Next month, I'll be at BlogHer Food in Atlanta! Besides looking forward to meeting tons of fellow foodies and to hear the latest about food blogging trends, I will also be presenting a session called: Fast, Healthy, Family-friendly: Not the Oxymoron You Might Think! Delicious dinners and “family friendly” need not be mutually exclusive. This session will provide tips on how … [Read more...] about BlogHer Food’11!
It occurred to me the other day as I was on Facebook that several of my friends who claim to be intimidated by Twitter are using Facebook just like they would tweet. Constantly updating their status; using the @ sign to reply to friends' comments; and even using hashtags (without knowing why)! I hate to break it to you guys, but...you're basically on Twitter! I've also notice … [Read more...] about A Note to Facebook Users Afraid of Twitter
I joined Facebook years ago, waaaaay back in 2007 or 2008 in my role as a high-tech goods and services lawyer. Hardly anyone was on it then and it seemed…simpler. More peaceful. Now that everybody and their Mama is on Facebook (including, incidentally, my Mama), Facebook has unashamedly picked up the pace in terms of chipping away at the walls of privacy that it built in … [Read more...] about Fed Up with Facebook?
Yesterday my sister and I trekked from DC to Fairfax, VA (in rush hour traffic) to fight for a parking space, scoop up green tickets (which meant we were in the second to last group), and wait FOUR HOURS in line to see the incomparable Pioneer Woman. Not only are this woman's blog aesthetic, off-the-wall humor, and cooking skills what make me devour her posts, but the mere … [Read more...] about In the Flesh: Ree, The Pioneer Woman
This month, the new social media tool I'm going to be taking for a spin is UStream. I'm obviously behind as this site is showing up everywhere! From Kandi Burress to Ashton Kutcher to P. Diddy to Tori Spelling, it seems like everyone is jumping on the live streaming bandwagon. Do you UStream? … [Read more...] about Social Media Maniac Tool for May: UStream