Category: Advice Corner

May 11
My Essentials: MUST HAVE WordPress Plugins

My Essentials: MUST HAVE WordPress Plugins

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I’m back with another Essentials post! If you didn’t know, a long way back I posted about my 10 Fave WP Plugins. That was FOUR years ago! Yeah, things have definitely changed since then. Actually, the only plugins from back then that I still have now are CommentLuv and WPTouch Mobile, both of which (obviously) I still love. So, I figured I’d do a follow-up post and let you all… Read more »

Apr 28
My Essentials: Chrome Browser Extensions

My Essentials: Chrome Browser Extensions

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It’s been forever and a day since I’ve done an Advice Corner post, so it was about time I sit down and get it done. Today I wanted to talk about some of my favorite extensions that I have to have on my Chrome browser. I love Chrome and it’s my go-to browser. I used to love Firefox, like everyone else, but Chrome just works so smoothly for me. Anyways,… Read more »

Jan 11
My Essentials: Apps on My Mac

My Essentials: Apps on My Mac

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Caffeine I’ve had this app for years and I love it. It’s so simple and basically fades into the background, but it does its job well. What it does is makes sure your computer doesn’t go to sleep. I know, people set timers and all that to make their computers go to sleep after some time, but I’m constantly on my computer, or I need it to always be on,… Read more »

Nov 17
My Essentials: On Staying Organized

My Essentials: On Staying Organized

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In a life as hectic as mine, organization is key. I wouldn’t be able to run my blog, my family, or my life as efficiently if I wasn’t organized. Thankfully, I love all that goes into organizing and planning. I know that I’m the backbone for my family and what needs to be done in that aspect. When it comes to my blog and stuff I need to do in… 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

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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 »

May 31
Blogging 101: How to Make a Scrolling List

Blogging 101: How to Make a Scrolling List

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If you’re like me, there’s a lot of things you want to show off but there’s onli so many things you can put on your sidebar before it starts looking like a crazi mess! That’s why I love the Marquee option (scrolling list). With this simple little code I”m able to show off all the cute little buttons of some of my favorite bloggers and I recently added this feature… Read more »

May 23
Blogging 101: How to Get a Link for a Future Post for Blogger

Blogging 101: How to Get a Link for a Future Post for Blogger

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Sometimes when I’m writing posts or reviews I want to get the link to it so I can schedule tweets or email someone the link in advance (like the company I’m reviewing or a friend who wants to see it). This tutorial will show you how to get the link for your blog posts so you can do whatever you want with it. Remember though, the link won’t work until… Read more »

Apr 30
Blogging 101: How to Make a Grab Button

Blogging 101: How to Make a Grab Button

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I have to say I’m extremely addicted to blogging and I love figuring out how to add cool gadgets and special features to my blog all the time. I’m definitely not an expert at coding/HTML, but I do know my way around a code or two, and there’s always some tutorial out there showing you how to do something. I decided I wanted to include some important and useful tutorials… Read more »