Category: Blogging and Social Media

Back for another round of NABLOPOMO.

Have I lost my mind to go back to trying to write a blog every day for the next month after 5 months off? Probably. But with my little guy back in school full time 5 days a week I hope I might have a bit more time than last year when he was out at …

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Comment Conundrum

Last month I participated in a Comment Love group with a bunch of other bloggers. We had to visit 75 other sites and leave a comment on one of their posts – all to be done in one week. Of course it was scheduled for Valentine’s Week which is insane at my house with 2 birthdays …

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My BEST blogging tip EVER.

Wait two hours between writing and publishing. Yup, that’s it. Pretty simple isn’t it. I just spent 45 minutes on a post about my miserable day then immediately published it. Five minutes later I deleted it. It was the right decision. It was nothing more than a pity party. And if my husband had read it …

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Keep Trying Facebook

I have noticed Facebook has been trying to get me to like pages similar to ones I already like. Some are fairly similar to the original page like this one: A radio station and another local newspaper: totally makes sense. Then there’s these that just have my head scratching: How does Long Island Medium fit in this …

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Random thoughts on blog stats

I know I really shouldn’t care about blog statistics, mostly because I have yet to find a program that tells me the “truth”. But, I do occasionally take a peek and have come to realize a few things, particularly about the www.thatrecipe.com stats. First the challenge. If anyone has a solution I’d love to hear …

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We will be closed for Labor Day

This week I have: installed service pack 1 on my computer without Windows Update installed 10 important updates on my husband’s computer one at a time installed needed updates on the rarely used desktop purchased and set up 2 smart phones purchased and installed the new printer to work wirelessly on all of the above. …

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I am decidedly “Un”trendy

Facebook mobile now has a trending now list like so many other websites (twitter, google, yahoo, blah blah blah). Yawn.  I am not sure when it started, I just noticed it yesterday. I don’t even look at those lists most of the time. Why? Because 95% of the time I have no idea who or what they …

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Enjoy Eternity in the 4th Circle of Hell!

We are on Summer Vacation after graduating from preschool yesterday (YEAH!) I should be in a happy cheerful mood today, but instead I am LIVID. This morning I was quickly trying to find a fun local activity for us to do and must have clicked on the wrong site or a link on a site without paying …

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