Category: Finding Happiness

Life as a WordPress.com Happiness Engineer, Wife, Parent, Homeschooler, and Author

Black coffee much with light coffee in it. The mug says Freedom to Publish in white writing. It sits on a wooden table in front of a Mac computer keyboard and black headphones.

If you haven’t figured it out yet, I work for Automattic, Inc., the parent company of WordPress.com, as a Happiness Engineer. I celebrated one year at Automattic and wanted to write about what this year has been like for me. I work remotely, usually out of my home office, and I make my schedule. But

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September Mono-Print Desktop Wallpaper

Mono-printing has made a comeback! In the last three years, the Gelli® Plate has become very popular, just search YouTube. There are numerous videos showing viewers how to make their own plates, and countless others show different mono-printing techniques. It’s quite interesting! Admittedly, I was sucked in a few months back as I was looking

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Happiness is My JetPens.com Haul

I love pens! That’s an understatement. I have an unnatural obsession with pens. My favorite pens are the Uniball Signo RT, and I usually buy them from Tokyo Pen Shop. However, recently I decided to try Jetpens after watching Melanin Eclectic’s YouTube video from December 2017. About a week ago, after a particularly grueling couple

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5 Tips for The Happiness Engineer Application & Trial

My husband pointed out that in my first post I promised that the next one would give insight into the trial but I wrote about my family instead. What can I say? My family keeps me interested! I completed my first official day on the job today as a Happiness Engineer and all I can

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All in the family

I spent today helping my husband set up his brand new WordPress.com blog. It’s not the first time that he has stepped into the blogging arena, but hopefully, this will be the one that sticks. His writing makes me smile and, of course, having him on this platform is a win for me too. #wordpressforlife

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The obligatory “Welcome”

Hello World! I’m Kristina (with a “K” and not a “C”; never Kris or Tina). On November 22, I was offered a chance to join the team at Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com et al. I accepted almost immediately and decided that I needed to document everything I could. This, is Yet Another WordPress.com Blog!

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