Today’s interview gets emotional as we dive into the area of writing memoirs. From a workplace’s secret investigation, broken public systems, publishing a diary, to receiving haters online – today we are so honored to interview and share the story and memoir writing process of Shannon Hernandez, author of My Final Forty Days as a Public School Teacher....more
13 Animal Instagram Feeds That Will Brighten Your Day I am an unapologetic Instagram addict. I post a couple times a day, but mostly I love looking at other people's fabulous pictures. Scrolling through the day's images is usually the last thing I do before I turn out the light at night (I know - Terrible! But I sleep just fine.). And when the going gets rough, I go to Instagram. ...more
I woke up this morning to see my blog Driving Ms Desi featured on South Asian Bloggers Network as part of their 5 Awesome Mommy Bloggers. It’s wonderful to be a part of this great community in the company of some fabulous bloggers. I always worry that I don’t have anything specific to offer my readers, just a glimpse (or sometimes TMI!) into my life. It’s really just my words....more
I’m late, I’m late, I’m late! My dog ate my homework. Err, my daughter deleted my post. My laptop crashed AND my not-so-smart phone spontaneously combusted! No? Alright, the truth is I passed out like a just fed newborn. My writing sweet spot starts at about 1030/11pm and I was out cold by 10 pm. I think it vaguely occurred to me to get my day 14 post out but I just couldn’t get my eyes to open. This second day of packing required quite the physical exertion. My mission was the kitchen....more
If you have taken a deep look at your Google Analytics lately, you may notice Twitter dropping off as a referrer to your blog, but I am here to assure you that Twitter is not dead. It can be a useful tool for content creation, monetization, and community building. Here are just a few ways to use Twitter and its third-party tools to better your blog....more
So if you haven't heard of PicMonkey you are really missing out. I, like many others, don't want to splurge on Photoshop. I primarily don't want to because I'm not that tech savvy or want to spend the money on it at this time.
So I frequently use PicMonkey, which is the best free alternative. Today I'll show you a couple tricks that I have up my sleeve with PicMonkey.