Media Maven

What the dickens is an RSS feeder?

RSS Logo

OK, so I have been blogging for almost three years now and I have a fair number of followers on my Google friend connect; each day I notice a new follower I do the “happy dance” and think “Yay, they like me… They really like me….” However, big news being handed down from our “friends” […]

1 Comment

4 Websites for Fashionista’s on a Budget

drawing of burberry jacket

photo credit: Noemi Manalang Shhh I have a secret for all fashionista’s! Being that I am a mom of a 23 year old daughter I have lived through many fashion phases as well as my own. And being the mom that I am,  always dressing my children and husband better then myself. *note to self […]


You and About(dot)me

shelley's page

Last week in my ProBlogger review group we worked on crafting a well written About Me Page. I don’t want to spend a lot of time on the importance of this as I feel you can pop over to that post. However, if you are not a member of our group (You can always join […]


My new “home”


This is the start of “something new”….. I am so excited I can just *squeal! “eee” Can you hear me? I’d be surprised if you couldn’t. The last time I anticipated so much joy was when I gave birth to my daughters, no wait maybe when I cut the ribbon on my first fully inclusive […]


I’m Still Standing website: a sneak peak

new blog header

It amazes me how fast this year has flown by… September, really? The summer went by in a blink of an eye, we went from event to event in our home, and I anxiously awaited the arrival of my newly designed site, which will be here…. Soon! I’m Still Standing started out in the spring […]


So what was blogher all about?

photo collage from blogher 11

After 2 years I finally made it to blogher! I have always heard about the clothes, the shoes, the swag, the parties, and the networking and wanted to experience it for myself… So this is what I learned… 1. Virtual friends really are real “blood and bones.” So many of my friends who do not […]


Can you feel my excitement?

welcome to blogher sign

photo credit: Mrs. FireMom It is almost here… #blogher11. I am so excited to finally be “going” to this convention with a mere 3000 attendees who love to write about anything and everything! If you are reading this I probably don’t need to tell you what blogher is all about but for the few friends […]


The top 10 things I am going to write

to do list

photo bucket: Courtney Dirks I have been thinking a LOT lately about my “life.” I’m coming to a pretty big day in my life next week (birthday, and it’s a BIG one!) and it really has me thinking a lot about well “life.” As a child I heard and now fully understand and appreciate that […]


Dear friends and readers,

envelope with stamps

photo credit: Ceres B I wanted to write a letter here and let you know about some exciting things happening in my life and on my site. After leading ProBloggers 31 Days to a Better Blog twice since January I have been spending lots and lots of time working on my own content and reviewing […]


It’s my party can someone pass me a crown?


photo credit: robyn lou 8 Today is my SITS Day! The day is finally here! I’m so excited… I think even a little more excited than when I began hosting the 31dbbb on the SITS Community Forum. First, I’d like to welcome any of my “sista’s” who I have yet had the chance to meet! […]