10 Things to Know Before You Plan a Destination Wedding

My husband and I got married in 2001 in St. Pete Beach, Florida. We were young. It was sunset. On a white sand beach. It was the dreamiest. The photos are amazing. My friends who went still talk about the tiki bar after parties. But, my friends, it was a wedding, and things invariably go whack-funky at weddings. Here's what you need to know before you plan a destination wedding....more
Amy Abbott You could always renew your vows. :)more

Voices of the Year (VOTY) Frequently Asked Questions

Whether you're new to BlogHer and have no idea what "VOTY" is or you've been to a handful of conferences but never actually submitted a post for consideration, we have answers for you. If you don't see your question addressed here, please ask it in the comments!...more
Can we submit multiple photos for PHOTY? Thanks.more

The Short Stride

I used to see them, the slow runners. I used to think I could beat them up a hill. I used to think they were at the beginning of the run ....more

Who Are You, AVG, and Why Won't You Go Away?

I have uninstalled this program and can find no evidence of it in my Google Chrome. But every morning, there it is! Again! ...more

Stage Fright

My girl and two of her besties are trying out for the school talent show tonight. They're singing Let It Go from Frozen -- the anthem of tween girls everywhere. They sound really good, and their routine rocks ....more

Science Fair Snag: How Much Should I Help?

My daughter is in fourth grade, which means she's an elementary school big kid. Things change in fourth grade. You get to do the school spelling bee. And the science fair. Or rather, you and your parents get to do the science fair....more
Jane Byers Goodwin Thank you, Jane! The girls have picked a project but if that fails (I suspect ...more

Bug, Part Two

Since I last wrote, my formerly obstructed and now...more

Some Days You're the Windshield. Some Days You're the Bug

Kizzy is okay. For now. For today, we are the windshield ....more

Help! My Cat Can't Pee -- Run, Don't Walk, to the Vet

If your cat can't pee or poop, take it seriously. His or her life could be at stake....more
lindalange Also -- because I can't seem to get an answer -- what is the actual cost on the big ...more