My Big Project.. Time frame is a hurdle.!

NaBloPoMo nov.10 Prompt:This was exactly 3 years ago. I did this as my high school project. It was about improving awareness in wildlife conservation:  The beginning was easier than I thought.I wanted to talk about a specific area of wildlife; I selected the giant herbivorous animal: the elephant; discussing their current threats and suggesting conservation methods. An Endangered species conservation is an interesting topic because I really wanted to devote to the topic.  My time frame was 4 months long. Visiting the sites, consulting the experts. I wanted to everything related to elephants except visiting them in their natural habitat....more

Preplanning Content for a Blog

There are an estimated 31 million bloggers in the U.S., many of whom blog as a hobby, but many others are blogging for business. Every time someone reads your blog, you are given more and more opportunities to increase traffic to your website. The value in blogging is well known, but regularly publishing your blogs can be a challenge. How do we become prepared with content to feed to our audience on a regular basis?...more

The Wine Diaries-Fire!

My blog post is about my recent brush with fire.  How would you react to a fire in the middle of the night?  What are 4 things you can do right now to better prepare yourself for a midnight emergency or fire?  My story and a wine recommendation to go along with it. for visiting....more

Theres always time for lipstick

My annual holiday party is tomorrow.  And thank God I am ready.  Bring it!  I started decorating right after thanksgiving.  I cleaned the kitchen a couple of days ago and have just been on super clean up duty behind myself for the past couple of days.  My roommate has been doing the same.  It feels good not to really have anything to do.  I mean, I woke up this morning and vacuumed my bedroom and scrubbed my bathroom.  But the hou...more

AreYou Looking For a Job? Be Careful You're Not Making One of These Mistakes! Part 2

So maybe you read the reasons I posted last time and thought, "Those don't apply to me - bring on the rest of the list!"I'd love to. Here are four more reasons that you may be struggling with your job search. (That still leaves three on our website that will be posted later - if you want the whole list now, click here.)...more

I Am Getting Ready For Passover. Are You?

  By Alicia Rockmore   Passover is one of my favorite holidays. It is like a Spring Thanksgiving with food that is not quite as good. It is a time for our family to get together, sit around a table and make memories. I have such wonderful memories of Passover when I was growing up....more

September is Emergency Preparedness Month!

By Sarah Welch and Alicia Rockmore Why is that that the only time we think to get prepared is when disaster is breathing down our necks? ...more