Should I Get Paid for That? A Bloggers Guide

It’s been a while since I’ve posted about the geeky business side of blogging – I’ve been so wrapped up in the new house.  But I recently received a pitch from a PR company that left me scratching my head and I felt I had to address it.  I’ll elaborate […]

May Moments

I’m having a rare moment of quiet right now. There are no house showings. One child is at school and the other is napping. Hubby is at work and my visiting brother in law has gone riding the c-train around which he likes to do when he visits town (he’s […]

What I Took Away from BlogWest

We all screamed as the water came out of nowhere and doused two young men on the street corner.  I’d made a last minute lane change while coming to a stop at an Edmonton intersection and the puddle was unseen until our tire splooshed through it.  We screamed, the water […]

10 Pieces of Advice for My Blogging Self

Back in 2004, when I was focused on learning the basics of how to write, I also started blogging.  I had no idea what I was doing.  There really were no ‘rules’ or ‘how to’ books or examples really. I just opened up an account and away I went – […]

What is Wrong with Me?

What is wrong with me? I’m staring at my blogging dashboard with the urge to write yet nothing to really write about and I look to my drafts folder just to see what’s there.  The words ‘What is wrong with me?’ are staring back. Strong and stark, they ask me […]

GoDaddy vs Host Gator WordPress Transfer Review (and exploit info)

How I fixed my WordPress blog with a simple Hostgator Transfer As many of you know, quite a few WordPress sites hosted on GoDaddy servers were compromised these past few weeks.  I was among them.  I woke up one morning and my dashboard was all wonky.  Thought it was a […]

Psycho Mom Blogger? Me?

Like many bloggers I use a utility to track my web traffic.  It gives me some insight as to where my visitors are coming from and what key words they use when searching the all powerful Google for a creative mom blog like this one.  These key words are often […]

PR Blackout Kickoff

Today is the first day of MomDot’s PR Blackout Challenge. I’m happily participating and would like to take a moment to explain why I’m going to take part, and what I hope to accomplish this week. 1)  Why I’m participating If you’ve been a regular reader since the beginnings of […]

PR Blackout ~ I'll be participating

Sometimes I post things that aren’t necessarily about me or creativity.  Sometimes I post things that maybe highlight a company or product I believe in, or a person I believe in.  Sometimes I post giveaways because I think it’s a great way to have a little fun and maybe shoot […]