Tag: infographics

Advice For Marketing With Instagram

marketing with instagram

Over the last year, I’ve become very attached to using Instagram. Although I’ve had little training in photography, I consider myself an amateur photographer (or fauxtographer, as defined on Urban Dictionary). I don’t have a fancy camera, but I’ve been doing what I can to get pretty handy with my iPhone. I started using Instagram […]

Social Media and Technology

Six Good Reasons To Kiss The Irish

St. Patrick’s Day is Sunday, and it’s a time that being Irish is celebrated. Although my ancestry includes a mix of Irish, English, Native American, and Scandinavian, if somebody asks me – I’ll say I’m Irish. In November when our family went to England, we took an unexpected trip over to Dublin for a day. […]

Culture

Facts About Sweethearts Conversation Hearts

conversation hearts

Via: DegreeSearch.org Conversation Hearts Those cute little chalky snippets of confectionary sentiment. Who doesn’t love looking at the cute messages on a conversation heart? Did you know that NECCO (the New England Confectionery Company) began producing stamped candies in 1866? That’s one year after the Civil War ended! An invention from 1847 called the lozenge […]

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What Is Kwanzaa?

All about Kwanzaa

Do you have any idea what Kwanzaa is? I have always been interested in other cultures and traditions, which is one of the reasons  I studied humanities in college. I love to see what brings people joy, reverence, reflections, sorrow, nostalgia, and elation. December is a month that typically focuses on Christmas, and on Hanukkah to […]

Culture

The Cost of True Love

12 days of Christmas illustration

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and give gifts to the ones we love. Or at least give presents to people we feel obligated to buy for. One of the most beloved Christmas tunes of all time is “The 12 Days of Christmas,” which dates back to the late 1700’s. The tune gives an elaborate […]

Culture

Thanksgiving “Pie Chart” – And How It Was Made

Happy Thanksgiving! 2012 has been an amazing year for me. After so many years of tough trials, health problems, financial woes, and other worries, it’s been so wonderful to have a lovely, fun and successful year. This year I began working as the social media manager for Degreesearch.org, a website that helps prospective students make […]

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