Friendships and Other Perks of Blogging

perks of blogging,

One of the perks of blogging is meeting other bloggers. Whether at a blog conference or through reading and commenting on each other’s posts – it’s easy to develop a friendship because in addition to the direct interaction via commenting, as you read someone’s stories you get to know them.

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The Truth

The Truth,

“Ask me no questions, I’ll tell you no lies.” – Oliver Goldsmith   What is the truth? I can tell you what it’s not: Secrets Exaggerations Omissions Behind the back whispers Jealousy Greed Sometimes the lies have been told so many times they are thought to be the truth. Other

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Spring means Lacrosse

lacrosse means spring

Spring means Lacrosse Spring in Connecticut…freezing rain, blowing wind, damp and cold. Obviously the next thing that comes to mind should be outdoor lacrosse tryouts. Spending two hours outside shivering, dressed for winter and holding an umbrella. Fantastic way to spend a Sunday. The only thing worse would be to

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Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits from

What do you think of when I say “Greatest Hits?” I’m just going to say it, I’m not a fan of boxing. My dad loves it, I have friends who love it – I can’t handle it, the sweat, blood and spit; the swollen shut eyes; the way people lay

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Favorite Live Songs for Twisted Mix-Tape Tuesday

Favorite Live Songs from So I've been

This week’s Twisted Mix-Tape is songs you love that blew you away when you heard them live. Or to make it easier…I’m choosing my five Favorite Live Songs. The first option is too hard…I don’t remember a lot about the concerts I’ve been to. I’ve been to enough of them,

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I’m Done With School, but…

I'm Done With School, but

I’m Done With School, but… Apparently this is a week of firsts for me. If you missed it – I presented my first guest post on Coach Daddy. That was fun, I got a great response and so far no one I wrote about has read it. I didn’t name

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How to Raise Competitive Girls

how to raise competitive girls

Today is a first for me and I’m really excited about it. I’m going to teach you everything you need to know about how to raise competitive girls! No, not really. I’m excited because I have a guest blogger! And I get to be a guest blogger! Eli from Coach

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Twisted MixTape Forbidden Love

Twisted MixTape Forbidden Love

It’s Tuesday and that means it’s time for another Twisted MixTape. I’ve mentioned before – this is my favorite link-up. It’s hosted by Jen Kehl and the people that play really know their music, I love seeing what everyone chooses for the themes because I always find music I haven’t

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Warm and Toasty!

Warm and Toasty Cocktail by

I don’t know about you…but I am freezing! It is so cold in CT right now and there is more snow in the forecast. It doesn’t feel like this winter will ever end. I want something to keep me Warm and Toasty. I’m not just talking about a fire in

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Cherry Coconut Martini

Cherry Coconut Martini from

I was going to call this Cherry Coconut Martini a Valentine’s cocktail – it has all the makings: it’s red, it’s delicious and I’m posting the recipe right before Valentine’s Day. Also, if you have two, you will be in love with everyone.     But the reality is…this Cherry

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