Welcome to the New Age. Now backup your website.

It’s 2015, do you know where your website backup is? If you own your own site, or have a blog that you host on your website, it’s a REALLY good idea to make a backup periodically. The more frequent you update, and the more important your content is to you, the more frequently you should backup. Here are handy links to WordPress and Blogger: How to backup a WordPress Site and Database. How to back up a Blogger Blog (Google). If you use something else, do a Google search on “backup [platform] blog”. If you host your own website, it’s also a really good time to back that up as well. Your webhost (GoDaddy, Dreamhost, etc.) will have instructions on how to do that. Life happens. Payments get missed. Sites get hacked. Auto-re-registration...

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Last Links for 2014

A couple links for you, on what is a wet, dark Sunday afternoon for me. It’s Christmas Everywhere but Here was chosen as one of Prism Book Alliance’s December Recommended Reads. It also received a B+ rating in a review by Nina over at Gay List Book Reviews. I’m happy to be past the holidays and my family obligations, though the time off work was nice. I hope you did as well, and that you’re all ready to jump into the new year, because I don’t think it’s going to slow...

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Happy Solstice

Being raised in a Protestant branch of church, Solstice was not something I paid a lot of attention to, growing up. I was exposed to it, mainly through the writings of Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, the Yarn Harlot. I have enjoyed reading about her traditions the past few years and  hearing her stories of her holiday joys (and tribulations, told hilariously,) are helping me solidify in my head what I want out of the holidays. Christmas is about family, sometimes whether we want it to be or not. Solstice, that I’m going to take for me and mine. It’s just the cat and I here this year, but in a little bit, I’m going to unplug from the internet, clean up from making the delicious dinner over there on the right, and spend the rest of the evening doing...

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It’s Christmas Somewhere

It is Friday, and that means Christmas is under a week away. So, today you’re getting a three-fer. Clicking this link to Sinfully Sexy Reviews will get you: A 5 Star Review of It’s Christmas Everywhere But Here A guest post where I talk about some of the foods I associate with the holiday And, last but not least, a chance to win a copy of It’s Christmas Everywhere but Here. I don’t know about you, but I think that’s pretty cool for a Friday morning.

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Flashing by Friday

Happy Friday, All. I am grabbing a few hours in between work and a community event I’ve gotten involved in to snag dinner, and try to quickly sum up the week. Today I have an author spotlight over at Nautical Star Books. I’m their first author spotlight, in fact! Go take a look, learn a little more about my process for It’s Christmas Everywhere But here, and me! Carissa at Love Bytes Reviews gave ICEBH 4.5 stars. Thanks, Carissa! I’m glad you enjoyed it! I’m in the part of the Pacific Northwest that just got slammed with wind and rain this week. I was thoroughly expecting a power outage last night, but while the lights flickered, they did not fully go out. I have the feeling I am going to completely face-plant after my event...

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