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VA & Blog Design

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Hi.  I’m Julie and I write White Lights on Wednesday & Bread Booze Bacon.  I love sharing blogging tips & tricks and helping other bloggers with behind the scenes tasks.  After a couple years of interactions with different bloggers, I decided I wanted to not only talk about ways to boost a blog, but to actually help other bloggers get the work done.  Not just the fun stuff we all like

My 15 Favorite Foodie Blogs

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I’m a foodie.  Not in the snobby way, but in the when I talk about recipes I love I get that slightly glazed look on my face because I instantly taste the food and remember the sensation that dish creates for me.  It’s wonderful.  So it should come as no surprise that I have a some blogs that do the same for me.   As much as I love reading

White Lights on Wednesday 2nd Blog Birthday Giveaway {Closed}

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Oh my goodness you guys.  I can’t believe I’m saying this, but I’ve been blogging for two years today.  Crazy!  It’s been an amazing journey so far and I can’t wait to see what the next year, two years, five years, and beyond holds.   I almost broke up with the blog a couple times this year.  I promised myself I would unplug more and take a step back from

Food Blog Picnic Giveaway

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Start celebrating the Flavors of Summer and participate for a chance to win 1 of 7 prize packages.  Each prize package includes a $50 Visa gift card, an “I Love Avocados” t-shirt, the newly released cookbook “Summer Thyme” from blogger Jennifer Dempsey, fresh Vidalia onions, and squeezable herbs from Gourmet Garden.     You can enjoy Sweet Vidalia Flavors of Summer with the great tastes of fresh Vidalia Onions, Avocados from Mexico, Gourmet Garden Herbs, Johnsonville

Tuesday10: Fave Blog Posts


The amazingly wonderful Lena over at Mom2MemphisAndRuby has this really fun Tuesday link up.  Each week there is theme, you write a post about your 10 for the week and link up.  Easy, fun and a great way to get to know other bloggers.   This week’s theme is Fave Blog Posts.  And it’s my first time joining in.  I’ve been meaning to get in on Tuesday10 for a while

Grow. Swap. Share. Blog Swap


Did you all know I had my first guest post last month?  Like my first time guest posting on someone else’s blog and the first time having someone on my blog.  It was so much fun coming with with a post just for my Trading Blogs buddy.  When Carrie at My Favorite Finds asked me if I knew the next time Trading Blogs was happening a light bulb went off.

All Things Fall Y’all Blog Hop + Giveaway


Welcome to the All Things Fall Y’all Blog Hop & Giveaway! It’s finally gotten cooler here in Arizona (thank goodness!), and I am SO ready to celebrate. I couldn’t think of a better way than a giveaway! Along with fabulous Fall DIY crafts, decor and recipes that will debuting Monday morning, we are excited to bring you the chance to win one of four CASH PRIZES totaling over $1,000! THE

Kristi’s Paintbrush Blog Grand Opening Giveaway!


Good morning everyone!  I’m so very excited to help announce and kick of the grand opening of my friend Kristi’s new blog Kristi’s Paintbrush!!  You may know Kristi already from her amazing blog I Should Be Mopping the Floor.  Well this painting maven has just too much awesomeness for one blog and is bringing you all the furniture and house make over goodness you can handle on her new site.

It’s a Good Old Fashioned Recipe Blog Swap!

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Good Morning Bloggers!! We are so excited to have you all on our blogs today.  Rachel, Kelley, and I have been planning some foodie fun for everyone for about a month now and TODAY is the DAY!  So without further ado…   You are cordially invited to join an Old Fashioned Recipe Blog Swap! We are inviting each any every blogger we know {and those we haven’t met yet} to

Wednesday Whatsits (41)


Hi Everyone. Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits! It’s a new year with a new look for WLOW!   This month I’ll be sharing yummy fried pastries every Sunday – they go great with a lose weight resolution. And I’ll be sharing a blogging series as well. We can talk about:   Online BlogCon 2012 Recap Making Your Own Visual Archives Page Blogging: What I Learned the First Year Blogging: Resources, Money,

Online BlogCon 2012 ReCap


I wasn’t quite sure how I was going to dive into talking about my Online BlogCon experience.  I posted about it a lot in October with all the giveaways. but there was just so much more to OBC.  So here’s what happened and why I will be the first person registered for the 2013 conference.   First off, OBC was a blog conference, but it was all online.  Not traveling

Life, Love & Sugar 2nd Blogiversary iPad Mini Giveaway!


