How I Make Money Blogging

How I make money blogging and how you can too

Recently, I’ve had several people ask me how I earn money through my blog, and that’s a great question. First, let me say, if you want to get rich quick, don’t blog.  If you want to be a shining star, don’t blog.  If you think you’re awesome-sauce, don’t blog.  Chances are you won’t get what […]

because parenting takes creativity, we’ve got Butt Roots

humor with children - because sometimes

Last night I was lamenting photo-less weekend.  “Now I won’t have a Hello Monday post for tomorrow.” My son, the one who used the word auspicious in conversation just moments earlier said, “Have a Mom Monday instead.” Now that’s not a bad idea, but it would require my children to do something funny, because let’s […]

Thinking Outside the Gym Box

Health & Fitness: 5 Tips for Exercise

I’m thinking outside the gym box (and outside the Oreo box, but let’s not bring that up) and talking about some creative ways to get moving this summer. You see, I’ve always wanted to substitute liposuction for exercise, but I can’t get my insurance company to believe liposuction is necessary for my health and well […]

A Printable Resource & Blogging Tips

Blogging Tips: 5 Things You Don't Want on your Blog

Blogging Tips I’ve given you 5 Tips for New Bloggers and went into each tip in detail.  I hope that helped encourage and inspire some of you in your blogging journey, especially all you new bloggers, but I’ve been thinking.  There are also 5 Things You Don’t Want on Your Blog. I’m over at Fancy […]

Saturday Night Stars – #12 – Link-up

here’s what you missed this week On Sunday, we began the week with some deep thinking.  It could be missinterpreted as stinkin’ thinkin’, but that all depends on your point of view.  My epiphany came while scrubbing the toilet. 3 Ways Your Life is Like A Toilet   On Monday we talked about Christian Cliches […]

Saturday Night Stars #11 – The Wild Side

here’s what you missed this week Sunday I remembered back to the time when my kids were just babies and I wasn’t quite myself. Truth be told, I may not have been fun or likable, but I was something good. I was a new mom. Maybe you can relate. Tuesday was all about A Mother’s […]

Saturday Night Stars – It’s Your Time To Shine

Saturday Night Stars Button

Saturday’s come quickly.   Maybe it’s the nice weather, or maybe it’s the business of life, but the weeks seem short. I’d like for you to be honest with me. Should I continue to host Saturday Night Stars? I thought it was a good idea, but we generally only have about eleven or twelve entries.  Is […]

Saturday Night Stars – Link Party #9

Here’s the deal. This link party is a time to celebrate you, your blog, and your words. I’m not even asking you to link back to my blog. My desire is to create a resource for all of us, a place to find the best posts in blogland. You just show up to the party […]

Saturday Night Stars – Linkup #8

Here’s the deal. This link party is a time to celebrate you, your blog, and your words. I’m not even asking you to link back to my blog. My desire is to create a resource for all of us, a place to find the best posts in blogland. You just show up to the party […]

Saturday Night Stars – Linkup #7

Here’s the deal. This link party is a time to celebrate you, your blog, and your words. I’m not even asking you to link back to my blog. My desire is to create a resource for all of us, a place to find the best posts in blogland. You just show up to the party […]

Saturday Night Stars – Link-up #6

Here’s the deal. This link party is a time to celebrate you, your blog, and your words. I’m not even asking you to link back to my blog. My desire is to create a resource for all of us, a place to find the best posts in blogland. You just show up to the party […]

Finding Inspiration – New Blogger Series

Everything Begins Somewhere - Lily Pads Photograph

Inspiration strikes at the most inconvenient times, and I rarely have paper or a pen nearby. If your brain is anything like mine, ideas enter and then run away as quickly as possible. So take advantage of them when they come and write them down. Writing idea down when I get them is one of […]

Blogging Tips

new signature

Hey all! I’m running a series over at Fancy Little Things and my hope is that it will help us blog better and be influential. This is for new bloggers who want to learn the ropes and also for those of who have blogging for a long time and need some refreshing. Of course all […]

Saturday Night Stars – Link-up #5

Saturday Night Stars Button

Here’s the deal. This link party is a time to celebrate you, your blog, and your words. I’m not even asking you to link back to my blog. My desire is to create a resource for all of us, a place to find the best posts in blogland. You just show up to the party […]

Follow Along on Bloglovin

In case you haven’t heard, Google Reader will soon be no more, so I’m changing all the blogs I follow over to Bloglovin. If you are subscribed to The Domestic Fringe on Google Reader, you only have a little time to transfer your subscription.  I’d love for you to follow along with Bloglovin.  Just click […]

Steps to Better Blogging

3 Steps to Better Blogging

Hey friends!  I’m writing over at Fancy Little Things today and I hope you’ll hop over for a visit. I know it’s a pain to click a link when you usually read this blog via a feed or an email, but I’m honored and excited to be a contributing author at FLT. Today I’m continuing […]