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The 3 Focus Challenge: March Update

Can you believe that it’s already the 2nd Quarter of the year? It’s April… which is crazy because yesterday was Christmas. In the last month I moved into my office… my workspace has changed a few times since we moved to Virginia. I started in the sunroom, but it was too cold in there when…

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My New Project: Art Meets Books

Last October, I realized that I was no longer happy with my blog. I had been struggling to come up with topics that were appropriately business-y enough for a virtual assistant’s blog. I was on a creative high, having just ended a 30 day challenge, of live hand lettering on Facebook. A chat with a…

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The 3 Focus Challenge: February Update

All the gurus will tell you I’m about to make a big mistake. “Never apologize for a lack of blog posts” they’ll hiss in horror. But you know what? I rarely listen to the gurus. So here goes… I am SO sorry that the last time you heard from me was the January update. And…

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The 3 Focus Challenge: January Update

At the beginning of the year, I chose 3 personal focuses (acrylic, makeup, music) and 3 business focuses (Pinterest, Instagram, video). I’ve walked you through choosing your own 3 focuses, and now I’m gonna take you through my first month with these focuses, and give you all the details… what’s working, what’s not working, and…

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What I’m Learning About Life And Business From Watching The Crown

Recently, I started watching The Crown. And by recently… I mean yesterday. As I’ve had happen in the past, what began as “lemme just see if I like it” quickly turned into “wait, how many episodes have I watched?” Safe to say, I like it.  It’s changing how I think about royalty, in the same…

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How To Choose Your Own 3 Focuses In 5 Easy Steps

We’ve already talked quite a bit about my 3 focuses… we’ve talked about my 3 personal focuses: makeup, acrylic painting, and music. And we’ve discussed my 3 business focuses: Pinterest, Instagram, and video. But how can you decide on your focuses? Step One: Scribble down ANYTHING that’s been on your want-to-learn list. To be clear,…

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What Reading Challenges I Picked This Year

Last week I told you how excited I get at the beginning of the year, because the beginning of the year is time for a fresh new batch of reading challenges. Now that you know where to find them, and how to sign up for them, I’ll share what challenges I’ve signed up for this…

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Have You Ever Signed Up For A Reading Challenge?

Ahhhh the beginning of the year. New calendars, new goals, new reading challenges! I get so excited when the end of the year comes, because it means I’m about to be picking out the next batch of challenges I’ll be taking on. You know I love me a good challenge, so this is always exciting…

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So What’s The Big Deal About Pinterest?

A little over 2 weeks ago, I posted about my business focuses for 2018, one of which is Pinterest. Right now, you’re probably thinking one of two things… a. Woohoo!!! Yeesssss girl, yes… LOVE me some Pinterest. or b. Well okay yeah, Pinterest is cool and all… but “business” focus? If you’re in the first…

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8 Ways To Keep Your Holidays Simple

As I’m writing this, it’s 4 days until Christmas, and my heart feels anything but peaceful. In the last 24 hours… My kids discovered a hole in one of the couch cushions and used it to pull part of the fluff out. In-laws have made extensive requests for our time next week. And we’re monitoring…

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Come Along For the Ride!

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Road trips are more fun when someone comes along for the ride. Come along for the ride, and get sneak peeks, and a colorful new print each month.

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