SEO for Beginners

So, you are a beginner blogger? Welcome! There is so much to learn, and I’m guessing one of the most daunting is SEO. You know you need to do it. You know you should be doing it from the beginning. But where do you start? Here is your handy guide to SEO for Beginners....more
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Is WordPress for You? And Which Version Should You Choose?

When I work with clients who are brand-new to blogging, I typically urge them to launch their blog using WordPress, because it's the gold standard for blogging platforms. It's got tons of features, and a huge community you can look to for extra support. But did you know there are two different types of WordPress platforms, and they're very different?...more
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Is WordPress for You? And Which Version Should You Choose?

When I work with clients who are brand-new to blogging, I typically urge them to launch their blog using WordPress, because it's the gold standard for blogging platforms. It's got tons of features, and a huge community you can look to for extra support. But did you know there are two different types of WordPress platforms, and they're very different?...more
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Why Canva Is an Incredible Tool for Adding Text to Graphics

By now you know one of the best ways to hook a reader is by pairing your amazing content with amazing graphics. One way to create those graphics is by adding text to your images. But how do you do that without expensive software or online membership fees? My go-to solution is Canva....more
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Why Canva Is an Incredible Tool for Adding Text to Graphics

By now you know one of the best ways to hook a reader is by pairing your amazing content with amazing graphics. One way to create those graphics is by adding text to your images. But how do you do that without expensive software or online membership fees? My go-to solution is Canva....more
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Why Canva Is an Incredible Tool for Adding Text to Graphics

By now you know one of the best ways to hook a reader is by pairing your amazing content with amazing graphics. One way to create those graphics is by adding text to your images. But how do you do that without expensive software or online membership fees? My go-to solution is Canva....more
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Power Up Your Day With the Most Delicious Breakfast Casserole

Nothing makes me feel more virtuous than starting out my day with a healthy dose of greens—so dishes like this Power Greens Breakfast Casserole with Feta and Mozzarella are my breakfast standbys all year long. This breakfast casserole is vegetarian, low-carb, and gluten-free, but it's also absolutely delicious. I'd happily eat it for a Meatless Monday meal any time of day. (I like a nice dollop of sour cream on mine!)...more
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I Can't Believe I Have a Dog on Prozac

This is Buster. Buster is a butt. Yes, he's sitting on our dining room table. No, he's not supposed to do that. ...more
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6 Clothes Shopping Tips to Develop Your Best Personal Style

My husband is always amazed when I wear something he thinks is brand-new, but I've actually had forever. Over the years, I've invested in many quality pieces of clothing that stand the test of time. You may have a closet full of clothes already—but building a fantastic wardrobe that reflects your personal style doesn't happen overnight. As you start to accumulate pieces, follow these tips to help build a stylish wardrobe that reflects who you truly are and will last for years to come....more
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3 Simple Rules for Pairing Fonts Every Blogger Should Know

I have never met a blogger who does not love fonts! I can't tell you how many Facebook posts I've seen that say, "I just realized I have close to 2,000 fonts on my computer! Do you love fonts? How many do you have?" It's great that bloggers love fonts, considering the popularity of memes and an ever-increasing emphasis on the use of large images and beautiful typography. It can be easy to get carried away with too many fonts, though, so let's discuss some simple rules for pairing fonts....more
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