You Missed It! The Blog Life University Conference Recap #BLU16

You should have been there! The Blog Life University Conference Recap from Kendra at #BLU16

A few weeks ago, I shared that I was going to the Blog Life University Conference as an ambassador. Well coming back from it, I want to share just two of the things I learned and just how wonderful of a conference it was. These are really just the technical highlights from the most common issues that are facing me and most of the bloggers I know. The biggest questions I went in with from looking at the agenda/speakers were: 1) What changes are happening with Pinterest and why is it impacting me … [Read more...]

Why Non-Bloggers Should Attend a Blog Conference – #BlogHer16

Why Non-Bloggers Should Attend a Blog Conference

I feel like all non-bloggers should attend at least one blog conference ever. I’d love for you to attend more than one but with at least one, you’ll get an understanding why I love them so much! I’ve been relatively quiet when it comes to my blog conference travel because we’ve had a busy year personally off the blog but I’m going to the biggest one of the year, #BlogHer16 in a few weeks! I’m so excited because while it is professional development for bloggers, I come back with even more from … [Read more...]

Announcing Blog Life University Conference #BLU16 & A Discount Code!


It’s blogging conference season and I’m proud to say that I was selected as a conference ambassador for the Blog Life University Conference! Blog Life University Conference will be held here in Atlanta, July 20 - 23 at the Doubletree by Hilton Atlanta - Marietta. If you know me, I love a good conference. The agenda and the sponsors for this conference are perfect for all levels of bloggers and I can’t wait to get into all the sessions. Why Attend a Blog Conference I personally believe that you … [Read more...]

Red White and Blue No Bake White Chocolate Cheesecake

Headband For Today Red White and Blue No Bake White Chocolate Cheesecake - Perfect for a quick but fancy summer dessert that you can dress up or down!

I’m pleased to introduce my contribution to the Fourth of July desserts with this Red, White and Blue No Bake White Chocolate Cheesecake. Doesn’t it just look fabulous? I have to admit I’m proud of how it turned out. If you meet me, you’ll know that I love a good sweet and a good challenge. So when Dixie Crystals announced that they were hosting the Sweet and Southern Desserts Recipe contest for the Blog Life University Conference I’m attending, I had to enter. How else do you become an … [Read more...]

How to Start a Month of Blogging – #NaBloPoMo

  Today is November 1 and the official mark of the November 2015 NaBloPoMo (National Blog Post Month). I’m not sure if I’ve tried to participate before but year is one that I plan to. I’m going to be honest and say that not every post will be written on that day, or even during this month. I have so many posts that are in draft that I’d like to share with you. My posts will be a mix of the personal (like why I quit my job last week!) and the informational (I can’t wait to share a few … [Read more...]

#BlogHer15 – I’m Speaking & New Goals


    I’m going to #BlogHer15 and the biggest thing is I’m doing a workshop this year! This will be my second BlogHer and I’m pretty excited because I’ll be able to catch up with so many friends this year. I was looking back over the year and thinking about what’s changed since my last BlogHer. I’ve expanded my circle of friends even more. I’m looking forward to seeing even more people this year and connecting with my real friends. I want to hear about birthday trips with new … [Read more...]

Beaches Turks and Caicos in 3 Words – #BeachesMoms

Beaches Turks and Caicos in 3 Words

  In the interest of keeping things short, I can’t really tell you how magnificent my experience at the Beaches  Turks and Caicos Social Media on the Sand Conference vacation was.  The first three words that come to mind about our experience were Number1, Personalized and #SoonComeBack. Normally, I talk about how wonderful a conference is and what I learned. This event was another level of a conference and vacation experience. There were slight hiccups but it was unique because I don’t … [Read more...]