Dear Blog Peeps,
I have to drop you a note today on Thanksgiving to thank you for making my dreams come true.
About three and a half years ago, I started this blog for fun. Today, it’s a fully functioning business with enough revenue to support my family.
My business would be impossible without you. My dream of staying home with the two kids in my belly would be impossible without you.
This blog continues to run and support my family because people like you visit it every day. I really appreciate every single comment, and I truly get a lot of joy from what I do.
I also want to thank my fellow bloggers for all you to do to support me. There are many bloggers who comment regularly and who I love talking to. You are all so amazing, and I love getting to be a part of your lives through reading your blogs!
There are a few bloggers in particular who I have to thank for helping me get to the point where I am today.
A huge, massive thanks to David, Lance, John, Jacob, Carrie, and Tushar for hiring me as one of your staff writers. Every single one of you has an incredible work ethic, and I’m lucky to count you among my friends.
I would also like to thank Harry, Holly, Grayson, Michelle, Laurie, Andrew, Daniel, and Kathleen for offering a lot of support behind the scenes to keep my blog running. I know I would not be able to quit my day job in just two weeks if it wasn’t for you. Plus, you all put up with me when I fell off the face of the planet during my first trimester and are still talking to me. I owe all of you a few beers when we finally meet in person. 🙂
As any blogger will tell you, there is so much that goes into running a successful site. There are a lot of responsibilities and things to juggle, and what most people see is the shiny product in post form (as opposed to all the technicalities behind it!) We’re lucky to have a vibrant community here in the personal finance space, filled with incredibly generous, kind people like the ones I mentioned above. I also have awesome readers, like you, who are kind enough to check in on my progress, cheer me on, and share my site with others.
So thank you, thank you, thank you once again to my readers, my blogging buddies, and my hubs for being here for me, for being a part of my life, and for allowing me to successfully own and run my first business. It’s been an amazing journey, and I can’t wait to see what the next year will bring.
Lots of love,