“Without failure who would you be?”

                                                      ~Nick Foles


Thank you for your interest in building the Nest. Our community grows stronger with each and every member. It is our goal to provide information and opportunity to our followers- Empty Nesters and Mid-Life Changers. The time is now – to live, work and be better.

As a Nest Builder you will benefit from promotion on all of our social media platforms, as well as a branded presence on the MEL Media Welcome and Nest Builders pages.

Guest of the Nest contributors gain exposure through feature articles and brand presence on our site and are promoted across our social media platforms.

We look forward to getting to know you and building a dynamic community together.

Best of the Nest


  • Welcome page logo branding
  • Nest Builders page feature block with photo and editorial
  • 2 posts per week on our social media platforms
  • Access to our Notes From The Nest Facebook Group
  • Inclusion in our subscriber newsletter


Guest of the Nest


  • Your sponsored editorial post featured on Notes From The Nest on our website
  • Use of your copyrighted photos or video in your post
  • Access to our Notes From The Nest Facebook Group
  • Promotion of your expertise, product or service
  • Branding across our social media platforms the first day it appears
  • Inclusion in our subscriber newsletter

Tell Your Story

All of our stories benefit and encourage those facing similar struggles. Knowing that we are not on this journey alone is profoundly comforting. We welcome your submissions on relevant topics. Sponsored submissions are featured on the blog Notes From The Nest and may include photos or video.

We welcome this as a means to further promote your services, products or writing.

Submission Guidelines

Please complete the questionnaire and submit online.

Submissions should be between 400-800 words, with 1-2 photos or video. Applicant must provide copyright use of all visual assets.

We prefer original content, but you may submit previously published work for consideration. Please include all credits and links back to the original publication, include dates and sites.

Ready to fly? Click here to share your story

Once we’ve accepted your submission and notified you of post date, we ask that you do the following:

  • Send one email to your full email list announcing your feature on Notes From The Nest Blog
  • Copy MEL Media on the email
  • Post announcement on your social media platforms with link to MEL Media website
  • Continued social media support during the first 5 days of our posting