Page views and site visits, do you know the difference?

Betty Boop confused

Do you know the difference between Page view and Site Visit? Have you viewed the stats on your site/blog?  Did you install a hit counter or join Google Analytics? Understanding the graphs and what they mean can be confusing. They use words like page view, visits, unique visits and then if you're using a hit counter you'll see hits. What do they mean and how do they . . . continue reading

The Very Hungry Caterpillar – DIY Craft

Very Hungry Caterpillar and Butterfly

Butterfly and Caterpillar DIY Craft I've always tried to give my children and grand children fun learning toys, and gifts. This year when I was visiting my daughter and grand-daughter, I noticed she loved playing with finger puppets and pretending. When I returned home I started this project for her as a Christmas gift.  Items Needed Felt - light green and a . . . continue reading

Most Vivid Dream


Day 23 - The Most Vivid Dream {Remember, this is how the whole Twilight thing started!} The Blog Dare 2012 When I saw today's writing prompt, I remembered an earlier post I called Summer Dreams. It's probably one of my most vivid dreams and less frightening than another dreams I remember.  So I'll share it with you instead of a scary one.   Summer . . . continue reading

Felt Crafts – DIY Hair Accessories Tutorial

Felt - Head Bands Cat-Butterfly-Mouse- Caterpillar - Scattered Musings of A Creative Mind

Cute Headbands DIY Craft  My grand-daughter has the longest prettiest hair, and loves to look like a princess. During a recent visit I noticed she had a lot of pony tail holders and clips, but not many headbands. Every mom and dad alike will agree with me on this one,  sometimes it's just easier to brush their hair and let them be about their day. But with these cute . . . continue reading

Felt Food Craft- Donut with Sprinkles

Felt Made Food - Donuts with sprinkles

Yummy Looking Felt Donut with Sprinkles I didn't take pictures of this project while I was making it, but it's pretty easy and I am sure you'll be able to make it without the visualization.   Items Needed  Felt - light brown, dark brown, white, pink (or any color you want) Embroidery floss Beads for sprinkles CD or DVD (or large circle object and a . . . continue reading

Mojo Pork ~ Black Beans and Rice


In the kitchen and we're cooking up some Mojo Pork ~ Black Beans and Rice Tonight's Dinner I will be serving one of my favorite meals. It's easy and delicious, and not very expensive and a great crock pot meal. Pork Mojo - (Recipe below) White Rice Black Beans Small pork shoulder roast around 2.5 to 3 lbs. I would love to say that I am a super wife, and I made . . . continue reading

Blogging Terms Defined – Simple SEO Tips

I have concentrated on SEO since the start of the new year. I' am the type that likes to try, get results, then talk. and I've done all but the talking part, so I think I'll do that now. You've probably heard the terms, SEO, permalink, title tag, and meta description. Some may know what they mean and how they each play a role on your blog or website, while others may . . . continue reading

Book Review – Frequent Traveller

Book Review International best-selling author, Pandora Poikilos has written for more than 10 years for various media which include newspapers, radio, television and various websites. A social media enthusiast who is passionate about blogging and finding her way around the virtual world, she wills away time in the real world by reading, writing and people . . . continue reading