Blog Spotlight | Little Yaya’s
I am running a feature spotlighting other Review & Giveaway Blogs. If you have one and would like to be featured, please email me at [email protected] (it’s free!).
Today I would like to welcome Cindi from Little Yaya’s . I had a chance to learn more about her blogs and here’s what she had to say…
Please tell me about yourself.
My name is Cindi and I am a mommy of two princesses and 1 prince, who met her hubby in first grade. I was an elementary school teacher for 5 years until #2 came along. Now I am a stay at home mommy who makes Yaya Baby Blankets, does product reviews/giveaways, and is enjoying watching her babies grow up.
Please tell me about your blog.
My blog is Little Yayas. I picked the name Little Yayas, because I make little Yaya Baby Blankets (which is how I got started blogging). Yaya is the name my 4 year old gave herself when she couldn’t pronounce her name.
My blog is a way for me to learn about great new products, to meet new people, to allow me to share new products with others, a way to give others the opportunity win great products, and to share fun new family friendly ideas.
How long have you been blogging?
I started in November ’09. Started my own blog in March 2010
How did you get started?
I had several moms contact me to do review/giveaways on their blogs. I was agreed and decided to check it out and see what goes on in the blog world. I got hooked from meeting great people and having fun learning about fabulous new products. I thought it would be fun to be a reviewer, because I know what I like and expect out of a review of my products. I then asked some of my mommy groups what they did to get started and followed what they said to do. Which lead me to joining and being an active member in several blogging groups.
What kinds of products do you feature on your blog?
A variety of products. I try to do a little of everything.
What was your favourite giveaway?
I like them ALL. I can honestly say I don’t have a favorite. Every product I have reviewed, I still use. Hard part is I want to buy more of all of them. 🙂
Who does your blog appeal to?
I try to appeal to as many people as I can.
What direction do you see your blog going in the future?
I see my blog being bigger and adding more technology, more unique items, as well as getting more people involved/interacting.
What is the biggest challenge you have faced so far with your blog?
Figuring out where to start as a new blogger and how to balance blogging time with my 3 kids, hectic schedule, family time, chores, etc.
What do you love about blogging?
The people I have met, trying new products, learning new things, and having a place to share ideas and things that I enjoy as a mommy of 3.
Do you have a blogging pet peeve?
Yes I do. 🙁 Comment verification codes and dishonesty.
Do you have any advice for the readers entering your giveaway? newbie review bloggers?
Advice for readers entering my giveaways. Extra entries are SUCH a bonus. I have won and see so many people win from all their bonus entries.
Newbie review bloggers advice is I am NEW too. I feel the key to my fast growth is not only working hard and being very active in the blog world, but having such an amazing blog buddies. Thank you so much JEN and STACY.
Tell me some of your favourite blogs that you read.
The Review Retreat, Survey Junkie, Simply Stacie, Mom4life
How can people find you?
You can find me Little Yayas and Blessed or on twitter @1blessedmommi or on my website Little Yayas Boutique
And if you can’t find me there I am hanging out with my kiddos.