There comes a time when getting to the next level requires a major shift. This is one of those times. I shared in this post that it takes courage to walk unexpected paths. Here I’ll share part of my journey and invite you to walk down this new path with me to find real-life connection in this digitally saturated world. Why Change? Helping others has always been my goal from day one of this blogging journey. This past summer, I found out that my job was being phased out at the end of 2016. Our family decided that blogging would be my full-time gig. MyRead More →

iOS Shortcuts for Bloggers | Tips and Tutorial | @GiftsWeUse

More and more people are reading blog posts from mobile devices like iPhones and iPads. The same is true for bloggers like myself. I have been doing more commenting from my iOS devices recently and want to share with you a few shortcuts I created to make commenting quick and easy. Did you know that you can program your iOS device to type for you? It’s true! You can select a short combinations of letters, numbers and symbols to be a shortcut for any word or phrase you choose. I discovered this long ago and use it to create shortcuts for my blogger information. What isRead More →

In the spirit of giving thanks, I want to use today to give thanks to a few friends that I have made in the blogosphere. Each of these bloggers has inspired me to be a better person and a better blogger. The life of a blogger can be lonely, but having blog friends has made me love what I do even more. If you don’t have blog friends, get them now! Here are a few that I am happy to call friends. Jamie from Two Happy Mamas Jamie is one of Two Happy Mamas that blog about all things Mom and recently launched a baby registryRead More →