You may want to look into using GreyMatter
as a Blogger alternative for your blog - it lives "completely on your own server at all times, and is always under your full control". I'm using Blogger now, but I do like the fact that Greymatter has built-in discussion and search capabilities.
Working on your resume/portfolio? Cindy Alvarez's online portfolio
sports a clean design, as does BiggerHand's resume
. Both are well done. You already have an online portfolio? Do your clients? How about designing an online style guide
for one (or all) of them?