Local Food Advocacy: The #BlogHerFood15 Friday Afternoon Keynote

We've already announced a program featuring two keynotes and an agenda highly focused on building your blog and your business for the long-term....more
Super celery excited!!!more

Going to #BlogHerFood15? Grab a Badge for Your Blog!

#BlogHerFood15: Experts Among Us in Chicago is less than two months away. I know we're getting excited as we continue to make plans for an amazing conference. Did you see our recent announcement about our closing party? And Sarah Michelle Gellar's closing keynote? We can't wait! If you're excited as we are for food, friends, and fun in Chicago, grab a badge for your blog....more
This sounds like a fabulous experience. I hope to attend one in the future! -Aarikamore

Help Send Me to Paris! Vote for My Recipe!

As a Canadian blogger who got started posting on Tasting Room Confidential, I was eligible to enter the Cono Sur Blogger Competition....more

Announcing Foodstirs Co-Founder Sarah Michelle Gellar to Keynote #BlogHerFood15 in Chicago!

I am excited to announce that our closing keynote for #BlogHerFood15 will be an Innovator Interview with actress and (newly unveiled) food-focused entrepreneur Sarah Michelle Gellar....more
How very cool! You know what a Buffy fan I am and so glad to see SMG taking on something new. ...more

Key Benefits of Attending A Conference for Creatives

This summer I had the chance to participate in a meeting of creative entrepreneurs and bloggers all around the UK. This was a very spontaneous and last minute decision which turned out to be a very inspirational and fun networking event. By that time ‘OK, But First Coffee’ was 1 month old and written in Russian only. I had wanted to meet UK bloggers for quite a long time so this was a perfect moment for me to do this....more

MM - Happy 10th blogiversary to me!

Hard to believe, but ten years ago today, I started blogging for a local newspaper. After two years, I struck out on my own. Granted, there have been long stretches of zero posts, but for close to a year now, I've managed three posts a week, with a few extras (like throwbacks for Thanksgiving and Christmas) tossed in....more

Achieving Long-Term Blogger Happiness: The #BlogHerFood15 Saturday Morning Keynote

#BlogHerFood15 is just over two months away, so the announcements are going to be coming fast and furious. We are planning for a best-of-the-best #BlogHerFood this year, and the Saturday morning keynote will be a big part of that....more
This is making me hungry!! Thank you so much!more

Shopping Spree Blog Contest!

I'm giving away a free shopping spree, courtesy of Leonisa. Visit my blog for details on how to enter. No purchase necessary! http://thereporterandthegirl.com/2015/08/26/wild-wednesday-shopping-spree/ ...more

Join Us for 10 #BlogHerFood15 Instagram Challenges With Sarah Michelle Gellar

BlogHer Food is coming up on November 6 and 7 in Chicago. Our team is working hard behind the scenes to get ready to celebrate all culinary things, especially how to write and share about them. (Who am I kidding? That's just the tip of the iceberg!) We are excitedly anticipating this very special weekend in the Windy City -- if you haven't registered yet, click here!...more
enjoyed reading about my hometown from another hometowner....:) following you now and like you, ...more

The Perfect Strangers #Blogher15

An Adventure in Meeting Perfect StrangersSharing a room with three girls I don’t know? Scary….  Sharing a bed with a complete stranger Yikes!!!  It could have been over the top scary but luckily it was with three bloggers going to Blogher15 in New York City....more