I always find the beginning of the year is full of changes until I get settled into the rhythm of what the year is supposed to be like. That usually involves the starting and letting go of some projects and the growth of others. After four years I decided to let go of the Literary Fiction site here at BellaOnline (if you are into literary fiction do apply). For the first month I wrote a few pieces for The Budget Fashionista but it turned out we weren't a perfect fit. More on my part (I wasn't willing to sign the contract they recently introduced), so we parted ways. I still consider them a great source of shopping information and highly recommend you follow Kathryn Finney (she has a new book coming out this year). I'm hoping that will be it for major changes this year. LOL
On a blogging note, I have a Threadless t-shirt (3X) giveaway at Five Favorite Things. As usual, it's easy peasy to enter.
I hope you enjoy this week's newsletter going into the Valentine's weekend (if you are amongst the single crowd -- give yourself a treat, you deserve it).
Skorch Magazine Goes Digital - I understand that $5, $8, or even $10 is a lot of money to invest in a paper magazine that probably gets recycled after one or two glance overs. But now you have no excuse. Skorch magazine is back with Jessica Kane at the helm. They are bigger and better than ever. And they have gone digital... Read article.
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Have a great weekend.
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