Author Archive: Sarah W. Caron

Sarah W. Caron is a freelance writer, editor and recipe developer. She lives in Maine with her two kids. And she loves the beach, writing and good books ...

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From Connection to Curation: How Social Media Is Killing Our Relationships

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
From Connection to Curation: How Social Media Is Killing Our Relationships

  The creaking of doors opening, and slamming of them closing. The melodic chirps. The moo alert of something important. These are the sounds that punctuated my college years and early professional years — unless, of course, I remembered (and was motivated to) silence them. That rarely happened. For the better part of a decade, […]

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Fifty Shades of … I Don’t Care

| February 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Fifty Shades of … I Don’t Care

Let’s get something out of the way: I haven’t read Fifty Shades of Grey. It didn’t capture my interest, so I never bothered. But as a features editor, I haven’t been able to escape the fever pitch that’s accompanied the release of the film adaptation of this novel. Heck, this week I used two different reviews […]

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Why I’m Breaking Food Photography Rules

| February 13, 2015 | 3 Comments
Why I’m Breaking Food Photography Rules

After nearly 10 years of food blogging, I am choosing to break food photography rules. Find out what I am focusing on instead. For the last seven years, I have shot food photos with a DSLR camera. I’ve invested in lenses. I’ve taken lessons, practiced, bought equipment to improve my skill and learned to manipulate […]

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Freelance Writing Goals: How to Achieve Yours

| January 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Freelance Writing Goals: How to Achieve Yours

Do you dream of being a freelance writer, writing from coffee shops and making your own schedule? While that can be part of a freelance writing career, it is also a lot of hard work. You need to treat your work like a business, and plan well — including setting goals. Goals are an important […]

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What to Do in Philly: Benjamin Franklin Museum

| December 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
What to Do in Philly: Benjamin Franklin Museum

Heading to Philadelphia? The Benjamin Franklin Museum is a hands-on place perfect for curious families. Recently renovated, the Benjamin Franklin Museum is located in Franklin Court, a short walk from Independence Hall and sight-distance from the first Post Office. It’s also close to a number of great Philadephia hotels. But this isn’t just another museum […]

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How to Make DIY Upcycled Candy Ornaments

| December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
How to Make DIY Upcycled Candy Ornaments

Turn clean old socks into adorable Christmas ornaments with this easy holiday craft: DIY Upcycled Candy Ornaments. You know those adorable socks you had that you loved? The ones that you only got to wear once or twice before inexplicably losing one? Well, before you toss their adorableness, use them well. Just make sure they […]

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4 Simple Stress Busting Tips for Celebrating Christmas

| December 9, 2014 | 17 Comments
4 Simple Stress Busting Tips for Celebrating Christmas

While Christmas is hailed as “the most wonderful time of the year,” for many it is also the most stressful time of the year.  There are gifts to buy and wrap, parties to plan, homes and offices to decorate, lights to string, baking to finish and guests to prepare for.  In short, there is a […]

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10 DIY Glittery Holiday Decorations

| December 5, 2014 | 11 Comments
10 DIY Glittery Holiday Decorations

Want to up the ante on your holiday decor? Check out these 10 DIY Glittery Holiday Decorations! Earlier this week, I popped open the first of our holiday decorations boxes. The reds, greens, whites and glitter of the holidays were inside. Out came the mistletoe and Santa. Up went the Happy Holidays sign and glittery […]

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7 Tips for Glowing Winter Skin

| December 3, 2014 | 5 Comments
7 Tips for Glowing Winter Skin

The weather is changing from the warm days of summer to the icy days of winter. And that means more than rotating your wardrobe. It’s time to really think twice about how you care for your skin.  Here are 7 tips for glowing winter skin. That bone-chilling wind. The relentless cold. Snow and ice. It’s no […]

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10 DIY Non-Scary Costumes for Girls

| October 12, 2014 | 4 Comments
10 DIY Non-Scary Costumes for Girls

Looking for the perfect Halloween costume for your little girl? These 10 non-scary costumes for girls will make the night of fright a delight! When the kids and I went looking for Halloween accessories and a costume for my nine-year-old son, there were so many options for the ready-to-scare set. From bloody zombies to the […]

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