Two Years, Seven Posts

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Rachel from Minimalist Mom tagged me in what is quite possibly the hardest meme I’ve ever participated in. I don’t always participate in memes, however in this case, Rachel tagged me with the My 7 Links meme on my 2nd blogiversary. Scouring my archives for seven pertinent links seemed the perfect way to celebrate…even if […]

Looking For a Good Blog

Over the past few months, many of the blogs I regularly read have closed shop. This made me a little sad because you get attached to the writers of a blog, but it also leaves me with the opportunity to discover new (to me) works. The last time I called out for blogs to read, […]

10 WordPress Plugins That You Need Right Now

Apologies to those of you who aren’t bloggers, or who blog on a different platform than WordPress. You folks can feel free to skip this post, but for everyone else, I thought I’d start an occasional tech series on bettering your site. If you use WordPress, you already know all about plugins. Plugins are mini-programs […]

Want to Guest Post?

Up until now, A Lot of Loves has been all me, all the time. I think that it would be nice to change it up a little so we can hear some new voices and different points of view. If you’re interesting in writing a guest post on a family friendly topic of your choice […]

How To Write A Good About Me Page

In the time that I’ve been blogging, I’ve written (and re-written) many “About Me” pages or blurbs. It’s not something I enjoy doing, but it’s a fact of life when you blog. Not only should your own blog have an About page, but if you submit articles to other sites you’ll be expected to also […]

Knowing What to Say

I have a series of posts stored in my drafts folder. They are unpublished and may stay unpublished forever. The posts are filled with things I have a burning desire to say. To tell you. And yet I am holding back. I resent holding back. I wrote those posts because I thought the act of […]

Blogging All In

One year ago today, in the late of the evening, I sat on my couch and decided I was going to buy a domain and start a blog. I knew that I wanted my own domain name, but since I’d put very little forethought into this new venture of mine, I was at a loss […]