Personal blogging in 2021 is weird af

    photo of decorative paper clips

    I’m tired of waiting for some perfect inspiration to hit me before I start writing here on Chic n’ Geek so I’m just going to rip off the bandaid and write a fucking blog post already. And not apologize for saying “fuck” on my fancy new lifestyle blog. I’d say I don’t know how I went from blogging without so much as a second thought for 15+ years to being totally self-conscious and ridiculous about what I *should* be writing…

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  • Watercolor painting of a thatched roof cottage

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