Contributor Search

My friends through the computer!  Do you have a blog you’d like to gain more exposure in the sea of goodness out there?  I’d love you to join the Capturing Joy Team!


 I have decided to expand my blog to take on a few contributors. I love sharing my heart on here, and I will continue to  do that, but sometimes a girl needs a little help!  If you haven’t noticed, it was nearly a full week that I missed posting, and every day I was so frustrated that I wasn’t able to share something amazing with all of you.  I thought I’d have LOADS of time to focus solely on my site when all my kids were in school, but it turns out, I’ve got other things on my plate to work on during that time, too. Where does all the time go?!?

When I first started blogging, I was a contributor sharing photo tips on The Idea Room.  I shared over there until I got to the point I needed to solely focus on my own site.  I gained exposure from what Amy built.  It was a great way to get myself out there, and that was before I knew I wanted to be “out there!”  I am so grateful I had that opportunity that introduced me to the blogging world.  Amy will always hold a special place in my heart.

So I’m looking for a few great gals to share some goodness, so if you have a blog you’d like to grow, I’d love to help you!

I’m looking for original ideas for posts including:

  • Recipes
  • Photo tips
  • Party ideas
  • Holiday ideas/gifts
  • Printables
  • Organizing Tips
  • DIY/crafts
  • Home decor projects
  • Family Fun Activities/Ideas

What I ask from YOU is at least a six month commitment to contribute a post once a month.  As a photographer, bright, photographs of your projects is very important to me.


  • Instant exposure to my readers
  • Heavy promotion from me on all of my social media sites of posts on your site (you’ll email me weekly what you want me to promote)
  • A short bio & link at the bottom of each of your contributor posts which will drive traffic to your site
  • Open mentoring from me: ask anything about blogging, social media, photography and I will be happy to help you with it all!

Are you excited?!   If you are interested in joining me on this journey, please email me (kristenduke AT with the subject line CONTRIBUTOR APPLICATION with:

  • Info about you: Your Name, where you live, kids, what brings you joy? (Picture of you/your fam or say it’s on your site)
  • How long you’ve been blogging
  • Links to your 3 favorite posts

I don’t care if you’ve been blogging 5 days or 5 years, if you’d like to grow your blog, lets talk on how we can help each other out!

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