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Written by Darice de Cuba on May 4, 2011

Quick Writer’s Guide to Finding Free Images

Like you, a writer who shares your creations with the world, there are plenty of photographers and artists who do the same. Enjoy their work, and be sure to give them credit when they request it.

A key blogging rule is to always add an image related to your post. With all the online resources available, you don’t even need to own a camera. Just make sure you know the licenses and give credit where credit is due.

Facebook Addiction Disorder — The 6 Symptoms of F.A.D.

[…]Facebook obsessions are definitely present in today’s society and whether it is a disorder or not, something needs to be done to fix it

Facebook has become a huge procrastination tool for me, together with Twitter and Tumblr. The last two aren’t that bad as they are a good source of daily information. I imagine Facebook is even more of a distraction for teenagers whose social live is very complicated. Highschool drama continues after school via social networks.

How I Write

Lots of you have been asking me lately how I write and work from home while parenting three little kids and running a home. So for the next few weeks, I’m going to answer some of your questions. I’m not going to pretend that I have the definitive answer for everybody’s situation or business; I don’t. I only know what I do, and I’m happy to share some of it.

Looking forward to these tips. It’s always enlightening to see how others manage the same tasks you tackle everyday. While one is busy with family, other might have a full time job besides keeping a weblog. We all have our non-writing tasks keeping us from writing.

8 Reasons Why Twitter Can Boost Your Happiness.

2. Twitter distracts you if you’re feeling blue. Studies show that distraction is a powerful mood-altering device.

These eight reasons sounds about right to me. Twitter had often cheered me up and tweets made me laugh out loud. Also, always first with the latest breaking news.

Spaghetti alle Vongole

This has always been my favorite Italian pasta dish, but ordering it at a decent Italian restaurant will easily set back my wallet by S$20-30. Now, thanks to this recipe, I was thrilled that not only can I cook this at home at a fraction of the cost (with extra servings of clams), but the cooking method is also quite easy with just a few ingredients.

With summer right ahead, this is the perfect fancy and easy to make dinner for when you are having company over. Love the photos added to this post/recipe, it makes you want to make this dish right away.