Dec 162018
 

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The Sunday Salon used to be a meme but was getting so huge it became unmanageable, so it is now a Facebook group that has become an
informal week in review gathering place for bloggers.

It is also a place to share our thoughts about things of a bookish nature.

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by
Kimberly @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer
~ It’s a chance to share news~
A post to recap the past week on your blog, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead.

HAPPY SUNDAY EVERYONE!

WordPress Frustration

If you use WordPress to create your blog you know the BIG editor revamp was released on December 6. I was excited by all the hype and ready to learn all about the “block based” format. I looked over all the information leading up to the launch but still wasn’t prepared for such a huge change. I am not exactly a novice at computer/blog works but this new release made me feel like a complete idiot.

After hours spent trying to compose just 1 post, I was so thankful for Classic Editor Plugin. I installed it and activated it and completed my post in just minutes. Classic Editor is an official WordPress plugin, and will be maintained until at least 2022. That gives me plenty of time to either learn the new version or maybe they will have an entirely new idea by then for the technologically challenged people like me.

Maybe December was not the month to release this “gift”. The stress of finding everyone the perfect present is enough, I didn’t need the extra stress of learning how to create my blog in a whole new way. 

If you had a different experience I would love to hear all about it. 

~Lori/Dollycas


Weekly Rewind December 10 – 15, 2018

Monday – My Reading Itinerary Monday! – Week #50 2018

Plus – #BookBlast – Darkest Before the Dawn (Sgt. Windflower Mystery Series) by Mike Martin

Tuesday – #Review / #Giveaway – With a Little Bit of Blood (The Eliza Doolittle & Henry Higgins Mysteries) by D.E. Ireland – Great Escapes Book Tour

Wednesday – #Special Guests – Teresa Inge, Heather Weidner, Jayne Ormerod, and Rosemary Shomaker – Authors of To Fetch A Thief – Great Escapes Book Tour

Plus – Cozy Wednesday with Debra H. Goldstein – Author of One Taste Too Many (A Sarah Blair Mystery) – #GuestPost / #Review / #Giveaway – Great Escapes Book Tour @KensingtonBooks

Thursday – #Review / #Giveaway – Just Plain Murder (An Amish Mystery) by Laura Bradford @BerkleyMystery

Plus – #SpecialGuest – Dianne Ascroft – Author of A Timeless Celebration (Century Cottage Cozy Mysteries) – Great Escapes Book Tour #Giveaway

Friday – #Review – TANGLED UP IN TINSEL (A Kenni Lowry Mystery) by Tonya Kappes @HeneryPress

Plus – #SpecialGuest – Rosalind Barden- Author of Sparky of Bunker Hill and the Cold Kid Case – Great Escapes Book Tour #Giveaway

And – 2018 Midwinter’s Eve #Giveaway Hop!! December 15th – 31st

Saturday – #SpecialGuest – Debbie De Louise – Author of Love on the Rocks (Cobble Cove Mystery) – Great Escapes Book Tour #Giveaway

Happy a great week everyone!! 

Your Escape With A Good Book Travel Agent

 

  One Response to “Sunday Salon / Sunday Post – WordPress Frustration – Weekly Rewind – Mail Call”

  1. Thanks Lori, I saved the link for that plug-in. Although I’m not sure I can even use plug-ins. I upgraded to a paid version, but it’s still called personal. Probably has to be business to use those, ack, not looking forward to the new editor. I keep clicking the x for it to leave me alone! LOL (I love the snow that you and other bloggers have but again, it’s a plug-in I probably can’t install)

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