Monday, April 09, 2007

blogging for dummies

I really want to “re-invent” my blog somehow. Maybe I just need some sort of fancy banner at the top that looks cool. But how do I do that? I have always relied completely on the Blogger templates and they are fine, if a bit vanilla. Not that there is anything wrong with vanilla, but a little dollop of hot fudge always improves things, don’t you think? Also, I think I should add some sort of features like other people have on their blogs. Like an About Me, so people can get to know the real Bearca. Just off the top of my head, here’s how I would characterize myself:

“I am a 33 year old gal living the good life in Southern California. I have a husband, a two-year old son, and a job that sucks up a lot of my time and energy. I love reading, guacamole, Fox TV dramas, cheese and lip gloss, and have recently developed a disturbing fondness for Blue’s Clues and pretzel-flavored Goldfish. I don’t like eating scallops, writing with pencils or dressing up on Halloween.”

Yep, that’s pretty much me in a nutshell. So that’s done. Ha.

But anyway, help me! How do I make my blog less boring?


Amy said...

I have no clue. (See! Told you I was helpful!) I keep looking online for templates but then I'm just not that html-literate to figure out how to utilize them. I agree, blogger templates are really vanilla. And not even GOOD vanilla.

I'll keep checking back - I'm certain smart people read you and surely they will have a helpful answer!

little miss mel said...

Well, don't look at me. I do have html experience, I just don't have the brain power to whip out some code to add to the template.

Would love it if someone would help me out. Echo, echo, echo... Anybody out there?

undercover celebrity said...

[cue sappy theme music]

Oh Bearca, blogging isn't about the colors, graphics, or fonts that you choose. It's about the words that you write and how they touch others making them laugh and cry. You just keep up the great writing and we'll all keep reading, regardless of vanilla -- which is, by the way, a good 'ol American staple.

[interrupt sappy music]

Oh yah, or you could pay someone
$100 to design a kiss-ass template for you -- just do a google search for blogger template designs. :)