Literary Friday, ya’ll……..

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Traveling With T is back from vacation! I’m catching up a bit on posts, comments, emails, and the like- so rest assured, my digital life is going to get caught up- it’s just going to take some time!

But today.. It’s all about Friday- Literary Friday, that is! Some great links- Bloggiesta Challenges, reviews and more! Continue reading

It’s Time to Mini-Bloggiesta: My goals!


What is that sound I hear? Oh, it’s just hundreds of bloggers rushing to their computers to begin feverishly working on their blogs for 2 days! Bloggiesta is serious business and I always, always, always, ALWAYS get even more excited about my blog during this time of year! Continue reading

Literary Friday ya’ll….

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Wow, it’s been forever since Traveling With T had a Literary Friday feature! Well, bloggy buddies- Literary Friday is back and JAM-PACKED with goodies. Prepare to be amazed!

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Thursday Mashup


Wow! It’s been like a month of Sundays… err, Thursdays since we’ve had a Mashup!

I apologize because I’ve gotten off schedule with the looking up of the good info to chat about-but today.. TODAY is ROCKING!

Tally Ho and onward to Thursday Mashup!



This weekend is Bloggiesta– basically a 4 day, work on your blog to make it the best bloggy version of itself EVER! Bloggiesta has tons of mini-challenges for you to take part in (and I’m providing you the links to the new mini-challenges!) Here is the Mini Challenges for Spring 2014 Bloggiesta and I, Traveling With T, am hosting one of the challenges (Facebook Page For Blog? Yay or Nay?)

3 other challenges to keep your eye on: Rebecca @ Love At First Book’s Twitter List Tutorial, Katie @ Doing Dewey’s Using Social Media and Amanda Shofner’s How to Tackle Google+

Other bloggy tips:

H2O Bungalow talks about How to Increase Your Exposure and Grow Your Google Plus



Addicted 2 DIY reveals how to make Anthropologie Inspired Ribbon Egg Towel. It’s super-cute! And looks so easy! Perfect for those Easter baskets!

The Thinking Closet shows her readers how to make a Instagram-Themed Graduation Party (In a Box!) Plus, shows us Polaroid lovers how to print Polaroid style pics without going to the poorhouse! Thanks Lauren!



Will Cook for Smiles shows how to make Chicken Bacon Ranch Loaded Potato Skins (and the pics look great!) Mmmmm.. potato skins… Oops, did I drool a bit?



A Novel Review has The Moon Sisters by Therese Walsh as a giveaway this week!

Luxury Reading has Tempting Fate by Jane Green as a giveaway this week!

Traveling With T has Four Friends by Robyn Carr as a giveaway this week!


I hope you found something in this edition of Thursday Mashup that you like! If you did, let me know in the comments (I heart comments!) or stop by my Facebook page to tell me!

If you are Bloggiesta-ing this week- good luck! I’ll be working on my blog and popping around to visit other’s blogs!


Happy Reading and Bookishly Yours,

T @ Traveling With T

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Bloggiesta Challenge: Facebook Page for Blog? Yay or Nay?

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Well folks.. it’s that time! It’s time to run to those blogs, works those fingers to the bones to make your blog the best bloggy-blog version it can be- to get tips and advice! Bloggiesta is fun and a great way to meet other bloggers while you are working hard on the blog! For a more technical definition of what Bloggiesta is, read that article (I’ll wait and sip on a margarita while you do that- because Bloggiesta and Margarita go together like PB&J!)

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Bloggiesta Goals: Spring 2014

Oh wow! It’s that time of year! BLOGGIESTA!!!!!

Since I have been working on the blog some lately, I’m unsure about all that I hope to accomplish- but…. I have a few things I want to do.

1. Post a Review Archive.

2. Update that darn Goodreads page

3. Work on my Pinterest page

4. Schedule at least 5 posts.

5. Work on my Facebook Blog Page


What will you be working on during Bloggiesta?


Happy Reading & have fun Bloggiesta-ing!

T @ Traveling With T

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Bloggiesta- Accomplishments!


Another Bloggiesta has come to an end! While I did not accomplish all my goals, I did get some finished that I’ve been putting off for some time- so yay me! Plus, I have a set of tasks to continue working on in my free time. #winning!


Here is my goals when I started Bloggiesta!


This is what I accomplished:

  • Interview Archive
  • Author Spotlight Archive
  • Review Policy


While I’m sad that I did not manage to find time to post my review archive, the 3 tasks I accomplished were time consuming.


Other things I learned this weekend: how to make a button (hopefully!)


From my perspective, Bloggiesta was a success!