GoDaddy & Mad Mimi: Why Email Marketing Is Important for Bloggers

Some of you got to meet the folks from GoDaddy at the Expo of BlogHer '14. Today the company announces its acquisition of email marketing start-up Mad Mimi, which was founded by a jazz musiciain who wanted to reach his peeps. We talked to Steven Aldrich of GoDaddy and Gary Levitt of Mad Mimi to find out why email marketing should matter to bloggers....more

My Family Thinks I'm in a Hotel. I'm Homeless.

Homelessness is all around us, and often many of us choose to overlook it, ignore it, and blame the homeless person for being in this situation. We say they are not responsible, they drink, they do drugs—it is their own problem. I am writing this to share my personal experience as a homeless woman....more
There are some shelters now allowing pets and as a volunteer with the homeless, we are working ...more

Is There an American Right To Education?

Why does the United States mandate education up to the 12th grade, but not beyond?...more
And why does our public responsibility to children not start until age 5? Better to put ...more

10 Qualities Companies Look for When Making Hiring Decisions

Are you wondering what kinds of things hiring managers look for in employees when they are considering which job candidate is actually going to get the offer? You might be surprised the things that get discussed as we go over potential hires. While I can’t say for sure what goes on behind closed doors at […] ...more

Squidoo to Merge with Hubpages; AllVoices Makes Changes

I've been doing revenue sharing /residual income for a long time. One of my first accounts was in 2000. I've been blogging since 1997 and around 2004/5 I started to get paid for some of my blog posts. Now, I actually make money on my newer blogs in the same manner many others do. ...more

Coffee Break: Should You Invest in Your 401K?

Agree? Disagree? Leave a comment and share your thoughts! ...more

Work It: Stripe Skirt

So what do you think? Leave a comment and let me know! Nico stripe skirt – Photo credit: nordstromrack.com Black and white is trending this season, and frankly, it’s always a classic combination ....more

Our new-to-us sectional and a homemade plyo box

For the last few years, I’ve contemplated getting new living room furniture....more

Spend $50 on Kids’ Shoes, Get an Extra 20% Off [Stride Rite, New Balance, More]

Right now at Amazon, spend $50 on select kids’ shoes and get an extra 20% off...more

Free Shipping with Disney Store Halloween Shop Purchase [Last Day]

Today’s the final day for this deal: Get free shipping on your entire Disney Store order when you buy something from the Halloween Shop and use coupon code TREAT. The Oh, Baby! sale is on right now with up to 40% off clothing, accessories, decor items and more ....more

Pottery Barn Kids End of Summer Clearance Sale: Backpacks, Bedding and More

Pottery Barn Kids’ End of Summer Clearance Sale has started: Select backpacks are about 20% off Baby bedding is up to 48% off International Designer Dolls and other toys are up to 66% off Anywhere chairs are up to 31% off Beach towels and wraps are up to 40% off More Shipping starts at $4.95. You just finished reading Pottery Barn Kids End of Summer Clearance Sale: Backpacks, Bedding and More! Consider leaving a comment! ...more

BOGO 8¢ Sale at Crazy8 Today Only

Crazy 8‘s running a great promo today on jeans, tees and polos online:...more

The “Lean Out” Generation: Dealing With Other Women Leaving the Workforce

We'd love to know what you think, so why not Leave a reply? The “Lean Out” generation – Photo credit: http://blog.timesunion.com/caption Happy Thursday! I remember witnessing at some point in my career two women tendering their notices only a couple of months apart from each other ....more