Polishingpeanuts is the personal and professional blog of Ian Anderson, a builder by trade who involves himself in international development work.
Take a look at the DIY projects he’s undertaken at his family home, as well as his professional portfolio in the construction industry.
Check out his reviews on books about construction, tools of the trade, and health and safety equipment.
You can also read about how living in Africa changed his life and the humanitarian work he’s involved in East Africa. He thoughtfully adds pointers for those looking to do volunteer work as well.
Started in 2016, the blog offers a sneak peek into the life of a socialite who is just entering motherhood. Join her in her food and travel trips, beauty and fashion experiments, family adventures, and more.
A blog and works of the noted military historian, photographer, and published author - John Michael
34. Retro Toys Blog
Everything about automata and retro mechanical toys
35. P.S. Annie!
P.S. Annie! is by Suzanne McClendon who named the blog in honor of her great-grandmother Annie Black Gunter. Intended to be a depository for things left unsaid, it serves as her tribute to beloved family members who have gone before her.
Join her as she digs deeper into her family history and invites you to do the same. Check out her writing prompts and her own entries. Visit as well the Back Where I Come From Challenge or the Somethin’ Challenge. With other bloggers participating, they’re designed to take you on a fun ride down memory lane—others’ and yours.
Kreative Discussions is a digital platform for those who love ideas--whether it be encountering them for the first time, playing with them, or finding their practical applications. But mostly, they are seen as tangible solutions to daily challenges or obstacles.
Expect to find editorials on health and fitness, politics, spiritual matters, relationships, and more. These thought-provoking vehicles are meant to get to the core of things or find new angles to approach traditional or modern thought.
On a lighter note, you can also find a couple of movie reviews.
37. What Mel Did
The digital journal of Melinda Fargo. A delightful collection of sincere and sarcastic musings on life by a newspaper columnist, editor-in-chief, amateur photographer, public speaker, and widowed mother of four grown-up children (who don't oppose her entering the dating scene again but warn her not to do 'daft things' like lift a six-person sofa).
38. Life of a Medic
The journey of a UK student aspiring to become a doctor. Get pointers on how to get into med school as he shares personal accounts, tips to thrive in class, and access to his A-level and Medicine notes.
39. 3 Quarters Today
3 Quarters Today is a blog by an American mom with many passions. She loves farming, the small town she lives in, photography, the military, Jesus, and her human and furry kids.
All these are evident in her articles. One moment, you'll find her sharing tips on raising a dog or discussing the rudiments of photography. In another, you get a glimpse of what it’s like to be a Marine mom as she shares stories and recipes. Next, she’s giving you updates on events in her town or on farming.
Add to her many hats the fact that she's a passionate shopkeeper. Find a wide range of items in her store which has to do with her interests.
This blog was started in 2012 to archive the things that the author loves, from fashion and design to self-care and wellness. Find a huge library of art and inspirational prints as well as personal development workbooks which you can download for free.
41. Our Daily Green
How to nurture ecological and economical households by making simple yet effective changes such as starting organic farming, recycling, reducing your carbon footprint, water conservation, and making sustainable lifestyle choices.
British humor and satire.
A blog dedicated to helping you recognize old patterns and paradigms that are no longer serving you, cultivate a burning desire to take ownership of your life, and equip you with practical tools to make the necessary shift and grow.
Sitting Comfortably? is a warm and witty chronicle of one whose life course was changed by Parkinson's. Prior to being diagnosed with the disease, Andy Daly worked with art and design institutions and lived an active lifestyle as a black belt in a martial art, swimmer, and cyclist.
Not wanting his life to be defined by Parkinson's, he uses the blog as an outlet for
'refusing the subject'. Find oodles of short stories and tall tales, commentaries on the world we live in and the life we live, jokes, and more. Occasionally, you'll also find him acknowledging the challenges Parkinson's brings to his life.
46. Think Spin
Launched in 2009, Think Spin served as an outlet for Laure as she tried to make sense of an unsettling stock market crash and her new status as unemployed.
A few years on, the blog continues to make sense of external and internal chaos, highlighting the ironic, iconic, and moronic parts of daily living. Enjoy her often witty and sometimes serious stories and commentaries on political and social issues, pop culture, writing, cats, ADD, and more.
47. Liberty or Death
Liberty or Death is the digital platform of Christian, journalist, and antique lover, Bethany Carson.
Bringing together her love for travel, photography, and old things, as well as her gift for words, she provides anyone who shares her interest with good content. Browse through her travel posts about the old courthouses and churches in Iowa. They are wonderfully organized in a color-coded map that conveniently links to relevant posts.
