My 15 minutes

Monetizing Mommyhood – coming this weekend to a radio near you

4 January 2012 Meta-blogging

When I was in Toronto for the Blissdom Canada conference, I had the chance to speak to CBC’s Ira Basen about mom blogs, sponsorships, advertising and working with brands. It was an interesting conversation, especially as I tried to mentally juggle my relationship with Fisher-Price and Mom Central Canada (the sponsors who brought me to […]

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Seven days of free family fun in Ottawa!

18 November 2011 My 15 minutes

This week, CBC Ottawa has been doing a series on savvy spenders, featuring ways to save on your groceries and on your clothing budget. And today, they’ll be airing a segment on free activities for families in Ottawa — featuring me and the whole family! It’s been about three years since I wrote what was […]

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42 is my new lucky number

9 August 2011 My 15 minutes

Clearly, I have done something to please the Universe, because this has been a month full of wonderful news and awesome surprises – and it’s barely begun. Do you mind if I take a quick moment to share my joy? Last time I was talking about good fortune, I mentioned that I had been offered […]

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Ottawa social media scene heats up this July!

19 May 2011 How I love the Interwebs

Are you interested in Ottawa’s social media scene? If you are, you’re going to want to clear your calendar for the month of July! There are at least two don’t-miss events happening, and they’re both promising to be fantastic experiences. First, we have the perennial and amazingly fun Blog Out Loud Ottawa (BOLO) on July […]

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Suggestions for photo opportunities in Vancouver?

30 March 2011 Away we go

I‘m very excited! On Monday, I’ll be hopping on a plane and heading for the left coast to speak at this social media in government conference. What fun, eh? This is similar to the conferences I’ve spoken at here in Ottawa last June and September, and I got a really great reception (and reviews!) both […]

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You think I’m funny? You think I’m FUNNY! *squeee*

1 December 2010 How I love the Interwebs

Beloved will tell you, there is no living with me right now. Not since I found out that Postcards from the Mothership was shortlisted as one of the five finalists in the Humour category of the 2010 Canadian Weblog Awards. Did you catch that? The HUMOUR category. *swoon* Humour! I mean, I was so honoured […]

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Saving the best for last: Photography Q&A at Canadian Family

16 July 2010 My 15 minutes

I was a little stumped as to how to wrap up my week of guest posts over at the Family Jewels blog on Canadian Family’s site. I’d managed on each of the previous four posts to stay more or less on theme with a particular facet of photography, but had so much left to say […]

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Breaking news: *Another* guest post and *another* Canadian Family giveaway!

15 July 2010 My 15 minutes

I really like today’s guest post over at Canadian Family’s Family Jewels blog. It’s more relaxed and less technical than my “elements of composition” posts and has tips and tricks on practical things like how to get a good group picture at a family gathering and how to get your kids to smile without looking […]

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Wheeee! Another winner, another guest post and another Canadian Family subscription to give away!

14 July 2010 My 15 minutes

It’s day three of my week of guest posts at Canadian Family, and today I put up the most technical post of my Family Photographer series over on the Family Jewels blog: 10 key elements of composition. And yay, we have another winner of a subscription to Canadian Family magazine! Congratulations to AnnBac9! Would you […]

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Another guest post at Canadian Family, and another subscription to give away!

13 July 2010 My 15 minutes

Congratulations to Judy of Mother, Wife and More who won the first of five subscriptions to Canadian Family magazine that I have to give away this week. I really love what she wrote in her comment, too: The best tip anyone can get for photography is to remember not every photo will turn out, and […]

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