If you are a blogger or as obsessed with Pinterest as I am, you’re probably looking for ways to grow your Pinterest Followers. More followers can lead to more eyes on your pins, which can then lead to more clicks and page views to your blog or website. Pinterest is one of my main traffic sources for this little blog of mine. It falls under the category of Social Media, but is so much more than that. It’s fast becoming… Read more »

DIY Tropical Paper Leaf Props - Maritza Lisa: Create your own props with pretty tropical leaves. Click through for the details!

Happy Friday! Another sort of behind-the-scenes post this week. This time it’s all about the DIY Tropical Paper Leaf Props. I’m always looking around for props for my photos at various stores and thought – hey, I can just print and cut them out! So this week my props are all about pretty paper tropical leaves. Do you use props for your photos? 

Happy Friday! Gosh – this is the first full week of school in a while, and I. Am. Feeling. It. Friday never looked so good – how was your week? Today, I wanted to share with you how I make my own PDF printables for my posts here on this little blog. Do you create your own PDF printables? As you know, I’m a huge fan of Silhouette Studio (and everything else Silhouette related). So, here’s another reason why I… Read more »

Hashtags and Social Media - how do you use your hashtags?

I’ve been blogging for just over a year now, and I’m still scratching my head at times over hashtags and social media. Let me back up a little. What is a hashtag? A hashtag is basically a word, term or phrase used as a tag (duh) with the hash character (#) in front of it. For example, in Pinterest I used to tag images from this blog with #MaritzaLisa. It’s basically a label used to group together similar items. In terms… Read more »

Footer and Sidebar Visibility

  Happy Wednesday! Are any of you fellow WordPress bloggers? I’ve been fumbling along this last year and wanted to share any tips and tricks I learned along the way here on the blog, so that we can all learn together. Today’s WordPress tip is centered around making certain widgets visible on your footer and sidebar. One piece of advice that I keep reading is to take advantage of your footer. When your readers scroll down to the end of a… Read more »