Be Web Smart – new website

Be Web Smart – new website

I recently launched my new website, Be Web Smart. I mentioned my plan a few months ago and the idea is now a reality! If you have come to this page from a search engine after searching for things like “parental controls for iPod”, “ipod parental controls on youtube”, “windows live family safety” or “Facebook notifications” – please check out the new site! It has all that you are looking for and more. Continue reading

Sibling Rivalry

Sibling Rivalry

Ah, my poor neglected blog.  This blog feels the same way I did when my sister was born – neglected, ignored, all the attention going to the new addition in the family.  Yeah the story goes that I said to my mom, “Mom, that’s a very nice baby you have there.  How long do we … Continue reading

I like yummy food

I like yummy food

I’ve been busy, busy, busy in the kitchen lately so I thought I’d share the fruit (and meat and cake) of my labors.  Being a geek, and having a camera on hand at all times since there’s one in my phone, I’ve documented the recent surge of yumminess.  On the menu: Short Ribs Provencale I … Continue reading

What is Pinterest?

What is Pinterest?

When I first heard about this new social sharing site, Pinterest, I couldn’t figure out the name.  I kept reading it as Pine-Rest.  But then I took a closer look and split it up this way: “pin”-“interest”.  Oh, PINterest.  As in a place to “pin” (or share) your interests. To join the service you enter … Continue reading

Google video: Safe Search for Images

Google video: Safe Search for Images

I just stumbled upon a video that shows you the Safe Search settings for Google that I’ve mentioned in previous posts.  This video is straight from the source, produced by the Google team.  While this video is specific to images, the safe search settings will apply to all your Google searches.  (But don’t forget to … Continue reading

My One Year Blog Anniversary

My One Year Blog Anniversary

 Happy Anniversary to  Me! I published my first post on a whim, back on January 29, 2011.  Since then, I’ve: Published 46 posts Received 37 comments Had 2,700 page views Added 49 followers (8 through the blog – hi! – and the rest because I started posting automatically on Twitter) Wow! Thanks everyone! So, I’ve been … Continue reading