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Breaktober Lessons and Reminders [ A Recap ]

November 4, 2014

Most of you know that for the month of October, I took a creative break. So what did it look like? What did I do with my time? What did I learn? Well first, we have to start at the beginning.  What did pre-breaktober blogging life look like and how would that compare to the new schedule? Write a new blog post for Monday thru Friday and if you have time, write one for Saturday and Sunday too.  Read &…

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Pushing the reset button.

October 7, 2014

It’s true. I am deeming this month “Breaktober” for myself and this space. I’d started this post out with a huge explanation as to why I’ll be taking a bit of a creative break this month, but when it came down to it – I realized that no explanation was necessary. So I deleted those paragraphs. Twice šŸ™‚ I will say this though, for any of you bloggers reading this who may be feeling the “pressure” or stress that blogland…

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Are you a no-reply blogger?

April 15, 2014

I remember reading that when I first started blogging – Are you a no-reply blogger? Two thoughts immediately popped into my head. First thought was – Um NO, absolutely not. I know what I’m doin’ here! Second thought? I have no idea what a no-reply blogger is. With a quick investigation I discovered that yes, I was a no-reply blogger. Oops. I’d been commenting on quite a few posts and never heard a single reply – turns out this was why.  So…

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What’s your go-to method for the social media madness?

April 4, 2014

First and foremost – Happy Friday! Is it just me or was this week crazy busy and move at a snail’s pace? I know, usually busy weeks go super fast but I am pretty happy this week is now over and we have made it to the weekend.  You may have noticed a few (small) changes here at Ember Grey in the past week or so. I now have a  Facebook page, and also linked up my Pinterest account –…

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It was a slammin’ Presidents’ Day (& some other thoughts)

February 18, 2014

I had the very best Presidents’ Day, guys. And I mean, isn’t that all anyone asks for? The morning was spent with X and one of my dearest, oldest (he’s not old though) friends and his girlfriend. They were in town from San Francisco (why they chose to leave their paradise and come to this snowy mess makes no sense to me but it doesn’t matter because selfishly, I was so happy to see him- even if they were freezing…

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