By Rieva Lesonsky

Did you miss any of my posts from around the Web this week? Here’s what’s on my mind. Mostly, the midterm elections. Do you feel as frustrated as I do by what’s going on in Washington? Read my post on

No matter what your politics, it’s important for small business owners to make our voices heard. Find out how to lobby your officials in my post on Small Business Trends.

Want to know the 15 hottest food trends for 2011? Check out my post on Network Solutions’ GrowSmartBusiness blog. Also on GrowSmartBusiness, I’ll tell you where wealthy consumers hang out–and what you should be doing to target affluent Americans.

Is Groupon really that great a marketing tool? Find out in my post on AT&T’s SmallBusinessInSite.

And over on the SCORE Success blog, I’ll tell you what you need to know if you’re thinking about working from home.