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Stephani of Great Life is a Must

Hi Stephani! What’s the name of your blog?

Great Life is a Must.

Where are you from?

Tampa, Florida.

Tell us a little bit more about you and your blog, Great Life is a Must.

I am a military wife, mom of 2, and a super foodie. Great Life is a Must is about Great Family, Great Food, Great God, and Great Experiences.

How many years have you been blogging at, Great Life is a Must?

Two years.

Give us your best tip to staying on top of the blog/work/life balance?

Schedule, schedule, schedule!

Fill in the blank. What people don’t realize about blogging is…

It is not glamorous.

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

  1. The time it takes.
  2. How hard it would be to conquer all the algorithms.
  3. How much it would challenge me.

What skills and qualities do you think are necessary for a successful and professional blogger?

Perseverance, personality, passion.

What has blogging taught you that no other career or job has before?

Blogging has taught me to that comparison never pushes you forward!

What’s one piece of advice you would give to someone just starting out in the blog world?

Stay consistent and celebrate the small wins.

Is there an app or business tool that you swear by?


What makes your brand, Great Life is a Must, different than other bloggers?

I am all about providing practical content, products and services to help you have a great life.

What topic do you most enjoy writing about?

My family.

What would your dream partnership look like?

I would love to work with a big experience brand like Disney or a family magazine. I would love to be paid to share my family date night content with the world! It would be a dream to just do what we do every Saturday and share it with the world to inspire other families to get out and experience the world.

What is a current blogging goal you are working on?

Increasing my visibility and blog views.

What does a typical work day for you look like?

On Mondays and Fridays I mostly work in my blog or website. On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday I work on the Venue Sourcing part of my business. 6:30 a.m. workout, 7:30 a.m. get kids together, 8 a.m. learning time, 9 a.m. kids play/mommy works, 11:30 a.m. lunch, 12 p.m. mommy works/kids play, 1:30 p.m. -3:30 p.m. kids nap/mommy works, 4 p.m.-5 p.m. kids tv/mommy rest or work. Done working by 5 p.m.

What’s your most recent WIN with your blog?

I have expanded my services and launched my tshirt line!

What is one thing in the blogging industry that frustrates you that you wish you could change?

All the algorithms.

What’s your guilty pleasure TV show?


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