Blogging

10 Things That (almost) Ruined Blogging (for me)

There’s no way this post isn’t going to come across as me being a bitter Betty even though these are simply some of the things that have caused my devotion to blogging to waiver over the last year. I try not to do any of these things (if I have done them, I’ve learned my lesson) and I’m not calling…

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Blogging, Snaps

BlogHer: A (Ridiculous) Photo Retrospective

If you weren’t at BlogHer, you’re probably sick of hearing about it. If you were at BlogHer, you’re definitely sick of hearing about it, but you understand that the goal of BlogHer is to take as many ridiculous photos as possible in a three day period. Mission accomplished. Also? Don’t let the pictures fool you. I spent most of the…

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Blogging

My Morning Reads – 5 Fabulous Bloggers

Thanks to Trop 50 for sponsoring my writing about fabulous bloggers. This year Trop50 is granting 50 fabulous wishes. Click here to enter for a chance to win $1,000 to help grant a friend’s wish! This? Right here? Is my morning routine. Albeit a little late. Unemployment really changes a person’s definition of “morning.” I get up, use the loo,…

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Blogging, DIY

Celebrate! Celebrate! Dance to the music!

Congratulations to Kristin! I can’t wait to get started on your scarf! I love new projects. I hope it’s not a hot mess when I’m done. I’m starting my New Year with a bit of a break from blogging,  but I wanted to pop in to celebrate my blogovesrary! Eight glorious years. In gratitude for your comments, emails, Tweets, inappropriate…

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Blogging

the foreseeable future

Oh, hey. Funny seeing you here. I’m kind of sick of blogging (it’s not you, it’s me). And the internet (that one is all you – well not you particularly, but I’m about as sick of some people’s blabber as I am my own). So I’m not going to be around much for the foreseeable future (ditto Facebook, Twitter &…

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Awesome Austin, Blogging

NOMINATED! Austin Blogger Awards

Look to the left. See that little Tumblr logo? Did you know that I have a Tumblr blog where I share all the new and exciting things I’m discovering in Texas? Well, I do! It’s called Welcome to Austin and it was nominated for an Austin Blogger Award for Best Tumblr! (I have dozens of photos that I need to…

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Blogging

New Blog – New Business Cards

This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Print24. All opinions are 100% mine. Please see my site policy with any questions. TA-DA! After months of changes, tweaks, and general indecisiveness, my new blog design is officially complete! I adore it. Even if it is a touch narcissistic. Since I’m done obsessing about the design, I’m on…

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Blogging

I’m getting a face lift.

Congrats to Brit, Jamie, The Q, and Kati! Well, not me me. I’m too much of a wuss to go under the knife. My blog. Which is kinda me, right? And not really a face lift. A redesign. The more I think about it, the less sense my post title makes, but I’m committed at this point. There’s still some…

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Blogging, Single Girl

The Bloggess attempts to save my marriage

While in NYC, I attended the Voices of the Year Gala, where The Bloggess manned a pink vintage Smith-Corona typewriter and pecked out personalized poems in exchange for free booze. Naturally, when it was my turn, I asked her to save my marriage. The Bloggess, she’s a perceptive one, picking up on my eyes of fire and head full of…

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