Why Blogger Is My Favorite Blogging Platform

I use Blogger as my primary blogging platform, and I adore it. I used to be embarrassed because I had "blogspot" in my URL. I used to feel like a complete idiot when I attended conferences and couldn't fathom what all the WordPress people were discussing. But now? Now I own it....more
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Why Should You Start a Blog in 2015? Here Are Some Very Good Reasons.

Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Instagram. LinkedIn. Tumblr. Google+. The opportunities to spread yourself out all over the Internet seem never to end in the year 2015. So why on earth would you start a blog?...more
Although I love blogging and have been doing it for years, I feel like people are just starting ...more

Squarespace: How to Know If It's the Blogging Platform You're Looking For

Squarespace is an all-in-one website builder, blogging platform, and hosting service that has been steadily growing since its launch in 2004. But, some of you may not have heard of it with the widespread use of other services like WordPress and Blogger....more
WPHelpers I don't understand how it's "captive". My content can absolutely be exported in a ...more

Jeep Perfect Pockets Duffle Diaper Bag for $24.99 Today Only

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Free Shipping at DisneyStore with New Arrival Purchase [$8 Dolls, PJ Sale, More]

Enjoy free shipping on your entire Disney Store purchase with any new arrival purchase. Use coupon code SHIPNEW at checkout through tomorrow. And: Costumes and costume accessories are up to 40% off ....more

Formal Event – eeekk!!!

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In the world of Save. Spend. Splurge.

I loved this Map your Brain quiz. Question #4 was particularly relevant as a PF Blogger. I’m...more


Over the past three and a half years I’ve gotten rid of a lot of baby items. I kept quite a few of my son’s favorite toys, super cute clothing and big ticket items like bouncy seats and highchairs, but a lot of other things were passed on to others. I thought we might have another child, but I didn’t want to keep everything around forever ....more

Coffee Break: Is It OK to Skip Happy Hour?

Photo credit: http://www.pet360.com/caption We’ve talked about proper happy hour etiquette before. Yet, what happens when happy hours doesn’t exactly ring your “happy” bell? What if you perceive happy hour more as an annoying, and unpaid obligation to spend more time with work colleagues? ...more

Week-End Pick: Check Cotton Shirt

So what do you think? Leave a comment and let me know! Cotton Check shirt – $Photo credit: nordstrom.com Apparently, gingham is the It print for Spring ....more

life is short. so which choice do you make?

Life is short. Like its cousin carpe diem or its younger, more brazen brother, #yolo, the phrase tries to inspire us to do more, be more. But I recently realized that it can mean two, completely opposite things ....more

Should You Use Typepad for Your New Blog?

When I started blogging in 2004, Blogger and Typepad were the major blogging platforms out there, and if you were really trying to prove yourself, you used custom templates on Typepad....more
You just reminded me that the reason I left Typepad was because of the lack of widgets. But I ...more

Target Toy Clearance Deals [Playskool and More at 50% Off]

Check out these toy clearance deals at Target: Maxim EverEarth Activity Walker: 50% off at $28.48 Playskool Learnimals ABC Adventure Elephant Toy: 50% off at $14.98 FurReal Friends Butterscotch, My Walkin’ Pony Pet:...more