Puerto Rico Family Vacation

Old San Juan

What’s on my mind? Puerto Rico family vacation. As in, San Juan. I know. It’s awesome, right? Right. Beaches, snorkeling, history, natural parks and so much more. When I began the search for our family vacation, I crossed off  Mexico (we’ve been 4 times in the last 6 years). Then, I considered Hawaii.  That lasted […]

Learn How to Get Visitors Using StumbleUpon

StumbleUpon is by far one of the most under-rated social media platforms. Using StumbleUpon correctly can do wonders for your blog and boost your traffic.

StumbleUpon can be a great way to give a boost to your pageviews and help you to better understand how to get visitors to your blog. But it can also be a bit intimidating to get started if you’re not terribly familiar with how StumbleUpon works. Today, Annie from Mama Dweeb kicks off Part 1 […]

Fun On A Dime

Inexpensive family fun ideas are keepers in my book!  That’s why you’ll love our featured blogger today, Michelle from Fun On A Dime. Here’s how Michelle describes her corner of the blogosphere where she shares her ideas for family fun: At Fun On A Dime our mission is to encourage families to find out for themselves […]

#SITSBooks: Goodnight Tweetheart Twitter Party

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The time has come! This Thursday is our Twitter Party to discuss the fabulous Goodnight Tweetheart. The amazing best-selling author Teresa Medeiros will be joining us. The details: Thursday, October 20th 8-9:00 pm CST Twitter, Hashtag #SITSBooks A few discussion questions for you to think about: When Mark and Abby first “meet” on Twitter, Mark […]

Tammy’s Two Cents

A good Tuesday morning to you! Welcome today’s featured blogger – Tammy of Tammy’s Two Cents. Here’s what Tammy wants you to know: I am a Pacific Northwest girl who is addicted to Starbucks and a huge Twilight fan!  I have an 11 year old daughter, an 8 year old son and I am married […]

How To Throw A Cheap & Easy Halloween Party

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Halloween is sneaking up on us! Throwing a tricked-out bash for the day of spook can be big bucks if you’re not careful. SITStah Joanne from Suburban Life Journal shares with us how to do it on the cheap. For someone who didn’t want to leave behind the lazy, cicada singing days of summer, oh […]

5 Ways To Prevent Blog Burnout

Blogging burn out is very real. Learn how to stop it before it begins, so your writing doesn't suffer.

Has blog burnout ever reared its ugly head in your world? There have been days when I’ve sat down to write only to realize that I don’t want to blog anymore; my finger floats menacingly over the delete button, but I never follow through.  I love blogging.  Nearly three years into blogging, I love writing, […]

Mothering Moments

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Happy Monday! Today, our Featured Blogger is Stacey from Stacey’s Mothering Moments. Stacey is a fan of big families…. I have 7 children. Yes, you read that right. Let’s get a couple of things out of the way, Yes they are all mine and yes we know what causes it. And if you think I […]

Social Sharing: Are You Giving Readers What They Need?

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It’s Annabel Candy’s last day with us on The SITS Girls. Today is she highlighting the importance of social sharing and offering some quick tips to make sure that you have all of your bases covered. You can find tips like these in her Successful Blogging in 12 Simple Steps eBook. Be sure you click […]

The Mess that is My Life.

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Today’s featured blogger, Robin, writes deep, honest and thoughtful posts. While her blog discusses her struggles with depression, I love her sense of humor, sending us a photo of her husband at the happiest place on earth…  She’s been married to this guy for 21 years. Meet Robin of “The Mess that is My Life” […]

Cold vs. Flu: Telling The Difference

Ugh. You can feel it coming on. You are tired. Your body hurts and there is a small tickle in your throat. You are sick. But what are you sick with? Is it a cold or the flu and how can you tell? I spoke with a physician colleague of mine and here is what […]

Halloween Crafts: A BOO-Tiful Door Hanger For You

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Evonne from Jules Out Loud is helping us to dive into Halloween today. She sent over a craft tutorial on how to make a Halloween Door Hanger. When it comes to Halloween craft ideas, this is one that you just can’t miss! BOO-tiful Door Hanger Materials: Wood letters – I used 6 inch letters 3 […]

Life in a Pink Fibro

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Today’s featured blogger is Allison of Life in a Pink Fibro. Allison describes herself as: I’m a writer, a mother, a Mrs. I used to live in The Big Smoke, but I moved back to my hometown with The Builder and my two boys (Mr7 and Mr4) about three years ago. I write about writing, […]

Blog Format Counts! Learn How To Get It Right

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Annabel Candy is back again today to highlight her book, Successful Blogging in 12 Simple Steps, and help us to focus on how format your blog. Formatting your blog properly is critical to ensuring that your readers want to return again and again. Read on for a great exercise that will ensure your blog format […]

Annie Bakes

Annie Bakes

Hello friends! Happy Wednesday to you. I hope you are hungry, cause today’s Featured Blogger is all about inexpensive, delicious and easy recipes! Meet Annie of AnnieBakes.net Here is a little diddy about Annie: Why the name “anniebakes” you ask–you feature more than just baking recipes?  Well, the story goes like this… When I was […]

New SITS Girl in Town: Gigi from Kludgy Mom

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We’ve got a very special announcement for our SITStahs today! Gigi from Kludgy Mom has officially joined our team. What this means is that going forward Gigi will be acting as our editorial manager. She’ll be keeping the featured blogger train afloat, helping us to publish the fab blog education posts you have come to […]

How to Create Stellar DIY Craft Blogs

Seven steps that will help you become a master craft and DIY blogger.

DIY (Do It Yourself) and Craft blogs are all the rage in these budget conscious days. They teach us how to stretch our decorating dollar and provide us with ways to create beautiful gifts and celebrations with tools we have at home. If you enjoy creative projects and sharing your tips and tricks with others, […]

Baby Meets City

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Here is what Ellen wants you to know: I started Baby Meets City, a blog about my experiences with urban parenting in New York City, about two weeks before the arrival of my first child. We’re now on to Baby #2 and the adventure only continues! Life in the Big Apple is exciting, frustrating and smile-inducing […]

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