Category Archives: Potpourri

Must Have Kitchen Gadget: The Slow Cooker Lets You Spend Less Time in the Kitchen

Must Have Kitchen Gadget: The Slow Cooker Lets You Spend Less Time in the Kitchen

I may not have a foodie blog, but I am definitely a foodie. I love to cook, and I love to eat. However, I have to admit that sometimes I do not want to spend hours in the kitchen preparing a meal. With a houseful of 6 it can be a lot of cooking! ThisContinue Reading

Take Action Against the Heartbleed Bug

Take Action Against the Heartbleed Bug

By now you have probably heard about the Heartbleed Bug. You may be wondering exactly what it is and if you need to worry about it. Worrying about it instantly becomes a pain in the butt, but unfortunately it is necessary. Sigh… What is the Heartbleed Bug? In short the Heartbleed Bug is a seriousContinue Reading

Feeding America – The Great American Milk Drive Begins Now!

Feeding America – The Great American Milk Drive Begins Now!

This is a compensated post on behalf of the Great American Milk Drive and Mom It Forward. All opinions are my own. Since we were kids we have been told that milk does a body good. It contains vitamins and calcium needed for the development of strong bones and muscles. Being the mother of 4Continue Reading

Put Your Blender to Work! Try These 12 Awesome Smoothie Recipes

Put Your Blender to Work! Try These 12 Awesome Smoothie Recipes

I have mentioned before that I love my kitchen gadgets as much as I love my computer gadgets. I have a rotisserie, a waffle maker, coffee maker, pancake maker, panini maker, and the list goes on. But by far my favorite kitchen gadget to use is my blender! It gets used all the time. IContinue Reading

6 Tips to Capturing Great Prom Photos

6 Tips to Capturing Great Prom Photos

As a photographer, one of my favorite events to attend is the prom send off party. Things have changed since I went to prom. Yes, there was still a send off, but nothing like what I have seen in the past few years. Now families throw parties. Dozens of friends and family come over earlyContinue Reading

20 Unique & Beautiful Lights For Your Home

20 Unique & Beautiful Lights For Your Home

I’m a HGTV and DIY Network junkie. With Spring coming I’m once again thinking about sprucing up my home. I’m looking forward to letting the air flow through, and doing some Spring cleaning. And I have some ideas for a bit of remodeling. There is a long list of projects that keep getting pushed back.Continue Reading

Even Skype Accounts are Susceptible to Hacking and Identity Theft – My Story

Even Skype Accounts are Susceptible to Hacking and Identity Theft – My Story

Sigh… I guess when you live a large part of your life online and your business depends on it you are more likely to be hacked, huh? I am sick of it! I have already suffered through having my Paypal debit card hacked multiple times. And now someone decided to hack my Skype account. ThisContinue Reading

Reasons Why You Need to Have a Mobile Optimized Website

Reasons Why You Need to Have a Mobile Optimized Website

A few days ago I took some time to alter the mobile theme for this website. It was something that I should have done long ago. The theme that I use is awesome. It has a built-in responsive mobile theme. And the modular design lets you move everything and tweak things to just about exactlyContinue Reading

The Evolution of the Telephone

The Evolution of the Telephone

Are you attached to your smartphone? Is it the first thing that you reach for on the way out of the house? I’m sure that I am not alone when I say that my smartphone is my life. I take it with me everywhere. I use it in my business. I text. I keep upContinue Reading

Protecting Yourself from Phishing Emails

Protecting Yourself from Phishing Emails

By now you would think that most people know not to click on suspicious links in email, on Facebook, in pop-up ads, etc. But you would be surprised how many do still fall for this. Scammers are getting more crafty at making fake websites and emails look real. And since the holidays just passed, thereContinue Reading

Tech Days of Christmas: More Winners!!

Tech Days of Christmas: More Winners!!

Congrats to the two readers below that won awesome phones!! LG Optimus F7: Taylor Brian Allen Samsung Galaxy Note 3: Trisha Scott

Tech Days of Christmas Giveaways: A FEW WINNERS!!!

Tech Days of Christmas Giveaways: A FEW WINNERS!!!

I guess I have kept you all in suspense long enough. There are several giveaways that have ended. If you entered one check below to see if you won! IF YOU SEE YOUR NAME BELOW CONTACT ME ASAP TO CLAIM YOUR PRIZE! 1. Samsung Galaxy Rush from Boost Mobile: Shirley E. 2. Blackberry Q10 from Sprint:Continue Reading

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