Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Is there a Fashion Expert on Plus Sizes in the House? (Featured Members Post on Mom Bloggers Club)

Fashionable Plus Sizes
Conversation with hubby from 2 weeks ago.

"That's cute" he says while pointing in the window of New York & Company. This coming from hubs who hates shopping and couldn't by himself a shirt if he only had two to choose from.

"Sure it's cute, just like babies, kittens and miniature whatevers."

"What does that stuff have to do with clothes?"

"Everything small, is cute. Notice the size of those Mannequins? They make Natasha look fat and she's barely 25

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Blasted Blogger Comment Captchas

Is it just me or are these Blogger Commenting Captchas getting harder to read? I really wanted to leave a comment on a blog this morning, had to reload the Captcha 4 times before i got something I can read.

Dear peeps on Blogger, I love your blog, I want to comment, but your captcha and the fact that disqus can be buggy, throws me off.

If you're planning on staying on Blogger forever, then check out:

http://comluv.com/download/commentluv-blogger/

It's free.

It will encourage more

Blasted Blogger Comment Captchas

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Mother's Day Mania Birth Story

Still on Mama M's Mother's Day Mania Blog Hop and today's topic is . . .Birth Stories. Yep, those horror stories that make single women look for alternative ways to have kids without actually "having" them. Actually I have a doozy of a horror story that I told about my last delivery, but I'm not going to tell that one. Mainly because I think I scared my best friend Mirei into not wanting to go through childbirth. SO instead I'll give you the highlights from my 3rd pregnancy.

It had been 10

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Reassessing Why and How I Blog

You'll learn not a damn thing in this post today.

Instead you may find something you can relate to.

And I can truly use and would appreciate your feedback on the major change I'm planning to make.
Blogging and Life
I've been stretching myself thin.

Many of my favorite fellow bloggers ask how do you do it all?

I'm not and yet, I've stretched myself so thin lately, I seriously needed a time out.

But it's so hard to do. When you're pushing for that dream, it's hard to let up,

Blogging and Life

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Mind Your Social Media Manners Please

So some knew this rant was coming.

But I won't rant.

Instead I'll be positive. (Let's see how many bloody paragraphs I can get through without bitching)
I'll share the social media manners I socialize by on Twitter
So YOU, not all of you, but YOU know who YOU are, can get a bloody clue.
Twitter Manners
Twitter makes it easy to search other like minded peeps by adding keywords in the search field.

If you're using a twitter client such as Hootsuite, Tweetdeck or MarketMeSuite, these

Mind Your Social Media Manners Please

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Bloody Facebook Timelines

I get that change is good. Really, I do.

I have no issues when twitter makes changes or when there's ANOTHER WordPress update.

But Facebook changes always get on my bloody nerves.

And no, Facebook isn't really free. We use it in exchange for sharing our info which Facebook uses to sell advertising space, so don't you bloody dare tell me it's free and I should put up with it.

I swear I'd shut the friggin account down again if it weren't for the fact that I like new boots.
Facebook
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Friday, March 16, 2012

Ever feel like you've forgotten how to blog?

Blogs, Podcast and Pins...oh my!
I definitely feel like I have.

I mean, over at http://vanitacyril.com I do share the inside scoop on how life is going, but I haven't been doing that here on my baby.

How did this come to pass?

check out my very first podcast!
listen to ‘the Unprofessional mom blogger’ on Audioboo

Are you done making fun of me?

Great!

I gotta tell you, it was super easy to make and a great break from being as graphics obsessed as I've been lately between

Ever feel like you've forgotten how to blog?

Thursday, March 15, 2012

How @KevinRose is Kicking My Butt

It's Thursday and I've become a bit graphic obsessed lately. It's all this wordpress blog theme designing with no client in mind. It's pretty damn hard, but the shop is finally up (with a huge bonus of a free download of WordPress 101 Video Tutorials for my WordPress Newbies)!

Now it's time to get back to blogging and I've been wanting to write a post for days, but my brain is still stuck on graphics so I was considering an infographic instead. Then I came across http://visual.ly/twitter

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

My first weeks of being a WAHM

The Working Mom
I've been a working mom for 14 years. True, I've worked longer than that, but my oldest is almost 15.

During those 14 years I've missed quite a lot.

Vanessa's first recitation of the alphabet.
The first time Sabrina sat up.
Sabrina's first time crawling.
Vanessa's first ice cream cone.
Chaperoning school trips.
Daily convos on the way home from school.
Several award ceremonies.
Damian's "Firsts" until the age of 2.
The first time Natasha crawled.
And,

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Sunday, March 11, 2012

YaY! You Moved to WordPress Self Hosting! What now?

Congrats on making the move to complete independence!

As a companion to my last post The Ultimate Why and HOW-TO leave your free blog behind! Here's a list of must have free WordPress plugins and what they're for! There's a link for the first plugin, but the rest can be found by using the search function at Plugins > Add New from your WordPress dashboard.

ReplyMe - Sends an email to your commenter that a response was made to their comment. Super easy to set up. Not available from the

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Wednesday, March 07, 2012

The Ultimate WHY and HOW-TO Leave That Free Blog Behind!

If you're still on the fence about moving your blog...
...I'm about to share with you

Blogs That Disappear
Moving Fears and Doubts - Google Friend Connect and Facebook Like Button
Financial Investment -Domain, Hosting, Design
How to move to from Blogger to WordPress Self Hosted
How to move from WordPress.com to WordPress Self Hosted
How To Move Your RSS Feed, Networked Blogs and a few other gadgets
Wrapping Up the Move
How To Configure Your WordPress Menu

Blogs That

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