Instagram 10K!!

Instagram 10K, 10,000 followers, 10K balloons, 10K balloon bouquet

Celebrating the milestone of Instagram 10K with a giant thank you and the “traditional” 10K balloon bouquet. Last week I hit a milestone for this blog… I FINALLY broke through the 10K ceiling on Instagram!! What does that mean? Well, I’ve been sitting at 9,500 (give or take a few hundred in any given month) […]

How to make a mask storage pouch / mask storage wallet

mask storage pouch / mask storage wallet

Keep a mask on you at all times by folding this simple plastic sleeve to keep in your pocket, your purse, your car or your backpack.  A very simple, and inexpensive mask storage pouch / mask storage wallet. *This post contains affiliate links.  For full Amazon affiliate disclosure, please see sidebar or the bottom of […]

Why? My struggle with marketing.

me with a charcoal mask on, superimposed over a Victoria's Secret model

This is a blog post I wrote in 2015 – so I’m not as thin and sexy (or even married) as I was back then… who am I kidding – I’ve never been this thin and sexy (lol) but my conundrum/frustration is still valid – I think that marketing TO women is missing the mark. (and […]

How much does it cost to run a blog?

How much does it cost to run a blog, blog expenses, cost of running a blog, blog services, blog fees

What costs/expenses should you expect when running your own blog. This list is not at all comprehensive, and is reflective of the expenses on, but it will give you an idea of the costs involved in running your own blog. If you are considering starting a blog, or are wondering if you are paying […]

Starting seeds in newspaper pots

Starting seeds in newspaper pots, planting seeds, biodegradable pots, plantable pots

It’s May 2-4 weekend in Canada!  Woohoo! Named “May two-four” not for the date itself, but because it’s the first long weekend of summer and if you are young (or can handle a hangover) then a 24 case of beer is in order.  I’m neither young, nor can I handle a hangover, so I’m spending […]

Gift ideas for Mom

Get Mom's car detailed, gift ideas for Mother's Day

May 13th is Mother’s Day this year and so I’d like to offer up a few gift ideas for Mom that I’ve been tossing around for my Mom, my MIL (and for myself) in the hopes that it might inspire you to do something a little different this Mother’s Day. Gift ideas for Mom < […]

Tips for Bloggers: How to streamline your social media

How to streamline your social media and save hours of work, Cinchshare, Blogging, social media

*This is a sponsored post in that I received a discount on my Cinchshare membership and am part of their ambassador program. I will tell you that I approached Cinchshare after having tried their service for a couple of months and being thrilled with the amount of time and work it has saved me. I […]