog more and want a balance, except that means I have to go the other way and clean things up. Not sure where I’m headed with this, but great topic, thanks for your thoughts!

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    Lisa @ Sprinkle with Love
    June 2, 2015 at 9:32 am

    Right on! People relate to honesty – stick to your real voice – that’s where the attraction lies. Not sure if you are into yoga but there is a yoga blogger/teacher who speaks from a place of truth and folks love her. She always inspires me. http://rachelbrathen.com/

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      Davida Kugelmass
      June 3, 2015 at 6:35 am

      Thank you, lovely! I am definitely going to check her out. You’re awesome!

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    Ashley @ A Lady Goes West
    June 2, 2015 at 9:34 am

    Well, I totally agree with this one. Sometimes I crave to see “more” of bloggers who keep things so perfect — however, in my head — I know that they’re presenting something as a business-backed project, so it needs to be pristine. Blogging as a job is growing, and that means it has to change — more opportunities for all of us! Whether that change is for the good or the bad, it’s not clear yet. I guess the most important thing is to cover what you love and share what you feel like sharing and hopefully that will include enough of you to make it real. Keep up the awesome work, Davida! 🙂

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      Davida Kugelmass
      June 3, 2015 at 6:38 am

      You just summed it all up perfectly! We love seeing other people’s picture-perfect lives but also crave realness and comfort in knowing others struggle. I guess as the blogging world changes, readers just need to keep in mind that the “perfect” lives we sometimes project may be only a partial-truth. I’m interested to see how the blog world evolves through all of this and how readers adapt…

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    Cassie @ Almost Getting it Together
    June 2, 2015 at 9:37 am

    I mean, I don’t even know where to begin. Every time someone tells me my life looks perfect I want to be like… uhh, spend a day in my head please. Not the best place ever to be. I want to continue but I also want to preserve how I seem on the internet so the other things I’ll have to text you about haha. xoxoxo Your life is perfect to me, babes.

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      Davida Kugelmass
      June 3, 2015 at 6:39 am

      Text me! And I couldn’t agree more. Having this pristine life seemingly is what brings opportunity but yeah…a day in my head is not so pleasant either! love you xoxo

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    Jen @ Pretty Little Grub
    June 2, 2015 at 9:43 am

    I I absolutely love authenticity from a blogger. I realize nobody’s life is perfect. With my blog I like to be honest, I post the good as well as the bad because that’s life and I think more people can relate to it that way.

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      Davida Kugelmass
      June 3, 2015 at 6:39 am

      So wonderful to have fellow bloggers like you keeping it real!

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    Shashi at RunninSrilankan
    June 2, 2015 at 9:55 am

    Great post Davida! This post must have taken a lot to write – and thank you for it!
    I am not a fulltime blogger -yet, but hope to be someday – currently, I do do a lot of sponsored posts, but, I somehow weave in my story and offer up an authentic way I incorporate the product instead of a review of the product…it might not work for everyone, or every brand, but it works for me.

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      Davida Kugelmass
      June 3, 2015 at 6:51 am

      Definitely! And I try to do the same! I think the part I miss about blogging is feeling like I don’t need to create every post as “content”. That it’s okay to just write and let the post die that day. It’s easy to get addicted to the idea of virality. Keep doing you, lady xoxo

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    Danielle @ Little Mama Big Life
    June 2, 2015 at 10:35 am

    Great post! You summed up exactly how I have been feeling about some of the blogging world! Don’t get me wrong, I love seeing pristine photos and all of that just as much as the next person, but that’s just not reality for most of us on most days! Thanks for sharing!

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      Davida Kugelmass
      June 3, 2015 at 6:52 am

      Let me know if you find that balance, lady! Then you can teach me how 😉 Great chatting with you, yesterday! xoxo

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    Hayley @ Full of Life
    June 2, 2015 at 10:41 am

    Love this so much. <3

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    Glynnis
    June 2, 2015 at 11:14 am

    Love this post, Davida. So honest and on point! As a newer blogger, I’ve only begun to experience the challenge of being a business/brand while also staying authentic and sharing some of my everyday ‘real life’. Thanks so much for touching on this!

