Burning the Midnight Oil (AKA What a Trying Day)

I want to make this short and sweet because I am exhausted. I have been offline for a while because my baby – who just turned one – pushed my laptop from my small end table where I usually sit to write at the couch and broke my laptop screen.  Quite the bummer, since I…

A Perfect Mom Is The Worst

Originally posted on Six Williams:
Once upon a time, my son got an aquarium full of fish for his birthday. Not long after, I accidentally killed all of his fish. Something about aerating a tank?!?  This is a fun fact he does not let me forget. Last week, when I meant to say, “Let’s go, dudes,”…

#FreewriteFriday | Tough Week This Week

I’ve had a tough week this week (I’m fine, just had a very painful cycle this month, tmi), so I haven’t done a bunch of work on the Blogging 101 course.  This week was a week where we were supposed to engage with other bloggers, but I was just not in the mood to socialize…

Blogging 101: Who Is Your Target Audience?

For the latest Blogging 101 assignment, we were asked to think about who our target audience would be, and publish a post written for that target audience. I had a hard time deciding who that target audience would be, because Rubies and Sagebrush is about a wide variety of topics that might appeal to different…

R&S First-Ever Meet & Greet!

Hi, everybody! Day 3 of Blogging 101 asks bloggers to connect with their blogging communities and gives us tips on how to follow blogs we’re interested in.  (I even learned something new!  We can follow blogs that are not on WordPress, and I had previously been bummed because I thought that wasn’t possible!  So yay! …