A Lot Can Happen in 8 Years

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During the past two weeks of traveling across Texas and consuming a preposterous amount of comfort food and sweets, a special date came and went quietly… my 8 year blogging anniversary. In blogger speak, that would be my “blogiversary”. EIGHT YEARS AGO I STARTED THIS BLOG. That doesn’t even sound real. Trapping Google Searchers From June […]

BlogHer Food 2013 – A Delicous Recap

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I’m not sure I knew what to expect from a BlogHer Food conference, but I was certainly not underwhelmed. Having been to six or seven other blogging conferences, I was impressed that this one had so much to offer. Bonus: It was practically in my back yard – in Austin, Texas. It helps when you […]

Eating My Way Through BlogHer Food Conference in Austin

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Normally I’m the photographer at conferences. This time, I’ll be eating – and live-blogging – and mic wrangling – and snacking – and watching – and listening – and learning – and eating some more. This blog conference is going to be different… because it’s for FOOD bloggers. WARNING: I apologize to my twitter followers […]

Little Blissdom Picture List

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Photos above, explanation below: 1. Yeeehaw! Just got my bliss on in Dallas. Sorry it took a little while to get in here and post about it, but I was one of the conference photographers and I had over 500 images (culled down from nearly 2,000) that I needed to edit, crop, re-name, and upload […]

Carnival of Homeschool : Vote! Edition

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Welcome to the VOTE! Edition of the Carnival of Homeschooling! If you are new to ‘blog carnivals’, please read the link at the bottom of this post to find out more. This post has many links that take you off-site to other homeschool blogs where you can read their ‘showcased’ article submission. If you would […]

So You Wish You Could Have Gone to Allume?

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Can’t go to Allume and miss your blog friends? Feel like you are missing out on a super conference weekend? You aren’t alone. Lots of bloggers weren’t able to go this year… and we want to have a virtual blog hop for those who are left behind! Lisa Baldwin {@thetadey} and I {@sprittibee} are pairing […]

A Texas Mini Blog Chat Retreat for Mom

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Last weekend I left the kids behind and drove through the Texas Hill Country to visit a friend who happens to be a blogger. Lisa Pennington lives in heaven had the perfect spot to host a gathering – a “blog chat” – nestled deep in the scenic, hilly Kerrville area. I couldn’t help but sing […]