Pinterest: Mama Loves It

Are you into Pinterest? Or have you been wondering what it's all about? Since I started using the popular site, I've turned into a total Pinterest junkie. It's so totally addictive, both to browse and actually participate. I love seeing what others share and love pinning my own goodies, too. If you haven't spent much time on the site, you could be missing out. Besides catching up on what your friends and contacts find new and interesting, one of the best features is being able to check out boards that belong to other people outside your regular circles. Pinterest offers a cool … [Read more...]

Keep Track of Your Blog Ideas When Inspiration Strikes

When I sit down at my computer, I have a tendency to totally blank out when trying to think of blog topics. If you're a blogger, you totally know what I'm talking about. On the other hand, if I'm driving to the grocery store, taking a bath or making dinner, 10 awesome ideas are sure to hit me out of absolutely nowhere. Then, by the time I'm back at my computer--POOF!!--back to blanksville. It took me a long time to get into a habit of recording ideas whenever they strike. It seems simple, but if you write an idea down when it smacks you in the noggin, chances are way better that that … [Read more...]

Writer’s Block? Tips for Finding Blog Post Topics

With three little monsters at our sides, never-ending to-do lists, and the nonstop go, go, go of daily errands, we mamas have our hands full. Sound familiar? Being bloggers in our spare time (as if we remember what spare time is) means we sometimes find ourselves scrambling to get posts together late at night after the kids have celebrated their last hoo-rahs of the day and things have finally settled. On occasions when we're up into the wee hours of the mourn thinking about what we're going to write, we have a system to speed up the process of choosing blog topics. Are you trying to … [Read more...]