How to Start a WordPress Blog for $20 or Less

January 22, 2018 in Blogging - No Comments
So you want to start a blog. Maybe you want a place to share your journey, an artistic hobby, help market your business, or blog as your business. Whatever has lead you down this road to blogging, I'm here to share how you can quickly get started using WordPress as your content management system. You… Read More »

Holiday Gift Ideas For Bloggers

December 17, 2016 in Blogging, Christmas, Get It - 18 Comments
Every blogger has a wishlist of items they’re lusting after, but have put off purchasing them for whatever reason. If you’ve got a blogger friend or family member in your life, chances are they would absolutely love to receive any of the gifts on this list! If you’re a blogger, add your own ideas to… Read More »

Have A Suggestion? Take Our Reader Survey!

March 13, 2014 in Blogging - 2 Comments
Hey, ladies and gents! If you haven't noticed, Sophistishe has been gradually changing and growing! We'd (yes WE'D) like to learn a bit about you and what types of content you enjoy. If you have a minute, could you take our reader survey, pretty please? Thanks so much for all your support and input! We… Read More »

Fair Isle, Four Down

December 28, 2012 in Celebrations, Life & Quirks, Personal - 2 Comments
Sophistishe has gone Fair Isle! Come on over if you're reading through the feed. I wanted to redesign for the holiday, but ran out of time, so I went with something more appropriate for the Winter season. Most of my designs are inspired by textiles, this time by a new sweater and leggings, both Fair… Read More »


December 27, 2012 in Digitally Speaking - No Comments
Lately, I've been getting quite a few spam text messages on both of my phones. It's so annoying, but I chalked it up to being "one of those things"... someone somehow gaining access to my numbers. Yanno, the usual. What didn't occur to me in the midst of my app happy downloading, that one of… Read More »

On Managing Healthy Relationships

December 19, 2012 in Life & Quirks - No Comments
I'm an introvert so naturally that means that I am a little challenged when it comes to managing relationships. It takes me a while to trust others. While I am cautious with my habitual reading and evaluating of people, I do have a great safe circle of friends and family. I also have relationships that… Read More »


November 1, 2012 in Life & Quirks - No Comments
Silly me signed up for NaBloPoMo. Think I can complete the challenge? Greg already shut me down and told me that I wouldn't, lol. I mean with Tiny Human due this month, I doubt it, but I'm going to try. I am so out of touch with just writing my thoughts. I feel like each… Read More »


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