How Do You Express Your Creativity?


There are more ways to get in touch with your inner artist than by painting gigantic murals or crafting a 2000 word opus (although those are also spiffy options). But in those rare instances where neither extended ladders nor gobs of alone time are at your disposal, here are some quick and easy ways to […]

How to Create SEO Friendly Blog Post Titles


So you’ve got terrific, original content- fabulous! But if you don’t start off with a strong, clickable blog post title, your genius will be relegated to the fifth or sixth pages of search engines. Fear not! I’ve culled the top five tips for creating better blog post titles; ones which will be SEO friendly and […]

10 Secrets to Writing Success


Was kickstarting your blogging skills a major goal for the new year? Then you’re in excellent company, friends! Here are ten of our favorite ways to keep your blog (and you!) zipping through 2014 when it comes to finding writing success. 10 Secrets to Writing Success All Bloggers Should Know We don’t keep secrets in […]

5 Signs You’re Spending Too Much Time Behind The Computer


Listen, we’ve all been there. Ten more minutes browsing your favorite blogs leads to an article you’ve been dying to read, which paves the way for some meme guffawing (and subsequent sharing)- and before you know it, it’s 3am and you’ve gotten zero things accomplished. (Least of all the online work that you needed to […]

8 Insanely Nice Things To Say To a Friend

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Looking for some easy ways to absolutely make someone’s day? Especially when it comes to nice things to say to a friend? Here are 8 insanely nice, no-fail compliments, guaranteed to brighten the mood of your favorite writer/blogger/Internet pal. Nice Things To Say To a Friend To Brighten Their Day! 8. That post of yours […]

Writing Tips: 7 Secrets To Writing Better Blog Posts

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When it comes to writing tips to help you write better blog posts, do you find yourself floundering? Want to sharpen your skills and whip your brain into Writer’s Mode? Read on to get the blog writing tips you need to capture your audience and keep them coming back for more: Writing Tips to Help […]

Forum Roundup: July 28


Can you believe it’s already the last weekend in July?! This summer is simply zipping- which must mean we’re all doing something right. But before we trade our flip flops for apple-picking boots (y’all have those too, yes?), let’s check in with our always-seasonal forums! TheMommyMess, inspired by one of our fabulous How-To posts, wonders […]

Forum Roundup: July 21


Happy shank o’ July, everyone! I hope this weekend has brought you all some fabulous, outdoorsy fun- unless of course you’re being affected by this wicked heat wave. Then, by all means, I hope you’re inside, lying down, drinking a milkshake. Speaking of summertime joy, our terrific forums are going strong with the blogging info […]

Forum Roundup: July 14


Happy Bastille Day! And while I’m only as French as this crepe I’m inhaling, I hope you’ve all been enjoying a festive weekend full of joie de vivre. Now, let’s see what nos amis are up to in our globally fabulous forums, oui? Recreateanddecorate has started a popular thread on whether or not to truncate […]

Forum Roundup: July 5


Happy Day After The 4th, everyone! Hope you all have a little fire left in your works to get you through the Friday between days off! (Who okayed that one?!) Let’s take a well-deserved coffee break to check out the buzz in our forums… Rach_lifeeversince was looking for advice on how to announce an upcoming blogging […]

Forum Roundup: June 21


Friends, it’s officially Summer! And what better way to kick off this awesome season than with some friends? So let’s all kick back, grab a frosty drink, and peruse what’s been happening this week in our chock-full of sunshine forums: Deanna asked for help with social media blog buttons- and the community more than helped […]

Get New Readers With Saturday Sharefest: May 11th


Happy Saturday, all, and a very happy Mother’s Day Weekend to all the Moms, Aunts, Grandmas, and wonderfully maternal females in our community! Let’s spread some love with our world famous Sharefest, shall we? Lisa over at Notes From The Shallow End shares a hilarious post about the processed foods from our childhood which are […]

Saturday Sharefest: April 20

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This week has been a toughie, that’s for sure. With all of the heartache and tension sweeping our nation, I found solace in reading fellow SITS Girls’ posts, ranging from kiddo issues to decadent recipes. Won’t you join me in our weekly Sharefest for some comfort food for the soul? Here are some of my […]

It’s Saturday Sharefest for March 9!

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Happy Saturday! We’re so close to actual springtime you can almost feel it.  All of those St. Patrick’s Day parties and festive drinks should help a tad, right? Now, onto the exceptionally fun Saturday Sharefest! Are you feeling beyond ready to throw open some windows and get started on Spring Cleaning? (Here in snowy Chicago, I’d […]

Link Up Your Best Post With #SITSSharefest

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Happy Saturday, SITStahs! It’s time for another installment of our world famous Saturday Sharefest. Valentine’s Day is one of my absolute favorite holidays. And there are so many ways to celebrate, way beyond dinner rezzies and marked-up bling. These girls know what’s what: The Love Of Creating Julie from Julie Unplugged spent a [completely justifiable] […]

Forum Roundup: December 14


We’re full steam ahead into December, and I’ve got festivities on the brain! (And more than a little chocolate on my face.) How about you? Let’s take a look into those always informative, never caloric forums of ours and see what this week has brought us, shall we? Got someone difficult to shop for, or want some […]

Our Christmas Gift to YOU: Download Your Free eBook Now


Can you believe how fast our Month Of Cookie zipped by? By now, many of you have sent and received delectable baked goods, submitted your finest recipes for inclusion in our world famous cookie book, and blogged (and Pinned and Facebooked and Tweeted) about this whole delicious (and remarkably photogenic) endeavor. Check out our Pinterest […]

Saturday Sharefest: November 17th

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Happy Weekend-Before-Thanksgiving! (Which, yes, is totally a holiday of its own. Pass the desserts.) Are you stoked for this week’s SITS Girls Saturday Sharefest Twitter Party? It starts TODAY at 10AM EST/7AM PST. Come feature your best post (and then retweet your fellow SITStahs’ best posts)! Our hashtag is #SITSSharefest- can’t wait to read what you’ve all […]

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