The Totally Narcissistic Post About What I’ve Been Doing So I Can Get it All Out of My Head

– Posted in: Blogging, Blogging Betties Podcast, Bright Side of Life, Food, Grown-up Friends, Illustrated by Me, Me Time, Tammy Thinks, Travel
Listen to Your Mother Sacramento -- Tammy Soong and Jeanne Alongi

So as you may have noticed, I haven't been writing much lately. This isn't due to lack of trying. It's mainly due to being hella busy. Add that to my somewhat baseline status of feeling hella crappy, and, well, end of story. As most of you know, I started the Blogging Betties Podcast with my [...]

What Bloggers Really Do in an Hour

– Posted in: Blogging, Time, Writing
How Bloggers Spend an Hour

I've been "working" for the better part of an hour with nothing to show for it, and it suddenly dawned on me that every one of my mornings looks almost exactly like this. I sit down at the computer, determined to be productive, and the following chain of events occurs: Open email. Delete Gap ads. [...]

Hangin’ Out at Mamapedia

– Posted in: Blogging, Guest Blog, Tammy Thinks
Mamapedia Featured Blogger

  You know that feeling you get when you're flipping through your mail and suddenly you see an envelope with real handwriting on it? That's how I felt when I got the email from Mamapedia, telling me they were running one of my posts. If you get a chance, do me a solid and pop over there. I'm [...]

Why I Leaned Out and Skipped BlogHer

– Posted in: Blogging, Bright Side of Life, Elfie, Family, Growing Up, Me Time, Parenting, Personal Insanity, Sappy Tammy, Women's Issues, Writing
Why I'm Happy Leaning Out

I've never been to BlogHer. I didn't go this year for numerous reasons. For one, I've lived through two Illinois summers and suffered through multiple visits that always seemed to coincide with a heatwave, and lately I'm against torturing myself if I can help it. For two (I know that's wrong, but does anyone know [...]

BlogHer “Voices of the Year” Loser Link-Up

– Posted in: Blogging, Bright Side of Life, Complaining, First World Problems, Personal Insanity, Stuff I Probably Shouldn't be Thinkin', Tammy Thinks, Worst Mom Randomness, Writing
WWM Loser Link Up

When I was in 8th grade, I -- try to contain yourselves -- tried out for cheerleading. In our school, this was a rather humiliating process -- one where you had to perform in front of the entire school and then get voted to be on the squad. I ended up just edging out the [...]