Scene: Thanksgiving Day. T minus 30 minutes.
The bronzed bird is resting on the counter, but you need the drippings to make the gravy.
The potatoes are boiling furiously, and you are waiting to drain some of that starchy cooking water into the pot for the gravy. (A tip you found long ago). The mashing tools are ready and waiting.
You have just rolled out the crescent rolls, which need a short time and little oven space. Good thing those candied sweet potatoes and extra casserole of stuffing are about finished.
The fresh cut green beans have been steamed, and are now in a skillet with butter and sliced almonds on the back burner.
You found out how delicious those fresh cranberries can be, and you made them the night before, while the second batch of pumpkin pies was baking. The first batch was set aside, since you forgot to…
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Blog Networking from Dream Big, Dream Often
Blog networking is one of the most undervalued and underused strategies for most. But I believe it is at the core for growing a blog.
You will find links in this post to help eliminate some of the work; all you have to do is LIKE, COMMENT and FOLLOW others. The more you network with other blogs, the more other blogs will network with you!
This kind of blogging advice is always fresh. From Danny at Dream Big Dream Often.
For my blogging tips, advice and blog strategies post today I want to switch gears a bit and discuss the power of having an opinion and losing the fear of offending others.
I remember when I first started blogging and how I was always worried about what others thought about what I was writing. I think it is a natural fear when you are putting yourself out for all to read and doing so in such an honest forum such as blogging. Blogging can be intimidating at first. I was reluctant to express my true feelings on certain topics. I would write something and then read it to Evelina to make sure I wasn’t coming across too strong. I still practice this habit, but I am the one usually rereading a draft to ensure my “tone” is acceptable and my message takes into account my true feelings and opinions. But…
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