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"How do you stay inspired?" is one of the questions I get asked most. The truth is that I live for my next project. There isn't a time in my life when I'm not completely obsessed about something. My mom says I've been that way since childhood (any other obsessors out there?). That said, I've put together a list of my 5 favorite ways to get a fresh burst of... Continue »
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I never got a chance to post these....here are a some shots from mine and my husband's 1 year anniversary trip to Chicago! We hung out at the pier, checked out several Urban Outfitters, saw the big Bean, shopped, ate macarons and some cupcakes from Sprinkles Cupcakes! It was a... Continue »
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NAME: Marilyn BLOG: Pulp Sushi TYPEPAD MEMBER SINCE: 2006 WHY WE THINK PULP SUSHI ROCKS: Pulp Sushi is a blog run by Marilyn, a jewelry maker living in the Hudson Valley. She runs a fabulous Etsy Shop by the same name, where she sells pretty, playful jewelry inspired by vintage... Continue »
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(unrelated silly photo) Recently, I've been thinking an awful lot about goals, plans and where I'd like to be in five years. Newlywed life is better than ever and Jeremy and I are both in a place where we are ready to pursue our dreams 100%. I've spent years experimenting with different points of focus in my career, tweaking my vision and practicing things I love. I feel like I'm... Continue »
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At TypePad, we work hard to make it easy for you to share your blog posts with various social media sites like Twitter and Facebook. In addition to these great services, you can now easily... Continue »
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Blog: Leigh-Ann
In celebration of my blogs 5 year anniversary this month, it's reader appreciation month!! Earlier this month, I invited readers to submit a widget and they are now all posted in the right sidebar... nearly 200 people! Welcome everyone :) So that we can more easily visit that many people,... Continue »
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Hi Freckled Nest readers! I'm Katie of I go by Katie & Darlingtonia Moccasin Company & today I am here to share some custom packaging tips for all of you online handmade entrepreneurs out there! One of the greatest things about being a handmade business owner is having the ability... Continue »
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5 Tips for Aspiring Artists and Business Owners... If you're like me (well, a younger version of me) you dream of the day you will be able to quit your job and support yourself solely on an income you create by doing your dream job! It's an exciting thought, but a slightly more scary reality. How do you know you're ready to take this step? How can you be sure... Continue »
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I yesterday attended the smallest Etsy Craft Party worldwide (post about that will follow), then visited a friend and her new dog from the pound (cute). Around midnight, I returned home to find my first Etsy sale! And not just any one sale, either! One of my hand-stamped notebooks is traveling to the States, to one of my favorite bloggers, PulpSushi. And the notebook actually was a GIFT to her, from Etsy itself, in celebration of their 5th birthday! So yes, I think I can claim the best first sale ever. :) And I hope Marilyn likes her new notebook!... Continue »
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We're back for the second installment of Friday Roundup! Once again, we're sharing great posts that caught our attention. This week, we've got a slew of World Cup posts, some NBA Finals drama and a... Continue »
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Banana muffins that want to be your complete breakfast Continue »
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We've started up a brand new TypePad NYC Meetup group, and we're kicking things off with a get-together on Thursday, May 27th here in our Six Apart office! Click here to check out The TypePad... Continue »
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I have discovered that life in your early 20s is all about learning how to handle responsibilities. For me, getting... Continue »