You can also get to know her more with her entries on chess (the sport she competes in), Christianity, family life, and politics.
48. Cafe Emily
The brainchild of a prolific thinker with four associate degrees who worked with grand projects—that is, the first manned mission to Mars (now on hiatus) and the discovery of breakthrough technologies for traveling between star systems (now defunct). House-bound because of Fibromyalgia, CFS, and severe IBS, she now uses her time to pen her thoughts on science, philosophy, her life, The Bachelor, and just about everything.
Rasmenia Massoud is a writer from Colorado currently living in France, where she spends her time speaking French poorly and writing fictional stories about what fascinates, confuses, and infuriates her the most—human beings. Her works of fiction have appeared in various literary magazines and she blogs semi-regularly about the awkwardness and joy of expatriation, the craft of writing, and a myriad of other topics.
Memosne chronicles the journey of a woman trying to develop her personal palette and create her own style. The blogger is a global citizen who has lived in different parts of the world, including Northern California, Beijing, Taipei, and British Columbia.
Join her as she tries different makeup and beauty products, documents her OOTDs, and more. Besides building her personal style, she also loves to indulge her love for good food. Expect to find reviews of the dishes she's tried and her dining experience in different restaurants.
Posts, whether beauty- or food-related, come with clear photos. So, they’re informative, visual, and easy on the eyes.
A collection of personal stories and Hindu mythology, Thitherwards extends an invitation to readers to immerse themselves in India's rich culture--past and present, at home or in the office, personal or political, religious or secular, fictional or real.
The author Brikut has a talent for spinning tall tales and for making a strong case on various issues with humor that makes you fall off your chair.
His exaggerations, animated speech, amusing metaphors, and wild imagination will get you hooked, no matter if you find his choice of topic interesting or not.
52. My Voice
Ever wondered how life looks through the eyes of a clairvoyant? My Voice, a weblog by Miss LaToya Lawrence, offers you a peek!
A self-professed clairvoyant, she shares everyday stories with words like vibrations, energies, spells, magic, and whatnot casually thrown in here and there. She also offers an understanding of the workings of the spiritual realm and how it affects the physical world.
She also speaks proudly of being a caul bearer and a rootworker. Find out what that means and more on her blog!
A blog about mountain bikes, cycling as an activity and sport, craft beer, and homebrewing.
An organizational blog for the disorganized mom. Tips & hacks on how to become a more organized mom
My Corner of the World is a slice-of-life blog by Lavender, a mom of two and a project manager who resides in India.
She offers snapshots of her life through no-holds-barred yet amusing accounts of family life with her kids Lime and Lily and husband Lemon, tender recollections of childhood, and more. If you don’t speak Tamil or Hindi, do get Google Translate ready on the next tab to understand the occasional local phrases thrown in here and there.
56. A Life Of Lovely
The life of a city-girl-turned-country-bumpkin mom who, along with her partner and 4 kids, has found a home amongst 3 dogs, 7 pigs, 3 sheep, 2 goats, 2 ducks, 14 chickens, 1 turkey, and a cat. She writes about her life in rural Somerset, mental health, and ethical and sustainable living.
My Brain's Not Broken is a mental health blog by Nathan Smith about living with mental illness and promoting mental wellness. Nathan uses his experiences living with depression and anxiety to discuss strategies and techniques to find balance and wellness in live a mentally healthy life.
I AM A RICHMOND-BASED FREELANCER, JOURNALIST, ENTREPRENEUR, EDITOR, PHOTOGRAPHER, AND VIDEO GAME ENTHUSIAST. Here’s my career by the numbers: I’ve edited over 500 articles, published 49 issues of Radford University’s weekly newspaper, designed 14 websites, produced 275 YouTube videos, I host 2 podcasts, and my photography has been featured in many news outlets and publications. I’ve also written over 100 articles on the gaming industry.
59. Live on Impulse
Live on Impulse is a collection of ramblings of a twenty-something woman trying to make sense of the world around her. She flip-flops between hating traditional views and embracing fundamental principles, wanting spontaneity and desiring comfort and warmth, and being hopeful and brooding.
Delve into her mind and heart through her free verse poetry as she grapples with the beauty and complications of life, love, and relationships. Other than poems, there are also short essays packed with insights on how things are and how things ought to be.
Thirty-something girl-geek writing about life's everyday adventures, with an emphasis on food, friends, arts, and live music in Brighton and beyond.