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Blogging Hiatus & February #Wisdom

Hi readers, I have good news and bad news. Oh, you want the bad news first? Sure, I’d like to get it out of the way too. So, bad news: I’m taking a hiatus from blogging. I don’t have a specific endpoint yet, but I think I’ll be posting regularly again in 2-3 months. Why, you ask? I have a few reasons. First, it’s time for a change. Since August 2011, I’ve written over... read more

Blogs I Follow, Links You Follow

I’ve written a lot about blogging in the past couple of weeks, from How To Start A Blog to my 5th Blog-Aversary. So today I thought I’d share some of my favorite blogs. I do almost all my blog reading through Feedly, an app on my phone. Feedly compiles all my blog reading into one place. You could also subscribe to blogs via email (sign up box in the header of this site!) or keep a bookmark... read more

Happy 5th Anniversary!

Today is my blog-aversary. I’ve been writing and running this blog for five years. I’ve been thinking about how I’d like to celebrate this milestone, and I decided to tell you how the blog got started, since most of you weren’t around for its inception. And none of you- not even my family- knows about the “secret blog” that came first. I’d been feeling the urge to... read more

How To Start A Blog

Earlier in the summer, I got a comment on a blog post from Marie¬†who said she was starting a blog and asked for some tips. I gave her a few ideas in the comments section, but I realized the question was perfect for a full-length post. As I approach my 5 year blog-aversary, with over 500 blog posts under my belt (including guest posts and the CP) I’m happy to share what I’ve learned. Why start... read more

Our Subscriber Winner Is…

Lynn Grainger! Congratulations, Lynn! Your prize is coming soon. Thank you for subscribing!   If you missed the contest, you can still subscribe to the blog using the email entry box on the top of the page. Thank you to everyone who... read more

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