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Happy October 1st – and Why I Started Words of Encouragement

Happy October 1st – and Why I Started Words of Encouragement

Happy October 1st! Welcome to Words of Encouragement!     Happy October 1st to all! I have once again joined the Ultimate Blog Challenge (UBC) this month, so for my first post, I thought I would re-introduce the back story and purpose of this blog (can also be found on my About page). I thought this would also be a good idea because I’ve recently joined several new blog groups on Facebook. I decided to revise this blog, which was…

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When Technology Lets You Down – What Do YOU Do? UBC Day 12 #blogboost

When Technology Lets You Down – What Do YOU Do? UBC Day 12 #blogboost

Technology Is Great– When It Works!     As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I’m picking up where I left off and continuing my Ultimate Blog Challenge posts into May. The post for UBC day #12 is to discuss what happens when technology fails!     I think we’ve all had those times when we fully expect our digital gadget – laptop, tablet, cell phone, or other device – to turn on or connect to the Internet like it has…

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My Top 2 Favorite Desserts – UBC Day 11 #blogboost

My Top 2 Favorite Desserts – UBC Day 11 #blogboost

Top 2 Favorite Desserts!                                                                                               Yes, it’s really me…Back to blogging after an unplanned GAP of about 12 days! Work and graduate study obligations demanded my time and I had to prioritize. Now, instead of trying to catch up on 12 blog posts, I’m just going to pick up where I left off and extend my Ultimate Blog Challenge posts into May.     OK, this is definitely a fun post for my UBC post#11: my top 2 favorite…

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Check Out My Spruce Up Spring Special – UBC Day 8 #blogboost

Check Out My Spruce Up Spring Special – UBC Day 8 #blogboost

  PROMOTION TIME! Pinwheel Pillow   I  am still playing catch-up after a big working weekend–but it was worth it, since I was able to invoice for almost four figures! 😉 The UBC writing prompt for April 8th was to share a contest or a promotion. Since I did a contest during the last UBC month (in January), I thought I’d do a promotion post this time about my “Spruce Up Spring” special at my Etsy shop!      …

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Top 5 Resources List – Business and Education – UBC Day 7 #blogboost

Top 5 Resources List – Business and Education – UBC Day 7 #blogboost

Time for a TOP 5 LIST!! I’m backtracking (due to having to meet a work deadline yesterday) to the UBC Day 7 writing prompt to create a resource list.  AND I’m borrowing this one from a post I published in February on my other blog! 😉 Time for another TOP 5  list of items!  I want to offer what I consider my favorite Top 5 business and education sites.  These relate to freelance topics, such as writing, blogging, and working from…

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Spotlight On…Michelle Shaeffer, Girl Blogger Next Door! UBC Day 6 #blogboost

Spotlight On…Michelle Shaeffer, Girl Blogger Next Door! UBC Day 6 #blogboost

Meet Michelle Shaeffer– Girl Blogger Next Door!   It’s Thursday – we are almost to the weekend!  Today’s  Ultimate Blog Challenge (UBC) writing prompt is this: Day 6: Spotlight! We all have people in our life who we admire or who have helped us in our life.  Today pick one of those people and spotlight them in your blog post.  Who knows, they may be able to help someone else just by reading your story. So it seemed only fitting…

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