Category Archives: Blogs and Blogging

Hacked! Learn from My Experience

How to keep your blog from getting hacked: Make sure that the blog Theme you use is updated by its creators regularly. Hackers gonna hack. And I learned that hackers love to infiltrate vulnerable WordPress themes. Change your blog’s password at least monthly … Continue reading

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InStyle’s Summer Social: Essie, Brancott Estate & Gardein

Last week I was bubbling over about going to InStyle‘s Summer Social. I promised to update you about the brands that impressed me so here goes … When I popped through the door I made a beeline to the Essie booth, … Continue reading

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InStyle Magazine’s Summer Social, A Can’t Miss for Me

Tomorrow evening I am attending an event I’ve been looking forward to for weeks: InStyle magazine‘s Summer Social, organized by Single Edition Media. InStyle is, hand’s down, my favorite beauty and fashion magazine. Over the years, I’ve shared many articles and products with you … Continue reading

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Blogging: It’s Been a While

For over five years I blogged faithfully, sharing stories of my life here at Adventures of a Middle Age Mom. And I had a blast writing about my kids, the animals in and around our suburban home, softball and anything … Continue reading

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Dead By Drowning of a MacBook Air

Things around here haven’t been all that great lately. Why? Because I accidentally drowned my three-month-old. No, not a baby…I’m a little old for birthing a baby, my friends. I drowned my MacBook Air and I’ve been discombobbled ever since. Yeah. I … Continue reading

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How Do You Get the Stinky Out of Your Family’s Shoes?

“How do you get the stinky out of the shoe?” It’s a serious question, especially if you have kids. Even when the kids are young adults. Stinky shoes seem to go with younger feet, at least the younger feet that traipse … Continue reading

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Smashburger: This Newbie Says “Yum!”

Juicy. Crispy. Beefy: Three words that came immediately to mind as I munched my way through five of the top-selling 100% certified Angus beef burgers at Smashburger’s Parsippany, N.J. location last night. Tender. Moist. Chicken-y: Three words that came immediately to … Continue reading

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Minted: Are You Looking for Business Cards? Personalized Stationery?

Have you discovered Minted? It’s an online store that offers a fresh take on business cards, stationery, invitations, calendars and more. I’m in the market for new business cards and the sheer number of style choices Minted offers is amazing. … Continue reading

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Spring = Hope

When I am sad. When my spirit is drooping. I look for beauty. To replenish my soul. This post is dedicated to those who lost their lives, limbs and innocence at the Boston Marathon on Monday.  

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Writing: The Road to Awesome and Fighting Fear

Critic’s Math: 1 insult + 1,000 compliments = 1 insult  Fear holds many of us back. As you work on your writing, as you write your blog, you will bump into fear, according to writer and speaker Jon Acuff. Fear … Continue reading

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