Mother’s Day on The Rhode Show

I had the joy of visiting my old stomping grounds this morning – the set of The Rhode Show, Rhode Island’s lifestyle morning show. Myself and two other local moms were invited to talk about the good bad and funny aspects of motherhood! Feel free to watch the clip below! Hope you all have a lovely Mother’s Day! -Mary…

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I GET BY WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY GILMORE GIRLS, COFFEE, SUGAR COOKIE CHEESECAKE DIP

This blog post about Christmas Sugar Cookie Cheesecake Dip has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DelightfulMoments #CollectiveBias     2016 has been a rough year.  Between dealing with male PPD, an unexpected move, raising another baby, potty training and everything else in between, I think Tall Dad and I have had enough of our fill this time. So, we’ve decided – that’s it. We’re going to slow down, relax, and not have…

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TELEVISION APPEARANCE TIPS

Today’s post where I share some TV appearance tips has been compensated  by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are, as always, mine alone. #MyBoldMoments #CollectiveBias As a lifelong musician, I’ve been performing since the third grade. Being on stage never seemed to shake me. But when I landed a gig on television as a morning television host, my eyes were opened to a whole new dimension of confidence and performing. For when there is a camera in…

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Milk Nursingwear Review & Giveaway

My little lass turned one year old a couple weeks ago, which honestly blows my mind. This past year has flown by, and as excited as I am about her impending first steps and first words, I find myself begging time to slow down.  I’m cherishing every special “baby” moment, even though I guess she can technically now be called a toddler. Her little babbles, snuggling together in bed after her usual 5am wakeup, and breastfeeding.  You know, it’s funny.…

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WHY BLOGS NEED SOCIAL MEDIA

Welcome to the next installment of the How To Start A Blog Series – if you haven’t read the previous posts, I welcome you to check them out – here! Once you have found a name, and the domain seems to be available – I’d encourage you to check and see if that name is available on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc. If you’re not social media savvy, and want to skip to writing your blog, I understand and will not…

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3 QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE NAMING A BLOG

Alright, so by now you have figured out Why You Should Blog, and Why You Shouldn’t Blog, and you’ve decided that you’d like to continue exploring this exciting world of the blogosphere! (If you are new to my How To Start A Blog Series – you can read other posts here) Our next step is to figure out your name.  Your brand.  Your essence. This step is all about brainstorming. Even though you might be super motivated to start blogging…

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WHAT WILL YOU BLOG ABOUT?

You’re pumped and ready to blog, and feel really motivated – right? Well hopefully you do after reading the previous posts in this How To Start A Blog Series! Great! The next step is to truly solidify what are you hoping to blog about. Here are some tips to help guide you: WHAT TYPE OF BLOG? Will your blog be a journal or personal blog? Or are you more of a how-to, DIY, recipe blogger? Are you blogging because you…

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5 REASONS YOU SHOULDN’T BLOG

In the last blog post, I talked about reasons you should start blogging. There are honestly countless reasons to start, but I also want you to be weary about not starting a blog, for what I think, are the wrong reasons. Because there are, in my opinion, some reasons to NOT blog.  To get this blog ball rollin’ takes time and dedication, so I want to make sure that you really know what you’re getting yourself into before you take…

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6 REASONS TO START A BLOG

In the previous post of this “How To Start A Blog” series, I shared with you why I started blogging. It was a way for me to stay connected with others, to share knowledge as well as my struggles, and to inquire advice from my new community. Since 2012, my husband and I now run and manage 3 blogs, each uniquely different. We have also been asked several times about how to start up a blog. Henceforth, the reason behind…

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