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Motivation Monday on Happiness

Motivation Monday No 1

Have I told you that I am obsessed with the magazine Success? You should check it out. I highly recommend it. (And no, I don’t get paid for you clicking through- I’m that obsessed!) It now only ships in print version quarterly, which is kind of a bummer, but gives more time to pour over[…]

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New Years Resolutions: Refresh your life with small goals

new year, new you

*Featured photo map design by Jess Wilkeson. A City Map of New Orleans. – Also available custom.  We all have those things we want to quit, start doing or get better at. But if you’re anything like me, you dislike the idea of “New Years Resolutions”. Perhaps you made some in the past and didn’t[…]

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6 ways to prevent burnout and maintain your well-being as an entrepreneur

6 ways to prevent burnout

As many small business owners do, I wear many hats. In my personalized gifts business, I am the creative designer of every order we receive. I am also the laser engraving expert, printer, the IT person for all things systems related, marketing, web designer & image specialist, blogger & social media writer, research & development,[…]

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Get Fit: 5 reasons to start cycling

Things we're trying: cylcing

As spring rolled around, I was getting antsy to get on my bike. Now that it’s nearly summer, you’ll find me spending a great deal of time on my bike. I started cycling as a form of stress relief 2 years ago. As a small business owner and operator, it can be really overwhelming to[…]

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Saying Yes: Happy National Proposal Day!


Happy National Proposal Day! March 20th, 2017 is National Proposal Day so it got me thinking about the day we got engaged and wondering about all of the proposals that are happening this year. In the early days of our relationship, my husband (then boyfriend) would leave me post it notes all over the place[…]

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Picking the perfect engagement ring

engagement rings and proposals

Things to know before you start engagement ring shopping and a few ideas on how to pop the question. February is arriving, bringing love and romance on everyone’s mind. Asking “Will You Marry Me?” can feel overwhelming, especially when you still need to pick out the engagement ring! The challenge for men (or ladies) is[…]

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10 Personalized Gift Ideas for your holiday shopping!

10 Personalized gift ideas for anyone on your holiday shopping list Personalized leather key chains Personalized leather key chains can have GPS coordinates, short text, names, simple icons and more Personalized Cork Board Maps Cork board maps are available as the United States of America and a map of the world. Custom options can be[…]

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Personalized holiday gifts support charity

Our annual fundraiser drive takes place from November 1st – December 31st each year. During this time frame, we work to meet our goals of giving back 1% of our annual profits to local and international organizations. Dogs and other pets have a tendency to bring us together. No matter what our differences are, the[…]

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‘Tis the season to get engaged!


The majority of engagements happen between November and February, officially making the winter months in the United States known as engagement season. Maybe the cold weather makes us want to snuggle up and nest with our loves. Or perhaps it’s the holiday and family cheer of being together. Sitting by a warm romantic fire…. Whatever[…]

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Should I Take the safe or inspiring path? How to find happiness in life and careers

SPOILER ALERT! FREE PRINTABLE DOWNLOAD IN THIS POST. As a small business owner, I wear a lot of hats and because of that, I have found myself venturing into the online world of online entrepreneurial communities for information on how to better myself in time management and entrepreneurial skill while I am juggling so many[…]