NaBloPoMo Soup: Add Your November Posts

You have posts and we want to read them. This is a way for people to post a link to their daily November 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
My journey to location independence!  How far I've come since I crossed the Rubicon: ... more

Get Smitten With Deb Perelman's New Cookbook

Beloved veteran food blogger Deb Perelman of The Smitten Kitchen is known for her precise recipes and friendly, welcoming writing. That combination is coming to a bookstore near you tomorrow, when The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook is officially released. It's a solid collection of interesting and useful recipes—I turned to it for a breakfast casserole for a recent houseguest and was more than pleased at the results—and includes lots of great general cooking knowledge that even veteran home cooks will appreciate. I caught up with Deb about her cookbook, food blogging, and recipe writing recently. Read on to learn more about how she approached writing this book. ...more
I can't wait to check out the book!  Smitten Kitchen is an awesome blog and the first place I go ... more

The First Step in Ditching the 9-5 and Starting Your Own Business

I was posed the question over the weekend “so what is the first step in starting your own business.”  As I sat there and thought about it a number of things immediately popped into my mind. Develop your business idea, write a business plan, decide on a business name, find a mentor, work out the finances, and so on. All those details you think about that go along with starting your own business. ...more
This is an excellent article.  I just went/am going through the same issues right now.  I ended ... more