The last thing I thought I needed when Instagram came around was another social platform. The answer to "If all of your friends download an app, does that mean you have to?" is, more often than I'd care to admit, "Yes." In this case it was a win, though, because it wasn't long before I realized that Instagram was exactly what I needed, as much as anyone can need a visually driven mobile social app.This is a nicer, more roundabout way of saying that I am addicted to Instagram....more
We are so happy, so excited to see your submissions for Voices of the Year (VOTY) and Photos of the Year (PhOTY) come rolling in. Seeing you submit your own work or the work of your fellow bloggers is inspiring. But I know how big and scary it can feel to submit your own work -- or to learn your work has been submitted by someone else. Maybe you don't even know what to expect from the process....more
I've been blogging for almost four years, but for the past six months, it has felt more like a chore than a joy. My posts have been sporadic at best, whether it was a lull in content ideas or a busy freelance schedule, one thing was clear: I seemed to have lost my passion for blogging.
Lori Holden of LavenderLuz.com was interviewed in the January/February edition of Adoptive Families magazine in an article titled, A Meeting of the Open Minds. The online version is available here.
February is Black History Month, and in honor of the occasion, we’re highlighting some blogs that shed light on the rich and varied experiences of African Americans.
Check them out and tell us if you have other blogs to share!
Pssst... hey, you. Yes, YOU! In case you hadn't noticed, January is now over (did that fly by, or what?!) and we are fast approaching a brand spanking new month. February! And do you know what that means?
You have another chance to sign up for daily blogging with NaBloPoMo!
I’m sure you have your own tricks to avoid a flat battery, but let me go a little bit deeper with 19 effective hints to avoid draining your cell phone battery. These tips will help your phone battery last longer so you can stretch and extend the time span between charges.