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Fab 5 Friday – Favorite Fall Activities

Apple Picking {and Apple Cider!} Do you have a go-to apple farm you and yours visit? Or do you go apple picking in produce section of your local grocery store? Either way, I hope you take time to enjoy the fabulousness of this fruit that evokes all things fall. Eating this fruit not up your… Continue Reading

Plan for Success: A Business Planning Toolkit for Bloggers and Authors

Join the Twitter party fun tonight #bizplanbook, September 30th at 8pm EST, where I will launch the first in a series of books/workbooks/e-courses designed to help other bloggers and authors. Every ten minutes during the Twitter party we will be giving away a $10 Amazon gift card with a final grand prize of a $25… Continue Reading

One day to the Twitter party book launch!

One more day until the launch of my newest non-fiction book on how to create an awesome business plan for your writing success! Then I promise I’ll get back to a regular rotation of blog posts that aren’t all book related! September has flown by, and I LOVE fall and haven’t even had a chance… Continue Reading

I changed my mind

I have been working feverishly on my new book that launches Wednesday. I’ve put it above all else because it’s important to me and I want it to be perfect. Because of that focus I’ve gotten behind on a few other projects but hey, I like working under pressure. Over the weekend, my fiancé and… Continue Reading

Fab 5 Friday – Home Office Decor

Blue and Green Ikat Parsons Chair When you spend long hours working on a blog post or writing a book, a comfy (yet beyond fabulous looking) chair is necessary. Framed Corkboard Love the size of this. Add a few favorite cute pictures and the necessary papers one might need for a blog or everyday home… Continue Reading

Reviewers Wanted – Create a Plan to Make Profits for Your Passions

Want a free book, workbook, and an hour of my time in exchange for reviewing this book? First 10 people to comment below will receive all I mentioned above!!! Wednesday, September 30th at 8pm EST, I will launch the first in a series of books/workbooks/e-courses designed to help other bloggers and authors. So mark it… Continue Reading

Top Reasons Women Start a Business

I came across this blog about the top reasons women start their own business. I liked it because it’s right in line with why I prefer working for myself rather than for “the man” in a big corporation. Here were the reasons they found: Top 5 Reasons Why Women Start A Business: (read original post… Continue Reading

Fab 5 Friday – Business Tips

10 Tips for the First-Time Business Owner “Say it in 30 seconds or don’t say it at all. From a chance encounter with an investor to a curious customer, always be ready to pitch your business. State your mission, service and goals in a clear and concise manner. Fit the pitch to the person. Less… Continue Reading

Timing Is Everything

I am a firm believer of everything happens for a reason, timing is everything, if it’s meant to be it will happen…etc etc etc. I believe in signs, karma, and the law of attraction. So with that said I’m rebranding and relaunching my Empire one more time this year and it’s bound to be a… Continue Reading

How do you stretch your dollar?

The thing about money is that for many of us who aren’t professional athletes, actors, or Warren Buffet, there is only so much of it to go around. We all have the main household expenses we can’t get away from like housing, transportation, food, and other common items that are bad enough (the cost of… Continue Reading

Finally! All Moved In!

This weekend was the home stretch for moving. Finally. We bought the house in May. Moved in early June but only half way in half the house. We had to do a complete cosmetic update to the first floor and an entire configuration and remodel on the second floor. It was finally finished and passed… Continue Reading