Delicious Recap: Food & Wine Conference 2015

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Have you ever wanted to learn more or advance your food blogging know-how? Maybe you just want to celebrate your blogging status and network with like minded bloggers or get to meet potential new sponsors? If this is you, the Food & Wine Conference is definitely the answer. I recently attended the 2015 annual conference which took place at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando. It was the ultimate hands-on tasting, learning and networking event. As a Food & Wine Conference  Ambassador at ...

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Influencers, Join Me! Win Your IZEAFest Tickets!


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of IZEAFest. All opinions are 100% mine. When we decided to move to Florida, one of the things I'd hoped for was to be able to start getting to more blog conferences. Not long after our move, I found out about IZEAFest taking place from October 22nd through the 24th! One of my top favorite Influencer networks is hosting the event that promises to be in one word: amazing. If you haven't heard of IZEA yet, they connect bloggers like me with ...

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ATTN: Bloggers! Save $50 on Food & Wine Conference Tickets #FWCon

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One of the reasons that I was really looking forward to moving out to Florida was the potential for getting more involved with more blog related events. Jumping in feet first, I am so happy to announce that I'll be attending the Food & Wine Conference as an Ambassador. (Whoo hoo!) The event is taking place at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando from July 17-19, 2015. Today, I'm excited to share some cool details about the event and a $50 coupon code for you to save on your own 3 day conference ...

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What the Yum? Indulge Your Recipe Addiction with Yummly


You already know about my idea and recipe hoarding on Pinterest.  It's no secret. But, then there's Yummly made specifically for recipe hoarding. Someone will need to peel my fingers away from my keyboard. There are many, many recipe organization websites, but this one is special. This is not a sponsored post, but I'm sharing about this site today in order to get my blog submitted for hopefully extra exposure for my own recipes on Homemaking Hacks. More on that later. Why is Yummly taking ...

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Learning To Take Professional Family Portraits with Craftsy Class


This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Craftsy. The opinions and text are all mine. About a year and a half ago I finally invested in a DSLR camera. I wanted to finally take great photos for my blog. Without any formal education, it can be overwhelming at times. Even after buying books, watching videos, reading tutorials and hands on practicing... there is still so much more I need to learn. It's hard to take the time out to learn more but also to find the best tools for ...

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Bloggers: Get Paid To Write for Top Brands with Markerly’s Blogging Network


Having a blog can be so much funny and the possibility to earn money is an ever bigger bonus. There are many programs and sponsors out there, but today I want to share with you a newer one that is quickly becoming a BIG favorite of mine. It's hard to find networks that really value our work and time and offer content that can benefit all in involved. It can be challenging to build relations and find networks that are a true asset. I have to say that with my experience to date that Markerly is ...

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Google+ Useful Blog Tools


As most of you have heard by now, Google is doing away with "GFC" (Google Friend Connect) for blogs other than blogger blogs. Some of you have probably already hopped on the Google+ wagon, but for the slow stragglers like myself - its time to start migrating now! Google+ recently introduced "pages" so you can now go ahead and create a page for your blog now instead of just using your personal profile. Create a Short Vanity Url Once you have created a page, you will come to realize that ...

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