Japanese Dolls

Japanese Dolls

I discovered this while researching information on Japanese dolls for this article. My Dad had brought back a number of dolls from his time in occupied Japan after World War II. We three girls inherited them and I have a fascination with them from their association...

Evernote Helps Organize

I’ve been organizing my life. It is a twofold process, one with decluttering and getting rid of distractions; and two, organizing resources to best access what I need to keep and use. In my online/computer work, Evernote is proving invaluable. I started using...

How To Write A (Good) Blog Post

Deconstruct a good blogpost: Catchy Headline Clear Photo (at least one, preferably Pinterest-worthy) Strong introduction Easy to scan information: headings and bullet lists help Good word flow in well written content These 5 points are the basics of a good blogpost....

Google Adsense Plugin Is A Success

I started using the plugin from google for adding Adsense to my site. The idea was to give it a couple weeks. And although coincidentally the spring is my most visited season on my garden site, the amount of income that came from using the plugin has proved that it...

The Newer Model: WP Twenty Twelve

Although I liked the Twenty Eleven theme for WordPress, I changed the Advent Blog to the newer version theme. One of the reasons was that I found the header was too large for my blog post style, and the Twenty Twelve had more features that I liked. Of course the...
Good Related Posts Code For Blogger

Good Related Posts Code For Blogger

I recently changed my theme template for blogger again. They have a vanilla one that is much like the one ported from Elegantthemes that I was using. I had changed the theme on my garden website, so I no longer needed something that related as closely. Still, I should...