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6 Months Gone (A Pandemic Update)

Posted on Sep 14, 2020 in Rambles | 2 comments

6 Months Gone (A Pandemic Update)

Yes, I’m actually here & writing something. And yes, this is your reminder that it’s been 6 WHOLE MONTHS since everything just stopped. How are you doing? Hanging in there? Let me tell ya a thing or two going on in my head…

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4 Memorable Christmas Gifts

Posted on Dec 6, 2019 in Rambles |

4 Memorable Christmas Gifts

Getting a gift that shows someone how much they mean to you can be hard, especially when you have to keep coming up with great ideas and outdoing yourself every year! If you want to get somebody a really special gift this year, but can’t think of anything they especially need or want, then these ideas should help you think of something that will be inspiring and memorable:

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Brightech LightView Flex LED Magnifier Lamp Review

Posted on Nov 23, 2018 in Crafts, Reviews |

Brightech LightView Flex LED Magnifier Lamp Review

I’ve been looking for a good craft lamp for a long time, but haven’t pulled the trigger on any.  Then, like a light in the darkness, Brightech contacted me about reviewing one of the magnifying lamps and I’ve miraculously found what I was looking for in the Brightech LightView Flex LED Magnifier Lamp!  This has proven to be a fantastic lamp for my nail art, crafting, and other fine detail work.

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A Precious Moment of Christmas in July

Posted on Jul 25, 2018 in Reviews, Sponsored |

A Precious Moment of Christmas in July

Christmas is coming!!  Christmas is coming!! In 5 months.  I’m celebrating Christmas in July with this adorable “I Love You With My Whole Heart” Bisque Porcelain Figurine that perfectly represents our little family!  This is just one of many super cute Precious Moments figurines and ornaments that will make your home extra cozy whether you’re celebrating Christmas on July 25th or December 25th!

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Precious Moments has Adorable Figurines for your Valentine!

Posted on Feb 11, 2018 in Reviews, Sponsored |

Precious Moments has Adorable Figurines for your Valentine!

Jewelry, candy, and flowers are the staple gifts of Valentine’s Day, but bonus points are always given to those who thoughtfully go outside of the box with their Valentine’s Day gifts!  I’m not suggesting you go full on practical with your gift like shelves or storage bins, just look outside the usual trappings.  Precious Moments has some adorably lovable figurines for your favorite Valentine that you can mix things up with!

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A New Adventure in my Career

Posted on Oct 16, 2017 in Career, Direct Marketing, Marketing |

A New Adventure in my Career

Since 2008, I’ve been fortunate enough to work in Performance Marketing at a variety of positions, and to work at home for most of those.  I’ve been an affiliate manager and, for a time with FMTC, I was running all the sales, marketing, customer service, and social media.  It’s been an exciting adventure, that’s for sure.  For the last 18 months or so, I have been working on starting my own marketing agency, Blinkstar Media.  The time has come, however, to put that on hold for awhile and start a new adventure working in direct marketing, going back to commuting to an office every day.  

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