Blogging

Day 20: Why I Won’t Sleep Tonight

I can’t believe it’s just 24 hours away. I’ve been waiting all year for this. In the morning I’ll be headed to my first big blogging conference in Houston, Blog Elevated. I’ve been in frantic preparation mode for days. Business cards, a media kit, the right clothes, [...]

6 Fun Facts I Declare

It was Christmas morning and I opened the packaging on a gift my dad had sent me. There it was, a ticket to my first bloggers conference. It was just like Ralphie’s Red Ryder BB gun in A Christmas Story. Only at this blogging conference I won’t be putting my eye out. So you can imagine my [...]

Liebster Award Nominee

And the Oscar nominee is…..wait for it, wait for it! What would it feel like to hear your name as one of the nominees for an Academy Award? To walk the red carpet? To be among the who’s who, the most talented nominees? Ahh well this is what it felt like to learn that Blog By Tracy was a [...]

My Blog Story

You know that task that you want to get to but you know it’ll take you triple the amount of time it should take to get it done and you don’t particularly love it? Yeah, that’s the one. The one you continue to backburner. I have one of those. One of those tasks that my day job is built upon [...]

Hello December

I don’t know about you, but it seems like the pages of the calendar have flipped over fast, just like the shuffling of cards. I can’t get my head wrapped around the reality that there are only 30 days left in the year. This December I want to try something a little different. I want to set some [...]

31 Days at Sea

Uncertainty, inexperienced, unqualified, and in over my head is exactly what I felt when I announced to the world, on Facebook no less that I was IN on the 31 days writing challenge. I sort of committed without even knowing really and truly what it entailed. I actually don’t think I was ever [...]

5 Fall Reads

I’ll be honest, I’ve never loved reading. Even in school it was a task for me. Today in this busy over technological world of ours, it’s hard to make time to read. So my reading list this fall is short and the subject matter is only about what I love. Reading about my passions; [...]