Archives for May 2011

Easy Grilled Desserts

Peaches, Pineapple, and even Bananas are great on the grill. Add some sweet sauce or vanilla ice cream and you have a different dessert than you would serve during most of the year. While easy grilled appetizers and easy grilled side dishes will amaze your guests, dazzle them with the grilled fruit desserts. Great Grilled […]

Help a Mother Out

Gathering Diapers for Families in Need Help a Mother Out (HAMO) is an organization dedicated to increasing access to diapers for families in need. Started by two moms with a modest investment of $100, their vision is a day when every baby has an adequate supply of diapers. HAMO needs help in raising much needed […]

Easy and Unique Grilling Recipes

This Memorial Day Weekend is a great time to grill hamburgers, hot dogs, steak and chicken. Yet, there are so many other foods that can add some variety to the grilling season. A favorite of mine are side dishes that can add some BBQ flare. I have already shared some fabulous grilled appetizers, and tomorrow I’ll […]

Unique and Easy Grilling Recipes

Mom’s can rock the grill too. This Memorial Day Weekend is usually the time we pull out the grill and “fire ‘er up”. While hamburgers, hot dogs, steak and chicken usually line the racks, there are so many other foods that can add some variety to the grilling season. My favorites are appetizers that will […]

Blogging Conferences

The Dos and Don’ts of Social Media Conferences I have been fortunate to attend several blogging/social media related conferences this year; at times as a speaker and at times as an attendee. All in all, I am a Blogging/Social Media Conference newbie, but it was immediately clear when I walked into the opening keynote at […]

Brands, Bloggers and Conferences

The SheCon Conference was the reason for my first trip to Miami, and the Shelbourne South Beach Hotel was the home base during my brief stay.  I say brief because within 24 hours of my arrival, I was booking my departure. While I met some amazing bloggers and brands, the overall impact of my trip […]

GE Momsperience

And it begins As I write this post, I am off to the GE Momsperience. As my recent video shows, my favorite household appliance is a GE Microwave, but I am looking forward to getting an insight into a unique component of the GE brand. One of GE’s ventures is, of course, appliances, but it […]

GE Momsperience Video

So the premise is that I was too lazy to get out my video camera and my mascara. So watch with a grain of salt, ‘kay? But I think the point is made about my excitement for the GE Momsperience, as well as my love for my GE Appliance. While I confess that not all […]

Top 5 Legal Tips

Many conferences have tracks for the four areas of blogging: business, technical, social and emotional. Yet, legal concepts impact all of them. Conferences like Bloggy Boot Camp understand that legal issues are part of the whole blogger business picture, but if you weren’t at the Boston event or need a quick recap of our Legal […]

Scott Naturals

Toilet Paper Roll Art Earth Month has come and gone, and many of you have such awesome ideas to keep the momentum going. As you know, this Charlene Chronicles “Green” series has been the result of the new Scott Natural Tissue Campaign. In the past posts, I have shared information about the Scott Naturals Pledge on […]

Infant Signing Resources

We have all heard about infant signing, and how it can help infants communicate before they are able to verbalize their desires and needs. When my son was born, I learned a lot about infant signing, and it was (and still is) such a thrill when he signs that he wants more milk, or want […]