Spring Cleaning: A Mini Series

We made it to the end of another week – happy friday everyone!

Last week marked the official start of Spring – one of my absolute favorite seasons with Autumn coming in at close second.

A fresh new season always gets me in the mood to make everything fresh and new again – which usually means a little cleaning and organizing. When I hear Spring cleaning, I usually think of people boxing up old winter clothes and unopened holiday gifts to clear to make room for the new season and all of its offerings.

That inspired me to create this sort of “mini series,” Spring Cleaning. I’ll be talking about cleaning up four areas in particular: your blog, your brand and design, and finally – your work space and computer. I felt like these are all areas that can easily build clutter and lean off track, especially bloggers.

I’ll also be adding a Spring Cleaning tip to the April newsletter, so be sure you are subscribed! There will be lots of good things in there this month that you won’t want to miss!

sidenote/ I wanted to give a huge thank you to all of the awesome bloggers, creatives & small businesses who sponsored this space last month. Working with all of your through my restructured sponsorship program was totally amazing! I’m excited to watch all of the creative features go live over the next weeks. I couldn’t be happier, and you’re all great for believing in me and this blog!

(photo via, edited by Amber)

Giveaway / Fusepointe

Happy Wednesday, everyone! I am so excited to be introducing you all to one of my amazing sponsors today, and to hopefully make two blogger’s lives a little easier.

I’ve known Harry, the founder of Fusepinte, for years now. When he first told me he would be starting a new hosting company, I couldn’t wait to bring him on as a sponsor! Before I moved over to And Yes To Joy, Harry was my host for over two years. He’s been building and developing websites for years now, and has so much to offer bloggers of all experience levels. The passion that he has to really help bloggers improve themselves and reach new levels can’t be found in many hosting companies.

Fusepointe is a website development, hosting, and social marketing company. Harry and Tim work to build clients websites powered by WordPress (and occasionally a hand-coded HTML site), host websites on our servers for clients (very inexpensively, starting at $3/month), do logo design, and a little branding work. We also specialize in something we like to call “fusion”, which means integrating your various social media accounts and email marketing platforms with each other and your website.
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