Why I Am Hating Self-Hosted Right Now

It really seems to me that self-hosted bloggers are getting kicked in the ass right now. We just want to write and make a few bucks on the side. We are not trying to scam anyone. Most of us follow all the rules. Most of us are honest. Why does it have to be so hard? #blogging

My head is about to explode. It is not enough that I have to deal with all of this GDPR bullshit myself, but the far-reaching effects of every product, site and affiliate that I have a relationship with too. I mean honestly, what moron does not know about cookies or tracking or doesn’t know the […]

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The Internet Remembers

I can’t believe I have to say this. You all must know this. And yet, everyday I see people post stuff on social media that they regret. They retract. Delete. Apologize. But the internet remembers. Once you post that image, update your status or make a comment, anywhere on the net, there is a record […]

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Why Must I Take The High Road?

I’m going to come out and say it: Facebook sucks balls sometimes. For all the great new connections I’ve made and for all the old friends I’ve re-connected with, I am truly grateful. But for all the housewives type psychodrama, not so much.

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What if I don't want to over-achieve in midlife?

I’m sick of all the pressure. The pressure to micro manage the next part of my life. I’ve done that. From college to jobs to better jobs to marriage to babies. Then cycle again as I take my kids through those same steps. I say I’ve earned the right to hit pause. I say I’m […]

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This Blog Is Making Me Fat

My blog allows me to sit on my ass all day and absent mindedly shove food in my mouth. And it also makes me feel super busy so that I can use that as an excuse for not taking the time to exercise. God I love this blog!

Yes, I am trying to deflect responsibility. My blog allows me to sit on my ass all day and absent mindedly shove food in my mouth. And it also makes me feel super busy so that I can use that as an excuse for not taking the time to exercise. God I love this blog! […]

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A Blogger Goes To London

It’s been 12 years since I’ve visited London. I can’t believe it but it actually feels much longer than that. That was the year 2005. Little did I know that everything would change for me after that trip. I had just turned 40 and had a space of 10 days in between jobs. My children […]

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Blog Of The Day: Introducing Ashley Rader Of Blog Genesis

Today I would like to introduce you to my blogging guru and my go to gal for all things blogging. If there is something she doesn’t know, I haven’t come across it yet. Meet my friend, Ashley Rader of Blog Genesis. A quick visit to her About Me page gives you a glimpse into her […]

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