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Amy’s Creative Side is my new home on the web :)
I’m super excited – is that weird!?
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So you have been leaving comments all over blogland, waiting to be in a conversation, waiting for new friends to be made – yet for some reason the email never comes. If you ask a question it is answered in the comment thread but not directly to you – why?
For blogger blogs and profiles it is how you set up your profile, that makes a big difference. Let me show you!
Go to your dashboard, click edit profile. From here you may elect to ‘show my email address’ – if that box is not checked, there is no way to contact you. Those are the comments that show up with ‘noreply-comment’ in my inbox :( and no chance of conversation. I must say it is equaling frustrating on this end to have no way to respond to your question, … Read More »
A few things that have come through my inbox recently!From Lark –
We’re very excited to announce an online Quilt It! Contest running from October 15 to January 5. The contest will be open to the public and invites crafters to create and submit a photo of a quilt. And there’s a cool catch: the quilt has to be made with 3 of 5 elements-birds, mountains, silver, recycled materials, and paper. Sound like a fun challenge? We hope so! Read more about it here. We’re offering a grand prize as well as 4 additional category prizes.
HEN is really excited about the launch of the first issue of their new online embroidery magazine ‘NEEDLE’ later this month. If you would like to submit an article or interested in FREE advertising follow the links!
Remember Charlie and Lindsey at Fabric Supplies? … Read More »
My disclaimer :: I am by no means an expert in coding or web design, but I am capable of making the changes that I want to my blog and thought I would share a couple of great resources!
First – Three Column Blogger has been super helpful in learning the html changes to make for three columns. I typically look through templates every six months, (google “free blogger templates”) I always come back to minima. I love the simplicity of it – just me!
Second – Web Page Analyzer is a great tool to see how long your page needs to load, and it shows you each item on your page and the number of bytes it consumes. I use this to see what little extras are eating up too much space, and make sure that it loads … Read More »
In the new year I told you I was adding advertising to my site – take it or leave it, I am looking for a way to help with the family bottom line (and support the fabric addiction). I have learned a lot in the process, like adding filters so that stuff I’d rather not see doesn’t appear at the bottom of my feeds and such! If you have questions, let me know, I will do my best to answer or point you in the right direction. :)
Today I want to share my Amazon Shop! I have added, and will continue to add, favorite books and tools. So if you have a little shopping to do on Amazon – consider linking through my shop. I’m not looking to make a ton of … Read More »
To check out these blogs -
First is Laura from Snip and Snail, she has gotten involved in a very special project that honors mothers who have died in childbirth. As a mom with 4 healthy children, and 4 uncomplicated pregnancies it’s easy to forget that things don’t always go as planned.
Laura’s posts are beautifully written with emotion that is real – and pouring it all into her quilts as well. Go read this one, and then this one. There’s room for lots more quilting volunteers, Laura has all the links in her posts.
Second is Craft for Health. I was impressed by how many of your favorite quilts helped you through very difficult times in life. This blog is encouraging all forms of craft, and is looking for more stories of how quilting has been a … Read More »
My dear friend “Miss Amy” from college asked me to write a post for her today :) She even went to the trouble to post pictures from school of her and I! Go check her out – and her fabulous etsy shop!
Thanks friends, and have a great weekend ~Amy
I know that not everyone uses blogger, but for those of you who do – Have you seen the new following feature? I’m going to try it out for a while and see. If you have all your subscriptions in google reader you can just add them easily on your dashboard. Or you can click over there —-> Follow me – k?
The other thing that I really like is having my email address in my profile! A few months ago I was emailing other bloggers trying to figure out how they got their email to come with the comments they left. I was a little crazed trying to figure it out, until I realized I already did! I set up a separate gmail account just for blogging, and added another account in my … Read More »
One of the many blogs I subscribe to is 5 minutes for moms. They (twin sisters) have good info on blogging, fun contests, mr. linky to promote each other, and lots of other good stuff. One of yesterday’s posts included a pdf doc with tons of info. Go check it out, and be a more informed blogger!
I have been so bloggy today! I have gotten other stuff done around the house, I promise, but just wanted to share a post I ran across today and thought was worthy of passing along. Have a great night and check out this link.
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