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Blog Spotlight | Smart and Trendy Moms

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Today I would like to welcome Jennette from Smart and Trendy Moms. I had a chance to learn more about her blog and here’s what she had to say…

Please tell me about yourself.

I am Jennette a mom to 3 beautiful children and SAHM. My husband and I have been married for 5 years. I love sewing and all things handmade, makeup, and spending time with my children (not in that order)
Kelly is also a SAHM to 2 beautiful children and loves reading, crafting, the outdoors, hiking, working out and spending time with her husband and family.

Please tell me about your blog.

Originally it was just me on our blog but then convinced my friend kelly to join me, and Smart and Trendy Moms was born. We love to do tutorials, crafts, recipes, reviews, and giveaways. We pride ourselves on the vast content we are starting to add.

How long have you been blogging?

I have been blogging about 8 months(not long) and Kelly has designed my first blog and two boutiques so she she is the design brilliance of the team.She joined about a month ago although she has always been there in spirit!

How did you get started?

I started blogging after doing a few giveaways on other blogs with my own boutique and started one to help promote my own business and other handmade artists.

What kinds of products do you feature on your blog?

Family friendly products. Products we personally feel great about and we enjoy featuring handmade artisans.

What was your favourite giveaway?

I would have to say the Forget Me Not mineral makeup giveaway, that was great stuff and she was super to work with. And its handmade!

Who does your blog appeal to?

Parents, moms, women, crafters, artisans

What direction do you see your blog going in the future?

Kelly and I have alot planned for Smart and Trendy Moms, More of everything and are adding a bloggers corner to give tips and tricks and free buttons to make your blog pretty. We are so excited about our future!

What is the biggest challenge you have faced so far with your blog?

Getting organized would be number 1 on my list, this is a must to any smooth running blog.

What do you love about blogging?

Meeting new people,The chance to tell our readers about great products that we find that make life better, easier, more fun, or just prettier. We also love writing posts like tutorials or ones with ideas that might help someone.

Do you have a blogging pet peeve?

Why yes, yes I do. The spam comments drive me batty, Like why spam me just to be deleted. I hate that!

Do you have any advice for the readers entering your giveaway? newbie review bloggers?

Newbie bloggers I would say keep at it, comment and follow other blogs and review what you love!
And for our readers enering giveaways. Do as many entries as possible when entering a blog giveaway. It really does improve your chances of winning.

Tell me some of your favourite blogs that you read.

Brooke Van Gory- http://brookevangory.blogspot.com/
Coolest kid Reviews- http://coolestkidreviews.blogspot.com/2010/01/make-cleaning-snap-fling-bins.html
A cup of Joe- http://joannagoddard.blogspot.com/

How can people find you?

Blog- http://www.smartandtrendymoms.com/
Twitter- http://twitter.com/smartandtrendy
Fanpage- http://www.facebook.com/pages/Smart-and-Trendy-Moms/186461341737

Stacie Vaughan

Stacie is the mom of two girls and lives in Ontario, Canada. She enjoys cooking/baking, photography, reading, DIY and is fueled by lots of coffee!

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