Rock & Roll Half Marathon - inagural Liverpool

I am not sure if it was the carbs in the beer or what, but after about 3 sips, I heard angels singing and my legs started to feel so much better. When I’d finished the pint, I wasn’t hurting anymore. Or maybe I was and my buzz just caused me not to notice.Hey!  Here is my blog post about going to Liverpool to run the Rock & Roll Half Marathon.  If you like it, let me know!  I would love to connect with other runners, especially other wannabee World Rockers!Jill...more

Grasping for Objectivity Launches Picture Birmingham + More!

Rachel Callahan of Grasping for Objectivity launched a new site, Picture Birmingham, where she sells her sunset and skyline photos of Birmingham and surrounding cities in the Southeast. 100% of the profits go to The WellHouse, a locally-based ministry that is rescuing victims of sex trafficking. Since March 3,  Picture Birmingham has raised over $2,600 to give directly to The WellHouse, and she hopes to be able to continue to raise even more support for the crucial services they are offering to women. ...more

The Caged Bird Sang - and Flew Free. Farewell Maya Angelou.

I just learned that Maya Angelou died this morning, at the age of 86.Her legacy is long....more

14 yrs old

June 10th, 1994 at 10:30 am I walked up on the stage to accept my Elementary School Diploma, I had graduated from 8th grade from Clinton Dewitt Elementary School in Chicago Illinois....more
I enjoyed reading your story. It's definitely a beautiful example of how precious life is - and ...more

Delicious BlogHer Member News from Blogger Kitchens

From Away's Malcolm and Jillian Bedell have a new offering this month: Eating in Maine: At Home, On the Road, and On the Town. It's part cookbook, part travel guide, and is a real bible of Maine's food scene. Check out all the details here. ...more
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Laura Watt Quit Her Day Job and Bought a Farm

Laura Watt and her husband, Ryan Randall, who run the ethical seed company Cubits, bought a 150 year-old dairy farm in Prince Edward County, Ontario, and they were featured on Etsy's Quit Your Day Job. Laura blogs at Cubit's Organics. ...more

BlogHer '14

I've been part of the BlogHer network for a few years and because of various scheduling conflicts, I've yet to attend a conference. However, I think this might be my year! Not only is the conference right in my backyard in Silicon Valley, a great place for women in tech and business, BUT one of the women I look up to most in the industry is the keynote speaker...Arianna Huffington. ...more

David Lebovitz Releases the Delicious Cookbook 'My Paris Kitchen'

BlogHer Food '14 keynote speaker, blogger, and author David Lebovitz has just released his newest book, My Paris Kitchen, a cookbook filled with stories about Paris and over a hundred recipes, for everything from first courses to dessert. Starting with apéritif hour, there are salted olive crisps, green olive, basil and almond tapenade.  It moves on to soups, salads, and main courses like mustard chicken, counterfeit duck confit (which produces crispy-skin duck without all the mess of traditional preserved duck - and couldn't be easier to prepare).  And ends with sweets such as chocolate and dulce de leche tart, hazelnut praline éclairs, and a Bûche de Noël (yule log cake) to finish off the year. ...more

Mandy Walker's My Divorce Pal Helps Readers Through a Separation

Mandy Walker from Since My Divorce recently launched her own online divorce coaching program - My Divorce Pal. The program is based on the collective wisdom from the 100+ interviews she's conducted with people about life after divorce. She has been sharing these stories on her blog in a new format, making these valuable tips and insights more accessible. ...more

I said yes to the dress!

Friday night my mom, sisters, and I set an appointment at David's Bridal to try on wedding gowns, and to look for bridesmaids dresses. I thought this would just be us trying on dresses to get an idea of what I want. Who knew that after trying on only three dresses I would have found the one I loved!...more