I, along with some others who have dropped away over the years, started FYF from my recliner in January 2014, with the aim of helping people like me to feed their families healthy homemade meals for less. I never in my wildest dreams imagined the page would grow to become a community of over half a million loyal followers. I have been and continue to be super grateful for all of your support over the last 5 years.
The time it takes to manage our amazing FYF community does come at a price though. I spend many, many hours every day posting, answering messages and seeking out new opportunities and ideas as well as creating recipes for you guys. So, I had to look for ways to try to make a living while I dedicate so much time running the page.
There have been a few complaints recently about affiliate links, so I wanted to explain why I’ve been posting them. I have started working with a company that helps me to get some sponsored posts. This means that sometimes I will post affiliate links which are paid for by companies. These help to keep me ticking over while I look after FYF. I have heard people say that the only posts they see from us on their timeline are affiliate posts. I don’t understand why that would be. But facebook does seem to be very random! We post between 10 and 15 times a day and never post more than 3 affiliate posts.
Occasionally I might receive free gifts from companies and I’ve decided that I’m going to donate these gifts to the FYF community in the form of competitions like I did last Christmas with the Nintendo Switch. That way I hope everyone gets to share some of the benefits.
I’m almost finished writing the book now and then I will get back to working hard on some new recipes for the autumn. I know I haven’t been quite as engaged on the page as usual, but I am super excited to get back to normal in the next few weeks.
Thank you all for your continued support. You guys are fab!
xx Lorna xx