What's on DVD Tuesday, August 28, 2012? Battleship After watching Battleship, I wasn't blown away like I thought I would be. I enjoyed playing Battleship in my younger years, so when I saw the trailer for this movie, I kind of wanted to see how they were going to pull this one of, they didn't. [...]

Thank you creator of the universe for the gift of light you have given me. Thank you for giving me everything that I have ever truly needed... Help me to keep the love and peace in my heart and to make that love a new way of life. That I may live in love the [...]

I Saw... Some Awesome Bloggers I Met Day 1 was the busiest and the day I met a lot of awesome new people and saw some bloggers I already know. The first person I met was Kay from Movie Star Makeover. I am so glad I met her first, because the conversation we had made [...]

Branding Yourself Better – A Giveaway

I am loving this week's giveaway, because I love hosting giveaways that help you be a better blogger, business, and help you build your brand. Brand building is so important. A good creative business card goes a long way, and impresses a lot of people at conferences. First impressions are everything! You want people to [...]

Blogging with Pictures

(From left to right: Jessie, Rachel & Shalini) The following post/notes were from the BlogHer '12 session titled: The Visual - Telling Stories with Pictures: Incorporating Graphics, Cartoons and Iconography. Before attending this session I would've never thought of any other way to incorporate my own images or comics/cartoons in my posts or getting more creative [...]

I went.. At the very last minute, maybe less than a month before BlogHer '12 I got the opportunity for a full scholarship. My Secret to Affording BlogHer '12 Being that I was already in NYC, I figured this was one conference I did not want to miss, and I knew it would provide me [...]

Jaden Hair | SteamyKitchen.com | @SteamyKitchen | jaden@steamykitchen.com Kathryn Finney | SimplyGoodMedia.com | @KathrynFinney | kathryn.finney@simplygoodmedia.com The following tips were from a very insightful and helpful BlogHer '12 Pathfinder session. Based on the notes, I've summarized the session down to these ten very important tips that every blogger should know. I. Invest in your skills: [...]

What's on DVD Tuesday, August 14, 2012? Jaws (Universal's 100th Anniversary) I can't remember the last time I saw Jaws. This is one of those films that needs to be added to your DVD collection. The 100th Anniversary Jaws is loaded with special features, that I can't wait to see, such as deleted scenes, the [...]

What is TRX® Rip™ Training?

What is TRX® Rip™ Training? The TRX Rip Trainer™ is a full-spectrum resistance training tool designed for developing the ability to generate and control rotational forces. Which is basically a fancy way of saying that it delivers resistance training unlike anything you’ve ever seen. Equally adept as a rehabilitation tool, a strength and conditioning tool, [...]

This conference session was a very popular one during BlogHer.  The room was filled to capacity and quite a few couldn't get in. I'm glad I got in, because I felt the information was somewhat useful to me and useful to my readers. This post talks about working with brands, how to pitch to bloggers, [...]