Feeding your Mind: Tips to Help the Information Junkie Organize and Prioritize Online News Sources

A note about Wednesday Tips and Websites:  On each Wednesday I will be posting a website or two and some tips that pertain to the Monday post.  Since this week is the blog launch and there is no legal topic presented, I decided to make my Wednesday post about blogs. ...more

Is It Okay With You When Family and Friends Put It ALL Out There On the Internet?

Imagine you are a guest at a wedding and during the reception a slide show of the bride's mother giving birth to the bride is displayed on giant flat screens while you eat your choice of chicken marsala or prime rib.  Is this appetizing?  As you sign onto Facebook: LOOK! There on your wall is an update from a friend who has "shared" a full-color picture of his red, angry surgical scar.  Do you send a "get well" poke?...more

Personally, I do not discuss others in my circle openly online unless I have their ...more

My First Year in Blogging

Everyone's doing the recap of their year in blog posts, and since this is my first year of blogging, I will contribute as well. BlogHer doesn't want me to fix my HTML  so I can link dump, so please go to my personal blog to read the full story and get the full HD experience.Four deaths in four months, major heart surgery, tattoos, trips and a whole lotta love and "Drs don't know what's wrong with me" sick. -[.Blood.and.Honey.]- *[See the original post or more of the story at: http://www.chainedmaiden.blogspot.com ]*...more

New Years Eve!

      Well, it is New Years Eve, I am still in the process of trying to figure out this blog.  I started two other blogs as well. I really want to get these up and really going.  What is going on in your New Years Day?  Mine is just a whatever day, the husband is watching OU play football and is all upset because they don't look to good.  We have been pretty upset with them all season, but next year will be all new and the season will be great....more

There is a Purpose in the Pain


Word Press Blogging

Word press blogs offer a variety of modules, themes and widgets to choose from. It is a wonderful blogging community, and one I wanted to share with my new friends and new community here at Blogher. Wondering if any other woman in here blogs on wordpress? This would be the easy online platform, not the downloadable wordpress version. ...more

Some favourite design blogs from my favourite designer

As is probably very obvious to everyone who knows me, I'm pretty obsessive about design.  I don't claim to be a designer by any means, but I can't get enough of it:  I watch design shows, I subscribe to design magazines, and I comb the internet for design inspiration.  I love home decor, I love typography, graphic arts, I love it all.But in no way am I anywhere near an expert....more

Between design I like and design I can live with (erm, and afford).


Managing Your Social Media Afterlife

You never go far without access to your Twitter stream. Facebook is like a second religion to you. Your blog is essentially your baby. Whether you're online for business building, furthering your career, or personal endeavors, social media is a core activity in your daily life. For many it's even more entwined with their days than showering or brushing their teeth. So... what happens to your online life when you die? ...more

After my father-in-law passed away unexpectedly, leaving us all to grapple with a mess of ...more

Small Business Tip: Consumers Spending More Time on Social Media

Web savvy consumers are spending about three times as much of their time on the Web on social networking and blog sites like Facebook and Twitter as they did a year ago, according to new research from The Nielsen Company.  The research reveals the time spent by Americans o...more