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Category Archives: Blogging

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It has been a while. I know. I’ve been through a lot of life stages with this blog o’ mine in the past 8+ years. I don’t know if I can pinpoint one specific thing that has pushed blogging to the back burner. It seems that it was a collection of things… primarily the STRESS…

How To Blog

I am NOT an expert on blogging.  BY ANY MEANS. Don’t worry. I DO know that.  But I HAVE been blogging several years.  In blogging years, more than 2 or 3 years really is an eternity, and in that time I have managed to glean a bloggy trick or two! {via} Ha!  Don’t you just love that??  It makes me…

Haven 2012 Recap!

Haven 2012 Recap

I know I have probably blathered on more than enough about the Haven Conference, but I hope you’ll indulge me once again!  I have to share some fun pics and tell you all about this brave venture into my FIRST bloggy conference. At this conference I had to kiss my introvert tendencies goodbye and reeeeally…

What I’m taking to Haven!

Haven is ALMOST HERE, peeps!! I’m leaving in just FIVE days for the big, bad HOT-LANTA for the amazing and wonderful HAVEN CONFERENCE! I still can’t believe I am going to a real blog conference with a room full of 250 other people who actually GET this whole “blogging thing.” Going to my first Blog…

Guest Post… Installing Google Webfonts on your Blog!

I love fun fonts!!!  Love em, love em, love em! I even break “rules” with fonts.  I don’t care, because I think life is just more fun with something pretty or cute to look at. Hopefully, you have already downloaded some amazing fonts and have been using them to your hearts’ content, but Kristi {from…

I guess I’m a Real Blogger now…

I think I might be a REAL… L-I-V-E blogger now!  You know… one of those blogger peeps who has business cards and everything? Yeah, I think that might be me. Maybe. :) If you haven’t noticed my little Haven button that’s been hanging out on my sidebar for the last several months, then let me…

Be Inspired… Blogging Freebie!

The blogging world can be quite the roller coaster sometimes.  You are flying high one week with a great feature and then wallowing in discouragement the next week with little to no response to a post you had high hopes for. It can be brutal to share so much of yourself in your blog and…

Beautify your Blog… Custom Landing Page for Facebook

Isn’t it funny how much blogging can change over the years?  Who would have thought we would be talking about facebook pages for our blogs?? But Facebook is so huge now.  Everybody and their grandmother is on there.   They think they will hit 1 BILLION users by this August! ONE BILLION!  That is a LOT…

Organizing your Linky Parties!

I am a self diagnosed LIST LOVER.   I crave order and love problem solving to come up with easier, quicker, better ways of doing things. One part of growing your blog that can turn into a problematic task is Linky Parties. Am I right? They can be a GREAT tool for getting your name…

Beautify your Blog… Popular Post Pics for your Sidebar!

A great way to give potential readers a quick glimpse into your blog and all you’re about is sharing some popular posts on your sidebar.  This is a pretty easy and IMPORTANT way to really BEAUTIFY your Blog! Starting from step one on a blog can be really overwhelming, but if you take baby steps…