Do you drive to the grocery store and think to yourself, how fast can I get in and out of there as quickly and efficiently as possible? That is the exact opposite of this gal. I am a marketer that takes in the entire shopping experience from start to finish. Did you notice this week's FSI? How about the new in-store take-over messaging … Continue reading Consumer Packaged Goodness
The first year of owning a new home, there is a lot of mixed emotions and many ups and downs. Since this Fall was the 1 year anniversary of owning my first home, thought it was perfect time to reflect on the experience and provide some possibly helpful new home owner tips. The house closing … Continue reading First Year as a First-Time Homeowner
California—Fuel Your Dreams (brought you to by VisitCalifornia.com). Going way beyond what the travel websites may say, I'm super lucky to have my sister residing in California—this Fall we visited the Warner Brother's Studios. WB is one of the big 6 in LA area for film makers. Recommendation is to buy the ticket the night before (or … Continue reading California Vaca – Studio Tour Reco
Think of going to the bookstore—do you judge a book by its cover? Well "depends on the book" will probably be your answer. But it's true, I know I do. When scanning the magazine shelves at the check-out, think about the words, pictures and color that is screaming at you. The mag editors know 1 out of 5 … Continue reading Judge at the Shelf
The latest project that was wrapped at Kick was a 13 dog photoshoot. This experience brought the true Dog Mom out in me—as over 130 dogs showed-up for a K9 casting at 514 Studios! It was truly a rewarding experience to be able to have the confidence from the client to run with the dog selects … Continue reading Smile Pretty Pups!
As a first-time home owner, I received advice to buy things that you really LOVE because those items will be part of your home for even longer than you think! So once Spring came this year, my husband and I knew that we wanted to invest into a long-lasting outdoor patio furniture. We could have went with the … Continue reading Squirreled By The Yard
Just have to take a minute to share my latest Summer obession—the yard game Jackpot (aka YAHTZEE!) It's a simple handmade wooden dice game made by a talented Mom of 3 in Minnesota. Her little mobile store is called Simple Charm. Here is the breakdown on how this specific dice game set compares to the others: - SOLID Cedar … Continue reading Shake it up!
#32UNDER32 Opening Film // Minneapolis, MN from acowsay on Vimeo. Opening film premiered at the May 28th #32under32 awards. Since December, this Minnesota Design Gal had been planning for the 3rd Annual 32 under 32 community event. This event was founded by an Ad 2 MN volunteer—with a new idea, the right plan, right volunteers and … Continue reading #32under32 event director experience
#LeftEyeLeanger was my self-proclaimed nickname after leaving Whiting Eye Clinic last week—I had an eye enhancement just 4 months after my 1st Lasik Eye Surgery procedure. I was part of the 4-5% of all Lasik patients that have to enhance right after the surgery. Leaving the office 24 hours after the 1st surgery with 20/15 … Continue reading Lasik a Second Time
I still write handwritten notes, cards and thank yous—I don't see this ageless tradition going away. But Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Facebook IM, Twitter... these are my main social apps at this moment and it becomes harder write a letter when these apps are so handy. I use each app in very different ways to target the audience … Continue reading Stay connected