I’ve been thinking a lot about what to do with my blog. I’ve only written a handful of blog posts this year and I seriously considered shutting it down for good. But, as I mentioned before, my husband and my best friend encouraged me to open up and to keep going. This blog is … [Read more...] about Where does my blog go from here?
The Change in Me
I’m not sure exactly when it happened – but I changed. I changed for the better. I’ve worked so hard the past two months to think positive thoughts instead of the negativity that often filled my mind. I’ve gone to doctor’s appointments. I’ve practiced self-care. I’ve focused on … [Read more...] about The Change in Me
The truth about those (dreaded!) sponsored blog posts
Today I’m going to discuss a hot topic in the blog world – sponsored posts. Last month I conducted a reader survey. The last time I asked for my readers’ thoughts and opinions was in 2011. So I thought it was time I figured out who is reading my blog. I also wanted to find out … [Read more...] about The truth about those (dreaded!) sponsored blog posts
How to Use Pinterest to Meal Plan
Planning meals has always been my downfall. Seriously, have you ever panicked when 3:00 p.m. rolls around and you still don’t know what you’re having for dinner? Well, you know you’re more likely to order pizza and spend $30 that wasn’t in the budget. We were spending way too … [Read more...] about How to Use Pinterest to Meal Plan
$1,450 Paypal Cash Giveaway
Last year one of my blogging goals was to grow my facebook page to 1,000 fans by the end of 2014. And to my surprise – I met that goal! I told my fans I was going to offer an awesome giveaway when I hit that number and here it is! You can enter to win one of two $500 paypal cash … [Read more...] about $1,450 Paypal Cash Giveaway
Walmart Family Mobile Cheap Wireless Plans
I love my parents but man, do they need to upgrade their cell phones. They’ve been talking about it for over a year now. Right now they have very basic phones through their service provider. I’m not even sure they can take pictures with them, which is sad since they have five … [Read more...] about Walmart Family Mobile Cheap Wireless Plans
Moms Night In with NickMom
I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and its client. Yesterday night I invited my mom over to enjoy a new show on NickMom called Instant Mom with actress Tia … [Read more...] about Moms Night In with NickMom
Watch my Listen to Your Mother reading
You know how I was in an amazing show called Listen to Your Mother? Well, the video of me reading my story is up (has been for months actually, oops). I meant to post it right away but you know, it’s kind of strange watching yourself read something to 250 people. But some of my … [Read more...] about Watch my Listen to Your Mother reading
So Much More Than a Show
We all lined up waiting to walk out on stage. Fourteen of us. All beautiful in our own ways, inside and out. Then we started walking. I held my breath. I wasn’t really nervous. Just excited to finally share my story. One of my favorites I have ever written on this blog. The … [Read more...] about So Much More Than a Show
New Year Blog Swap – Welcome Erin!
I’d like to welcome Erin to my blog today for a New Year Blog Swap! That’s right – we’re swapping blogs today so you can find me over at her place! I’m talking about one important goal I have this year. I hope you enjoy Erin’s post below. I was so excited to see that Steph … [Read more...] about New Year Blog Swap – Welcome Erin!