NOV
16
2014

2015 Blog Planner–FREE!

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Good morning fellow bloggers!  If you’re looking for a colorful, and complete blog planner, look no further. It’s that time of year again… and the new 2015 Blog Planner has arrived! YAY! And it’s FREE! Double YAY! And also, what the heck? Where did 2014 go? Has anyone seen it? I must’ve been busy homeschooling, because I think I missed it. Thankfully I filled out my 2014 Blog Planner, so I can look back and see that I actually did do some serious blogging this year, which makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. So if you’re ready to get going for the new year, keep reading!   As you can see I went with the calendar layout for this planner and added some extra info on the opposing page. It includes Monthly Statistics, websites and inspiration, post ideas and notes, tweets, pinterest pins, and additional notes.   Print & Assemble: After downloading, I print the planner double-sided by printing the odd pages starting with page 1. Then flip the pages … [Read more...]

FEB
03
2014

iBlog Pro Now Available!

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Hi everyone! I have exciting news today! My 2nd collaborative blogging book has been released! It’s called iBlog Pro: Taking your blog to the next level! There are 49 chapters packed full of amazing blogging tips, tricks, and technical information on how you can create an awesome blog! It was created by 30 top bloggers. This bad boy really gets to the nitty-gritty of blogging. Topics like how your blog can make money for you, how to maximize your time, setting up a business, accounting and taxes (ugh), working with vendors and sponsors, creating and selling products, and more are included in this amazing resource! It also includes chapters on Technology and Tools, managing and mastering social media, creating your own ebook, productivity, writing motivation, and the best blogging conferences! Seriously I can’t tell you how much information is packed in this book! I have even learned a thing or two myself! I’ve had so many questions from you all that are … [Read more...]

NOV
03
2013

Weekly Blog Planner – FREE

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Hello everyone! Last week I released my new  2014 Colorful Blog Planner! And as promised, today I have the Weekly Blog Planner. This was a specific requests from a few readers who really prefer to plan their blogs on a weekly basis instead of seeing a whole month at a time. --> Click here to download the Weekly Blog Planner FREE! <-- As you can see I went with a weekly layout for this planner and added some extra info on the opposing page. It includes blog statistics, websites and inspiration, post ideas and notes, tweets, pinterest pins, and additional notes. Although this planner does have a 2014 year at a glance, it doesn’t have any dates so you can print and use as needed no matter what year it is! Print & Assemble: After downloading, print the planner by printing the odd pages starting with page 1. Then flip the pages and print the even pages on the backs. Next take the document to the Office Supply store and have them spiral bind it. I spent $3.50 … [Read more...]

OCT
20
2013

2014 Monthly Blog Planner – FREE

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Hello everyone! Okay, so I know that all of you bloggers out there have eagerly been awaiting the 2014 Colorful Blog Planner!  And today is finally the day! Whoo hoo! Okay, maybe I’m more excited than some of you, but I am really enjoying this colorful planner laying around on my desk. it actually inspires me to blog just because I like to write in my planner! The only thing I haven’t quite perfected is that I love these Foray Colored pens, this on is the perfect green color. Unfortunately I tend to move posts around quite a bit since I blog in advance. So…use pretty colorful pen…or use ugly pencil so I can move posts…ugh. And yes I’ve tried colored pencils. But they don’t write as nicely. And don’t come in this green that I’m loving. What a dilemma. Okay, moving on! --> Click here to download the 2014 Colorful Blog Planner FREE! <-- As you can see I went with the calendar layout for this planner and added some extra info on the opposing page. It includes … [Read more...]

APR
30
2013

iBlog eBook

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Have you wanted to start a blog, but aren’t sure where to start? Already started a blog, but don’t know about all of the technical aspects of blogging?   Don’t worry! I have an exciting new resource for all of you bloggers out there, newbies and experienced bloggers alike. Introducing iBlog: everything you need to know about blogging from 30 top bloggers eBook! I’ve had the honor of teaming up with 30 other top bloggers to produce this new eBook! This resource is basically a blogger’s “how-to” manual to help you start and maintain a successful blog. It’s literally packed full of tips and advice from 30 influential and successful bloggers. And while there are several homeschooling contributors, this book is by no means just for homeschoolers, but it is for all bloggers out there looking for a great ‘how-to’ guide to improve their blog!   Disclosure: I am a contributing author for the iBlog ebook. The link to purchase this eBook is an affiliate link and I … [Read more...]

