What I love about blogging (and what’s not so lovable): #VlogMom

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This week's question comes from Rajean of Because I Said So: Favorite thing(s) about blogging & Pet Peeve(s) about blogging - no less than 1 and no more than 3 for each. Anyone want to guess my favorite or least favorite things about blogging? Hint on the least favorites... I'm mentioned some of them in my Dear Bloggers, Please... post. [To view the embedded video, click here.] Join the discussion and link up here, or comment below. … [Read more...]

Bissell Perfect Sweep Turbo Review

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The Bissell Perfect Sweep Turbo (rechargable sweeper) is available for less than $40. It's a simple way to clean up spills and messes on hardwood and tile floors--making it something I'm loving far more than sweeping with a broom. Here's my video review. Currently, the Bissell Perfect Sweep Turbo is available for under $40 at Amazon. http://amzn.to/PKydPZ This product was received as a sample. The link to purchase is an affiliate, so I'll make a few pennies if you purchase. Thanks. … [Read more...]

Monetize Your Mom Blog online course #Giveaway

Whether a newbie or a grandmotherly (meaning longtime... not elderly) blogger, most of us admit that making a little more money through our websites is always desireable. So, today, I have an opportunity to learn how to monetize your mom blog (or parenting blog or lifestyle blog or blog blog) a little (or a lot) more. I'm giving away enrollment in a 3-week interactive, online course at Creative Groove taught by popular youthologist/author Vanessa Van Petten on how to “Monetize Your Mom Blog.” … [Read more...]

Taking your Mom Blog to the next level through Social Media Marketing

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Every now and again I have friends ask me how I got started in blogging. How they can "live the life" we bloggers live. They want to "pick my brain." I know a lot of bloggers are shaking their heads right now. First suggestion: don't use that phrase when you're talking to a blogger. We don't really like to have our brains picked. Brains are a vital part of us and picking brains is just gross. Many of those friends have already created their blog (if you haven't, read Mom Blogging: How do I … [Read more...]

Mom Blogging: How do I start?

According to Digital Mom, there are over 3.9 million mom blogs on the internet. Add to that the infinite number of blogs, and it makes you wonder how some of my peers haven't caught the blogging bug, yet. I've talked to a few friends who ask "how do I get started blogging? What tips do you have? What do I need to do to start my blog and get it moving?"   How do I get started blogging? Um. You start. No really. If you want to blog to share favorite photos and stories of your family with … [Read more...]

Its Carnival Time!

We're so excited to be featured in this week's Best of Mommy Blogger's Carnival. Not only is it awesome to be included, but its such an amazing opportunity to find new blogs to read. A shout out to the host, Jessica of It's My Life. And a rave for this funny read, where Sarah of Sarah and the Goon Squad, tells her kids the magic of the birds and the bees with her inlaws in the audience. … [Read more...]