To Blogher or not to Blogher?

Straying from the arts to bring up an important blogging topic: The 2010 Blogher ConferenceIt's that time of year again when people start getting excited, buying their passes, discussing the sessions and making their plans for the conference in August.  This year NYC (my hometown) will be hosting the event which means I finally have a shot at going.  In the past the conference passes, plane tickets and hotel room have just been WAY out of my price range....more

I agree, from what I've read of past Bloghers, it was well worth the price of ...more

#BlogHer5 The "L" Word(s)

I attended my first ever BlogHer conference two years ago, and I was honored to speak on a panel there. I can only hope that someone who may have needed to hear what I had to say managed to find some comfort, some benefit. It was one of the best weekends of my life, on so many levels. Also? First time ever in San Francisco! ...more

Aw, thanks Denise! ♥ They make me happy. ...more

A New Logo, Tagline and Web Site for BlogHer

Editor's Update, Stardate: Saturday, March 7, 2010. Estimated time to launch: 24 hours. You may experience Read Only status as we initiate site launch sequence. Stay tuned as we work in warp speed toward a new! Hi everyone, We have exciting news: BlogHer's beloved hermoticon and logo are getting a new look this week. So is our tagline. Soon you'll see this logo and tagline on a brand-new Web site. Voila! ...more

It looks great!


Four Years of Crafting and Gardening at BlogHer: My Favorite Posts

We are celebrating five years of BlogHer (and have you contributed to #blogher5 yet?) As one of the original contributing editors, I've been writing here since January, 2006. In a reflective mood, I read back through the four years of posts and found repeated themes, favorite posts, and much to remember: ...more

That was a great one. I followed along to brush up on my fundamentals. Thanks!


The BlogHer Community's Most Loved Posts of 2009

Ever wonder what's hot, really hot, with the BlogHer community? We can help: Introducing the BlogHer Community's Most Loved Posts of 2009. From Jimmy Carter to Cake Wrecks, your reading habits represent the diversity of interest that makes up our community. We'd love to know what you think of this list -- your faves? anything we missed? -- as we take a minute to reflect on BlogHer's biggest stories of 2009. ...more

I'm honored that one of my posts made the "most-loved for 2009" list, but I wrote that post ...more

Blogher Newbie

Lorrie @Cuteangel79 I am a newbie to blogher, I found out about it last year but didn't think about going, this year is different. I checked out the site and found out about the bloghership which allows you to vollunteer and blogher will pay your registration fee which is around 199 untill Feb 28 after that its 298. So this is all new to me I mean theres so many fees to think of hotel,airline, taxi, dinners, etc. ...more

Interview With BlogHer's Gina Garrubbo

As some of you may know, my business partner and I conducted a video interview with BlogHer's very own Gina Garrubbo not too long ago in her Manhattan office.  Gina is's featured Mom Mentor this month (along with Dina Manzo of The Real Housewives of NJ). is made up of a community of return to work and working moms who gain inspiration and a sense of empowerment from women like Gina.  ...more

Hi Jory,

Gina had wonderful things to say about you too. We did ask her, in fact, how ...more

Lonely Girl

Just wondering what everyone's take is on the holidays... It could be the most exciting time of the year or could be lonely.For me, its a lil bit of both. My husband will be traveling for work while I keep the home front down and then when he returns, I have to leave on a few trips.It will be 3 weeks without him. I guess until its my turn to leave on trips, i'll be doing alot of blogging and watching tv.I thought be fun to see what other people are doing when their lonely during the holidays....more

What you didn’t know about Thanksgiving

Other than eating and spending time with family and friends, Thanksgiving has a lot of history behind it. For those who may not know all about the holiday, here are some fun facts about Thanksgiving and of course, turkeys!...more