2010 social media conference guide for mom bloggers »

Here’s a list of social media conferences in the US, Canada and the UK that I’ll be updating throughout the year. Email me if you’d like to add another conference to the list.

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Valentine’s Day family breakfast – “Love Bug” Cinnamon Pancakes »

What says love more than pancakes? Seriously, don’t you feel like a great mom when you cook up a stack for the kids? I know I do! Since Valentine’s Day is on a Sunday this year, make it special for all the family with this pancake recipe from McCormick, the spice folks.

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Fighting the advertising/affiliate program tax in your state »

I’ve had a couple of busy weeks emailing my state representatives about Colorado HB-1193, the advertising tax that affects bloggers and website owners who work with affiliate programs like Overstock.com or Amazon. Even if you’re not a Colorado blogger, you should pay attention because other states are planning to enact similar bills: Alabama, California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maryland, Minnesota and Tennessee.

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Tips for healthy Super Bowl snacking and a weight wise chili recipe »

Everyone loves Chili, and now here's a recipe that is weight and health conscious.

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Restaurants now catering to younger foodies »

Last Saturday, my daughter Emilee had the opportunity to participate in a cooking class just for kids at Henrietta’s Table in The Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA. I was very much in favor of this lesson due to the fact that I am expecting and at seven months along, I need someone else to start picking up the dinner slack!

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Healthy Super Bowl snacks your family will love »

Not only are black beans delicious, they’re high in fiber and protein. So check out this delicious recipe for black bean dip.

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Mom Bloggers – Stricter Guidelines than Celebs and Journos »

Last month, our CEO and founder Stacy DeBroff published an article in Media Post, focusing on Mom Bloggers and FTC guidelines.

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Twitter Followers: Quality vs. Quantity? »

The battle for followers on Twitter can be exhausting. While my list of 13,000 remains nothing to be ashamed of, I still feel inadequate when compared to the networks of the Twitter business giants pulling in over 50,000 or more. Upon closer inspection, I discovered porn stars, spam bots, and other such fake accounts make up the vast majority of this following.

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Spring cleaning your Twitter account with UnTweeps »

Have you noticed that you’re following people you haven’t heard from in awhile – like all those people who are tweeting as Mad Men characters? Well, UnTweeps is a Twitter application that lets you unfollow those dead accounts. This free service has you log in via Twitter, which will then bring you back to the UnTweeps site. After you enter the number of days in the past you want to check (the minimum is 15), click on the “Check stale tweets” button. For example, if you enter 30, then anyone who hasn't updated their tweeted in the last 30 days will show up on your list.

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Win a free pizza from Pizza Hut for your Super Bowl Party! »

With the Super Bowl just around the corner, you may be looking at inexpensive ways to feed your party guests. Pizza Hut is currently offering a limited-time deal of Any Pizza for $10 - any size, any crust and any toppings for just $10! (Their Stuffed Crust is $1 more.)

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How to copyright your blog »

We’re 20 days into the new year. Have you changed the copyright date on your blog yet? (I just did it yesterday on both my personal blogs and the blogs here at Mom Central. Oops.)

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