Tree Trimming

We moved into our one of a kind spec house in Bellingham, WA in December, 1993, and for the first 8 years, our quarter acre garden waited patiently for me to look and really see it's potential.  Yes, I saw the huge, intertwined hazel nut trees, and loved the 5 resident squirrels playing tag and running along the "Squeek Highway" to cross West Cemetary Creek.   The creek brought deer, racoons and crawdaddy's into our lives, and sure enough, the house and land gently  intertwined their living patterns into ours.  Today, March 1, a big, bold robin strutted...more

Announcing the BlogHer Handmade '11 Call for Ideas

Please submit panel ideas that could fit into one of the following tracks: 1) Content and Community Building, including topics such as how to engage your readers, how to build a community of other bloggers, blogging etiquette and ethics; 2) Traffic Building: focusing on using technology to build traffic -- everything from SEO to social media distribution; 3) Monetization: anything you need to know to turn your avocation or hobby into an income stream. ...more

Oh man, I just noticed that date too... the 4th! That's coming up soon, I can't wait as well. ...more

BlogHer '11: Early Bird Pricing Ends Today -- February 28, 2011

As is said, "all good things must come to an end" -- and early bird pricing is one of those good things. Today, February 28, 2011, is the last day of early bird pricing for BlogHer '11 in San Diego! Register today before 9 p.m. PACIFIC time and save $100....more

here you go!

http://www.blogher.com/blogher-11-blog-bling?from=digitalmore

Conference Corner: Attend BlogHer | bet … Without Attending BlogHer | bet

BlogHer | bet ’11, BlogHer’s new conference for women who are dreaming up and launching BIG ideas in Internet/media business, entrepreneurism and technology, is just one month away....more

I could be your mother (at BlogHer!) + High raw eats (Kale & Sprouted Bean Salad + Sprouted Humus Chard Wrap)

I’m in Atlanta for a conference so while I’m away I thought I’d share a few raw meals I enjoyed earlier this week. ...more

Announcing: BlogHer '11 Room of Your Own Submissions Are Open!

Last week, we announced BlogHer '11 Programming, Step One: The BlogHer-Programmed Session Schedule. Today we're launching the Room of Your Own Submission process....more

I know it's odd, a quirk of Drupal, but it's a toggle button. You click on I would attend, and ...more

Speaker Spotlight: 5 Amazing Women Featured at BlogHer | bet '11

Whether or not you realize it, chances are you’ve thought up -- at some point -- a few great ideas that could be BIG. And that’s where BlogHer comes in. We want to help launch your innovative ideas, whether as an entrepreneur or intrapreneur, by connecting you with mentors who will share their expertise to help make your dream a wild success. ...more

I wish I was going to be there because these mentors sound amazing. I hope this becomes an ...more

BlogHer|bet Marketplace

// BlogHer | bet Marketplace offers products, services and promotions from our sponsors. Rollover each logo to learn more. Stay tuned as this page is updated... ...more

Announcing BlogHer's Newest Event: BlogHer Handmade '11

Lisa, Jory and I are thrilled to announce the latest addition to the BlogHer Conferences family: BlogHer Handmade '11. ...more

i love BlogHer and I love The Creative Connection! Counting down the days!
xo!
Kathy ...more

BlogHer Conference Update - February 21, 2011

Happy President's Day!  Lots of exciting updates so let's get to it: BlogHer '11 *Attention* - early bird pricing for BlogHer '11 in San Diego ENDS on February 28, 2011! ...more

Fun -- all the conference updates make me smile thinking about summer.

Melissa writes more