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Hockey Game Was Great

Ethan’s scout troop had a chance to go to the local hockey league’s game, the Topeka Roadrunners. They won, but Ethan’s favorite part was the hanging out on the ice.

The spinner/somersaulter was a known scout, as well.

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Photography 101 Wrap-Up

The class might be over, but I think there is still more I could learn! In December, I’ll be doing a few projects, so I’ll be hopefully blogging a lot!

That’s on top of finishing up my Project: Life layouts (I just finished Week 41, and that’ll be posted as soon as possible, but I need to be up to week 47, so I’m quite behind), and preparing for 2015’s word of the year: HAPPY. I’m also considering a change in how things are laid out here. Using less categories (though I only have seven), and going more for projects. I’m trying it out with December Daily. We shall see how that goes.

I’m continuing my participation in NaBloPoMo, hosted by BlogHer, and while I won’t be following all the prompts, I will follow a few, I am sure 😀

And now some of my favorite pictures for November, courtesy of Photography 101!

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29 November, 2014 · 7:09 am

Weekly Winners: April 01–April 07, 2012


All shots taken with a Canon Rebel XS, Sony Cybershot DSCW120, Kodak EasyShare C195, or the HTC Inspire 4G Android Phone. More can be found on my Flickr account

Remember how I mentioned Instagram last week, waiting for it to come out on Android? GUESS WHAT?!?! It did! On the sidebar, you’ll see a link to follow me Open-mouthed smile Party smile

This week, I’m starting a new way of showing off photos: Photo a Day photos, hosted by FatMumSlim! Then I’ll do the “other” photos. I’m not going to show off all the P365 ones, but there are a few. P365 & Photo a Day are DIFFERENT photos, BTW Open-mouthed smile So, I have to take at least two different photos a day Open-mouthed smile

Photo a Day Photos

Steely reflection #photoadayApril


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Social Monies

I signed up for SocialSpark a bit ago, and held my judgment on it. I wanted to learn the ins and outs before I did anything. As I’ve proved in a post or two that I’m quick to judgment.
The Code of Ethics for using Social Spark are easy to follow, and perfect for those that want to keep the integrity of their blog, but still monetize it in a good way.

-100% Audit-able In-Post Disclosure
-100% Transparency
-100% Real Opinions
-100% Search Engine Friendly

Simple, concise, and easy to follow, and *woo hoo* great for those wanting to keep that precious PR that Google laid the smack-down on, but seems to have given back.

There are two different account types that you can have at Social Spark. One is for the blogger. Obviously, I’ve got a blogger account, since I’m using it to post. The advertiser one is for those that want to set up opportunities for others to post about a site, or a product, or anything really, I think. I haven’t really researched that section yet.

It’s easy to make money with SocialSpark. In the Marketplace, there’s plenty of choices for what to blog about. You can do a sponsored post, which is a one-time payment. You can do a sponsorship, and get paid each day. Or, if you don’t really want money for it, you can do a spark and exchange blog posts with another member. Pretty nifty, right?

There’s more to SocialSpark than just typical paid posting availabilities. It’s also a place to connect with bloggers and advertisers alike. You can leave comments on a person’s profile page.

It’s like a combination of MySpace, MyBlogLog and Facebook. You can find recent posts, some people who spam add (add with expectations, which I don’t like, but that’s a rant for another day), and even recent blog posts.

It’s a little community, and I can honestly say that I like it. So, if you’re looking for a new community, a way to make money, or a little of both, check out SocialSpark!!

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