Category: Blogging

What the HECK is Bloggiesta – #BookBloggerHop

What the HECK is Bloggiesta – #BookBloggerHop

Posted September 1, 2017 in Blogging, Memes // 19 Comments

Good morning my feathered phoenix friends!  Happy Friday! I am so, so excited for this weekend because it’s Labor Day weekend which means: Long weekends FTW. My anniversary. Extra time to DO STUFF. AUTUMN IS ALMOST HERE!!!! All of these things are MASSIVELY exciting to me.  I will probably do separate posts on at least two of them. Today’s topic, though is all about Bloggiesta.  Why? What is it?  READ MORE TO FIND OUT! I’m linking up with this week’s Book Blogger Hop, hosted over at Ramblings of a Coffee Addict.  This week’s question is: Do you participate in The […]

Why Your Blog Makes Me Want to SMASH THINGS – or – Nitpicks About Blog/Post Layouts that Drive Me Crazy

Why Your Blog Makes Me Want to SMASH THINGS – or – Nitpicks About Blog/Post Layouts that Drive Me Crazy

Posted August 31, 2017 in Blogging // 12 Comments

Okay guys, I’m gonna lay down some hard truths. Some blogs out there make me wince. I GET IT.  MINE PROBABLY MAKES PEOPLE WINCE TOO! But some blog layouts are NO NO NO.  You may have awesome content but I CAN NOT because I’m a shallow jerk and you do things that annoy me.  Things that mean I won’t comment back.  Or look at your blog.  Or anything.  Nope. A lot of these are little things.  Things that BLOW MY MIND. Like, just… why?  WHY. I’m just going to go through them now.  Feel free to blow up how horrible […]

August Wrap Up! // Featuring:  Lakes, Cakes, AND DOC BROWN!

August Wrap Up! // Featuring: Lakes, Cakes, AND DOC BROWN!

Posted August 28, 2017 in Blogging, Checking In, Real World // 23 Comments

Welcome Ladies & Gents, to the August Wrap Up! August has been a busy month!  For me, there’s been vacations and birthdays and a trip to the dentist (BLECH), and a solar eclipse!  I am so so proud of myself because I have posted every day this month!  I know a lot of people are heading back to school within a week, if they haven’t already.  Can you believe summer’s almost over?  SHEESH.  I think that we all have had a crazy month, so let’s get down to it!  EXCITING THINGS ARE AFOOT, MY PHOENIX FRIENDS. No, not that kind […]

Blog Spotlight:  Wonderland Recipes

Blog Spotlight: Wonderland Recipes

Posted August 7, 2017 in Blogging // 2 Comments

BEFORE YOU ALL RUN AWAY SCREAMING ABOUT HOW THIS IS SUPPOSED TO BE A BOOK BLOG. Every once and a while, I want to take a moment to highlight a blog that I really enjoy, think is creative and clever, or one that I just feel like sharing with you.  I was chatting in the comments of Saturday’s post about food in writing and how it is awesome, and I remembered this blog I started following a few years ago when I mistakenly believed I could food!blog (it was a terrible idea).  It was AMAZING because it combined my two […]