How to Write a Funny Post

Stuck on how to make your posts funnier? Here, let me help....more
You obviously haven't see my twerks. more

4 Things You Need to Know About Pinterest's New Smart Feed

While you were busy cooking up the latest recipe or crafting a hot, new DIY project you found on Pinterest, the engineers of that platform were cooking up and crafting something of their own. And, unless you only follow a handful of pinboards, we bet you didn't even notice. If you have become familiar with the Facebook Newsfeed that only shows you select content from a select few friends, you will already understand Pinterest's Smart Feed; a new algorithm that decides what you see. You no longer get pins in chronological order, and you might not see what someone has pinned at all. Some pins are still shown to you based on who you follow, but Pinterest now determines the value of a pin and assigns a score based upon it. The higher the score, the more people will see your content. ...more
TheKitchenSnob I agree! They should give us a choice. Hmph! more

4 Things You Need to Know About Pinterest's New Smart Feed

While you were busy cooking up the latest recipe or crafting a hot, new DIY project you found on Pinterest, the engineers of that platform were cooking up and crafting something of their own. And, unless you only follow a handful of pinboards, we bet you didn't even notice. If you have become familiar with the Facebook Newsfeed that only shows you select content from a select few friends, you will already understand Pinterest's Smart Feed; a new algorithm that decides what you see. You no longer get pins in chronological order, and you might not see what someone has pinned at all. Some pins are still shown to you based on who you follow, but Pinterest now determines the value of a pin and assigns a score based upon it. The higher the score, the more people will see your content. ...more
amommystory I wish they would let us choose whether we want the Smart Feed, but no. Sigh. I feel ... more

4 Things You Need to Know About Pinterest's New Smart Feed

While you were busy cooking up the latest recipe or crafting a hot, new DIY project you found on Pinterest, the engineers of that platform were cooking up and crafting something of their own. And, unless you only follow a handful of pinboards, we bet you didn't even notice. If you have become familiar with the Facebook Newsfeed that only shows you select content from a select few friends, you will already understand Pinterest's Smart Feed; a new algorithm that decides what you see. You no longer get pins in chronological order, and you might not see what someone has pinned at all. Some pins are still shown to you based on who you follow, but Pinterest now determines the value of a pin and assigns a score based upon it. The higher the score, the more people will see your content. ...more
paulaink You're welcome! more

A Eulogy: The Light of My Sister's Son Shines On

Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage against the dying of the light.      - Dylan Thomas ...more
Oh, my heart.  I'm so sorry for the loss of Ethan and the empty space in your lives. I hope it ... more

10 Creative Ways to Use Social Media for Your Business

Social media sites offer a way for people to communicate online and interact with their favorite businesses. Sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Google+ are among the most popular and most visited on the Web, and many of their users check their accounts every day. Here are 10 ways you can use social media to better connect with your fans and boost your business. ...more
Great tips! more

Please Stop Panicking About Ebola

Earlier this week, the Kansas City local news teased to a potential Ebola case in the metro. Oops, no, maybe it was typhoid. Everyone freaked out, anyway. It is as though there has never been a contagious disease outbreak in the history of humanity. Listen, we have to stop the madness....more
I was doing fairly well until it touched Cleveland today. I have sisters and nephews there and ... more

Sell The House, He Said. It'll Be Better For You, He Said

When he first said he was leaving (via email, if you can believe it. God knows I couldn't at the time), he wrote: "We'll sell the house. The kids will be devastated, but we can both start over."The problem was, of course, that he had already started over, with someone else. All that remained was for us to divvy up the detrius that made up our lives; furniture and DVD's and bank accounts and yes, a house....more
You are a strong, wonderful mother and I'm confident your kids would be okay no matter where you ... more

Camping For People Who Don’t Camp: My Airstream Adventure

As much as I love the beauty of nature, I have no love of roughing it in the great outdoors. As a child my mother would jokingly mention the idea of sending me on a “wilderness adventure” in order to toughen me up and help get me over my irrational fear of insects. One year in college, my roommates gifted me with a t-shirt that read: My idea of camping is when room service is late. Despite what I like to think is my relatively laid back, down-to-earth personality, when it comes to travel and vacationing I can be very much the princess and the pea....more
WANT. Really, truly, this is my dream. I want to drive across the country with one. *swoon* more

The Time I Blew a Crazy Amount of Cash on Discontinued Lipstick

We've all been there: Faithful to a particular cosmetic item; loyal as can be. We've grown to depend on it day in and day out, and it has come through for us—pun intended—with flying colors. Then, one day...Poof! In comes word that said item has been discontinued....more
I bought a bunch of discontinued lipstick from a UK auction site over a decade ago. I'm still ... more