That time I wrote a confession a day for 31 days

taking a drive big kid swing

This time last year, I was well underway with a writing challenge. Myquillyn of Nesting Place had a thing where you wrote every day for 31 Days in October , about one topic. I mixed that up with 50 writing prompts from Fat Mum Slim and came up with a confession a day. Y'all, I will never write every single day for 31 days ever again. But it … [Read more...]

Your First Blog Post

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I am seeing a lot of anguish on the interwebs lately from people who are hemming and hawing over their first blog post - they want to get it just right. They want to get it so perfect that they're not even starting. I've heard of people writing and re-writing... I even talked to a gal at PBEVENT who has held off for a whole year because she's just … [Read more...]

Headed to The ProBlogger Event? Here’s a Heads-Up…

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While this is only my second ProBlogger event, I learned so much last year that I thought it pertinent to share this time around. I'm heading there today (see you at the Registration Desk from 3.30!) and will try and remember all this myself... 1. DON'T BE SHY! For real. You will regret it. Just say hi. I've only ever had one blogger be rude to … [Read more...]

Tell Me Everything // Win a $150 Booktopia Voucher


Veggie Mama the blog has been in existence for four and a half years. Older than both those brats up there. And it's time for me to stop yabbering about my damn self for a second, and find out more about you. I have a wee survey (wee = little, not wee = wee) that I'd love for you to fill out if you have five minutes to spare. There's a $150 … [Read more...]

Check Yo Self, Internet

Droppin bombs on ya moms

  I have this friend. She's a blogger. She's super-nice, and she puts up with way more shit every single day than I could deal with in a lifetime. She barely speaks a word about it, but it would have to be like being pecked to death by hens - every day, every time she does her work, someone, somewhere is bitching at her. She posted a … [Read more...]

Your Blogging Questions Answered

vm tea and a lemon swirl

So recently I did a little expert Q&A with the peeps at Digital Parents. They have very graciously allowed me to repost here in case you missed it. I hope you find it useful - please feel free to add any questions you might have in the comments. Party on, Wayne. Stacey has been blogging at The Veggie Mama since 2010 with a focus on "unfreaky … [Read more...]