I’m excited to announce two things: I’ve been approved for weight loss surgery, and will be undergoing laparoscopic roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery on February 7th. I’ve decided to share my weight loss journey publicly, and have launched a dedicated blog to document the process. It is called “Beauty and the Bypass.” If you’re curious to […]
Sometimes I can’t believe the funny searches people Google to find my blog. Checking my Google Analytics account is sometimes funnier than the spam messages I get. Especially when they find posts that have two very unrelated post topics combined into one search. As I’ve worked in the search engine optimization industry this year, I’ve […]
Since I’ve been living in Utah again, I’ve had lots of opportunities to meet fellow bloggers. Combined with the blogging conferences I’ve attended over the last 2 years, I’ve made some amazing contacts. Some are photography bloggers, some are adoption advocates, some do professional blogging on behalf of businesses. Last week I attended a meetup […]
What happens when you go to the BlogHer conference? You end up with nine bags of swag.
After hinting around for a few weeks, I’m finally ready to announce the relaunch of my beloved site http://www.cuteculturechick.com For the last month, I’ve been comparison-shopping web hosts, rethinking the vision and scope of my future contributions to the interwebs and bloggosphere. I want to offer more tips and tricks on discount travel, be an […]
For those new to my blog, you may not know that I’ve been blogging for nearly 8 years. I decided to compile a list of posts that give you a good taste of my writing style and personality. Based off of Google Analytics data, search engine traffic, and reader comments, the following posts are my […]
I’m curious to know… how many of you readers have made any money off of your blogs and websites? I just signed up with MomsMakeMoneyBlogging.com and hope to find great success. I’ve been blogging since 2002, and after investing so much blood, sweat, and tears (with a fair dose of TMI), I’m ready for a […]
Last night I dreamed that I was asked by Nabisco to review their new (not real) Pineapple Teriyaki Wheat Thins on my new review blog, Nicole Rates It. In the dream (not in real life) I was pregnant and I thought they were the best cracker ever. I downed a whole box in one sitting. […]