Category: Video

First TV Debut

Posted on January 17th, by Cathy Olsen in Securemama Site, Video. No Comments

I was asked to appear on Good Things Utah today.  My first TV Debut!  If this is your first visit to my site, explore, learn and send me message on Facebook or Twitter if you have any questions!

I think it went pretty well!  Here is a link to the video.

I was super nervous and was running late.  Luckily my husband took the day off work to watch the kids.  I didn't have to get a babysitter! (Thank You!) I had to pick up my friend's Playstation before I left.  I ended up getting my husband's sedan high-centered in a 3 foot snow bank.  Gak!! I should have taken a picture but I was freaking out too much.  Luckily I borrowed my father-in-law's car and was off to the studio!


I showed up and My friend Melanie was there to help me … Read More »

How to Install K9 Web Filter

Posted on August 30th, by Cathy Olsen in Home Computer, Tutorial, Video. 3 comments

Internet Safety: Get Filtered!

We all talk about installing a web filter.  But I KNOW that some of you think it is this CRAZY technical project and you couldn't possibly know how to do it.  Well, below is a video tutorial describing how to install the K9 Web Filter on your home computer.  It is very easy to follow.  If you have any questions please leave a comment.

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Review of K9 Web Filter

1. Easy to Install – This application installs like any other application that you would download from the Internet.

2. Easy to Configure – The dashboard is pretty self-explanatory.  You can change settings for filter levels, customized filtering, allowed time periods, actions when a website is blocked. etc.

3. The Barking is Annoying – I turned on the barking option (bark when blocked) thinking that is a great … Read More »

Amazon Prime Video

Posted on June 1st, by Cathy Olsen in Recent Trends, Video. No Comments


I love all things Technology, so enjoy my Latest and Greatest Technology tip!

Do you have an Amazon Prime account AND Netflix?
If yes, then you may be paying twice for similar services!!

What is Amazon Prime?

Amazon Prime is a membership service where you can get 2 day shipping on the majority of merchandise on Amazon. I have been an Amazon Prime member for over a year now. I inadvertently became a member because I wanted to “TRY” the service to get some gadget or item with two day shipping instead of 5 to 7 business days. I thought I would cancel before the 30 days. Well, I forgot, and I amSTILL aFAN of Amazon prime. They recently added the Amazon Prime Video and Amazon Prime Kindle services. These services offer content that is free to view for Amazon … Read More »

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