Creating a blog with a robust readership to attract sponsors is a daunting task for a new blogger—it requires perseverance, a sharp eye for detail and understanding what sponsors want. Sponsors are looking to gain access to your audience, but are also seeking a return on their investment, which is why it’s important to treat these relationships…Continue
You're a startup entrepreneur. By nature, that makes you an idea generator. It also probably means you're operating on a shoestring budget.
So you have to wear multiple hats - innovator, marketer, developer, designer - and figure out how to get your offerings to market in an expedient and cost-efficient way. Not an easy task...but you've got the tools in your arsenal. =)
For those of you without huge marketing and advertising budgets, it's frustrating to get your voice heard. I…Continue
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Some people would say that the cost of silence is free. Those people are not mothers. There is always a cost. Like when your toddler is having a full on tantrum during the 2nd hour of a 14 hour trip so you give him the remaining ½ of a chocolate bar knowing full well that it will leave the worst mess on him, the car seat, the car, etc. but your sanity and that of your husbands is well worth the mess. Or maybe you plopped junior in front of the TV…Continue
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I finally made my way over to Lowes today so I could buy the things necessary to try the Cement Block Raised Garden Bed idea I saw on Pinterest.
I wanted two beds, so I intended to buy 20 cement blocks, but I underestimated how heavy they were and how much space it would take up in the car. After grocery shopping, and making a quick trip to ToysRUs to pick up a birthday gift, space was limited. So, I bought:
6 bags of Top Soil
3 bags of Potting…
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Do you have some extra empty toilet paper rolls around your house? Do you have a toddler or a young child that enjoys making crafts? Thanksgiving is a few weeks away and I wanted my youngest son to help me make some turkey’s for our dining room table. I gathered up a few of my craft supplies from my …Continue
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By Anne-Marie Kovacs, Chief Wife
Take a look at this adorable booth from an exhibitor at the Chicago Gift Market:
I know that such a clever booth would have caught your attention as…Continue
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By Anne-Marie Kovacs, Chief Wife
Wine aficionado, wine snob, wine geek or sommelier in training? We all know one. Or want to become one. Well, here are some great kits to up the ante by Le Nez du Vin by Wine Aromas.…Continue
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Do you want to give the mother in your life a mother’s ring? A mother’s ring is a great piece of jewelry that displays each of her child’s birthstone and make a great surprise gift. A birthstone can represent a child that is living or one that has passed on. I know that mom’s around the world long to have…Continue
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CINNAMON MOCHA CAKE WITH MOCHA GLAZE
by Rod Smith (Denver Bronco )
Here is the recipe that I found out in the internet of the Cinnamon Mocha with our Organo Gold Coffee Mocha Coffee.
To make your very own…
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For a man, fatherhood can be one of the most blissful events in his life. That small bundle of joy that comes into his life not only brings with it great pleasures, but also adds a whole new dimension. While mothers are initially given all the special attention, the joy and the sacrifice of a father mostly goes unnoticed. So, to pay homage to all the men who are fathers or father figures, here is a Father’s Day gift guide flush of…
Added by Audreyvp on May 19, 2012 at 5:46pm — No Comments
The Odyssey Collection offers luxury bath, body and home goods imported from the Mediterranean and Levantine coasts. Their Senteurs d’Orient (literally meaning “Scents of the Orient” en français) exclusive line of soaps are 100% natural hand-crafted, with over 15 refreshingly exotic fragrances.
SENTEURS D’ORIENT GIFT BOXES
Luxury Medium Gift Box with a indulgent variety of 7 different soap shapes, sizes and fragrances, a vial…
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As a petite woman, Pam Starobin knew what it is like to sit at a table with your chin barely over the the edge or at the movies when, inevitably, someone would sit directly in front of her blocking her view. She understood how kids felt and wanted to make a booster seat that made them feel all grown up. She came up with a lightweight booster seat that carries like a backpack.Continue
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Is someone on your gift list a serious dog lover? If so, you will love, love, love the work of artist Amelia Santiago. Amelia has successfully combined her love for animals and being an accomplished artist into a career that she is very passionate about. She creates exact replicas of the family pet into fine art needle felted animals.
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We have been exploring lots of websites, products and companies in our quest to bring you the latest and the coolest ideas for Father’s Day. It’s during this exploration that that we can across this organization, the ISPO BrandNew Awards.
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Just released in March 2011, the CARMAZZI 1BAG has been designed to be the only bag a person will ever need, regardless of their situation. The premise behind the bag was to create the perfect laptop bag, but after receiving over 2000 blog post giving feedback, the CARMAZZI 1BAG was born to suit not only a laptop but…Continue
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School is ending and it is time for teacher appreciation. Our nation's teachers work very hard educating the future of America. As the school year comes to a close (for most of us), it is a great time to show them that we recognize and value their hard work. Below are some gift ideas for your child's favorite teacher(s).
From personal experience (being married to a teacher), I can tell you…Continue
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My mother suddenly passed away four years ago and not a day goes by that I don’t think of her and miss her dearly. Losing my mother, even though I was in my 40′s, felt like I was being abandoned. I felt a sense of loss that was so paralyzing. I was left unable to take care of myself or make a single decision on my own. I could not fathom that she was actually gone. I would often pick up the phone on Sunday to call her, since that was our standing phone date after my father passed…Continue
Added by Audreyvp on May 6, 2011 at 6:38pm — No Comments
Looking for a unique gift for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day? Smartbox is a website that is perfect for thinking outside the box (pun intended) when it comes to gift buying. They have over 3300 activities and destinations under five different themes to choose from: Adventure,…Continue
Added by Audreyvp on April 25, 2011 at 4:54pm — No Comments
How do you thank a mother for all that she does for you throughout the year? Whether your children make something at school for you (which mine do) or spend time with you (which I am thankful my teenage son does, at least one day a year), these gift ideas would show any mother just how much they are loved and appreciated.…
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