I love a good food blog, don’t you? They are not only fun to look at, all those drooling delicious pictures, there are really good must-try recipes! I recently went to an event with Dole Salads and met a few fabulous foodies. I’m head over heels for their amazing blogs. You must follow them too. And […]

Yes, my sweet mother-in-law has started a blog - Jani Serendipity, and it’s awesome. Jani is 63 years old, but you would never know it. She’s fun and funky and very fashionable. I love this idea below she recently came up with for a belt turned necklace! Or look how amazing these fig and cheese crostinis […]

Need to Take a Few Notes?

by Marie on February 15, 2011

I have to share this darling little notebook given to me by Katie of a few weeks back at Blissdom. It was her business card, but not just any business card, it was a little 10 page 3 inch journal for the weekend conference as well. A few blank pages were included, as well […]

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I was at Mom 2.0 in Houston this weekend, another amazing blogging conference. If you haven’t been to a blogging conference yet, here are my 3 reasons to attend. Going will change your life and your blog, promise! Reason #1: The People. This is the fun part, where you get to meet really cool bloggers. […]

I just got back from the blogging conference Blissdom and am happy to share some of the amazing moments, bloggers, and celebrities I saw!! Here’s me and Allison from Petit Elefant, my conference buddy who I never go without (along with Jyl and Rachael, go Utah!) It started off with Kevin Carroll, an amazing speaker […]

I’ve just spent the last two days at Alt Design Summit in Salt Lake City, UT. Happily it was in my hometown, so I didn’t have to travel far! This conference was all about design. Design in blogs, crafts, food, photography, home, everywhere. I learned a ton, thinking about how I can improve the design […]

I’ve talked about Startup Princess before, but I’m excited to share what they’re up to now. As some of you may know, Startup Princess was founded by Kelly, a woman and mother inspired to help other women entrepreneurs fulfill their business dreams. It can be a tough world out there for someone forming a startup […]

With school making it’s way to our house next week, here’s a few things helping us hold on to Summer just a little bit longer! Pura Vida – This site lives and breathes Summer. I’m loving these egg carton sea creatures and this cantelope ice cream dessert looks delicious! My Happy Life is whipping up […]

Talking Blogs on Local TV

by Marie on August 4, 2009

Here’s me on a local Utah morning show called, Studio 5. I was able to talk about blogging, one of my favorite things! Here’s my two cents on the reasons for going to a blogging conference and how to make money from your blog! How did I do for my first time on television?!

This last weekend, I was lucky enough to attended Startup Princess Academy. Kelly, the founder, began Startup Princess to help other women entrepreneurs grow their business and make their wishes come true. Well, I was granted many wishes from some fabulous Fairy Godmothers. Here’s some of the fantastic ladies that presented about Online Marketing. Holly […]

I’ve come across some great sites recently and need to share. The first few links are for fun giveaways to be had and a great online shop. Giveaway for Blurb – create your own book with Blurb from Natalie’s Sentiments Giveaway for a Yummy Cookbook – this site makes me drool with yummies from Satisfying […]

Who’s Your Blog Crush?

by Marie on October 4, 2008

Laurie from Tip Junkie posed this fabulous question in her “Talk to me Tuesday” post, Who’s your blog crush? I thought it was so funny to think of it that way, but I TOTALLY have crushes, (don’t worry Jordan, they’re just blogs!) Here’s some of the blogs I’ve been crushin’ on lately, I couldn’t narrow […]

Martha, Here We Come

by Marie on September 19, 2008

Have you entered her blogging contest yet? Visit Martha’s blog and make a comment.

Peachy Cheap

by Marie on September 11, 2008

If you’re a scrapbooker, or want to start it up, Peachy Cheap is a great place to buy supplies. Peachy Cheap offers deals up to 99% off on all kinds of great scrapbooking products. They only offer one great deal per day, so you’ll need to act fast before you miss out. Once they’re gone, […]

Wish I Was There

by Marie on July 18, 2008

With the new little addition to our family, I wasn’t able to make it to this year’s Blogher Conference. I soooo badly wanted to go, but I’m not ready to travel with or without my cutest ever baby. (She’s one month old and already going bald!) For those of you who may not know, Blogher […]

Just Spotted

by Marie on June 17, 2008

Over the last couple of months, Kelly and Coleen have been working hard on creating a new website geared specifically for moms in the OC. But really, it’s great for everyone & anyone! Just Spotted is up & running! They’re real moms, living real lives, in the real OC, with living, eating, shopping & playing […]

Craft For China

by Marie on June 3, 2008

I’m excited to share this fabulous fundraiser with you. Craft for China, headed up by Melissa, is dedicated to helping orphans in China. By making a bid at the auction going on right now at eBay, you’ll be helping a child in need and get some really great products too. Lots of artisans and crafters […]

Blogging Shout Outs

by Marie on May 29, 2008

Recently, Make and Takes has been lucky enough to be featured on a few fabulous sites. I just wanted to say Thank You to them and let you all in on how great they are. Alltop searches for all the best sites out there. They list all different kinds of topics to choose from Parenting, […]

Crafty Easter Blogs

by Marie on March 19, 2008

Here are a few Crafty Easter Blogs that are making it fun to celebrate this Easter holiday. We made these Plastic Bag Bunnies from Kids Craft Weekly. We used plastic bags for the filling, as I have plastic bags coming out of every corner of the house. It’s a great recycling project. Easter Peeps – […]

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