Feeling Stagnant? 5 Ideas For When You Need a Fresh Start in Your Life

Two years ago, after a summer of extreme downsizing, I moved from a small town to the city. I cut my hair, sold my piano, and stopped updating my blog....more

How Majora Carter Brought Down the House at The Pitch

Majora Carter brought down the house during the inspiring The Pitch session at #BlogHer15. Her passionate description of her company, StartUp Box, which pairs tech companies looking for quality talent with entry-level employees in low-status communities, earned her a year of marketing and PR support from SheKnows Media! ...more
This moment was by far my most favorite time! I so enjoyed all of the Pitches! This is what ...more

6 Things to Do After a Blogging Conference

If you’ve ever been to a blogging conference, you’re probably familiar with the term “conference hangover.”...more
Jill, thanks for the post! This was the first time I attended BlogHer and I'm curious about ...more

5 Social Media Accounts I Love (Twitter, Instagram, Podcasts)

PODCASTS This American Life: Interesting stories about Americans and life in America but they haven’t updated lately So Money with Farnoosh Torabi: Excellent talk on […] ...more

I am a Blogger and am not ashamed of it!

Just a few days back one of my friends (a school teacher) and I were discussing the serious proposition of opening a publishing house and throwing open a plethora of opportunities for young writers. In the process, we ended up discussing books, trash authors and e-books. The moment I had mentioned “e-books” to her as a possible means of establishing our brand names as future writers, she almost pounced back over the phone-- “the concepts of e-books and blogging are the least appealing to me....more

School Uniform Deals! $5 Polos, $10 Pants and More

Target has some great school uniform deals right now: Select polos are just $5 (reg. $8 to $12.99) Select Bottoms are just $10 (reg. $11.99 to $16.99) Most everything else is 10% off Plus, save an extra 10% on clearance clothing, shoes and accessories with code EXTRA10 (last day) ....more

50% Off Wall Art at Shutterfly through Sunday [Canvas Prints and More]

Canvas prints, growth charts, metal prints and other wall-art are 50% off this weekend only at Shutterfly. Use coupon code...more

It’s August! Here are Your New Printable Coupons [Pampers and More]

I’m not sure exactly how it happened, but evidently it’s August already. That means new printable coupons from Coupons.com! Here are the top baby related coupons you can go print (twice) now ....more

In the world of Save. Spend. Splurge.

*mesmerized*…..What an incredible photo spread of food. How badly do I want… this ring,...more

How to Pay Off the House in 2 Years

Today marks a momentous occasion in our lives. One for which we have been waiting for some time. No—the baby hasn’t come yet ....more

Goal: Getting Dinner to the Table

Things have gotten a little off track since the arrival of child #2. Somewhere in the middle of my third trimester I lost the desire to cook a decent meal and as any new mother knows things didn’t exactly get easier after birth. Last week I set a very small goal to get back in the kitchen ....more

in search of that elusive nanny unicorn

We're at it again. Looking for yet another nanny. Our summer nanny is due to return to school in a couple of weeks so we need to finally find that elusive unicorn that is perfect for both the girls and us (read, me) ....more

30% Off Regular-Priced Kids & Uniform Styles at Lands End [Includes Backpacks]

Take 30% off regular-priced kids and uniform styles at Lands’ End through August 2. Use coupon code NOTE30 and PIN 1204. The sale includes regular-priced backpacks and lunchboxes! ...more