12 Tips to Make Your Family Road Trip Amazing

When we went to visit family in Florida last summer, we decided to make it a road trip. While it went smoothly, for the most part, there are things I wish had done differently to make the 12+ hour drive with three kids and a large dog, better....more

Twitter's too crowded for me!

 Myth No. 3 in "Social Media Mythbusters for Writers"Twitter is too crowded for me to get noticed.You may have created a fresh Twitter account, full of hope and enthusiasm, only to discover that only 3 bots and your Mother-in-law found you there. She wants her good china back....more

Fake Your Way To A Fabulous Easter Dinner

by Sarah Welch and Alicia Rockmore Just when you felt like you finally put away all of the Christmas decorations, here comes the Easter bunny hop, hop, hopping along. He’ll be here before you know it, and while he might be bringing eggs for all of the good little boys and girls, their parents (and yours) are expecting dinner. At your house. How do you pull it all together? You fake it. Yes, that’s right. It is possible to fake your way to a fantastic spread. But first, you have to step away from all the org porn....more

Virginia - we'd love to hear how the day went. Were you glad you asked for help from family? ...more