After being featured on the homepage of BlogHer yesterday, I certainly got a lot more visitors to my blog, but to be honest, I expected to be signing a few more bloody autographs. A few more than none, for example. Especially because I nearly invested in queue barriers for my front garden. Yeh, in my head, I had it all worked out, right down to the end-flourish; I was going to develop RSI from signing the pecs of a glut of young twenty-something men with Mrs Robinson syndrome. ...more
Well I bloody never! I bet you can't guess what happened to me today? It all started off innocuously enough; I was sitting at the kitchen table trying to stretch a pair of Izzy's shoes with a can of hairspray (kid's shoes are expensive you know), when I heard the ping of an email arriving in my inbox. I eyed the email suspiciously, because it was from someone I didn't know. I pressed the 'open' button with trepidation expecting to be offered meds that could help with my erection. Instead it read: "Good morning!...more
You know how sometimes you read a post and you really want to comment, but you just don't have time? And then there are other posts that you really enjoyed reading and you'd like to say so -- but you aren't sure what to say in the comment box? You can Tweet the posts you like or you can share them to your Facebook wall. But sometimes you just want to do something else ... ...more
The Gulf Auction honoring the Geeky/Nerdy 2010 BlogHer Voices of the Year is ready and open for bidding. Click on the images from the slideshow below to view the art curated by Kirtsy, learn more about the artists and bloggers, and get a direct link to the art auction on eBay.
Each week, we'll auction the art inspired by a different category, and every dollar will be donated to The Nature Conservancy to help clean up the Gulf of Mexico:
First, I would like to thank the Academy and … oh wait, wrong speech. What I mean to say is, I would like to thank all of my lovely readers. I don't know if anyone has been keeping count besides me, but I have now been at this blogging thing for 6 months....more
If you are like me, you probably came out of BlogHer with a giant pile of business cards, and now you are thinking to yourself as you go through them… where do I put them now? What can I do with them? How can I organize them? And I totally have an answer for that! I am not creative by any means, but I felt like a rocket scientist when I came up with this idea. I am sure it has been done a million times before, but I thought I would share what I did. And also make my first Do It Yourself post. What will you need?...more
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