Learn about the best WordPress plugins for blogs that I have found, as well as ways to cut out unnecessary plugins that may slow down your site. The Best WordPress Plugins for Blogs WordPress is one of the most popular blog platforms available, in large part because of the many wonderful themes and plugins that make it easy for bloggers without programming experience to … [Read more...] about The Best WordPress Plugins for Blogs
Do you have kids who love to play in the snow, but they don't feel well or you just can't keep dressing them up to go out for two minutes? Try bringing in snow to play with indoors! Winter sensory play brilliance! We don't see much snow since we moved to sunny California, but back when we lived in Massachusetts it was a fixture of our lives for months on end. The kids … [Read more...] about Winter Fun for Kids: Bring in the Snow for Winter Sensory Play!
Need an easy way to tell brands who you are? Try this tutorial - including a free Canva template - for an easy DIY mini media kit for bloggers to give brands a snapshot of who they are and what they do. For years, I've been trying to find a way to quickly give brands a snapshot look at my blog. This year I found a blogger media kit solution with these simple 5x7 cards. I … [Read more...] about Bloggers Love This Easy Diy Mini Media Kit
Visiting Miramar Beach and Setting Goals for May 2017. Setting goals each month makes it easier to stay accountable. April was a hard month, so it was pretty amazing to end it by dropping the kids off for a one-night sleepover with cousins while Mike and I escaped to Half Moon Bay. This was our first time child-free since Emma was born in 2006! The kids had a blast with … [Read more...] about Visiting Miramar Beach and Setting Goals for May 2017
How do you use Google Analytics to run an effective blog? Check out this resource! Most bloggers use a program called Google Analytics to track how many people visit their site and what they read. It's easy to read the information, but how do you use Google Analytics to improve your blog? How do you use Google Analytics to create a more rewarding experience for readers … [Read more...] about How to Use Google Analytics (Book Review)