An Event Worth Checking Out: Creative Mornings


“We believe in the power of community. We believe in giving a damn. We believe in face-to-face connections, in learning from others, in hugs and high-fives.” I recently discovered this amazing event that takes place not only in San Diego, but in other cities around the world. Creative Mornings is a breakfast lecture series for […]

30 Day Writing Challenge


“Practice makes progress.” Yup, we’ve all come across this phrase at some point. I think in most cases, we read it and do a slight eye-roll and then go about our day, but there comes a time when we stop and really consider applying it to something in our lives. For me, it’s putting my […]

The Importance of Child Theming


Child theming. No… it’s not some term used by party planners. Child theming is the cloning of a WordPress theme in order to use the copied version for changes, leaving the original (Parent) theme in tact in the event that you need to return to the original settings. Child theming is a great way to […]

What Makes a Good WordPress Theme


Once you have the WordPress software installed and ready to go, the next big step in setting up a successful website is choosing a WordPress theme. While there are thousands of themes to choose from, it’s important to keep a few things in mind when shopping around to cut down the list of options. Put […]

Installing WordPress


  In order to get your website started using WordPress, you will need to install the software directly onto a web server. The following items will be needed prior to downloading the WordPress software. Please make note that you will be setting up several username and passwords, so it’s best to keep track of these […]