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What the dickens is an RSS feeder?

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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” […]

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4 Websites for Fashionista’s on a Budget

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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 […]

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So what was blogher all about?

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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 […]

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Can you feel my excitement?

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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 […]

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Do you #Hashtag?

I began a tutorial on the use of twitter when I started hosting the ProBlogger Winter 31dbbb on the Sits site’s Community Forum as a way of introducing this special way of getting a message or Tweet out in 140 characters. A few of the comments that I received were about Hashtags and how to […]

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The Anatomy of a Tweet

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image credit: twitter dot com After jumping in and volunteering to be the “hostess” with the mostess for the Sits 31 Days to a Better Blog I noticed that there were a lot of ladies who don’t “tweet.” Since I do tweet and use the tweetster to send out messages I thought it might be […]

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What’s with all the Twittering?

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image courtesy of Twitter A Tweet? Just a few years back if someone had asked me if I “tweet?” I would most definitely have looked at them odd. Tweet? I’m not a bird, I speak English… However when I started writing my site I’m Still Standing in the spring of 2009 and joined ProBlogger’s 31DBBB […]

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It’s time to “come clean”

I have been writing the story of my family’s journey for the past year and when I began this it was a way of putting some of my ideas together for a book that I plan on writing, to start my creative juices flowing. However, it has been a little tricky because I really didn’t […]

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A chance to win Inspiration in a Cup

I sat down to write a new post this morning after checking out other people’s blogs and leaving my usual “love” on them and I came across a blog which brought my attention to a coffee company called get the bean dot com which will deliver right to your door. I love a good quality […]

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