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

Business and Your Education


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

How Bad Will The Economy Get? Prepare To Help Yourself

According to a published report ran by on February 7, 2009, “advanced economies are already in a "depression" and the financial crisis may deepen unless the banking system is fixed, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn said.” ...more

The Guide to the Obama Presidency

Living in a country where you don’t like the leadership is difficult, I’ll admit. However, it is NOT impossible. This is a quick and simple guide for non-Obama supporters to make it through the next few weeks, months, and years. ...more