Make Your Posts More Pinteresting with Canva Graphics (for free!)

People, please sit down, because I need to tell you about something awesome. People of the web, meet CANVA. Canva, meet the people of the web. Canva is an online tool where you can make beautiful web graphics -- without fancy graphic design ...more

I Closed Comments on Old Posts to Keep Out Spammers

One of the things that makes me happy when I check my blog statistics is that visitors to my site often come to me through an older blog post. It is kind of fun to “see” (through site stats) which posts have caught someone’s attention. And it ...more

Tell Us Your Best Productivity Tips When You Have to Be Online for Work

In a few weeks, my kids will return to school and I will get back to work.  Sure, I've been working all summer, but at a much lighter load.  In the fall, things will pick up again, and I will have to find the discipline to tear myself away ...more

Maeghan Lovejoy Talks Strawberries and Maine

Maeghan Lovejoy, who blogs at The Way to His Heart, was featured in an article by Maine Women magazine about summer strawberries and her blog. ...more

Take This Super-Easy 5 Word Blog Branding Test

You can't fly solo for this little challenge! You'll need a partner or a friend to help. If it's another blogger, you can run the test on each other's blogs. If it's a friend, be sure to say thank you, even if he or she looks puzzled. Just tell them to go with it. While this test may only take ten minutes, it can pave the way to you making adjustments on your blog so your brand rings truer to your five characteristics....more
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Yum! Almond Coconut Bars by Jenica Parcell

Jenica Parcell, blogger at A Slice of Style, demonstrated her Almond Coconut Bar recipe live on Good Things Utah's kitchen segment. ...more

Follow These BlogHers Who Are Writing About Ferguson

Since Aug. 9, we've watched Ferguson, Missouri, go from little-known suburb of St. Louis to the scene of a police shooting of an unarmed black teenager named Michael Brown to the scene of daily protests and a flashpoint for a national discussion of racist systems in police and government, and how to respond to civil unrest. Follow these BlogHers for important commentary and analysis of the events in Ferguson. ...more
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Motivate Me Mondays Week 3

Welcome back to the second week of Motivate Me Mondays!!This is the place where you can seek some motivation throughout the week.  Last week, my goal was to find a children's story that I wrote years ago.  Unfortunately, it wasn't where I thought I had stored it away.  But I think I know another place to look. But I still thank those who motivated me. ...more

How To Build Rapport With Your Customers On Instagram

Instagram is a popular social network where you can share your photos and browse friends’ photos....more

Mostly Unedited Week in Review - 8/20/14

With the advent of digital manipulation of photos and the rampant sharing of people's lives, often pictures and videos are only shown once they've been edited. This editing consists of filters, highlights, and touch-ups, not to mention often only sharing the highlights of our lives. With judgement and comparison being so interwoven into our social culture, the expectations of ourselves and others are often so high that simply attempting to reach them leaves us feeling even more vulnerable....more

Take This Super-Easy 5 Word Blog Branding Test

You can't fly solo for this little challenge! You'll need a partner or a friend to help. If it's another blogger, you can run the test on each other's blogs. If it's a friend, be sure to say thank you, even if he or she looks puzzled. Just tell them to go with it. While this test may only take ten minutes, it can pave the way to you making adjustments on your blog so your brand rings truer to your five characteristics....more
I love your 10 minute touch ups and am so glad to see you on BlogHer!  Helpful as usual!more

Taylor Swift and Reese Witherspoon Wear the Same Monica Rose

The "Shake It Off" singer Taylor Swift chose an incredibly chic white laser cut sleeveless top and skirt by Monica Rose for Lovers + Friends during her Yahoo live stream on Aug. 18.The combo may seem familiar, because another fun-loving blonde, Reese Witherspoon, recently wore the same outfit while out in L.A. on July 17. The same outfit can be found on NextShe.com....more

Healthy Solutions

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Tangled Tuesday No. 16

Well, this week I hit the 500 posts milestone on Ten Thousand Tangles. ...more