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5 Tips for starting a side-biz in your 20’s

There’s something about a new year that gets you thinking about what you’d like to achieve. For some, the idea of creating something is exciting. For others, wanting to get the hell out of their job is the driving force. And for a lot? Well, maybe you’re not 100% sure, but you know you want something more. Fair enough, I’ve been there with all three. So who the hell am I? I’d say I’ve definitely been a bit of a ‘side-hustler’ in my 20’s. I started this blog 7 years ago, I’ve done freelance content marketing on the side for the last 8 years, and then in 2018 I started and successfully ran my first product-based business, Lucky Girl. My side-businesses have gone from pocket-money, to full time income for one (with the other two still on the side), and the intention that my passions will pay for my wedding next year. Cool, eh?!…

Video: Throwback Tag

[youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/5WBZ3mKC9cU”] Thought I should get a little intimate around here and let you all know a bit more about the girl behind Ruby Fearless. We’re talking childhood here with the classic YouTube ‘Throwback Tag’. If you’ve done one of these, link below. If you haven’t, I nominate you to! I’m a New Zealand Lifestyle Blogger… Like this? Be sure to share it with friends. Give us some love on Facebook too, Sweet Cheeks. x 

‘When Life Throws You Lemons’. Why I’m Coming Home…

I learnt last year that nothing in life is guaranteed, so why was I disappointed to work out that coming home is the best thing for now? I bought my tickets for London eight months ago with mum, a round-trip to visit the family and celebrate her sister (my Aunts) 60th. But when my full-time job was ending back in New Zealand, along with my long-term relationship, it seemed that the universe was ‘lining up’ and as I’ve always said, everything happens for a reason. So I made my plans to move on and tied up loose ends, along with posting vlog after vlog about packing up my stuff and making the big move. It was happening. I spent the two weeks leading up to the flight catching up with friends and sharing a few tears here and there (mostly about leaving my cat behind). Then when flight day arrived,…

Video: Farewell 2013, Oh Hey 2014

[youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/5B95h8nVM5k” autoplay=”1″] Oh 2013, how much I enjoyed you but how glad I am that you are over. Bring on 2014 with everything I will be getting up to… Cannot wait to share it all with you. Give me your highlights of 2013, or tell me what your plans for 2014 are below. I’d love to know what you’re up to… x  I’m a New Zealand Lifestyle Blogger… Like this? Be sure to share it with friends. Give us some love on Facebook too, Sweet Cheeks. x