February was the first month that I offered sponsorships and ad swapping on The Laughing Medusa – a new chapter in the life of this little blog as it continues to grow. It’s proven to be not only a wonderful promotional tool, but also great for connecting with other bloggers and making new online friends. Today I wanted to introduce you to a few of the faces who supported The Laughing Medusa in February as they offer their advice on how to beat the winter blahs…
“Desert winters can be really tough. It’s cold- really cold- but we don’t have a lot of weather. It doesn’t rain much and it hardly snows- even if it does it never sticks: welcome to Vegas. This winter, I’ve just been staying inside to read or write. My dogs always make sure I freeze my butt off periodically to play with them outside. It keeps me awake. I’m a fan of snow- so whenever I can visit my mother in Flagstaff over random weekends, I do it… it’s only a three hour drive from Vegas.”
- Cara from the Fictional Chick, author of Elegantly Wasted. Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.
“I’m definitely not a winter person, but I feel better when I get out my art supplies and create things. It especially helps to use brightly colored materials! They remind me of summer. :)”
- Jennifer from Earl Grey. Be sure to visit her shop, and follow her on Facebook & Pinterest.
“During the winter in Phoenix, it rarely gets below 30 degrees. It’s almost always great hiking weather in the winter time!”
- Adrian from Adrian Loves Owls. Check out her shop and visit her on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Vine (@AdrianLovesOwls), and Pinterest.
“Every winter, there’s that period of fuzzy excitement where you’re hopeful for snow and warm blankets and tea time and all things lovely. That’s the easy part of winter. But then after the months keep going and the cold keeps sinking deeper and deeper into your warm blankets, there comes the dreaded winter blahs. You can hardly remember what it’s like to be warm, and your darling snow either didn’t come or has been replaced by endlessly rainy days. And for me, during times like these, I like to dress in bright, bold florally patterns and surround myself in all things spring-like. Just to remind myself that the cold does go away and warmer days of driving with the windows down, picnics and cool drinks are coming. And it quite helps. So here’s to a speedy return of warmth and flowers and birds singing, xo! ”
- Zie from Hello My Darling Dear. Visit her shop and follow her on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
I hope you’ll show these ladies some love as they’re each truly fabulous.
Oh, and happy March! Here’s to being that much closer to spring. ;)