Category: Blog and Blogging

Authenticity and Blogging

Authenticity and Blogging: or, keepin' it real. The importance of disclosing relationships with your sponsors for transparency.

Disclosure: I received a discounted rate for my conference registration for IFBC in exchange for promising to write a certain number of posts. In addition, Sabra Dipping Company sponsored me for this event. All opinions–as well as my enthusiasm–as always, remain my own.

You may recall that I attended the International Food Bloggers Conference in …

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Food Blog Forum Orlando 2015

Food Blog Forum Orlando 2015 was an amazing experience to fill your mind and heart, increasing your knowledge on blogging and allowing the opportunity to explore Walt Disney World in the process, the ultimate source for creativity.

Three years ago, I recall seeing some tweets about Food Blog Forum from attendees. It stuck in my mind that they were hosted in Disney World, but it was bad timing for me–we were house hunting at the time and I was only recently re-employed, after spending the prior 4 years as a stay-at-home mom …

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My Writing Process Blog Tour

failed cocktail

Have you heard about the My Writing Process Blog Tour?

It’s a great way to get to know a little more about our fellow bloggers, including how they approach their work. Instead of it strictly being about the product–what everyone sees when they hit publish–we get an inside look at what goes on behind the …

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5 Tips for Attending a Blogging Conference

goodbye Miami

People go to blogging conferences for a multitude of reasons.

Whether you intend to spend your time focusing on SEO or increasing your Facebook audience, the variety of topics will likely include something to improve your performance as a blogger. In the end, what I took away from the conference I recently attended wasn’t what …

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Triple Chocolate Cookies & Food Blogger Cookbook Swap

Triple Chocolate Cookies

Remember the Food Blogger Prop Swap last year? It was a fabulous way to send along some love to our fellow food bloggers and get to know each other a little better. This year, it became the Food Blogger Cookbook Swap, hosted by Alyssa of www.EverydayMaven.com and Faith of http://www.anediblemosaic.com. As part of the swap, …

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Travel: Big Summer Potluck 4: A Treat and Retreat

Sunny and me

As you already know, I attended Big Summer Potluck in Bucks County, Pennsylvania last weekend. I’ve been trying to gather my thoughts so I could write a re-cap, but what I walked away with was more of a mind-altering experience than something concrete to put to pen and paper (or keyboard and screen). In a …

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Goodbye Google Reader – Hello New Subscription Services

bon voyage google reader

As you probably know by now, Google Reader will be disappearing shortly. If you’ve been using it to subscribe to your favorite blogs’ feeds, you’ll need to transfer those subscriptions to another service. And SOON! Google Reader retires on July 1, 2013–you don’t want to waste another minute!

So where do you go from …

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