Get Ahead This Holiday Season with a Smart Pinning Strategy
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Which social media platform is your number one referrer to your blog? If you are stumped by this question it is worth investigating. After two years now, Pinterest is consistently my number #1 referrer to my blog. Did this just happen by chance? No, two years ago I bought The Pinning Perfect course from Blog Clarity to learn how to use Pinterest to my advantage for my blog. A lot has changed since the first days of when I was pinning personally and then switched to a business account. If you haven’t got a business account yet for your blog or business you should consider it. But if you are unsure why not start here with Free Pinterest Holiday Cheat Sheet from Blog Clarity. Take advantage of this holiday season with a smart pinning strategy for your blog or business.
It wasn’t so long ago it was my little ones first Halloween and I remember the cuteness of those first few years. Ok, more like 10 years ago now. I dressed my boys in a cute lion suit their first Halloween and my eldest was a penguin when he was two. Today I would like to introduce you and your little reader to some New Halloween favourites from Raincoast books. I wish I had had a cute non-spooky book like Herbert’s First Halloween by author Cynthia Rylant to introduce some of the traditions of Halloween to my kids. For older kids How To Catch A Monster by Adam Wallace is a funny ninja adventure where the young ninja sets out to catch a monster from his/her closet. It is also another in his series of How to Catch… Last year I reviewed How to Catch an Elf you can view that review here.(more…)
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When I found out that Eileen Cook had a new book being released I jumped at the chance to receive an advanced readers copy to devour on my summer vacation. Nothing like a good psychological thriller while relaxing by the pool or chilling on the beach. Last year, I read With Malice and was fascinated by the twist and turns throughout the novel to discover the truth. However, I was also fascinated by the choices the main character made at the end of the novel. You can read that review here. The Hanging Girl by Eileen Cook delves into the female adolescent intrigue with an ending that left me with my mouth slightly gaping open wondering about the choices and motivations made by the main character. (more…)
DIY Traveler’s Notebook Folder Using Silhouette Machine
It’s like a match made in heaven. My planner obsession and my silhouette machine. What can I do with it next? I already create planner stickers with it. You can check out my Silhouette posts here and here. Of course I put together youtube videos of them so if you don’t want to miss any please consider subscribing here. Now on to creating a pocket folder for my recollections traveler’s notebook with my Silhouette machine.