Open Letter to the Blogosphere: Blogger “Responsibility”

Note: this post has nothing to do with my blog or you, my readers … but is rather a reaction to an observation I made in the blogosphere.

This week, one of the most well-known female bloggers, Heather Armstrong of dooce.com fame, announced she and her husband Jon were in the midst of a trial separation.

I’d heard of her, but never really read her blog — until today. Her announcement post is absolutely gut-wrenching, to say the least — especially the part where she expresses a moment that suicide crossed her mind … and though doesn’t go into any details about why the couple is splitting, it’s obvious she is pained about the decision but knows it must be done. Continue reading “Open Letter to the Blogosphere: Blogger “Responsibility””

Jumping on the Barney Butter Bandwagon

barneybutter-701788In my attempt to add more health fat to my diet, I’ve ordered what the blogosphere (ok, what foodie/fitness bloggers) raves about: Barney Butter.

Apparently this is like “the” nirvana of all nut butters. Heather at HeatherEatsAlmondButter is always talking about it. So are Jenna at EatRunLive and Lee at FortheLoveofPeanutButter.

If these girls swear by it, I figured it was worth a shot.

And Heather over at HangryPants just tried it out, and she even scored a deal for her readers! (free shipping if you use the code “HangryPants!”) Continue reading “Jumping on the Barney Butter Bandwagon”