Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Follow Friday, & DoFollow Resources

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, Follow Friday recommendations, DoFollow resources, and the week in review on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup Here are some of the best articles I have stumbledupon this week. Blogging Win a custom logo header for your blog How seriously do you take blog comments? 22 reasons to blog From planning to earning 20 terrifying horror blogs Take responsibility for your blogging Natural … [Read more...]

When Nice Doesn’t Cut It

I've decided to veer off the techie side for this week (until tomorrow's Fetching Friday, of course). It's been an emotional week, and one during which I have made some interesting self-discoveries. The biggest one that I have been learning over the past few months is that nice doesn't cut it when it comes to getting what you want, and in some cases, deserve. I've always been one to be as nice as much as possible when it comes to dealing with other people. I let things slide, I take their … [Read more...]

Merlin Crosses the Rainbow Bridge

This weekend, we had to say goodbye to our kitty, Merlin. This post is a tribute to a cat who, despite his snarky personality would be the first to cuddle up on the sofa with you when you were sick. He will be greatly missed by all of his human and fellow animal companions. More photos of Merlin on Flickr Merlin: A Tribute Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge. When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Follow Friday, & Mac vs. Windows Humor

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, Follow Friday recommendations, Mac vs. Windows humor, and the week in review on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup Here are some of the best articles I have stumbledupon this week. Blogging Famous bloggers club You have to be in it to win it 6 steps to kill your community Showing the love - commentors to clients WassupBlog's ultimate blogging contest How to prevent commenting spam 30 … [Read more...]

WordPress Thesis Theme Customization Part Three A: Custom Coding

When browsing other WordPress blogs with awesome themes, I always find myself wondering how someone handled a particular aspect of the layout or functionality. This is especially true with the Thesis Theme, because of the difference in setup due to the Thesis hooks system. So for anyone browsing Kikolani, I wanted to answer the question of “how did you do that” in a new series on WordPress Thesis Theme Customization. Part Three A: Custom Background, Header, Navigation Bar & Sidebar The … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Follow Friday, & Cats on Catnip

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, Follow Friday recommendations, cats on catnip, and the week in review on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup Here are some of the best articles I have stumbledupon this week. Blogging WordPress 2.8.4 security fix Tapping into unlimited ideas What bloggers do Social media blueprint to promote your next blog post effectively 9 effective tactics for persuasive writing Business / … [Read more...]

Star Trek Convention 2009 – Las Vegas Hilton

This past weekend, I attended the Star Trek Convention at Hilton in Las Vegas with my hubby and my mom. Here are some shots from the convention. The Stars These are my snaps from during the convention. They're not the best of quality, considering how far back we were, but I thought they were pretty good for the distance. Brent Spiner - Data from Star Trek Next Generation George Takei - Sulu from Star Trek Original Series Linda Park - Hoshi from Star Trek … [Read more...]

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Follow Friday, & a Star Wars Dance Off

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, Follow Friday recommendations, a Star Wars Dance Off, reviews, and previews for next week’s posts on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup Here are some of the best articles I have stumbledupon this week. Blogging Using the WordPress more tag to control content on the front page How to blog - one topic or many Free multimedia for your blog WordPress 2.8.3 security update 30 ways to make … [Read more...]

StumbleUpon Etiquette Faux Pas, Tips & Resources

StumbleUpon can be a great tool for sharing websites with your friends and also driving traffic to your own website. But with its share to all option, it can also be an easily abused tool which will ultimately drive users bonkers. Here are some big no-no's when it comes to StumbleUpon etiquette, along with some StumbleUpon tips and resources to make your Stumbling experience rewarding. StumbleUpon Etiquette Faux Pas Worried about losing your StumbleUpon friends? Here are some things … [Read more...]



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