Conversations Across the Clothesline and a Fun Announcement

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Clotheslines make me think of a time and place where people connected and things were somewhat simpler……. A few weeks ago I started to notice a buzz ~the buzz surrounded a beautiful app that supported so many of the same sentiments as I embrace ~ connection, creation and inspiration ~ most of the reasons I started this blog.   My hope was always to connect

10 Rules of Smartphone Etiquette

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Do you remember life before smartphones? I didn’t have my first cell phone until my middle son was 2 years old.  I remember thinking it was so cool and awesome to have that flip phone.  I liked the security it provided.  I was a single mom at the time and having a cell phone was a great way to stay safe ~ to make sure

DIY Smartphone Projector

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DIY Smartphone Projector Do you like to use your smartphone to watch TV shows, movies, or slideshows?  I have Netflix, the WWE Network, movies downloaded to my smartphone, pictures, instagram….LOTS and lots of entertainment on my smartphone itself.  The problem is that I have to HOLD my phone to watch ( ~ yes, holding it can be hard for long periods of time so instead

The Smart Home Has Arrived ~ Check Out the #BuzzAboutHive


Disclosure: I am being compensated by Hive for this campaign and being part of the Mom It Forward Blogger Network. I love technology (insert wedding song from Napoleon Dynamite). I really do. It has helped me in so many ways to organize my life and it has allowed me to be a work-at-home Mom which is something that would not have been possible 20 years

Tech for the Holidays for Everyone in Your Family

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Tech for the Holidays ~ A Gift Guide For Everyone in the Family *Disclosure: As a member of a pretty cool team of influencers I receive some very useful and wonderful gadgets and gizmos.  All opinions shared with you are my own. What’s on your Christmas wishlist?  Any tech items?  I always have several and so do my husband and sons.   My oldest son is in

Top 4 Tech Picks for Gift Giving

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Top 4 Tech Picks for Gift Giving A few weeks ago I had the chance to go to New York City as part of a Verizon Team for the NYC Summit.  While there I had the opportunity to try out some new products firsthand.  All of the products that I played with {that’s what it was like….being a kid in a toy store} were awesome

How to Keep All of Your Digital Photos in One Place

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Gather ALL of Your Digital Photos in One Place I have a LOT Of devices.  I have a PC, tablet, and smart phones {5 at last count}.  I know…the phone thing is a bit of a problem….my only defense is that I really like technology and each of the phones has a sweet spot for me.  I also have and take LOTS of pictures with

8 Thanksgiving Day Apps

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Thanksgiving Day is almost here and now is the time to download the apps you’ll need to round out your day   I have apps for recipes {how do I stuff a turkey????}, turkey wallpaper, turkey sounds {the sounds always get my kids and me laughing}, a shopping app {while you sit on the couch and debate whether or not to have a cold turkey

10 Fun Free Halloween Apps and Some Snazzy Free Halloween Printables for Kids

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10 Fun and Free Halloween Apps and 4 Free Halloween Printables for Kids The countdown to Halloween is beginning!  Can you believe it’s almost the time of year when everything seems to go by so quickly ~ first Halloween, then Thanksgiving, then Christmas!  I’m already getting antsy and feeling behind.  Thankfully, I already have my youngest son’s Halloween Costume Made ~ in case you missed

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Disclosure:  I am part of the PTPA Brand Ambassador Program with Verizon Wireless and I received compensation as part of my affiliation with this group. The Softcard related content is provided by Verizon Wireless. The opinions on this blog are my own. Shop and Spend Safely With the Security of Softcard™ In the last year I have had to close out my Debit Card {number}