Tech Tips to Ring in 2014

The following post is from Lauren Rothlisberger of Get Me Geeky: Here we are, half-way through January, how are your New Years Resolutions going? I am not really one to set resolutions, but instead put out new goals and challenges for myself in the new year. Mandi wrote about her method of doing this by…

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5 Techy Tools for New (and New Again) Parents

The following post is from Lauren Rothlisberger of Get Me Geeky: This post is dedicated to brand new Jackson Jeremiah! Welcome to the world little man. Much like Mandi, I welcomed a new baby boy into our home this spring. Ever since Will's birth I keep thinking about how much has changed since my first…

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On Kids and Social Media

To be honest, I'm not exactly sure what the point of this post is. I'm not offering advice or really even sharing a story; mostly, I'm just trying to process my own thoughts and hear yours as well! Let me start by saying that I've been a mom long enough to know that I know…

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Reminder: Google Reader Shutting Down on 7/1

Just a quick reminder that when you wake up on July 1st, Google Reader will be no more! How does this affect you? Well, if you're currently subscribed to Life Your Way and/or other sites in Reader, you'll want to find an alternative so that you don't miss out on posts after it disappears. If…

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Saying Goodbye to Google Reader and Alternatives for Your Feed Reader

Yesterday afternoon, thousands of Google Reader users logged into their account only to be shocked and dismayed by a pop-up message that Google Reader will be retired on July 1st of this year. Although it's a free service, it's one that many of us rely on for staying in touch with other blogs, and the…

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Spice Up Your Valentine’s Day Coupon Book with Mac’s Font Book!

The following post is from Lauren Rothlisberger of Get Me Geeky: I admittedly get a little "bah-hum-bug" about Valentine's day. I feel like we just recovered from the holiday whirlwind and expenses just to encounter another one. Nevertheless, I still try to embrace and enjoy it! In this tutorial I am going to show you…

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The Unplugged Life: Enlightening or Reckless?

The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures: I recently read an article in Sunset Magazine that featured a San Francisco family that chooses to live life almost completely unplugged. The Mission District home of Donovan Corliss and Laura Jo Wegman is almost suspiciously devoid of most of the modern conveniences one would associate…

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Secure Online Shopping with V.me by Visa

I am a huge fan of shopping online. There's nothing more frustrating that dragging my four girls from store to store -- unbuckling them and then buckling them back in each time -- in search of the perfect gift or something specific that we need. Thanks to the internet, I can avoid all of that…

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Facebook Private Messages Now Showing on Your Wall

Earlier this week I read a post from Gizmodo titled No, Your Private Messages Are NOT Public on Facebook. Tech sites generally like controversy, so I believed their report that it was not true. A quick scan of the messages on my wall showed a lot of messages but none that I felt like were…

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3 Tips for Improving Streaming Video

The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures: My family said good-bye to cable more than two years ago, and we have never missed it! We get all of our shows via streaming video services like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Video on Demand. Streaming a majority of our entertainment means we search only for…

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