Facebook & Relationship Reminders

Facebook & Relationship Reminders

Social Media, Top of Mind
I've been thinking about strategies that social media company's put into place to keep us on their platform. Specifically I've been thinking about Facebook & relationship reminders. They are very good at reminding us about the past by using a variety of strategies to keep us engaged and active. What do you think about how they try to keep us on their platform? On This Day Once a day every day I get a notification of my posts from previous years. I happen to enjoy these posts. They are great reminders of things I thought were important or wanted to share with others. However, not everyone feels this way. How do you feel about your past posts in a feed called "On This Day"? (Login to Facebook to see your…
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2017 What A Year

2017 What A Year

Events, Places, Top of Mind, Travel, WordPress
What a year it's been! 2017 included lot's of travel, three WordCamps, exploring Oregon & Washington, entertaining friends, trying new things, and spending as much time as I can with the hubby! At first I didn't even realize how much I packed in this year. Here is a little insight to what my year was like. (more…)
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Say Something, Write Something: Getting Back To It

Say Something, Write Something: Getting Back To It

Random, Top of Mind, Uncategorized
Where to start? I have been MIA "Missing In Action" from my own website. I haven't written or posted anything since February. It's been a combination of things keeping me away from writing my thoughts. I certainly have come up with a bunch of ideas to write about but have not had the will or the motivation to do so. What I really think it's come down to is I've been depressed. (more…)
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What Do You Love

What Do You Love

Art, Photography, Random, Social Media, Tech, Top of Mind, Travel, Whole 30, WordPress
What do you love? It's a simple question but it may be a little tougher for you to answer than you think. My motto is to "Live, Love, Laugh" but sometimes it's hard to remember when life gets in the way. Boy, does life get in the way! Lately I've been feeling a little blue. I can't explain it and there is no "real" reason to feel this way. I just do. (more…)
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Happy 1st Anniversary – A Year Of Blogging

Happy 1st Anniversary – A Year Of Blogging

Social Media, Tech, Top of Mind, Travel, Websites, Whole 30, WordPress
Happy 1st anniversary to my website!!! I was reminded today through Facebook memories that I had launched this website 1 year ago. Justine Pretorious - Live - Love - Laugh started out as a way for me to get into blogging about a variety of topics. I wanted to really show off my experiences with WordPress, social media, travel, food, and photography. (more…)
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