Announcing a BlogHer PRO '14 Fireside Chat with Entrepreneurial Icon and Tech Founder Caterina Fake

This is an anouncement of a BlogHer PRO '14 keynote speaker, but bear with me while I reminisce. Eight years ago, BlogHer '06, our second conference, took place. One of my clearest memories of that year is the pride I felt in featuring a triumvirate of blogging pioneers who were early bloggers, were amazing and entrepreneurial women in tech, and most thrillingly had each co-founded one of the fundamental tools in use at that time for bloggers like us. ...more

The BlogHer '15 Call for Ideas is OPEN!

A few weeks ago, we announced BlogHer ’15 back in New York City! Today, we're opening our Call for Ideas—and can’t wait to hear your suggestions. ...more
Just submitted. Honestly, I'm not optimistic. Waaaaaa! Overthinking this whole thing! In any ...more

Get Organized for BlogHer PRO '14 With Our Great Mobile App!

BlogHer PRO '14 is right around the corner. (Not registered yet? Do so now!) Now you can get organized and prepared for the conference with the BlogHer PRO '14 mobile app. In it you'll find a full schedule, speaker bios, social news feed, and photos as we add them. You can upload and share your photos from the event too, ...more
This is great. I can check in form anywhere now:)more

Happy Thanksgiving to all at Blogher

Reviews and interviews at Book Readershttp://bookread-mumswritings.blogspot.com/ ...more

Announcing a BlogHer PRO '14 Fireside Chat with Entrepreneurial Icon and Tech Founder Caterina Fake

This is an anouncement of a BlogHer PRO '14 keynote speaker, but bear with me while I reminisce. Eight years ago, BlogHer '06, our second conference, took place. One of my clearest memories of that year is the pride I felt in featuring a triumvirate of blogging pioneers who were early bloggers, were amazing and entrepreneurial women in tech, and most thrillingly had each co-founded one of the fundamental tools in use at that time for bloggers like us. ...more

Social Nonprofit

Today's NaBloPoMo Prompt is You are given unlimited funds and a fabulous team of programmers and told to create your own social networking platform.Tell us all about your ideal, fictional social media site.Unfortunately, the site does exist and its going to Chilie.Sunny Karma was a platform that allowed you to donate to a cause based on auctioning experiences like learning a language or drinking wine....more

Pest Exterminator In Frisco, TX: Keep Pests Outside This Winter

Fall is here and winter is coming. The days of blazing heat are over in North Texas and even though hot, dry weather is a boon to a lot of the pests, you should keep your local pest exterminator in Frisco, TX on your speed dial for cold, rainy weather, too.  Pests of all kinds want to be in your house when temperatures drop – raccoons and rodents will damage walls and wiring in their quest to find a warm place to bed down and carpenter ants and termites won’t let cold weather deter them from eating the wooden structure of your home....more

Liebster Award

Liebster Blog Award I received a wonderful compliment on my blog a few days ago – a nomination for the Liebster Blog Award and I am delighted to accept!Thank you to LupeyLoops for nominating me. Please go to her blog to see more of the history of this award.As an award winner you must:Acknowledge and accept the Liebster Award by leaving a comment on the blog where you were nominated....more

Time for a title

Sometimes I like to go backwards as in typing up my post before I put a title on it. Other times I will put up a title and work from there. Then the worst part is I will throw up a title and totally mislead the reader when typing up my blog posts....more

Grapes that go Sour

It is not that I do not find the value of participating in the month long blog post with Blogher....more

One Appliance Forever?

In the prompt for today I have to pick an appliance I can not live without thus the scenario is that there is electricity available in the post apocalyptic future where my very life essence is dependent upon an GE or Frigidere appliance.Well, since I have lived by myself and done some foraging for appliances that meet my needs I will go ahead and take you on a shopping trip ......more

My soapbox

Today's NaBloPoMo is Do you have a book in you? Fact or fiction? Related to your blog or totally different?I will just take the questions because my blog book sits on a computer hard drive in the Library of Congress as Unpublished. 1. Do you have a book in you? Yes, I wrote several stories in my teenage years....more

Blogger Opp $3000 Gift Guide Giveaway!

Holiday Gift Guide Event Blogger Sign Up.Sign Ups Close 11/25Giveaway is from 11/28 – 12/12, Open to U.S. and CanadaWelcome to the Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway Event- This is the Blogger Sign up page for Bloggers only!This Blogger Opp will bring you traffic that’s for sure!Will be open to the US and CANADA!...more