Below you’ll find articles on various topics based on my interests. Most are written to help you grow your online business, but you’ll find some of these pieces were written so I could learn more about an interesting subject. I hope to give an examples of my expertise, style, and ability to research.
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As promised in last week's post, I'm back with why you should be using G Suite (Google Apps) for your business! If you want to be one of those professionals with a fancy firstname.lastname@example.org email address, you could use the weird webmail provided by your hosting...read more
Personally, the first place I look for local businesses, restaurants, or services is google. I'm sure that's true for most of us. I'm always disappointed how many small business owners don't claim their business on google to update their website, hours, and contact...read more
As I mentioned yesterday, 2016 was cool and everything, but this year I have a few more goals that I need to accomplish! I did the Recharge Challenge with Rising Tide Society and shared a few of my goals over on Instagram... https://instagram.com/p/BN7pwPRAx0Y GOALS...read more
It’s an end of another year! I can’t believe tonight ends 2016, and we’re taking on 2017 tomorrow. You’ll see all my resolutions tomorrow… but just wanted to recap the big things that happened in 2016! My top photos from 2016! Love looking back at all of these...read more
Do you know a freelancer, but don't know what to get them? This shouldn't be a real problem with the many "Girl Boss" coffee mugs and prints floating around the internet. However, if you want to get something really useful for your friend or family member, check out...read more
I recently learned that June 30 is Social Media Day! So I thought I'd share why I love each of the platforms I'm using, and a few of my favorite resources! Instagram Building Your Business: I just changed my thinking on this topic, because I didn't think a visual...read more
I've been using wordpress.com for years, and this year I finally made the jump to wordpress.org over on my blog, MostlySewing.com. I didn't know what I was missing! Basically, if you're thinking "I wish my site did this," you can find a plugin for it. A non-profit I...read more
For most of my life I thought being an introvert was a bad thing. Growing up in an extremely extroverted family, being the quiet one never felt right. Why didn’t I speak up as quickly as they did? Why didn’t I want to be the center of attention? They looked like they...read more
Ashby’s, 64 W 22ndStreet Hours: 7am-5pm The first time I walked into Ashby’s, the chef had just pulled fresh-baked cookies out of the oven: 2 for $1. I have gone there for lunch at least once a week since then. Ashby’s is an extremely narrow takeout-only deli. Only 10...read more
You’ve heard a lot about tea, and you may have images of dress-up tea parties and fancy tea houses swirling around your definition of the word. But did you know that all teas come from the same tree? All leaves come from the Camellia sinensis tree, but the way the...read more
Cranberry Lake wakes up quietly during the summer. The sunrise casts a pink reflection on the water, framing the oak trees along the shore. Fog rises from the mirror surface of the water. A blue heron stands among the lily pads waiting for his breakfast to swim past,...read more