Blogger Seeks Wifi, Finds It at Best Buy Mobile

Disclosure: I will work for wifi. Proof? This post was sponsored by Best Buy. Um, did you know BlogHer is this week? With all the craziness going on this summer I kind of forgot. Until I woke up in a blind panic this morning realizing I had DONE NOTHING TO PREPARE. Twitter and FB groups freaked me out even more with their talk of thank you tweets and brand meetings. So I did was any smart educated woman does: headed for the mall. There I wandered around in a daze picking up random bits of clothing and essentials like dry shampoo (mama has got no time for showers at BlogHer.) The clothing shoping was depressing me, not only did nothing fit well at my "summer weight" but I also realized that I could afford none of it. Stupid summer, those twenty five cent ice pops at the pool add up. Then like a beacon in the night I came across the BEST BUY MOBILE STORE. It looked all amazingly heavenly and shizznit. (Sidenote: Have you seen This Is The End? If not, go see it now. … [Read more...]

Digital Spring Cleaning : Cleaning Up Your Online Presence

Just because it's May you didn't think we were done spring cleaning did you? Oh no, now we're getting into the deep stuff. We're going to turn the mattresses and vacuum out the couch cushions. So to speak. 1. Search Yourself 2. Correct As Needed 3. Delete Unused Profiles 4. Update Your Networks If you've just joined the online world in the past couple of years, hello and welcome to the modern age. You get to take this week off. For the rest of us though, it's time to face the sins of our online past. Since I was an early adopter I was little scared to find out what would be out there. I searched my current name, my middle name plus last name since I used it for three years, and my longtime online pseudonym "guavalicious". What came up was mainly unsurprising: links to conferences I have spoken at, blog posts I have done for other people, and news stories I have been quoted in. There wasn't anything I felt the need to follow up on and delete. I did find a link to some photos … [Read more...]