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Three Easy Ways to Write a Thoughtful Message

Fewer and fewer people give handwritten letters and notes. That is such a sad fact! Anything handwritten has always felt more genuine and caring than anything typed. Imagine getting a thoughtful email or text. Nice, right? Now imagine receiving a handmade card with a handwritten message inside. You feel appreciated, special and your heart warms up. Don’t you want that same effect for your recipients? Business owners, take note: sending a handwritten thank you card to your clients does wonders for your business! However, it’s hard to translate all of those thoughts into words. I get it- we aren’t used to writing our thoughts out in an eloquent way. That’s why today, my blog post features 3 surefire ways to write a...

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3 Ways to Use a Mini Misti

I have talked extensively about my Mini Misti on my Instagram page in this post and this blog post. I love maximizing my tools, which led me to create this blog post today. In case you were wondering, I got my Mini Misti from Ellen Hutson LLC, but you can also buy it from My Sweet Petunia and Amazon. So without further ado, here are 3 ways to use your Mini Misti.

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3 Steps to Writing Calligraphy

If you’ve seen my Instagram page, every Wednesday I hand letter a quote. Would it surprise you that I only learned how to write calligraphy a year ago? I’m not a master at calligraphy but I’m not a beginner either, and over this past year, I’ve picked up a few tips and tricks. So, if you want to learn how to write calligraphy in 3 simple steps, keep reading!

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Thoughtfully Gifted: Secret Santa Struggle

You and your friend, Jacqueline just finished writing a horrendous sociology exam. As you walk to the bus stop, you two strike up a conversation about your secret Santa exchange with you, Jacqueline and five other friends. Jacqueline asks you if you’ve figured out what to get your secret Santa. You tell her that you just need to buy it, but you know what to get him. You ask Jacqueline the same question. She turns to you with a look of despair and says, “No! My secret Santa is SO hard to shop for! She is so picky, and I don’t want just to give her a gift card.”

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How to Balance School and Business: An Ongoing Journey (Part 3)

The first semester is FINALLY over, and I could not be happier. Don’t get me wrong- I love what I’m learning at university, but I hate the stress and anxiety that school gives me. The business has given me some frustration, stress and anxiety too. I’ve got my first holiday market coming up on Dec. 16, and I need to make enough cards to sell. So, without further ado, here is an update on how I’m handling EVERYTHING.

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