Behind The Blog Scene // Bethany Herwegh of The Glamorous Housewife

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There is a theme of honesty that I've seen popping up in the blogosphere, a trend that is close to my heart and that I think is long overdue. Do you see it? People everywhere are raising their hands, expressing vulnerability and willing to happily talk about the ups and downs of blogging. That is what struck me about Bethany and her blog, The Glamorous Housewife. She is candid, funny and raw - three qualities I love in a blogger and I was so happy to get a chance to chat with her and talk blogger to blogger about what motivates her to keep writing...

Describe your blog in 3 words…
Inspiration for living
What is your blogging manifesto?
I want to teach women how to be creative and motivated in their daily lives as proud homemakers by using the best tips and tricks of the past to inspire our futures.
Top 3 blogging essentials?
A hot cup of tea, tenacity, passion for teaching others.
My biggest blogging moment/milestone was....
The first non family member comment I ever got. I was shocked and amazed that somebody I had never met would be interested in something I had to say. To this day I remember her "name" which was LePetiteMort. Back in the early days we didn't use our real names when blogging, hence why I am The Glamorous Housewife and she went by a different pen name. The minute I realized there were others in the world who were like me and wanted to learn what I had to teach, I was hooked and I never looked back. It was like I was born to blog.
My dream collaboration would be?
Dita Von Teese. She is the original glamorous housewife.
Right now I'm listening to...
The beauty of silence. It is 6:07am and the kids are all still asleep. In about 30 minutes the house will be cacophonous with the  noise of children getting ready for school, so I enjoy the silence while I can. As for the music I listen to, my tastes are very eclectic. I prefer Ella Fitzgerald when cooking and have been known to have old skool hip hop Fridays from time to time.
Best piece of advice to a newbie blogger?
Blogging is a marathon, not a sprint. It takes a lot of time before you start to see true results. But the good news is the people you will virtually meet will be some of the most amazing and creative people ever and you will be thrilled to be able to call them friends.
If I wasn't blogging I'd be...
Really, really bored. I honestly can't think of what I would rather be doing with my life. I imagine I would be doing all the same day to day things, I just wouldn't be writing about it. 
Behind the scenes of my blog looks like...
Fun! I hired an assistant about three months ago and we laugh and talk and work all day. If it isn't exciting, why bother doing it? 
This year I'm most excited about...
So many big things for 2015! I am currently writing a book which I hope will get picked up by a publisher. If not I will be self publishing it so either way, there should be a book sometime next year. It is 100% new content and it will be a detailed guide to becoming a glamorous housewife. I am also working on a blog revamp which should be unveiled in early January. It will be much easier to read and user friendly. In addition to the new blog revamp and book, I will be starting my new online classes! I have written a comprehensive course on taking your wardrobe from frump to fabulous! I am so excited to finally be able to teach my beloved readers how to fall in love with their closet using tips and tricks from the wisdom of the divas of the past which seems to have been lost in modern times.