Month: January 2012

Jan 31
Social Networks You Need To Be On

Social Networks You Need To Be On

Technology 1

Yes, we all love Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Google + is slowly, but surely making its way up in the web world. But lets give some room to the new contenders of the Social Network game, because these two newbies are amazingly awesome and are only getting better. GetGlue If you watch TV as much as I do, you will absolutely love this social network. Not only can you “check-in”… Read more »

Jan 30
Book Review: Carrier of the Mark by Leigh Fallon

Book Review: Carrier of the Mark by Leigh Fallon

Young Adult Book Reviews 0 ★★★★

I have to admit right off the bat, this book reminded me of Twilight. The way Megan and Adam meet, how they fall for each other, how unreasonably attractive Adam is to everyone, especially Megan; definitely reminiscent of Twilight, albeit, without the epic appeal Twilight gave me. I didn’t know what to expect going into this. The description doesn’t really give you much, which can be a good and/or bad thing, but… Read more »

Jan 26
Project BG2, Week 47 – Look Who Can Climb the Stairs Now

Project BG2, Week 47 – Look Who Can Climb the Stairs Now

Project BG2 6

That’s right, folks. You simply can’t take your eyes off this little rugrat anymore. She’s cruising from couches to coffee tables, crawling under dining tables, opening up drawers, and now she’s climbing the stairs. For a couple weeks now she’s been lunging back and forth on the bottom step, trying to gauge her readiness and ability to climb the steps, most of the time simply managing to get one leg… Read more »

Jan 24
Book Review: Juliet Immortal by Stacey Jay

Book Review: Juliet Immortal by Stacey Jay

Young Adult Book Reviews 4 ★★½

I really wanted to love this book, but I didn’t. I didn’t hate it, but I didn’t really like it very much. This book reminded me so much of Abandon by Meg Cabot, the only difference being I didn’t want to bang my head on the table like I did with that book. It’s told from Juliet’s perspective and she tends to repeat her thoughts A LOT. She’s basically sent… Read more »

Jan 19
Project BG2, Week 46 – I’m Sick!

Project BG2, Week 46 – I’m Sick!

Project BG2 8

Well, this has been a bad week for BG2. She caught a cold and the poor baby has been coughing and throwing up left and right. It could be a combination of The Hubbi getting sick or the babysitter, but either way, someone got my baby sick! I’ve been trying my best to manage this and luckily it didn’t seem too bad because she only had a slight fever one… Read more »

Jan 17
Book Review: Everneath by Brodi Ashton

Book Review: Everneath by Brodi Ashton

Young Adult Book Reviews 10 ★★★★★

It’s surprising how there have been so many books related to Greek Myth this year, even more relating to the Hades/Persephone story. In particular, I’ve read and reviewed Abandon by Meg Cabot and Solstice by P.J. Hoover. So far, I’ve enjoyed Everneath the best. It’s got romance, mystery, suspense, and paranormal intrigue all mixed in with the underlying theme of Greek mythology. Ashton’s writing is so touching and emotional, after… Read more »

Jan 16
Happy SITS Day! Let Me Entertain You With Some Anecdotes

Happy SITS Day! Let Me Entertain You With Some Anecdotes

BG1, Parenting 78

Welcome! Welcome everyone, to my humble online abode. I hope you enjoy your stay here. I’ve been waiting for this day for quite some time and when I finally got the email, I panicked. How am I going to best present myself so you all could see how interesting and great I am?! I argued over a self-interview, a mini autobiography, links of some of my favorite posts, etc. After… Read more »

Jan 12
Project BG2, Week 45 – Listen to the Sound of Applause

Project BG2, Week 45 – Listen to the Sound of Applause

Project BG2 10

Yes, BG2 has finally mastered the art of clapping. It was a questionable task for a minute there. She was flailing her arms back and forth in a crazy way for a long time now, but this week her gross motor skills have fine-tuned a bit and you can actually hear the clapping sound. Yay! She seems to be very proud of this herself, smiling radiantly and clapping away whenever… Read more »

Jan 10
Book Review: Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi

Book Review: Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi

Young Adult Book Reviews 6 ★★★

I didn’t know what to expect going into this book. The blurb wasn’t very informative, but most of the time I don’t mind that. After the reading the book, however, I found it to be a bit confusing and disappointing as a whole and that I minded. I really wanted to like this and I’m not going to say I flat-out hated it, because I really didn’t and do want… Read more »

Jan 08
Blogging 101: 10 WordPress Plugins You Should Have on Your Blog

Blogging 101: 10 WordPress Plugins You Should Have on Your Blog

Advice Corner 6

After making the switch over to WordPress I had to get readjusted to everything again. It’s been a couple years since I’ve used it and the plugins, themes, and widgets you use for fan sites are a bit different than those you’d want for your blog. I found it surprising that none of the blogs I follow or any familiar ones have posted about what plugins they love the most…. Read more »