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      Davida Kugelmass
      June 3, 2015 at 6:53 am

      Glad you can relate and I’m hoping as the blog world changes that we can find a better way to adapt to it where we continue to keep it real. Thanks for your support, lovely!

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    Chelsey
    June 2, 2015 at 11:16 am

    I LOVE this honest post, Davida! I started my blog to track my journey through school and becoming an RD and have a place to begin my career and I’ve let in a very very very small glimpse of my real life. It’s definitely something that I’ve struggled with. How much is too much? Do people want to read that? I’ve been struggling with chronic health issues for four years and I haven’t once mentioned it on my blog (shocking that I’m mentioning it here, you’ve really inspired me!). I’ve written many posts, but haven’t had the courage to actually press “publish” for fear of the negativity or people not wanting those details from my life. But I think you present a great point — we need to show the crumbs and mess and the REAL “behind the scenes” to keep the authenticity of this wonderful blogosphere! Thanks for inspiring me as you always do! 🙂

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      Davida Kugelmass
      June 3, 2015 at 9:13 am

      Hi lovely! I know exactly how you feel. I’ve gone in and out with how much I share but I’ve yet to publish a personal post that I’ve regretted. At the same time, it’s easy to get wrapped up in the idea that you need to be sharing consistently, beautiful content to grow your blog. But make me feel awesome but I certainly hesitate before sharing the more personal stuff. Always here if you want to chat! Just shoot me an email 🙂

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    Megan @ Skinny Fitalicious
    June 2, 2015 at 2:37 pm

    Ironic that you wrote this today. In my post yesterday, I actually wrote about this at the end. My chocolate chip banana bread had a big old crack running down the middle. One of the things that drives me insane about blogs (especially food ones) is how perfect everything always looks. Whatever happened to real food? I wrote this in my post yesterday and got a huge response from it with others agreeing with me. I don’t make myself or my blog a facade because that is not who I am and I still make money off my blog.

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      Davida Kugelmass
      June 3, 2015 at 9:15 am

      I think it is possible to create beautifully, polished images and content and still be authentic and make money but it depends on the message you’re presenting to your audience. Is this content you’re producing or is this blog a documentation of your life? It’s kind of the magic question…still yet to figure out the answer to it!

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    Liz @ I Heart Vegetables
    June 2, 2015 at 4:05 pm

    Such a great post, Davida! I can totally relate to this and I feel like I’ve been struggling with this a lot, and figuring out where I want to take the whole “blog thing” next. I love your open, honest post!

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    Cassie
    June 2, 2015 at 7:00 pm

    I agree with you all the way. It’s all about being an example, but I think that it’s better to be around someone really real!

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    Arman @ thebigmansworld
    June 2, 2015 at 7:03 pm

    Amazing post and one many, many can relate to. I get the odd comment saying ‘you have such a perfect life or this and that’ and it’s just far from the truth- Blogs (or social media itself) is merely a highlights reel but that makes up 5% of reality. Like you, regardless of sponsored posts or not, recipes/posts are authentic 100% but at times, can come across as merely being in it for monetisation. A tough balance- but that’s reality.

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      Davida Kugelmass
      June 3, 2015 at 9:24 am

      Thanks buddy! I definitely think it’s a fine line that most if not all bloggers struggle with. We want to pay our bills and create beautiful content, but we also want to be real. I think the trust of our audience is the ultimate and you can usually see when someone is doing it for the money, but I think that’s the case when someone calls themselves a blogger. If there was a clear delineation between bloggers and “content creators” it might be a different story. It’s a tough one to navigate…

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    Casey @ Casey the College Celiac
    June 2, 2015 at 9:03 pm

    AMEN!Some of my most popular posts have been about my messiest, most vulnerable moments in life – but it’s easy to forget that in the effort to write/photograph/style something that will get the most “likes.” Great post!

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      Davida Kugelmass
      June 3, 2015 at 6:49 am

      Completely! Now that everything we share on the internet can be scored, it’s easy to get addicted to the idea that we consistently need to up our game. Somewhere along the way, reality got lost. Thanks for your support, lovely!

