Talk is Cheap : When it's Time to Stop Talking and Start Doing

How many times have you started a sentence with…"I really want to try…""I really want to go to…""I really need to quit…""I really need to call…""I really need to start…"...more

Try Something New For 30 Days

Have you ever felt like life is passing you by and you’re not really doing the things you want to do? Days, weeks and months go by and you’ve not really achieved much. I think we’ve probably all felt like this at some stage. The question is, how can we turn this around and start doing amazing things all the time? Well I recently watched a great video on TED called ‘Try something new for 30 days” and I thought it was a simple, but genius idea for actually doing amazing things!...more

NaBloPoMo Day 20: Flight Vs. Fight


  "There is deep wisdom within our very flesh, if we can only come to our senses and feel it." ~Elizabeth A....more

How to use your food (or non-food) blog to save the world

What is stopping you from using your food blog—or, really, any blog you write—to save the world? What is your barrier to entry into that place where your blog goes beyond telling a story and actually serves as a platform for the causes about which you’re most passionate?That was the question asked by Lydia Walshin of A Perfect Pantry and Drop In & Decorate® cookies for donation at the end of How Food Blogs Can Save The World, our panel at BlogHerFood ’09, and a worthy question which which to grapple. The participants in the panel--who also included Pim Techamuanvivit, who has raised more than $250,000 through her Menu For Hope event on Chez Pim, and Valerie Harrison of More Than Burnt Toast, who will release a fundraising cookbook in November as part of the efforts of BloggerAid: Changing the Face of Famine--were in various stages of their efforts, and they wanted to share their expertise with conference attendees....more


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