8 Tips on how to Child Proof Your Home Don’t Delay

March 28, 2019
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My older almost 3 year old has cunningly learned how to undo anything child proof around the house. He also thankfully understands to not do basic things like put things in outlets. As my little guy gets a little older and more mobile, I am once again thinking of how to child proof things (and…

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How to use Smart Mockups to Stand Out

March 26, 2019
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One of my new favorite apps is called Smart Mockups. Choose from so many options including scenes or standalone photos. Do you ever have to create mockups for clients – maybe show them how a business card is going to look or a design for a website on various devices. Smart Mockups makes it soooo…

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The 10 Minute Guide to Refreshing Your Spring Wardrobe

March 22, 2019
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Spring time is here! If the weather hasn’t changed in your area you know it will start to soon. My aunt just moved to the DC area and I am so excited to see photos of the Cherry Blossoms. There is even a festival starting this week which I think is so awesome. Add that…

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How To Turn Your Blog Into a Recipe Resource With Ease

March 20, 2019
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The Instant Pot has brought a desire to add recipes to the Techie Mamma site. I am not at the point of a lot of experimenting yet but when I do get something working, I really want to document it. Being the tool and plugin junkie that I am I set off to try a…

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5 Super Fun Unique Things to do this Spring Break

March 14, 2019
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I am so behind in planning spring break! My in-laws are taking the kiddos through Wednesday so I figured why need to plan anything but then I started looking and there are so many fun things to do I wanted to still check some out! I love taking day trips so our last few days…

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Let’s Talk Colors!

March 12, 2019
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Deciding on a color palette is important as it defines your brand along with your logo. These are a few options to inspire some thought on colors. This article by Canva has several palettes to get the juices flowing. Did you know certain colors help you sell your products, while others promote well being and…

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Lenten Reflections

March 8, 2019
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Promotions for fish filets start at McDonalds and cheese pizzas at Pizza Hut and you know the holiest of times are upon us. Thousands of Catholics go to services on Ash Wednesday, while it’s not a holy day of obligation, it is an important date in the church calendar as it reminds us where we…

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How to Choose? WordPress.com or WordPress.org

March 6, 2019
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Getting started with WordPress can be very confusing at times. Some guides may tell you to go to WordPress.com and sign up for a totally free account while others go through a lengthy process talking about domains and hosting and so many connecting parts. The easy setup seems the way to go! There are two…

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23 Instant Pot Recipes to Prep Before Baby Comes and Free Printable

March 5, 2019
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When little guy was on the way I had about 6 months experience with the instant pot and was head over heals for my new gadget. I wanted to prep for baby’s arrival with some meal planning but we simply didn’t have the freezer space to do freezer meals and hubby didn’t think an industrial…

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10 Reasons Why Techie Mamma ❤️ Dubsado

March 1, 2019
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In the short life as DC Sites (4 years) (and shorter as Techie Mamma) we have tried many systems to work with clients. Part of this is because I am an app junkie!! I remember going to SXSW Interactive and leaving with 25 new signups of apps. That is how I was one of the…

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The Ultimate Guide to Digital Assets

February 26, 2019
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Update!! I found more resources! Check out the new additions! Premium and High Quality PSD files for Free Download – PSD Zone Free stock photos – Kaboompics Free Stock Textures Sometimes it can be hard to find just the right image for something that you are writing about. The best addition to blog posts are…

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Battle for Email Lists MailChimp vs MailerLite

February 25, 2019
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I have heard so much about MailerLite recently that I thought I would give it a chance. My initial impressions is that it is really similar to MailChimp. There are several review comparing the two but they seem to be a little older and don’t take into account the limitations MailerLite has created with it’s…

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Watch Me Grow – Growth Charts Make the Best Gifts

February 16, 2019
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Growth charts make some of the best and most thoughtful presents. They are perfect for showers, birthdays, or just that special someone for that special occasion. Check out Thoughtful Inspirations for unique, personalized growth charts.

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Squarespace SEO

February 12, 2019
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Luckily SEO is SEO no matter what platform you choose. Some platforms (like WordPress) have good practices with their code from the beginning and get you an extra start but there is still a lot of work that has to be done to get WordPress in the top ranking spots. Here are some articles for…

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Top 6 Austin Area Play Date Hot Spots

February 10, 2019
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Austin weather is crazy!! This past week it was 80 degrees and the next day all of us Texan kids were pretending it was real snow falling from the sky (when in reality it was a mixture of flurries, sleet, and rain)! Then don’t get me started with the summer when there are 21 100+…

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7 Ways To Self-Care with the Matriarc App

February 5, 2019
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What is the one app you need on your phone after baby comes?! This free app will help you with self-care, baby-care and more.

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February Photo A Day

February 1, 2019
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My Instagram friend and Zumba instructor @christinecbrown posted that she was going to do this challenge called a photo a day by @fatmumslim. I am so excited about this challenge. I love taking pictures (especially of #technobaby no bias there) but sometimes we just forget to get inspired. This idea helps get the creative juices flowing and…

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The Ultimate Guide to Valentine’s Day Printables, Crafts and Activities

February 1, 2019
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This February celebrate how much you love your kiddos, partners, friends and all loved ones all month long. This mega-list has plenty of printables, crafts, decor, and events all over town to keep you busy all month long. Kiddo Crafts and Coloring Pages and Printables Do you or your kiddos love doing arts and crafts?…

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5 Steps to a Better Dinner Out with your Toddler

January 23, 2019
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Eating dinner out with your toddler can be an experience that is hard to recover from. Follow these steps and you might actually go on a regular basis! #1 – Pick the Right Restaurant The first thing you want to do is pick a restaurant that is as kid-friendly as possible. Many restaurants in suburbia…

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Don’t Mess With My Bottle 😐

January 22, 2019
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Bottle Leash Baby Hack Are you handy with the sewing machine? This hack is amazing and there are different variations that can be made. Every mom has seen toy links used to attach toys to car seat or bouncy chair. What if the toy links had a scrunchy attached and a stretchy middle to play…

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