Technology

This Ain’t Yo Mama’s Microsoft {#OfficeChamps}

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Disclosure: I am a Microsoft Office Champion. These are my stories. I was having a convo a few weeks back and it occurred to me that I needed to do a “back to basics” post. Just because I wrote about something before doesn’t mean you read it (and don’t think I’m not holding you accountable for that). I get asked ...

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19 Free Valentine’s Day Fonts

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It never fails! I am always running around at the last minute making Valentine’s Day cards. For my friends, you ask? No. For the Frog Princess and her class. Because nothing says I love you like frantic searches for heart shaped things that aren’t candy or cookies the night before you’re supposed to deliver them. And because I’m all type ...

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14 Free Christmas Fonts

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I told you guys a little about Sway. Let’s just say I can’t stop creating in this cool new tool by Microsoft. So I thought I’d start a new Sway with some uber cool fonts. Why you ask? Because it’s the holidays and I love creating little signs around the house and notes with festive fonts. I’ll be adding to ...

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Holiday Gift Guide 2014

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I’m trying a little something new from Microsoft. It’s called Sway and it’s making me giddy with excitement. What’s Sway? Sway is an app for expressing your ideas in a new way and across devices. If the Office 365 apps were college students, Sway would be their sorority house. If you ever want to get a techy girl hot and bothered, ...

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Traffic Safety With Chuggington {#ProtejeATusHijos}

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This is part of a sponsored campaign with Latina Mom Bloggers and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. However, all opinions expressed are my own. The frog princess is growing. Like a lot. I’m not entirely sure if it’s supposed to happen this fast! This summer we have had loads of fun conversations and I am always astounded at her ...

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Tech Mami Goes (Micro)soft: The Spring Champions Summit

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April found me on the west coast again in beautiful Seattle. Yes, I was there to bring them some Silishine but I was also there to immerse myself in awesome. The Office Champs were back on the prowl. What, pray tell were we on the prowl for? New techy wonders to tell you about, of course! You may think that ...

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3 Techy Must Haves for Mami

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Let’s dive right in. These three things make me more productive and are sure-fire ways to make me happy as well. I bet your Mami would appreciate them. And if you’re a Mami: getchu some! A Phone Thing is, you’ve been sitting back and sleeping on this Windows Phone. I’m here to tell you it’s time to wake up and ...

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Avoiding Password Fasciitis with LionLock

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A B C, easy as one, two, threeAs simple as do re miA B C, one, two, three, baby, you and me girl Those words always pop into my head as I try to come up with new codes that will be uncrackable in my password world. It used to be my chant and prayer to the password gods that ...

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One Simple Way to Become a Password Tamer

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I wanted to title this post: losing my religion. Because for those of us that are small business owners, work seems like a religion sometimes, doesn’t it? And losing access to all of our online information might be just as catastrophic. We have so much riding on what we do and our reputation is part of it. I feel that ...

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Minding Your Health, Digitally

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You know I’m all about technology. Not just because I pink puffy hear you guys and technology is what brought us together. It generally makes my life easier. I was recently super impressed when I went to my pediatrician’s office and saw the nurses and doctor with a tablet, taking all information digitally. Of course, I asked about it. This ...

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