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Monika of Some Pop Of Color

What’s your blog name?

Some Pop Of Color

Where do you live?

Chicago, Illinois

Tell us more about you and your blog

My blog Some Pop Of Color in 2014 shortly after having my first son. I felt like, while motherhood is a beautiful thing, I was losing myself in it a little and needed a venue to express myself creatively. I always loved color and am constantly inspired by it and so my blog was born and the rest is history.

What people don’t realize about blogging is…

it is a full time job like any other that includes incredible creative things but also mundane day to day things.

What are 3 things you wish you knew about blogging before you started?

  1. How the blogging world constantly evolves
  2. How there is always something new to learn and it’s hard to keep up sometimes
  3. That doing it for the last 5 years will make you even more hungry for more

Give us your best tip for maintaining a blog work/life balance

Organizational skills are key. Without that I would be totally all over the place

Instagram or Twitter?

Instagram

Books or Podcasts? Tell us your favorite.

Books. I love thrillers and historical thrillers. Favorite is currently The Handmaid’s Tale

Coffee or tea?

Coffee

What is your guilty pleasure?

Chips

Where do you love to shop?

ASOS

What’s one product you can’t live without?

Weleda’s Skin Food Cream

What’s been your favorite post you’ve worked on?

I love this post because it truly represents me and my style. Seemingly simple but with an edge.

We love our apps, which ones do you swear by for your business?

I love a few equally but I would say Canva is at the top of that list. I love it and use it to create Pinterest pins, stories for my Instagram, my Press Kit and many more.

Who do you love to follow on social media?

Aubrey Ballard of The Dandy Liar

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