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Our Good Life Information

Our Good Life is a lifestyle blog written by Terri Steffes: a wife, mother, retired principal, retired teacher, college professor, educational consultant, and foodie, and Bob Steffes: a husband,  father, retired principal, retired teacher, adjunct professor, college campus director, foodie and cigar aficionado! Originally Our Good Life was started as a blog to document our family's adventures. Today it is a vibrant "front porch" discussion about food, movies, books, products, events, travel, whatever adventures find them!

We love it when brands like our blog so much that they want to be a part of it!  Partnering with our favorite brands is one of our favorite things to do.  Why would you want Our Good Life to partner with you?  Our stats show that the blog suits both men and women, of all ages, and around the world! Each month our stats are updated and they are growing!  We appeal to foodies, adventurers, readers, film lovers, pet parents and so much more!

                                  Page Views:  30,008                            80% Female
                                  Pinterest Followers:  14 K                   28% are 24-35
                                  Twitter Followers:  4052                     32% are 36-54
                                  Instagram Followers: 4547                 30% are 55+            
                                  Facebook Followers:  6063                 87% are from the US
                                  Subscribers: 452                                  17% are from Canada, UK, Australia

We love to help our branding partners with their social media needs.  We love to write, pin, tweet, and post on Facebook and Instagram.  We love to develop new recipes and host parties with your products. Take a look at some of our favorites:

Bush Brothers:  #HummusMadeEasy  

All photography is our own, as is all the original written content.  I am open to Terms and Agreements.   Contacting us is easy:  email Terri at terri@terristeffes.com

Companies I have worked with:

MacKenzie, Ltd.
Ruth Chris' Steak House
Josh Cellar Wines
Ghirardelli Chocolate
Shari's Berries
Revell Reads Books
$5 Dinners
Green Bean Delivery
BonGiovi Pasta Sauce
Botticelli Pasta, Sauce and Olive Oil
Oriental Trading
Bush Brothers
Groupon Goods

What I can do:

Sponsored Posts $65 
Travel Posts $100 plus mileage
Sidebar Advertising $50/mo
Social Media Blasts $15-$50 per post, depending on the media
Product Photo Shoots $50/hr, one-hour minimum
Recipe Development $100 plus the cost of ingredients
Tutorials $115 dedicated post
Crafting and DIY $115 dedicated posts

Thank you for your consideration!

Submitting a Guest Post

Submit a guest post! Our Good Life we invite you to write and contribute to our blog. We value your creativity. As a result, we are interested in featuring new guest posts. 

Below are the contributor guidelines that you need to follow to submit a successful blog post.

What to Write About

Our Good Life likes to write about things that improve the quality of life. Therefore, we like to keep our blogs on topic with our brand. For example, to be our guest author, we suggest you write about one of the following topics:

  • Books
  • Gardening
  • Food and recipes
  • Home decor
  • Home repair
  • Healthy living
  • Traveling
  • Camping
  • Wine
  • Parties

Submission Guidelines

  1. First, submission to us does not guarantee publication.
  2. The guest post by you must be your own work, original and unique, never published before.
  3. We reserve the right to make any changes that we believe are necessary to your article. Sometimes photos will be changed with my personal photos. 
  4. Next, articles should not contain any foul language, racial slurs or defamatory remarks/attacks on any individual/business or entity.
  5. You can include up to three links to your website and 1 or 2 to other websites. These links should help with the point you are trying to make, within the body of the article. In addition, one link should link back to one of my own posts.
  6. Article Length:  The article should be as long as it needs to be to convey your message with at least 750 -1000 words or more.
  7. Please only submit images if you have rights to the photos. This means they must be royalty-free with the permission to use and modify them if needed.
  8. You must submit all the information with the article. Including, all links, images, text links, etc. that you want to be published with your post.
  9. Most importantly, we do not accept gambling, drugs, CBD, inappropriate content, betting, or hacking niches under any circumstances.


Firstly, the article you provide can’t be reproduced anywhere else. You agree that the article you provide to us will be unique and will not appear elsewhere online.

How to Submit Your Guest Post

  1. First, E-mail your article to terristeffes1117@gmail.com in a Word Document.
  2. Then, submit 2-3 related photos as separate files.
  3. Finally, allow 2 to 4 days for approval and publishing.

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