Tell Us About Your Kitty for World Cat Day!

Cat lovers unite! (Dog lovers, go find something else to do.) Today is World Cat Day. Yes, a very real holiday, just like Christmas and Arbor Day.  We've rounded up some of our favourite cat blogs and social media accounts to help you celebrate. Join the party by telling us about YOUR kitty. ...more
I had a big, black stray that adopted us when I was a kid, and we had him for pretty much my ... more

Why I Commit Time to My Small, Personal Blog

I started my blog, www.only-mama.com, around a year and a half ago with hopes of going viral and making tons of money on ad revenue. I read something somewhere that said that you should wait to put ads on your blog until you have a lot of regular visitors, so I gave myself a year to build an audience. I still don't have enough regular readers to warrant adding ads to my blog. ...more
InstinctiveHOLLY I am curious about this too. more

Goodnight Moon, Goodnight iPad

My teenage boys are poised between childhood and adulthood, and the new year prepares to arrive. I find myself reflecting on letting go of the past and embracing the future....more
@Denise Thanks, Denise. They really, really do. I can't believe it--he's turning 16 next month. more

Goodnight Moon, Goodnight iPad

My teenage boys are poised between childhood and adulthood, and the new year prepares to arrive. I find myself reflecting on letting go of the past and embracing the future....more
@SunbonnetSmart.com I didn't even think of it until after he began reading the new one, and then ... more

Why I Blog

Why I Blog“I found, to my surprise, that the more I did, the less timid I became.”Why do I blog? In my three-minute video, I consider karaoke, a mechanical bull, and Morocco as I reflect upon how much I’ve changed since I started blogging two years ago. ...more
@Darcie Thank you, Darcie. Costa Rica was really beautiful. more

How It Feels When Your Mom Blogs about You

It was like all the sound in the room disappeared, and I shrunk to an inch tall, and I am surrounded by faces, just hundreds and thousands and an infinity and beyond of faces. They’re mean and everyone’s laughing and pointing their fingers at me. I can’t hear them but I see their mouths wide open with that deflated balloon thingee hanging and shaking from the back of their throats, and their eyes are shut so tightly from laughing, laughing at that big fat baby Fred. ...more
I ask my boys for their permission before I publish things, but I still worry about this issue a ... more

NaBloPoMo Soup: Add Your January Posts

You have posts and we want to read them. This is a way for people to post a link to their daily January NaBloPoMo posts that they publish on their personal blogs. Please use the linky feature below daily to add your post, and peruse the ones already entered in order to find great things to read as well as support your fellow NaBloPoMo'ers. Bookmark this post so you can use it all month. ...more
Today is my blog's first anniversary! I wrote about my first year and shared funny search terms ... more

NaBloPoMo Soup: Add Your January Posts

You have posts and we want to read them. This is a way for people to post a link to their daily January NaBloPoMo posts that they publish on their personal blogs. Please use the linky feature below daily to add your post, and peruse the ones already entered in order to find great things to read as well as support your fellow NaBloPoMo'ers. Bookmark this post so you can use it all month. ...more
Today I wrote about singing in a bar during my college days. "What'd You Do with the ... more

NaBloPoMo Soup: Add Your January Posts

You have posts and we want to read them. This is a way for people to post a link to their daily January NaBloPoMo posts that they publish on their personal blogs. Please use the linky feature below daily to add your post, and peruse the ones already entered in order to find great things to read as well as support your fellow NaBloPoMo'ers. Bookmark this post so you can use it all month. ...more
Today I posted about making homemade corn torillas and sweet potato black bean ... more

NaBloPoMo Soup: Add Your January Posts

You have posts and we want to read them. This is a way for people to post a link to their daily January NaBloPoMo posts that they publish on their personal blogs. Please use the linky feature below daily to add your post, and peruse the ones already entered in order to find great things to read as well as support your fellow NaBloPoMo'ers. Bookmark this post so you can use it all month. ...more
Today I published a list of things about myself, but three of them are ... more