The Ultimate #foodiebday Package


In honor of my 30th birthday, I’m celebrating all month long. The other day, I hinted over on Facebook and Twitter that July is my birthday month.  Yep, I’m turning 30!  This is kind of a big deal for me, and I’m so excited about what the next decade of my life is going to…

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The Brand Magnet Media Kit Template


Besides a killer theme, what is the #1 thing bloggers, especially food bloggers, need to work with brands? A media kit! I’ve created several for some of my favorite clients over the years and I’ll be the first to admit that it can get pretty pricey to have a designer work one up for you….

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Foodie Pro is Now Translation Ready!


You asked, we listened! After we noticed an increase of support tickets requesting translation-ready code, we decided to look into things a bit. And what we found out was astounding. Foodie Pro has reached to over 173 countries–and counting! It would be foolish to assume that even most of Foodie Pro users are blogging in…

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Friday Favorites: A Few of My Picks!


I love this post so much, I think I’ll do one of my own. I always think it’s fun to see what others find interesting, and almost just as fun to share what I’m into. Here’s some of the things I’ve been spending my brain-space on lately. Read Justification: God’s Plan & Paul’s Vision by…

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You’re Helping to Make A Difference


When I decided to create the Garnish e-course for creative bloggers, I wanted it to serve the DIYer-at-heart, but I also wanted this project to mean something more. Shortly after our beta round, I was asked to be a part of something very cool. Sitting around after just serving an entire neighborhood of underprivileged families…

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Build Your Dreams on Epic Fails


No one gets it right the first time, every time. NO ONE! Whatever it is that you are trying to accomplish – a new recipe, a new blog, designing a new website or a new small business venture – is guaranteed to look different at its completion than it did at the start. Most people…

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It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas


I just finished decorating for Christmas! But if you walk into my home, you may not notice it right away. See, I tried doing the whole Christmas tree and Santa thing for a while, but it never sat right with me. My minimalist nature got all scratchy with hives after the tree had been up…

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