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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4 Ways to Protect Yourself on Public Wireless Networks

The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures: It seems like just about everywhere you go these days, from coffee shops, airports, hotels and restaurants, offers wireless Internet access to their clients. Convenient? Oh yeah! But are they safe to work on? Generally, no. Most public available wireless networks are unsecured and can be…

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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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More Fun with Instagram {Online Apps, Photo Products + More}
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More Fun with Instagram {Online Apps, Photo Products + More}

Instagram is a FREE photo-sharing app that allows you to take pictures, add cool filters and share them with friends and family -- all from your iPhone or Android device! Like Pinterest, Instagram was a bit of an instant success, and it really is a very fun social app for easily sharing your own photos…

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Join Me for a Twitter Party About Internet & Media Safety (6/28 at 6 p.m. ET)

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This giveaway is now closed. The winner is Brandy ([email protected]). Do you worry about your kids and what they may see on TV or the Internet? I know I do, and with the accessibility of both these days, I'm not sure how you can not worry about these things. To be fair, though, this is…

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Cloud Computing: What’s the Best Service for You?

The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures: As a busy writer and blogger, I'm always working on something, whether it's a draft of a new blog post, a hastily scribbled scene for short story or research that I'm doing for a client. The problem is that most of the time, my work and…

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Taming Your Gmail Inbox

The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures: That's a recent screenshot of my Gmail inbox. Shameful, I know. I've confessed before to being a digital packrat. And while I work hard to keep my file collecting habit under control, my email inbox tends to be a digital clutter hotspot for me. If I'm…

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The Dangers of Oversharing on Social Media

The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures Raise your hand if you love your social networking. Yeah, I am right there with you. My typical updates look something like this: Leaving for work now — urgh, so not awake yet. Need coffee. [ check-in ] * Michelle just checked in at My Favorite…

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