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  1. Susannah
    March 21, 2019 @ 7:45 am

    Hey Lauren! Thank you for the shoutout in this fab monetization post! We are so glad you are happy with your switch to Mediavine.
    Please know we are always here for you and anyone who may be interested in our full-service ad management — we’re just an email away! Our application threshold is 25k sessions in the last 30 days, and you can reach us at
    Thanks again for the kind words and we are so glad to play a small part in your success!
    — Susannah at Mediavine

    • Lauren
      March 21, 2019 @ 10:05 pm

      You guys are the best! Thank you for all of your support!!

  2. Melissa
    March 21, 2019 @ 6:36 pm

    Yessss please to an e-cookbook for 1-2 people! I’ve been waiting for you to create a cookbook. Your recipes are perfection :)

    • Lauren
      March 21, 2019 @ 10:05 pm

      Aww you are too kind!! I tend to make a lot of food when I’m creating new recipes for the blog (it’s the Italian in me haha), but I get so many requests for just enough for one or two servings… so I’m trying to keep track of my favorite things I’d make when I lived alone or what we make when we don’t want leftovers. I’m coming to make this happen in the next couple of months. Stay tuned!!

  3. Lexie Wilson
    March 22, 2019 @ 12:05 am

    This was SOO excellent! I love it! It’s really thorough and realistic. I have a blog and I’m still growing it and trying to find my voice with it – but this helps me to know what my options are since I’m curious about this process. Thank you for taking time to break it all down for us!

  4. Amy
    March 28, 2019 @ 8:29 am

    I really do like that you share as much detail as you do on this topic. Of course readers want to know about the money side, it’s a) human nature—-curiosity and b) I would think anyone reading blogs knows that part of the reason for having a blog is to generate income—-it is a big part for every blogger, let’s be real:)
    There is nothing wrong with that………..

    Thanks Lauren!!!!