New Year’s Resolutions are for the birds: I’m making goals and wishes

Girl Going Crazy Happy New Year

  New Year's Resolutions don't work for me. I like to set goals for myself and see what I can accomplish. I am also somewhat of a dreamer and I tend to set lofty goals for myself. Who knows what I actually hope to achieve, but when I do something good, I am the best […]

2012 Blog Traffic Stats {because everyone else is doing it}

2012 blog traffic report for GoingCrazy!! WannaGo??!!

2012 Blog Traffic Report I must admit that this type of analyzing of my blog scares the crap out of me. Linking up and comparing myself to others, though, makes me want to crawl in the corner and cry. So, I'm jumping out there, listing this for all to see, linking up to others, and […]

This blog hobby that turned into a job, that turned into a way to make new friends

Views from the Ville Holiday Gift Guide 2012

Once upon a time, I was living a leisurely life with my son and my husband and we were scraping by with our little incomes. We were constantly worried about money and food and most importantly, making our boy happy and healthy. I had an itch to do something different, but I didn't know what […]

Monetizing my blog with a Brand New Media Kit {Review}

Media Kit word cloud

I have mentioned before that when I started this blog, it was all about a hobby and something fun to do. I didn’t know where it would take me, but I thought at most I would get to try out some new products and tell everyone what I thought about them. I thought there may be […]

Five Things I learned from NOT going to BlogHer

BlogHer 2012 New York City

I still feel like a newbie blogger even though I've been hacking away at this blog for just over a year now. When I start something new, I jump in full force and you can ask my husband how many nights I've been on this blog when he was trying to tell me a story […]

A Year of Blogging {and still Going Crazy…}

First button ever on GoingCrazy!! WannaGo??!!

A year ago today I sat down at a small table with a stack of papers, a crappy laptop, and a quiet house and started blogging. You all know that I work full time outside the home so I had taken time off from work – a week – and decided this blog was going […]

Be an Organized Blogging Babe with the Bubble Planner

Be an organized blogging babe at #BlogHer12 with @BubblePlanner

One thing I have learned about blogging in the past year is that most bloggers (including myself) have a million ideas running through their heads at all times and they are usually juggling a family, babies, work at home or work outside the home jobs, and running a successful household, in addition to running a […]

Pay It Forward

Good Bloggers Pay It Forward

An inspirational blogger I know recently had an overnight hotel stay that she won and her family was not able to take the mini-vacation on the dates on the vouchers. This blogger posted in a couple of Facebook groups that anyone who could use them was welcome to have them. There were a handful of […]

To BlogHer or Not To BlogHer {My glass is half full!!}

BlogHer 2012 New York City

I cannot explain how excited and nervous and freaking out worried I am right now because there is actually a chance I might be going to BlogHer in New York!!  I was talking to some friends from BloggerPR today and Kim from Tales of a Ranting Ginger mentioned that she had a friend who was […]

How to Counteract Road Hypnosis

Road Hypnosis Makes My Heart Leap

I have always loved to drive. I love road trips and I have been on some fun ones with my sisters and even my son. Last week, my husband, son, and I went on two different trips out of town and had a blast. However, every road trip I go on has the potential to […]