APR
10
2012

2012 Blog Post Planner

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I’ve been scouring the internet for some kind of blog post planner to help me organize my posts, ideas, reviews, giveaways. And I mean, it had to be pretty right? Sadly I haven’t found one that has exactly what I’m after, so I made one and wanted to share it with any of you out there looking for a planner too! Introducing the 2012 Blog Post Planner! Monthly Planner Page One: Each month has a different color scheme and two information pages with it. The first page is a month layout. The dates are listed along the left side of the sheet, then there is room for the Topic or Title of your post, and Category/Tag (In Blogger, these are called Labels).  Next to that are little check boxes to note if the post is a review and/or giveaway. There is also a winner box so that I can check that once my winner is selected and an email has been sent to them along with a post created. That way I won’t forget to pick my winners!   Next are social media check boxes, one for … [Read more...]

APR
27
2011

Circle of Moms Top Homeschool Blogs!

Hi everyone! I’m excited to be nominated for Circle of Moms Top Homeschooling Blogs!!!  Of course I would to have your vote, but its also a great resource where you can find some more awesome homeschool bloggers! I’ve found so many great resources from fellow homeschool bloggers, so I’m honored to be part of this community! You can vote for as many blogs as you like EVERY day from now until May 11, 2011.  Also, if you are a homeschool blogger, be sure to add your blog to the list!  I am voting daily for my favorites! How can you vote? You don’t need to sign in, simply click the button below to vote for Confessions of a Homeschooler, then click the little thumbs up icon to place your vote and support the online homeschooling community! Click here to see all of the Top Homeschooling Blogs … [Read more...]

APR
01
2011

2011 Ultimate Blog Party

The 2011 Ultimate Blog Party has started and this is my second year participating! I'm looking forward to meeting new blogging friends and surfing all the fabulous blogs that are out there for moms! What’s the Ultimate Blog Party? Here’s what 5 Minutes says about the party: “The Ultimate Blog Party has become an exciting tradition in the “Momosphere”. It is a bloggy carnival where participating bloggers publish a “party post” introducing themselves and then party hop through the linky lists meeting other bloggers.” There will be a ton of blogs linking up and lots of great prizes, simply click on the banner above to join in the fun! (You don't have to have a blog to visit all the great sites!) Check out 5 Minutes for Mom for details. Click Here To Get To The Party… Click Here To See The Prizes… So who am I and what can you find here? My name is Erica and this is a homeschooling blog full of ideas, resources, and FREE printables! I also have a wonderful preschool Letter of the … [Read more...]

MAR
02
2011

Downloading from 4-Shared

Hi everyone, I wanted to take a quick moment to talk about downloading my Printable Materials. I’ve had several questions and some issues from you all saying that you can’t get the files downloaded and that’s no good! First, I want to mention that you do NOT have to sign up for a paid account with 4share in order to receive my printables! Of course they’ll advertise for that and try to get you to sign up, but don’t be fooled in to that! Download instructions: When you click on one of my download links it will bring you to the www.4shared.com  site. Then you click the BIG BLUE button that says “Download Now”. You have to wait for the little countdown clock to get to zero and where the clock is it will turn into another link that says “Download file now”. Once the countdown clock is finished, the area that says “Your download link will appear after wait” will turn into a link that says “Download File Now”. Click on that link. You should get a gray pop-up window that asks if … [Read more...]

NOV
23
2010

I won HSBA 6th Annual Homeschool Blog Awards!

YAY! I’m so honored and excited to have won the Best Homeschool Mom blog for the 6th Annual HSBA Homeschool Blog Awards! Another blog I contribute to, Heart of the Matter also won for Best Family or Group Blog! Thank you all so much for voting and for reading my crazy blog! I really never expected it to win, but I do love to see how God has used this blog to bless so many of you out there! I pray that it will continue to encourage and inspire you and want to thank you from the bottom of my heart! It means so much to know that this blog is a blessing to you all! … [Read more...]