What Do You Mean, "WHAT'S A HAM BALL?"

All my life I've thought everyone had ham balls at Easter. That is, until this week, when I casually mentioned to my co-workers my need to pick up eight pounds of chopped ham so my husband could make his most-coveted holiday recipe for my extended family. This is odd? Other people don't know what ham balls are?...more
I prefer savory, as well. I would be a baked kibbe eater, but only if the cinnamon were very light.more

Do You Have Mommy Running Guilt?

About a year ago, I started distance running. I'm preparing to train for my third half-marathon, and once again, I'm feeling a bit ... guilty....more
Kimba90 Yes, husbands are important, too. :)more

When Should You Let a Girl Start Shaving Her Legs?

People have opinions about when to let a girl start shaving her legs. My almost-eleven-year-old daughter casually asked about it earlier this month, and so I did what any normal mother would do: I posted the question on Facebook....more
Rita Arens  Thank you Rita.more

How to Fight Your Running Jealousy

Last weekend, I ran my first 10k since I was in my mid-twenties. It was so long ago, I can't even remember what age I was the last time I ran a 10k, let alone what my time was. ...more
ltorres78 Good luck! That sounds really frustrating. I'm all for pushing, but I probably would ...more

Spring Cleaning: Top 10 Things You'll Forget

As I start to think about spring cleaning, I asked other BlogHer staffers what people always forget to clean but really, really need attention. As in, ew. Brace yourselves....more
marjo I commend you for prioritizing things that give you joy over cleaning! It's something you ...more

Why You Should Join Us for #RockTheRedPump on March 10

It's March, which means it's time to put away your fuzzy boots and knock the dust off your red pumps for Luvvie Ajayi, the blogger behind Awesomely Luvvie and the co-founder of The Red Pump Project....more
I am in http://www.alabouroflife.com/2015/03/rock-red-pump.htmlmore

Have You Had These Common Running Injuries?

In the past year, I started running. Like seriously running, not the wogging I was doing before that. I ran a spring half-marathon and a fall half-marathon. I also got injured. A lot....more

Should You Use Typepad for Your New Blog?

When I started blogging in 2004, Blogger and Typepad were the major blogging platforms out there, and if you were really trying to prove yourself, you used custom templates on Typepad....more
Hey, another Typepad user! I've been with them since 2008, when they generously gave pro ...more

Do You Give Up Anything for Lent?

Fat Tuesday's come and gone and Mardi Gras beads may still be littering some sidewalks, but the fun is over, guys. It's time for Lent....more
onthisnewmorning I love that post! I want to give that role up, too.more

Why Should You Start a Blog in 2015? Here Are Some Very Good Reasons.

Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Instagram. LinkedIn. Tumblr. Google+. The opportunities to spread yourself out all over the Internet seem never to end in the year 2015. So why on earth would you start a blog?...more
Although I love blogging and have been doing it for years, I feel like people are just starting ...more