Month: February 2015

  • #BlogRecipe: Michael Hyatt's 7 Steps To A Killer Blog Post

    Taking your blog to the next level means improving the content on your website. You hear the word, “killer” a lot in the content marketing world, but what exactly does it mean? According to Michael Hyatt, blogger at and author of Platform: Get Noticed in a Noisy World, a killer blog post is a post that performs well based on views, comments and shares. In a recent webcast, Hyatt shares his tips to creating a killer blog post.  To help illustrate the importance of creating a killer blog post, Hyatt discussed seven steps. Below is a summary of all seven, along with tips on how

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  • All Smiles At The Keys

    Some places are worth the travel. When Jeff mentioned he wanted to take a trip to the Keys the first thing that came to mind was, that is a long drive! His reasoning behind it was to see something new. I am not a fan of long trips, but I do like to prepare for them. So, knowing where we were headed days in advance was beneficial. I mentioned in a previous post how I like to overpack and pack in advance whenever we plan a family trip. Doing so always gives me piece of mind. We had treats for the

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  • There's Beauty In Simplicity

    Happiness is finding beauty in the little things.  If someone asked me where I pictured myself at 25, I think I would have told them working for Edelman in NYC. No serious relationship — just weekends filled with family time and random lunch dates with friends. It may sound like a dream to some, but it would have been pretty lonely compared to the life I live today. Of course, a career at Edelman was my ultimate goal in life. But with time, you realize there is more to life than a career. The Love Of FamilyBecoming a parent and moving

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  • Motherhood Changes You

    I have always cared for others more than I have cared about myself, but motherhood really brought out a different side of me. There have been several changes in my life since the day I found out I was going to be a mom. I have been preparing myself mentally, physically and emotionally since day one, but regardless of how many times I have told myself “I got this,” I have flipped my lid. Sometimes when you do too much for someone, they slowly start taking advantage of it. And that is when you have to put your foot down

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  • Lessons From A Cracked iPhone Screen

    I thought I would be upset, but I actually smiled a lot more. Getting out of the car one morning, I told myself I should place my phone inside the jogger compartment with my keys. Something told me it would be safer there during our walk through Vista View Park. I wish I had listened to myself, or do I? After taking a photo of the boys during our walk, I dropped my phone and it hit the gravel. We were on the side of the road and I wanted to move over to let the car behind us pass.

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