Switching it Up a Bit

time for change

If you've been reading this blog for awhile, you've likely noticed a lack of content.  To say that I've been feeling uninspired to write would be an understatement.  Between my crazy busy life and growing tired of all the giveaways (I love giving you guys free stuff, but damn there is a lot of work behind it), I couldn't bring myself to write a post. Hell I even started a few new posts, but could … [Read more...]

Creating an Online Clothing Boutique

If you have been considering opening an online clothing boutique, or even creating an online store for your physical retail clothing boutique, you probably think that you need to hire a web designer to create a professional online store for you. But there are so many options available online to help you with this process that you can actually do it yourself with the right planning and online … [Read more...]

2013 Fall Fashionista Event: $125 Gift Card for Apricot Collection!


  It's that time of year again and boy do we have so amazing prizes for you!  Check out all that you need to know about the Fall Fashionista Giveaway below! The Fall Fashionista Giveaway Event is hosted by The Chief Blonde at Still Blonde After All These Years and Katy from  ModlyChic with K Squared Glamour as the co-host!  This is an All Fashion, ONLY FASHION event! The Largest Fashion … [Read more...]

SM Blog Design Giveaway!


In the spirit of summer and the 'rebranding' of SM Blog Design my good friend's  blog design business (and the designer for this blog), Christina and I are offering our readers a chance for a FREE Custom Blog Design! This custom blog design will be provided by Christina and is a $200 - $300 value (depending on Blogger or WordPress - she will design for either!). The first runner up will receive 6 … [Read more...]

Visit Me Inside the Bloggers Studio!

  This week I'm Inside the Blogger's Studio over at Martinis and Minivans!  If you've never been over to Martinis and Minivans you've been missing out!  Danielle, does a wonderful job and is flat out hysterical!  I'm extremely honored to have been featured on her blog, so be sure to go and give her some love!  You won't regret it! Special thank you to Danielle for recognizing my … [Read more...]

I Got a Visit From the Fairy Hobmother!!!

Fairy Hobmother

  If you don't know who the Fairy Hobmother is, it's time to learn, because he is the coolest fairy around.  He'll be picking comments from bloggers on this post and contacting them about receiving a FREE, yes FREE gift!  If he see's your comment and thinks you work hard on your blog, you too might receive a $50 Amazon gift card, just like I did! I know you might be a bit skeptical … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Cookie Giveaway From Gourmet Cookie Bouquets!

cookie giveaway

  Just in time for Mother's Day Gourmet Cookie Bouquets is giving away two cookie gifts valued at $80!  Two lucky winners will be picked and can choose the cookie gift of their choice, from 40 different designs! To learn more about the giveaway and to read the official rules check out this blog post from Gourmet Cookie Bouquets!   Also, while you are there, be sure to check … [Read more...]

Don’t You Look Marvelous Blog Hop Event!

painted glass

Welcome to the Don't You Look Marvelous Blog Hop This awesome event is hosted by The Review Wire. Each blog participating has a prize that is at least $25 and related to products that make you feel beautiful. Also, make sure to stop by The Review Wire as they are sponsoring The Grand Prize!  2 lucky winners will each receive the COOLA ER+ Line a Retail Value of $148! There are over 40 other … [Read more...]

Sponsor Spotlight: The Artsy Bohemian

artsy bohemian

  I was thrilled when Heather from The Artsy Bohemian agreed to be my sponsor for the Don't You Look Marvelous Hop.  Heather has generously agreed to give away quite an awesome prize, so let's get to know her and her Etsy shop a bit, shall we? About The Artsy Bohemian is a fantastic shop on Etsy that features hand painted glass items, handmade crayons in really cool shapes, … [Read more...]

Five Solid Ways to Award Employees

Hunter Reynold's is back as a guest poster and this time he's talking about ways to reward your employees.  As someone who works full time I can tell you that I wouldn't mind any of the below, as proof of just how awesome I really am. :) ______________________________________________________________________ As almost any business owner will tell you, among the most valuable assets of a growing … [Read more...]