Skillet Peach and Raspberry Cobbler

If you’re located anywhere in the Midwest, most particularly Ohio, you know that the rain has been relentless. Our usual hot summer days have been absent and in place we’ve had non-stop wetness and dreary fall-looking clouds. Luckily though, summer produce has been a subtle reminder that not all is lost of our summer. Specifically, sweet, ripe peaches....more
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Go Read a Watchman?

I picked it up from the library yesterday. I'm on the fence about reading it... we'll see. more

My 'non-attendee' inspirational story from BlogHer 2015

I wasn’t at the BlogHer 2015 conference (BlogHer is a U.S. based blog network) because I live in Singapore. However, I read a great article about being involved with #BlogHer15 from afar by Denise, and I took her advice. I followed BlogHer and SheKnows on twitter, instagram and facebook. I got regular updates and amusing anecdotes....more
MrsFreeloader I'm going to fix your typo right now. And, I'm so glad you felt connected from ... more

A funny thing happened on the way to my surgery

  I don’t feel like my life has ever followed a predictable script, and I see that as a positive. If I have developed any skill in life, it might be the ability to “roll with it,” no matter what curveball has been thrown my way.Well, it seems we have been thrown another curveball....more
Wow. Congratulations and best of luck! more

Hi Everyone! I just popped over to say my heart will be with you all in NYC! This is my 2nd missed BlogHer. Have so much fun!

Hi Everyone! I just popped over to say my heart will be with you all in NYC! This is my 2nd missed BlogHer. Have so much fun! ...more
Thanks! more

6 Non-Essentials to Pack That Will Make #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us More Awesome

We are just days away from #BlogHer15:Experts Among Us and I am starting to make my packing list. We've shared some posts on what people are packing and wearing and how to stay healthy at the conference. I know that you don't need to be told to bring your phone (remember your charger!) or your must-have electronics....more
JillR Heh. That was my suggestion and I will proudly own up to that! I just packed ours in our ... more

Why I'm Absolutely, 100% for Hillary Clinton

I've been watching as former Hillary supporters fall deeper and deeper in love with Bernie Sanders. Every day, there are new Bernie Sanders memes on Facebook, one friend after another sharing the latest capsule summary of his great ideas. Unlike other 'five things you need to know to live your life better every day' lists, the Bernie Sanders' lists have all my favorite things with proper spelling and syntax....more
Yep. Me too. All in, all of this. Exactly.  Denise BlogHer Community Manager BlogHer is ... more

Cheyenne's Long Road Home

September of 2012 was when I encountered the worst case of animal neglect I’d ever seen, and after more than a dozen years of rescue, that’s saying something. I had gotten a call from ACO Karen Lombardi explaining they had to do an emergency rescue of a horse less than a mile from our farm, could we help get her, and would I have a stall for her to stay in during her recovery....more
ohhhhhhh, that poor animal. more

#BlogHer15: Experts Among Us Must-Have: The Going to BlogHer Annual Conference Facebook Group

You just purchased your ticket to #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us in New York City from July 16-18. Now what?...more
MuhKeeya Please email Melisa at melisa.wells@blogher.com with your full name used at ... more

#BlogHer15: Experts Among Us Must-Have: The Going to BlogHer Annual Conference Facebook Group

You just purchased your ticket to #BlogHer15: Experts Among Us in New York City from July 16-18. Now what?...more
JillR Melisa said to tell you thanks; she didn't add you because you registered under Jill and ... more