• Getting To Know You: Reader Survey

    My favorite part of blogging is getting to know my readers. Four years ago when I started this little site, I had no idea how many amazing, wonderful friends I would meet through this little corner of the Internet. Would you mind indulging me for a minute and take some time to fill out a

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  • Three Tips for Growing Your Blog

    I have a special treat for you guys — Hayley from The Tiny Twig just recently released a new ebook called The No Brainer Blog, and will be sharing some tips on how to grow you blog with us today.We all know my blogging struggles (or did you miss my venting post I wrote about

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  • Confessions of a Proud Blogger

    Can I share some frustrations with you guys today? Every time that I think I’m doing something cool in blogging, taking one step forward, BAM. Something happens to knock me off that pedestal and move two steps backwards. Every. single. time. And the frustrating part is it’s always my fault. My limited CSS, coding, blogging

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  • A Review of CoverGirl 24 Hour Mascara

    I try not to over do it on make up. Partly because I don’t like the way a lot of makeup feels on me, and partly because I don’t want people who normally see me decked out in makeup to be horrified when I don’t wear any. But there’s one product that I rarely leave

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  • How to Merge two Twitter Accounts

    **To be clear — there is currently no way of truly merging Twitter accounts so that both follower groups show up on one account. That functionality is not available on Twitter, but this tutorial shows how you can change your Twitter followers from one account to another.** If you follow me on Twitter, you may have noticed

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  • Ornament Swap!

    This holiday season I participated in Micaela’s Ornament Swap, where you send an ornament to a blogger and get one back in return. I had the privilege to swap an ornament and receive one from Amanda at Project Simple Life. She gave me a sweet package of a holiday mix CD (currently playing in my

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  • Aw, shucks!

    Last night My Pretty Pennies was featured on Bundle!!!! Check out the article… I’m turning bright red just thinking about the nice things they wrote about me! If any visitors are coming here from Bundle today, welcome! Feel free to browse around my humble little site. :) Keep in mind, however, I’m no personal finance

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  • Public Service Announcement

    In case you see some old posts that are not complete or seem to just “end” unexpectedly… I’m aware of that and will fix asap! Some of my posts just couldn’t handle the switch from wordpress.com to wordpress.org and therefore only part shows up. My goal is to have this fixed by the weekend. Thanks

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