What I’ve Been Reading: Social Media, Crafting, Kids’ Allowance & Blog Law

Here are some of the posts on the blogosphere that caught my attention this week:

Using Social Media in a Positive Way @ Life in the Married Lane – Despite calls among many bloggers to put limits on social media, Rivki shares her perspective on the positive powers of the Internet.

Decoupaged Wine Bottle Vases @ Creative Jewish Mom – If you don’t know this blog, you will love it! She is so talented and inspiring. I think this decoupage project would be a fun undertaking for my kids that we could use to decorate our Sukkah.

5 Reasons to Reconsider Paying Your Kids for Chores @ Frantically Simple – I wholeheartedly agree with not linking allowance to specific chores, but I know this is a hotly debated topic. I’d love for you to take a read and then share your thoughts with me.

Blog Law – Is Your Giveaway Legal @ Saving For Someday – Sara is so smart, and so generous in sharing her incredible knowledge of blog law (yes, there’s a growing field of law pertaining to us crazy bloggers). If you have a blog and you run givewaways on your blog, you MUST read this post!

Have you read something wonderful online recently? Please share in the comments section.




  1. Much thanks for the link love! I’m very much looking forward to reading the other posts (especially the one on giveaways!).

  2. Mara, thank you for being such a supportive friend and sharing my post.

    With gratitude,

  3. Mara, thanks for sharing my post with your readers. I’m off the read the others. Decoupaged wine bottle? This I’ve got to see!

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