Top 5 Posts: 10 Reasons and 4 Tips for Pinnable Images

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Hi. I’m so glad you decided to stop by!

I thought this would be a great way to review my top 5 posts. (Thanks Darlene for the idea!) Of course, I’m only speculating on why the following posts received so many views.

Let me know why YOU think these are my top five posts! 1) 52 Reasons I Love You Cards

 

2) DIY Car Mount For Your Cell Phone

 

3) DIY Home Management Binder

 

4) 25 Days of Working Towards Simple Living (Minimalism)

 

5) Pickling Cucumbers from the Garden

 

Possible Ten Reasons These Are My Top 5

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Blogging Tips: Alternatives to Picnik and Google Friend Connect

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Sad Day. We will soon have to say bye to both Picnik AND Google Friend Connect.

I was about to write a post on how to create your blog header or your own printable entirely on picnik when I received the email that picnic would be closing. I even just created this header ONLY using picnik!!

If you have used Picnik for awhile now (as I have), here are a few tips to get the most out of it until April 19th!!

1. Save your uploaded and edited Photos

So what does this mean if you have a ton of photos stored on Picnik online, as I do?

Picnik has developed Picnik Takeout! This will allow us to easily download our photos to our desktop in convenient zip files. We can also copy your photos to Google+ where we can store and

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WordPress Resources

This is a post I’ve had in draft form for awhile now. Even though it’s not perfect, I would like to share it because it’s filled with many resources I found that help you set up a WordPress site for the first time.

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I had been using Blogger for a long time before I made the switch to WordPress. After hearing over and over how WordPress was so great, I decided to take the leap and try it.

At first I was a little overwhelmed by the new structure and didn’t know where to start. After reading that the Atahualpa theme was the most customizeable, I googled something similar to “how to set up atahualpa theme in wordpress” and viola! found a video on youtube which led me to websiterockstars.com. SO helpful!!

I am visual, so seeing the process in video format really helped me get going.

 

Videos:

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How to Use Google Reader (A Blog Fan’s Guide to Sanity)

Note from Betsy: Below is an excerpt from my sister Amy’s blog, The Happy Tulip. She is an inspiration to me in all things decor, design and blog related. I encourage you to take time to visit her blog. Since it was Amy who introduced me to Google Reader in the first place, I asked to publish this post on my blog. It definitely is “A Blog Fan’s Guide to Sanity.” What is a Reader? In Google’s own words: “Google Reader is a tool for gathering, reading, and sharing all the interesting blogs and websites you read on the web. A reader allows you

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