Streamline Your Blog with these 5 Easy Tips #GatorPress

I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own. I’ve been blogging since 2004 and along the way I have learned some great ways to streamline my blog.  I’d like to share a few of them with you today. 1. Select a great Hosting company There are many hosting companies to choose from but the one that I have always been with for over 10 years {Read More}

When Pixie Dust Goes Beyond the Conference at the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration – #DisneySMMC

In 2013 I heard about the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration, the conference had already taken place for that year but the idea of being invited to the conference in the future sparked my interest. Disney Social Media Moms Celebration is an invitation only conference sponsored by Disney Parks and a variety of other sponsors including Hanes and Alamo. I learned about the “On the Road” version of the conference and knew that I had to be a part of it. Disney Social Media Moms {Read More}

Dawn Cullo’s Top 10 Moments of 2014

Last year I wrote a blog post called “Disney Nerd’s Top 10 Disney Moments of 2013“ and it was a fun process.  So this year I present “Dawn’s Top 10 Moments of 2014” and this list was really hard to chop down into only 10 moments.  It has been an incredible year, one that I will never forgot.  These are moments in my professional life that shifted me or touched me in a way that I needed at the time and {Read More}

Brand YOU! – #MeIsAboutYou

Disclaimer: I am a member of the Everywhere Society and Everywhere has provided me with compensation for this post. However, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. The Start of a Mommy Blog When I started blogging in 2004 it was really hard for me to find a catchy name for my blog.  10 years ago the “mommy blog” craze was really just getting started but there were already a lot of catchy titles taken up. I over thought {Read More}

Climbing Up a New Ladder

When I was pregnant in 2005 with our first daughter I had no intention of returning to my full-time job after her birth.  I begged my husband to find a job that paid him a lot of money so that I didn’t have to go back to work; even if it was a job he didn’t like.  Later in life I would find out what a terrible mistake this was to ask someone to do, more on that later. I {Read More}

What Scares You the Most about Identity Theft? – #LifeLockHealthyCredit

Did you know that September is national self-improvement month? I am trying to improve myself all the time; but life gets in the way sometimes and we forget to stay on track. There is so much going on between raising our kids, taking them to extra-curricular activities, school functions, family functions and helping out with homework. We have so much to focus these days on and keeping track of everything is hard. One aspect of my life that I am {Read More}

It’s Back to School Time for Kids, is their Identity Safe? #LifeLockUltimatePlus

It’s time for the wonderful tradition of when kids head back to school.  This time of the year can be exciting but also a hectic time of the year for not only parents but school offices as well.  Identity thieves are always on the lookout for opportunities to steal your identity and this time of the year can be a gold mine for them. Have you thought about possible identity theft during this time of the year? I never thought about {Read More}

7 Reasons Why I am Excited to go to BlogHer’14

I have been blogging since 2004 – no joke – for 10 years now. When I started out blogging I had baby Lily at home with me and traveling to conferences was just not in the budget. There were plenty of conferences that I wanted to attend and I always tried to save up enough money for the conference fees, plane ticket and hotel stay but financially it just never worked out. One of those conferences that I wanted to {Read More}

Do You Worry About Identity Theft While Traveling? #LifeLockSafety

Are you making plans to take a trip with your family for summer vacation? Does traveling make you worry a bit more about the possibility of identity theft? When I travel I don’t normally carry a lot of cash with me and I don’t use Travelers’ Checks so my credit card seems to get a workout when I am traveling. I know that when I am away from home and using my credit card more often I tend to worry {Read More}

Finding Inspiration in the Desert at Disney Social Media Moms – #DisneySMMoms

I was honored to have been invited to the Disney Social Media Moms on the Road event in Phoenix this year.  I love meeting new people and making new connections.  This is my second year attending this event and I can say that it was just as fun at last years event. There were a few bloggers in attendance that I knew already but there was a lot that I did not know and it was great chatting with them {Read More}