ASK A Blogger: How to make image click through to a specific URL?


A fellow blogger asked me a question yesterday that I thought others might run across as well. The question arose from a requirement set forth in the terms for a sponsored post. How do you make an image click through to a specific URL?   1. Add the image into your Post Editor. 2. Look for the Link URL and change it to your desired URL. 3. Click to "Insert into Post." 4. Preview your post and test the link to verify the URL is directing correctly. It's that ...

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Domestic Diva Takes on the dishwasher


Homemade dish soap I love to find ways to save money. It is so easy to make your own homemade dish soap. Whenever I make something I make sure to place the instructions on the front.  Homemade dish soap Then I place the ingredients on the bottom to make sure I can replicate my mixture again. I grabbed this recipe from The Happy Lil Homemaker. It is just 4 cups of baking soda and 2 cups of borax. Then to insure the residue doesn't stick you place 1/2 cup of vinegar in the rinse area ...

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Ask A Make-up Artist: Iman Cosmetics Review

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IMAN Cosmetics has launched their new spring 2012 color story – Sweet Temptations! The perfect palette for spring, it spotlights a sexy wash of glimmering honey, citrus and berry tones for eyes and cheeks that coordinate with a juicy pop of candy colored hues for lips. You can check out the full list of "Sweet Temptations" products including videos on how to get the look here. Also, IMAN has teamed up with Wal-Mart to host a series of exciting in-store events throughout Georgia on April 28th, ...

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Endless: Fashion you can’t find elsewhere

   I have a big fat secret. I become fashion obsessed with clothes. The item above was my obsession. I saw it at my local department store. It was out of my budget but I know that some times there are sales. I also hadn't finished saving for my big spring purchase. I have a jar full of change and every season I dump and splurge. If I want something this expensive I drop clothes off at the consignment shop to make up the difference. I fell in love with this Kate Spade purse. I searched high and ...

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Crafting with Kids: Projects in a Pinch


Meet Stephanie! She's a 24 year old stay at home Mom, who couldn’t ask for a better blessing than to be home with her daughter!! Their favorite things to do together is working on art projects and they enjoy sharing them with people at Crafting with Bug!! In her free time she enjoys reading and scrapbooking!! We have been nothing short of busy the last couple of weeks! I know many of you guys are busy too! I am however thankful that our busy spurts have space between them and it is not a ...

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Chutzpah: The coffee cup

ChutzpaChutzpah. This is a word that is used often by myself because sometimes I just can’t believe what people do. I mean really! I thought it would be fun to share our Chutzpah moments. The only rules are no names of stores, people, or events. You may also not use inappropriate language. Leave a comment listing your favorite Chutzpah moment! I mean laughter is the best medicine. chutzpah Or khutspe. Nerve, extreme arrogance, brazen presumption. In English, chutzpah often connotes courage or ...

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Karla’s Korner: The Reality of Hope

I am proud to introduce a new column to Madame Deals! 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! The Reality of Hope…. Last week my husband walked through the door with a lottery ticket for the ...

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Why I am divorcing my Bank

I mean this is what I get when I clicked on the blank that asks if you wish to see the images from a recent transaction. You read write they want to charge me to see an image that is save already. I forgot to write the check number down. I just want to see what it was. I hate paying for good service. They make money off of my money that is in savings. The make money while my money is in their bank and if I want to look at it then they are going to charge me.... this ranks up there with trying to ...

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