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    Alison @ Daily Moves and Grooves
    June 2, 2015 at 10:22 pm

    “Somewhere along the way we became inspired by perfection instead of reality.” ➔ Hit the nail on the head. To be honest, the more I learn about blogging/discover more blogs (that are awesome and inspiring), the more I think that I’m not doing it right. I don’t have beautiful recipes, professional advice, or groundbreaking ideas. I just have myself— a mess for sure. But if at least some people can get a kick out of my messy life, then that’s all that matters. The thing is that I may never be able to monetize that way. I totally understand your anguish here. Just know that I love hearing the messy side of life. I’m sure many others would agree 🙂

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      Davida Kugelmass
      June 3, 2015 at 6:48 am

      Your comments are always so on point! It’s a struggle so many bloggers deal with in monetizing. How do you scale your life? It’s incredibly challenging to do this which is why so many bloggers move towards content development rather than personal posts. I do think having a bit of both is possible, but I just need to find that balance. And I get a kick out of your messy life 😉 xox

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    Pip {Cherries & Chisme}
    June 3, 2015 at 2:27 am

    Great post Davida.
    I think so often it can be hard to strike a balance between wanting to be honest and then being negative. I always want to be open on my blog and to be me but then I am also conscious that there is only so much I want to post on the Internet, and a whole week of negative posts would be pretty miserable.
    I hope you are able to find your balance, and thank you for sharing this.

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      Davida Kugelmass
      June 3, 2015 at 6:46 am

      Yup. I feel the exact same way. I want to inspire and encourage and more often than not, sharing those not-so-glamorous moments probably won’t do that. That being said, it’s important to keep it real and not give the impression that life is all unicorns and roses! Hope I find that balance too 😉

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    Hillary | Nutrition Nut on the Run
    June 3, 2015 at 2:53 pm

    You killed this post, Davida — killed it!! Let’s see more inside the window now 😉 xoxo

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    Marly
    June 3, 2015 at 5:21 pm

    I’m definitely with you Davida in that I succumb to the pressures of perfectionism. It’s like a force. It’s like each day I need to make a commitment to being real and authentic. Sigh. Also, I wonder if it would be fun to start sharing outtakes on our blog posts – just one picture of a behind-the-scenes at the photo shoot. Or maybe a version of the recipe that didn’t work out so well. Thanks again for an inspirational post!

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    Brittany @ Barr & Table
    June 3, 2015 at 7:46 pm

    I just love this post. I’ve recently felt the need to cut back on blogging because it was the same thing every week. I just didn’t have time to spend on putting recipes, photos, and well thought out posts together because the rest of my (income-making) life was taking over. I think it’s amazing that you’ve been able to quit your 9-5 to make this blog your income-making life, but I also think it’s a great thing to show the real truth. Much love from a smartphone photo-taking blogger 😉

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    lindsay
    June 4, 2015 at 8:10 am

    i think you risk it. we are all human messes. and if you are not a mess, then you’re life is probably too boring to blog about or your recipes are bland. Because life, recipes, branding, blogging is all about trial and error. For me, it was a lot of error. I’m am learning to be okay with that, even if it doesn’t monetize. haha. Love you friend. MESSY MAVEN inspiration

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    Em @ Love A Latte
    June 4, 2015 at 8:40 pm

    This post makes so much sense. I love when you do posts of just you talking. Don’t get me wrong, I love your recipes too, but your candid posts are what initially drew me in. I’ll follow no matter where you take your posts 🙂

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    Les | Balanced Berry
    June 5, 2015 at 12:41 am

    This post is everything. Taking blogging, social media and the digital world we live in as a whole leaves many of us (myself included) feeling like we need to be “on” 24/7. I think our blogs and brands grow and evolve as we do, following us through all of our seasons of life – even the messy ones. I’ve totally battled between wanting to open up and be more real online vs. feeling like I have to be constantly adding value via content for people to care. Really at the end of the day, our lives, stories and messes can be just as valuable as the recipes and content – just in a different way. Either way, I love what you share with us, and look forward to learning more about you!

