Set up your Google Calendar(s) and share them with family and friends. Don't forget to add it to your iGoogle page.
Create your own blog using Google Blogger. Of course, don't forget to add it to your iGoogle page!
Send posts to you blog from your phone or your email. Set up these features on the dashboard of your blogger account. Choose a blog and click on the little phone or envelope to the left of your blog title. Click here to learn how.