blog. 5. Toot your own horn... what's one thing you do that is unique to you and your blog? What gives your blog an edge? My Advent Calender series was a completely original idea (I think!). I love to use my blog to reach out to other blogs and to meet new bloggers across the internet. How do...

I devour posts like this one on IFB which offers tips for taking better photos of yourself , or reviews of the hottest smartphone for blogging . This week's Friend Friday is a window on the mechanics of blogging and the technology we use, so go on, be as noisy as you like and go check out...

What's one rule of engagement error you made and how have you remedied that? In the beginning, I used to leave very short comments on posts on any blog. I was very indiscriminate and impersonal. But, as I have discussed above, I have learned the error of my ways and am now (for the most...

I am honored, humbled, and completely overwhelmed! The Holidays are a time of giving, and Vahni gave me the best present I could have asked for yesterday! ********** Happy Holidays! This week's Friend Friday topic is a bit different from the usual and focuses on Holiday traditions. In...

) If you are a blogger, what resolutions are you making this year regarding your blog? If you're not a blogger, are you making resolutions? What are they? To see the other Friend Friday bloggers' resolutions, remember to visit ModlyChic , where you can also find more information about joining...

This week's Friend Friday topic comes courtesy of Linda from The Auspicious Life who suggested we do a Friend Friday on the topic of reader connectedness. As Katy said, Sounds like a great topic to me, especially since it is that ability to connect with readers that will bring them back week...

we heart it Blogging can often feel like a full-time job and when you have one of those already it can feel incredibly hard to find the right balance in your life. Katy, of ModlyChic and Friend Friday fame, wrote an awesome post this week: How to Blog More Often without More Time . Which seems...

Today, France of Oranges and Apples and I have swapped Friend Friday posts - so you can find my post over at Franca's blog. But before you go read mine, make sure to check out Franca's post: Unrelated photo that came up when I searched flickr for 'annoying' via here. Hello! This is...

Each week, one of the things I look forward to most is Friend Friday . I wait with anticipation to learn what the questions will be, and eagerly get to work on my response as soon as I am able. Until this week. This week I have been stalling. It has nothing to do with the quality of the...

Four Links à la Mode features , Friend Friday discussions , various Blog Awards, and being named Grit and Glamour's Blogger of the Year were just the icing on the cake (the very, very, very tasty icing!). The true highlight has been the wonderful connections and, dare I say it, friendships, I...

 

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