Write On Girls Hosts Writer’s Retreat for Girls in Southern California

  Write On Girls will host a writer’s retreat for girls ages 10-14 in the Santa Ynez Mountains August 21 through 25.  Located at Rancho Oso, just 20 minutes east of Santa Barbara, the overnight camp and writer’s retreat for girls offers a fun environment in which to encourage young writers to explore their unique [...]

By | 2011-08-12T11:08:55+00:00 August 12th, 2011|Blogging, Extended Family|0 Comments

So You Think You Can Write? HubPages Announces Online Writing Contest

Author's Note:  In case you have not heard of HubPages, it is a great outlet for writing about topics you know while making a little money too! HubPages Announces Contest, Helps Educate Community on Online Writing Skills   SAN FRANCISCO, Calif (March 31, 2011)  -- HubPages believes that while publishing has moved from an offline to an [...]

By | 2011-04-12T07:35:52+00:00 April 12th, 2011|Blogging, Contests, Parenting|0 Comments

Smart Quote – Obama’s Gay Agenda

From my guilty pleasure, the Levine Breaking News alert: LBN-COMMENTARY By JACOB BERNSTEIN : In October of 2009, tens of thousands of LGBT people marched on Washington, lambasting President Obama for what they saw to be a totally underwhelming agenda on gay rights. What a difference a year and a half can make. Since that time, when Andrew [...]

By | 2011-02-26T18:56:44+00:00 February 26th, 2011|Blogging|0 Comments

Thanks for a Great 2010 – and a Promising 2011!

10,000 Readers! This morning I got my blog readership data from Wordpress, and I earned a "WOW rating!"  More than 10,000 readers visited my blog in 2010, up from last year and growing!  Thanks!  Go Figure My opinion of my best-written pieces didn't necessarily match up with the most-read.  Though I think it was well-written, I would [...]

By | 2011-01-02T06:29:20+00:00 January 2nd, 2011|Blogging, Motherhood, Parenting, product reviews, Travel|0 Comments

Five Fun Family Vacation Activities Your Kids Will Love

For a chance to get a $50 Target card, here is my blog about five family vacation activities your kids will love. Ironically, I just returned from Virginia, and this contest is sponsored by Williamsburg tourism (and TwitterMoms).  Several weeks  before I set out to visit Virginia for two weeks, I tried to engage the Virginia tourism board to [...]

I’m Easy

I have three easy-to-win contests in conjunction with my Mother's Day gift guide, and the more I read about other mommy blogger contests, I think I am WAY too easy.  No requirement to blog about it, join and follow me on Facebook, Twitter, etc. , and my prizes ($100 card from Gift Card Mall, $100 Teleflora bouquet, LittleWriteBrain [...]

By | 2010-04-30T14:34:40+00:00 April 30th, 2010|Blogging, Contests, Mommy Blogging, Parenting|1 Comment