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My Origin Story – Why I Became A Video Game Blogger

My Origin Story | Gamerwife.com

This post is part of a link-up created by Mickey of Nerdily. Be sure to read her post on the topic here. This post is sort of a companion piece to the post I wrote a couple of weeks ago explaining the name of my blog that I’d been meaning to write for a while, but when I saw Mickey’s call out for bloggers to share their ‘origin stories’ I knew I’d finally have to get off my duff and…

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Monthly Favourites June 2016

Monthly Favorites June 2016 | Gamerwife.com

Man, this year is just flying by. This month’s favourites include a few things I actually discovered in May, but hadn’t had a chance to tell you about because of my little ‘blog break’. This was actually a pretty good month here at Gamerwife headquarters. I got to work on some really fun projects in my capacity as a freelancer, got to spend lots of time outside and I finally feel like I have a handle on where I want…

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Free Tools for Freelancers

4 Free Tools for Freelancers | Gamerwife.com

Even though I’ve been freelancing as a writer, editor and marketing consultant off and on for a few years now, I think this is the year where I’ve finally hit my stride. I’ve found a schedule that works for me, I’ve narrowed down the types of work I like best and that I’m best at, and I’m finally starting to grow my client list. While getting clients and making time to do the work can be difficult when you’re starting…

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Teeblox Unboxing June 2016

Teeblox Unboxing June 2016 | Gamerwife.com

Full Disclosure: I was given a box by Teeblox for review purposes. All opinions expressed are my own. This post contains affiliate links. Making purchases from these links may result in a commission for this site so that I can buy cat litter. You can learn more about my disclosure policy here. I love getting stuff in the mail, even more when that stuff is practical and/or wearable, which is why I am so honoured to be an ambassador for…

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Summer To-Do List

Summer To-Do List | Gamerwife.com

Summer seems to have briefly paused here in Montreal after strong start at the end of May, but that doesn’t mean I can’t anticipate all the hot days and nights yet to come. Montreal is an amazing place to live in the summer, with festivals like Just For Laughs and Fantasia and the Jazz Festival and all of the free outdoor entertainment they bring. There are also a wealth of gigantic parks to picnic and barbecue in, patios to lounge…

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