5 Tips I Wish Someone Had Told Me at Graduation

Over the weekend, I attended Sacramento State's Arts and Letters graduation ceremony. It was my first time on the faculty side and it surprised me how much fun I had watching so many of my students walk across the stage.I loved that the Communication Studies faculty lined the center aisle and shook hands and/or hugged every one of our graduates. (Next time, I might implement a High-Five policy because my hand is still sore from hundreds of shakes.)...more
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How to Create Fun Blogging Business Cards

Want to know how to create fun business cards that you can pass out at your next blogging conference? ...more
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How a Diaper Bag Insert Turned into a Crowdfunding Site for Moms

About a month after having my son, Teddy, I had my first moment of (new) mom inspiration. Somehow in my sleep-depraved, poorly showered, deer-in-headlights state, I came up with a damn good idea....more
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Jumping In

Jump in, honey! I’m right here.My husband’s voice echoed above the splashes in the indoor public pool where our then 3 year-old daughter was taking swimming lessons. Pigtails on either side of her head created alien like bulges through her orange swim cap. She stood at the pool’s edge, stooped over...thinking, weighing the options...and not jumping.Can’t say I blame her. Ground is solid, secure; while water, no matter who’s standing in it waiting to catch you, isn’t....more

Looking for reviews? Here are some tips

So, you have a new book or product and you want to promote it fast.Here are some hints for finding reviewers who are willing to review your item for you.I am going to start with some basic etiquette rules to follow for finding and keeping those reviewers.  1) No generic email subjects!Do not write "hi" or "how's it going" or any other generic nonsense in the subject line!People are busy and when they check email, they glance first at the sender, then at the subject line. Generic subject lines often end up in the trash unread....more

How to Prioritize Emails to Gain Productivity

Sometimes in life you find yourself having to accomplish many things at once. Now I consider myself the Queen of Multi-tasking, but when you are getting pulled in every direction imaginable, the key to coming out on top is to prioritize. Knowing what items require immediate action and which can be put on the back burner, will help you cross tasks off your To-Do list a lot quicker. ...more

About L. Bee – (May 2015)

Well…May has (nearly) come and gone and I’m still here working and able to feed myself. Some days it still astonishes me that I’m able to support myself as a solopreneur. Any time that I whip out my card to pay for something, I feel like I’m cheating because I am living the type of life I want, doing the work I want to do, and actually making money at it ....more

Weekly Debt Update #16- Memorial Day Fun

Happy Thursday everyone! I hope everybody is having a great (and short) week thus far! As I originally intended to post this on Tuesday, I want to talk about what we did for Memorial Day ....more

3 Ick-Free Ways to Promote Affiliate Links on Social Media

As part of my blog traffic + income report this month I’m sharing...more

Well hello there, dyed stripes!

On Tuesdays and Thursdays, I post a picture and just a few words. While I’m mostly a solids gifts, I do love stripes. Especially navy and white stripes ....more

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Shipping is FREE on all orders at The Children’s Place online today only Plus, save up to 75% when you take an extra 40% off clearance prices. No coupon code necessary. You’ll see the extra savings in your cart ....more