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
@hazzeltoz I would love, love, love that!more

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
Awesome post and great ideas! Thanks!more

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
Elisa Camahort Thanks so much, Elisa! I hope this will inspire other moms to move forward with ...more

Preparing For Your Second Act

It seems like we Boomers just don't want to retire.Even if we wanted to, most of us can't.With pensions a thing of the past, meager 401Ks, college expenses for our kids and job loss (need I say more?)  the retirement our parents enjoyed is something we'll never know....more

Giveaway reminder (plus some wins and not-wins from ePantry)

Summer Giveaway! Don’t forget I’m giving away a box of some summery goodies!...more

43% to 62% off Highly Rated Zoob Building Toys Today Only

Highly rated Zoob building toys are 43% to 62% off today only at Amazon. It’s the Deal of the Day! Choose from around two dozen different sets including Zoob Jr ....more

Resume Makeover for the Seasoned Job Hunter

So you've got 30 years experience, top-notch degrees, and a boatload of life experience and you still can't compete with that Gen-X whiz kid coming in to scoop up the job that was made for you?  Age discrimination could be a factor, but in today's economy where employers sift through hundreds of resumes for one position it may not be the only reason you didn't get the interview....more

In the world of Save. Spend. Splurge.

Various skintones matching Pantone shades Reading this story made me cry both good & bad tears; mostly because I’m afraid for things like this that […] ...more

Summer Book Club

Hi Friends! I hope you’re having a great Friday and beginning of your weekend! I just had an idea I wanted to run by you all ....more

My Beach House: An Owner for Ten Years

Ten years ago this week I spotted a cute, little, yellow beach house and made an offer on it. My husband and I spent a day weighing the decision and ultimately decided it made a whole lot of sense to purchase a second property. If I could go back in time I would definitely buy our beach house all over again ....more

In Conversation with Aileen Gemma Smith, CEO of Vizalytics Technology Inc

 In Conversation With is a series of interviews with prominent women that inspire, motivate, and intrigue me. These interviews originally appeared on SharpHeels. Aileen Gemma Smith – Content Rescuer, Connector, Listener and Builder...more

Flash Sale Friday at AlbeeBaby! Extra-Deep Discounts on Car Seats and More

It’s Flash Sale Friday once again at Albee Baby! Enjoy extra in-cart savings on these baby gear items today only: Save an extra $20 on the Graco SnugRide Click Connect 35 Infant Car Seat in Tidalwave....more