How did you increase your Twitter followers?

How did I increase my twitter followers in just 6 weeks going from 19- 2,000. 1) Blog hops like this one below 2) Follow everyone 3) Let the people you are following know and invite them to follow back 4) Go through your list of people you should follow and do 5) Write meaningful content 6) Create contests that ask users to follow you on twitter 7) Ask People to follow you. If you are not following Madame Deals on Twitter please do so. ...

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Heavy: on Lifetime

Heavy: Episode 3—Sharon/Ashley In tonight’s episode Sharon is dealing with severe food addiction and the tragic loss of her son. Ashley battles her own food addiction and a life full of dysfunction, addiction and self destruction. As each woman begins this journey they form a strong bond that will help them throughout their life. As heart breaking as their situation is, I found myself full of hope as each woman forced themselves to work toward their goal of both physical and mental health. I ...

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Reminder: Last Day to sign up for most prepaid college plans (open enrollment)

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I did it! I did it! I signed up for 18 years of payments. I figured since he is the third kid he is going to have a lot to overcome.. I mean look at the picture his sister and brother "dressed" him. In all seriousness my one goal when I got into couponing and living a frugal like lifestyle was to be able to pay for college for all three of our children. Mat said, "They will get scholarships so we do not need to worry." I am not banking on that. I figure I would rather go without things right now ...

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Karla's Korner: Soup

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I think we all need a touch point a place we can go to be inspired. Karla is my children’s teacher, a good friend, and a person with a heart of gold. I hope that her words will inspire you to do more. We are only as good as the people we surround ourselves with. It is important to listen with your heart and proceed with your eyes open. Enjoy! AMEE Soup… Sitting alone in my kitchen with a fresh bowl of homemade vegetable soup and a handful of buttered saltine crackers, my eyes filled with ...

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The Tiffany Rubin Story: Tonight on Lifetime

Taraji P. Henson (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), Terry O’Quinn (Lost) and Beverly Todd (Crash) star in the new Lifetime Original Movie Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story premiering Monday, January 31, at 9 pm (ET/PT). Taken from me: The Tiffany Rubin Story When I was asked to review this movie, I had not heard of Tiffany Rubin or her story. In order to keep my mind open and fresh, I decided that I would not try to find out who she was or why her story was so important to tell. ...

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Valentines Day: Love means Everything

Love: It means everything... I was asked to describe what I have done or do for love. I thought  about this for a minute and my day began to run through my head. I get up all night long to check on the children because I love them. I make sure that they have everything they need to be safe, fed, and educated. I started coupon shopping so I could provide a higher education for my children through prepaid college. I work 18 hours a day to make sure that they have what they need now and in the ...

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Gavel Babble: The Birthday Curse, Reversed

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My friend Miranda “Mandy” is a legal wizard with a unique perspective on love, life, and the law. I enjoy reading her articles and I hope you do as well. You can see more of her articles at Gavel Babble. The Birthday Curse, Reversed For the past 8 years, something has gone wrong on my birthday!  At the 5 year point of bad birthdays, I decided to give up on the hope that “this year” will be better.  My birthdays secretly became an angry and bitter time for me—something that I regretted and ...

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Ask A Blogger: How do you build an Audience?

Okay, so you have a blog.  You have a button and the code to post so others can promote you.  How do you get people to your site now that you have decorated it with great screen shots?  You head to your newly created Twitter page and think of something good to say.  Except, you only have two followers and your mom has no idea how to log into the twitter account you created for her and the other follower doesn't speak the same language. The key is to think of something others want to hear or ...

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Ask A Blogger: How do you get your contest noticed

I have ten tips to get your event the recognition it deserves. If you want to receive prizes from companies then you have to know how to promote them. I only take products to review and giveaway that I believe my fan base will find interesting. If you take on to many items it will backfire one you. You can't focus on your contest if you have to many unless you have a strategy or if that is the focus of your site. 1) Promote it prior to starting the contest. Get your fans excited. 2) Make sure ...

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Cooking with Connie: Slowcooker Pork Roast Recipe

Slowcooker Pork Roast Recipe Thanks to Connie for this recipe. Check out Cook with Connie for more fantastic recipes! Want an easy pork roast recipe?  All you need is your slow cooker and 4 ingredients! Simply sprinkle your 3- to 4-pound pork loin roast with salt and pepper.  Sear the roast on all sides over medium-high heat.  Slice an orange and arrange half of the slices in the bottom of the slow cooker.  Place seared roast on top of the orange slices.  Then, top the roast with ...

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