SheSpeaks blogger Michele McGraw is mom to four and a lifestyle technology blogger over at Scraps of My Geek Life. There she writes about digital storytelling. She's also a freelance technology writer, a runner, a healthy lifestyle seeker and a digital scrapbooker and chief storyteller.
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Michele helps women find support online for their hobbies and lifestyles by sharing her experience and passions. She has served as Director of Internet Services at Mother & More, providing online support for SAHMs; overseen the Healthy Chicks forum for TheDIgiChick's online forum for digital scrapbookers; served as Ambassador for the Mom's Bloggers Club and more.
$PullQuote$Michele recently participated in our Duracell/#PowertheHolidays campaign.
We caught up with her to find out more about her life and here is what we found out, in her own words.
When did I start blogging? I have been blogging for over 10 years, but I started Scraps of My Geek Life in 2007
I live in…. Washington DC Metro Area
My niche is… Lifestyle Technology
I write when….. I have something to write (which is almost all the time).
How has blogging changed my life: Blogging has given me a career that I could never have imagined. I have always wanted a career where you love what you do and it doesn’t feel like work. That is what blogging is to me.
A brand I have loved working with: Some of my favorite are HP, Microsoft, AMD, Samsung, Sony
How I see the future of blogging/social media? I think blogging will become a bigger part of our lives. People will turn to bloggers more than the typical media and celebrities.
Where I work: Home
I am connected…. All the time
When I’m stressed, I….. Scrapbook or run
My favorite gadget is…. Oh boy…that is tough. I have so many that I love. Being a techie, I have a gadget for every occasion. But my iPhone 6 Plus is my favorite at the moment.
My favorite travel destination is…. The beach
My favorite clothing brand is… Old Navy
I do all my shopping…. Online
My favorite TV shows: Big Bang Theory, Pretty Little Liars, Sleepy Hollow, (secretly I love all the Housewives series, but you didn’t hear that from me)
My favorite movie: All time favorite is 'Gone With the Wind'
Coffee or tea: Tea
I love…. My family
I dream about…. Being able to spend a lot of time at the beach
Where you can find my writing: http://scrapsofmygeeklife.com
What else I do: Social Media consulting
My latest She Speaks post: http://scrapsofmygeeklife.com/geek-stuff/dont-forget-the-batteries