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I Made An Epic Guitar Effects Pedal and You Can, Too!

Greetings my friends. If you’ve been hanging out here at The Nerd Garden you may have heard that, in addition to being geeky, generally tech-savvy, and all-around cool people, Steph and I are also musicians. Today I wanted to take some time to show off one of my favorite instruments. The guitar! Guitars! Oh yeah, man.

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5 Note-taking Solutions To Help Organize Your Life

  Hi Rock Star! Not too long ago, Aaron posted his favorite text editors. I thought it might be a great time to revisit my favorite note taking apps. I originally blogged about this topic a couple of years ago, but things change. I thought it might be time to revisit some of those solutions. Google

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Listen Up! How I Edit With Text-To-Speech

It’s Thursday! Congratulations to us. We’ve made it this far! I started this week off with a nice, hefty, round of edits from my new editor, which means, I’m definitely ready for the weekend. That started me thinking about my editing process and how valuable a role Text-To-Speech has come to play in my process.

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Pro Tips Series: Route Your Writers’ Conference Success

  Happy Monday, Rockstars! I haven’t posted a writing feature in a while—not since my humorous plunge into the topic of NaNoWriMo. Since you can find just about anything here at The Nerd Garden, I thought it might be time to revisit this branch of our blog. As a writer, I often attend writers’ conferences. Some are amazing. others so-so.

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By Request: A Review Of NextCloud Apps

Happy Thursday, Nerds and Nerdettes! We’ve had several emails and comments about the apps that are available for NextCloud. Why aren’t we using them? What made us stick with solutions like Cozi and Google Calendar or Evernote and Notes instead of the NextCloud app family. When Aaron first installed NextCloud, he played around with some

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Stream It Like You Mean It!

Let’s be honest. How many of you remember the days of mix tapes or mix CDs? We sure do. You’d wait all day by the stereo, awaiting the moment when your favorite station would play your jam. Or, you’d run down to the Record store—hands up if you remember National Record Mart—only to discover they were

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Has Your Financial Life Turned Into Groundhog Day?

  Good morning! Thanks for joining us here in the garden for Groundhog Day. For those of you not from the states, we have this bizarre tradition that plays out every February 2nd. What Is Groundhog Day? All across the country, people are un-caging groundhogs (while wearing protective gloves). Each one has its own, unique name. Here,

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Manage 2017 Like a Boss: Take Control of Your Kid’s iPad

Hello and happy Monday to my fellow nerds! A few months ago, Aaron and I did a post on tablets for kids. At that time we talked about the iPad as a great, kid-friendly solution. Since then, many people have asked us how we set up restrictions for the iPad. Ask and you shall receive,

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