PattyCakesPantry.com vs RandomLifeofA YouTube Channel

Vlog vs Blog–A New Year’s Competition

It all started with a friendly conversation at Starbucks.   A very special person, Aaron, who can be found at the YouTube Channel RandomLifeOfA, and I were discussing our goals for our respective online projects.   He started a YouTube Channel last year while I started my blog two years ago.  Both of us need to do better at consistently publishing on a schedule and working to promote our posts and videos.   We decided that perhaps a contest might encourage us to push ourselves to work toward our goals. While the title of today’s post might imply that a cut throat […]

Goals for 2016

It’s that time of year when we proclaim our New Year’s Resolutions.  Here at Patty Cake’s Pantry,  we are still just calling them our goals.  Here are our goals for 2016. Patty Cake’s Pantry is now two years old, and we are averaging about 10 – 20 visitors per day.  there are days when se have 30 -50 visitors, but that’s not the norm.  I was surprised when I added analytics to my site because I really thought we probably only had a readership of about 10 people.   In the coming year, I intend to try and continue to […]

What I’ve Learned From My First Year As A Blogger

As I write this, 2014 is quickly coming to a close, and I have achieved my goal of publishing 52 posts in 2014.  Of course, my original goal was to publish one post each week, but life outside of cyberspace interfered with my plans.  As a result, I was 3 posts from achieving my goal when I woke up this morning.  I looked through the unfinished drafts waiting for me to complete them and selected two.  I knew that this would be the subject of my final post for the year. I want use this opportunity to share a few […]