My BlogHer Envy

While I am SO thrilled for my fellow Bloggeristas who are enjoying their time at BlogHer and getting their 'Network On,' I must admit I am a tad envious.  As a fairly newbie blogger, I know I am not ready to be hob-nobbing with the blogging-elite.  But still there is a part of me that wishes I could be attending the sessions.  A part of me wishing I was networking at posh parties with swag and martinis.  ...more

Year of Science - July commemorates Astronomy

Year of Science - July commemorates Astronomy ...more

Behind the Scenes with BlogHer Founders: How Blogging Works for Women

July 24th, 2009 kicks off the largest conference for women bloggers in the world.  Bloggers from all over are convening in Chicago to connect in real life including the See Jane Do team.  We went behind the scenes with BlogHer founders, Jory Des Jardins and Elisa Camahort to learn blogging basics and essentials, why blogging works for women, and the steps that led to this incredible online community for women. ...more

Karaoke Secrets Revealed

I know everyone who isn't going to BlogHer must be dreadfully sick of hearing about it, but as it is a mere four days away now I find that I am more consumed by it with each passing hour! ...more

2010 Chevy Equinox

The 2010 Chevy Equinox has been awesome to drive. It was dropped off at my place in San Diego around noon on Monday. I grabbed the keys, signed the Loan Agreement and it was mine. I headed out that afternoon, driving through traffic in Riverside, past the lights of Vegas and finally stopped long enough to close my eyes for a few hours in Cedar City, UT. ...more

Sponsoring the Girl Geeks

In one of my earlier posts about BlogHer, I mentioned that I was surprised and happy to see the breadth of the sponsors list for the conference. Now that the final sponsors list is up, I wanted to say a bit more about that. First, here are the sponsors: Platinum Conference Sponsors Chevrolet< Green Works Walmart PepsiCo Tide & Bounce Gold Conference Sponsors ...more

Getting to Know LizaWasHere

Kudos, Denise! This was a great idea. I'm Liza, of LizaWasHere. I also blog with Deep South Moms, was the founder of, and recently launched a my own business, PrivacyCounsel. ...more

Hi! I'm also a lawyer mom and very interested in privacy, data security and social media law. ...more

Explore Chicago on Foot: Tips and Fun Facts

This is a four-week series to help attendees explore Chicago. Please also visit Walking Tour One, Walking Tour Two and Walking Tour Three. If you haven't checked out the Chicago Walking Tours yet, and are looking forward to getting to know Chicago a bit, we suggest you look into them now. They're chock-full of history, architectural facts, hidden Chicago gems and some of the greatest shopping in the city. BlogHer community member Cynthia Clampitt created three tours, plus put together these tips and fun facts, and we couldn’t wait to share them with you. Read on for a great city guide about the city’s architectural history, expansive public parks, tips for keeping your bearings, and what to do near the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers. ...more

OMG I love this site. I'm already planning for next year. How much fun we cyber gals would ...more

Top 10 Things I'm Psyched For @Blogher09

In two days, I’ll be heading to Chicago to my very first blogging conference. When I started this blog seven months ago, I had no idea that there were so many bloggers out there. And now, I get to meet about 1,400 of them. Or at least 5. Including my roommies, (Rachel and Julia) who graciously are letting me crash in their room. ...more

More Ways For Moms - And Everyone - To Stay Healthy At BlogHer

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the unique experience of bringing a baby to BlogHer, and offered some tips to moms who were going to be enjoying - yes, really - that unique experience this year in Chicago. I've been thinking about that post a lot lately, because until, like, yesterday, it was looking as though I'd be one of those moms. Again. ...more

Excellent post. I'm leaving my babies (well, they aren't really babies, but my 2.5 yr old is ...more