I’m so excited to announce the amazing Lindsay from Life, Love & Sugar is celebrating her 2nd year blogging! Lindsay’s blog has the most amazing sweets on it. Just look at these goodies!! Funfetti Millionaire Cake Snickers Cheesecake Now tell me you don’t want to be Lindsay’s new BFF. To celebrate, we’re giving away one 16GB wifi iPad Mini. Or if you prefer, you prize can be a $300 Amazon

Three-Cheese Chicken Penne Bake


YYYYYYYYYYAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! Okay, I feel better now.  I just worked 7 days straight to get through training at my new job and today is my first day off.  It has been completely amazing to be home for half a day and lots of evenings with my men.  I feel like a different person.  I’m happy and relaxed and I’m getting stuff done – on the blog and around the house.  Such

Real Housemoms Birthday Giveaway

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Are you ready to celebrate?!?  Today my amazing friend and Wednesday Whatsits co-host Aubrey is celebrating her birthday AND reaching 200K Facebook fans!  I’m so freaking excited to help her party today!!  It’s an exclamation point type post…go with it.  And guess how Aubrey & a bunch of her blogging friends are celebrating.  By giving you a chance to win one of two killer prizes.  We’re all about spreading the

I Can’t Wait for Blended 2013!!


How fun are blog conferences?!?  I attend my first two blog conferences this past year.  I had a great time, didn’t spend a million dollars, and I made some new friends.  I can’t wait for this year’s conferences!!     The first Blended conference was held in January this year in Phoenix, AZ.  It was a great local conference.  We had about 30 foodies, a yummy dinner, a food photo

“Not So Scary” Giveaway {$500 Paypal Cash}

Not So Scary Halloween Giveaway

Happy Friday everyone!  Can you believe Halloween is only 2 weeks away?!?!  I can.  My boys tell me every day how many days are left and we HAVE to cross off another number on our Halloween Countdown Chart.  I love that they’re so excited for Halloween!  We’ve had their costumes for almost a month {not kidding}.  An magically they’ve only worn them twice.  Which is seriously impressive after last year’s

My 31st Birthday Giveaway!!

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Ummm…so it’s my birthday.  And one of my favorite things to do on the blog on the b-day is to have a giveaway!!  So that’s what we’re doing.  I got together 15 of my blogging friends, and we’re giving one lucky reader and smorgasbord of gift cards.  The winner will get $125 to Target, $125 to, and $50 to Starbucks!  Yeah.   A big, huge giant thank you to

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I originally slated this post as part of my 3.6.5. series that fell victim to life and the idea that I needed more time with the family on my day off than blogging…craziness.  I still stand by my decision.  Thursdays being open also leaves more room for guest bloggers and random I can’t help myself posts.  Love that! Long story short, I’m guest posting today over on Like a Bird.

Wednesday Whatsits (82)

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Hi Everyone! Welcome to Wednesday Whatsits. ———- It’s been a heck of a week kids.  Busy busy busy!  But we got to see Mike’s cousin Pete who I totally adore, so that was cool.  🙂 I’m also really excited to announce I’m going to me contributing over at Mom’s Test Kitchen starting next month.  There will be a teaser post here so you know what I’m sharing that day and

Spiked Holiday Punch

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  I’m am very happy to announce the upcoming nuptials for Becca from It’s Yummi! to Brian Donovan this Thursday the 31st of October 2013.  To celebrate Kelley from Miss Information and I are throwing Becca a virtual bridal shower!  We gathered together 10 of Becca’s blogging friends to share fall and Halloween inspired crafts and food that would be perfect to help any fall bride celebrate. It’s become a big