Much Better Than Swag – What BlogHer Means To Me #BlogHer13

blogher 2013

I remember my very first BlogHer, a newbie blogger myself we were just starting to explore working with brands. At the time we were teaching a lot of brands what is now common practice in our community. In Chicago in 2009 it was the year of the swag, or so I thought. The following year… [read more]

Coffee With Me At BlogHer ’13 #FolgersLounge – $200 Folgers Prize Pack Giveaway

coffee folgers blogher

Every year thousands of women bloggers gather for the conference of the year. This will be my 5th BlogHer conference and every year I walk away from the experience a better blogger and a better person. Many of times it’s the personal connections I’ve made at BlogHer that have created lasting relationships for me and… [read more]

Our Weekend Oregon Coast Getaway

oregon sea lion caves

This past weekend our family decided to hit the Oregon coast. If you’ve traveled in Oregon you’d know that the weather here can be hit or miss so we planned it just right and went on an absolutely delightful weekend. I’ve always wanted to drive down Highway 101 and visit the Sea Lions Caves. We… [read more]

Some Days….

brooklin age 4

Lately my children have left me exhausted. By the end of the day I find myself looking forward to bedtime a little more than I used to. I think it’s the fact that I hear the word mommy 200+ times a day. Most days I don’t get to shower alone let alone use the restroom… [read more]