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    June 5, 2015 at 1:52 pm

    Davida…Takes courage to show your vulnerability and be so honest about the truth of blogging. I completely agree with you – sometimes too much time spent on Pinterest, instagram and on blogs makes me feel lousy about my own blog – I’m always thinking how can I get better, comparing myself to others, and just feeling like what I do doesn’t count. But your honest words have said it all – blogging should go back to its roots , where it was about the real, honest story telling. Showing life as it really it, not just showing the pretty Instagram-filtered photos. Thanks so much for sharing your thoughts! You’re a true inspiration!

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    Rachel
    June 6, 2015 at 5:02 am

    I LOVE THIS POST!! Thank you so much for writing it! So often bloggers post the perfectness of life when, as you said, life is messy, homes are messy, and let’s face it kids are messy lol. I love your honesty and how you are speaking up for us bloggers to be honest. And hey, maybe more of us can Monetize our Reality 🙂

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    Lauren @ The Bikini Experiment
    June 7, 2015 at 2:52 pm

    Great post and it is so true how much blogging has changed. I have improved my photography and it is somethig I want to learn more about I agree that we often feel “insecure” about posts, images, etc. when everything is messy. When blogging started it was all about true life! Food for thought.

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    Meghan@CleanEatsFastFeets
    June 7, 2015 at 6:48 pm

    I loved this post, mainly because you drew back the curtain on your mess, if only just for a moment. It’s the mess as much as the picture perfect food which appeals to us all. It’s what allows people to relate and without that, it’s just you become only a brand and no longer a person, and where’s the fun in that?!

    I did some posts last week showing the glamour or the brand and then sharing the reality as well. Shit happens. It’s all good or not. Go ahead and be brave and tell us about it. We want to hear it so we can connect with Davida again.

    Also, make it point to work on the work-life balance. That stuff will bite you in the ass when you don’t deal with it and not in a good way either. No love nips, just a chunk of your sanity, and we need to hang onto that stuff.

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    Lauren
    June 8, 2015 at 6:56 am

    Davida, I think you wrote this beautifully. I can see how tricky it must be to navigate for you. On the one hand your income depends on this “perfect” content but the real you is bursting to get out at times. I personally feel that your balance is brilliant when reading your blog and I never get the impression you are “in it for the money”. What I see is a huge passion, an incredible work ethic and talent. Money aside, blogging is a tricky balance. You don’t want to be all doom and gloom but you can’t just be positive polly sprinkling unicorns around the place as thats just not real. For me, as “woo woo” as it sounds, I just think does this align with my heart, and if the answer is yes then I press POST. Our lives are all beautiful messes 🙂
    P.s. If you ever want to chat about the not so sunshine stuff I am here to listen 🙂

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      Davida Kugelmass
      June 8, 2015 at 3:16 pm

      You articulated my sentiments better than I ever could! Thank you for your kind and thoughtful comment. And yes I would love to chat! Shoot me an email. Let’s plan a date 🙂

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    lynsey | lynseylovesfood
    June 8, 2015 at 7:52 am

    good post lady! I haven’t read that article in NY mag, but have been thinking about it in the light of snapchat climbing the ranks with bloggers and users. Its ephemeral nature makes it seem less scary to show a bit of the mess – but people love it. It is amazing to me how many people think my dinner always looks like my blog so to let people in on the “mess” is inspiring in itself. We are all trying to do our best. be healthy, get the job done, be awesome – sometimes it is perfect, sometimes not so much, but the destination is the same. love that you shared this. xo

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    Erin @ Erin's Inside Job
    June 8, 2015 at 11:13 am

    It’s posts like these that make you a blogger. I am open about my addiction and recovery on my blog because it is what has made me who I am as a person. It allows me to speak out and have other people identify with the things that make us all human. The ups and downs and struggles. I wouldn’t want to continue blogging if I couldn’t paint a realistic picture of my life and I don’t like reading blogs that never mention anything negative. Some days ARE great and awesome and I want to share about my new certification or a delicious recipe (I have one for dark chocolate sea salt AB on my blog too haha), but other days are hard and I write about those too. Good post!

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    Cecily
    June 12, 2015 at 8:59 am

    Love this post. We’re all messy and that’s the point. Thanks for sharing ❤️❤️❤️

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