BlogHer of the Week: Amy Turn Sharp

I just watched Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer last night, for the first time in many years. I was struck by its underlying message about "misfits" and "nonconformity"...how society rejects them. How the misfits need one another and how, in the end, it turns out that we all need them too. Perhaps Rudolph spurred such a philosophical frame of mind because I had also just read this week's BlogHer of the Week post by Amy Turn Sharp: "I'm Gonna Kick Tomorrow". ...more

I wouldn't go back either, that's for sure. But every now and them I confess to Googling or ...more

Pumpkin Spice Latte & Frugalista Chic

Ahh... the holidays are upon us... Images of sugar plums dancing in our heads while dreaming if Santa Claus will be providing us with treats (or a big fat lump of coal) under our Christmas trees. Who am I kidding?! That is what I want.. those images on the books I read to my son at bedtime. ...more

I love the holiday drinks. I splurge on Starbucks too. That is actually one of my favorite ...more

BlogHer of the Week: Be Gay About It

"Coming out, I’ve learned, is not a one-time, one-closet deal. In fact, not a day goes by when I don’t have to decide how to manage my pronouns. My closet is a factory of doors and I’ve found that with each door I open, the ensuing reaction has far less to do with me than with the person reacting." ...more

Bravo.

 

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Newbie blogger talks about 400 hits in a few weeks. What's your secret to increasing traffic? jangelos.wordpress.com

 Can you visit my newbie blog? I need comments from experts such as yourselves. I'm trying to write excellent content....more

I Met the Pioneer Woman and Blogged About It!

 Today I went to meet my blogging Mentor. Her name is Ree Drummond, and to those of us who follow her blog online, she is The Pioneer Woman, or PW, or P-dub....more

BlogHer of the Week: Susan of DC Metro Moms Blog

McDonald's seems an unlikely place for staging quality conversation with your 10-year-old, but for Susan McCorkindale of Confessons of a Counterfeit Farm Girl it's become a weekly haven of sorts. Her spare prose describing her son's reaction to change, and her resistance to smoothing over his fear with false assurances, resonated with her readers. ...more

Joe’s Journey: Stuyvesant to Princeton to Hell and Back

By Joe College Student“Anxiety and stress do not mix well. I was just not functional. I dropped out of Princeton, my dream school, and moved back home with my parents....more

BlogHer of the Week: NieNie Dialogues

"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder." "Beauty is only skin deep." "A thing of beauty is a joy forever." Bartlett's Quotations is full of quotes about beauty. Great words by great poets.This week we'd like to introduce you to another great poet talking about beauty: Stephanie from The NieNie Dialogues is our BlogHer of the Week with her post Do You Still See Me?...more

Excellent tribute to an excellent blogger. Her story is untouchable, and inspiring to all.

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BlogHer of the Week: Livingston, I Presume

One week before the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3962, the Affordable Health Care for America Act, Nicole Rosenleaf Ritter typed a blistering letter to 55 national representatives. In Open Letter on her blog Livingston, I presume, Ritter wrote: ...more
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