Feb 202015
 
5 Ways to Have a Successful Blog

In order to launch my new website in 2015, I read dozens of blogs and books about how to create an author website, grow a blog, and build a platform. I learned five basic rules: Use catchy titles that promise something to the reader. Include bullet points and numbered lists to encourage them to read […]

Apr 262014
 
Hemming Jeans: Pinterest Success!

When you are vertically challenged like me, the bottoms of your jeans get frayed and tangled. I’ve just learned to deal with it. But I saw a tutorial on Pinterest HERE that I thought looked doable for the girl who owns a sewing machine but doesn’t know how to really use it. Guess what: it worked!! […]

Apr 102014
 
Homemade Self Tanner: Pinterest Fail

It’s sunny outside, and as I thought about wearing some capris, I remembered a homemade recipe for a self-tanner I’d pinned on Pinterest. I thought I’d give it a try! It sounded simple: 2tbs cocoa powder (depending in how tan you want to be.)  +  Any moisturizer  +  an empty bottle  +  mix it all […]

Mar 092014
 
Travel LEGO Box: Pinterest Success!

Next on my Pinterest mission was to make a travel LEGO box for my little man’s birthday. I got the idea from HERE. I used a diaper wipe container. It had an oval “pop out” area in the center, so it wasn’t flat, but I cut that out with an exacto knife and then put […]