On podcasts, chatting about journaling, business, and life

September 15th, 2014
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Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve had some fun opportunities to chitchat with some like-minded gals on their podcasts. I’m so happy that podcasts are resurfacing lately. When I first started blogging here in 2008, I loved podcasts. Never would I have dreamed that I’d get to be the guest of honor on several! Oh but here they are!

1. Brilliant Business Moms

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Dear summer,

May 29th, 2014
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You came to Montana early this year. Thank you.

You quickly sent me on a search for a baby sun hat.

You brought a beautiful updated baby book to Gadanke! Some of the new writing prompts seriously make Martin and me get all teary eyed.

(You are loved – Gadanke baby book)

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How to support handmade without spending money

April 30th, 2014
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I’ve been thinking of ways we can surround handmade artists with virtual high fives and love without spending a dime. Think of some of your favorite creators (the maker of your knit hat, art on your wall, or something on your wish list) and try some of these ideas to help them keep doing what they love.

1. Give your Facebook or Twitter community a heads up.

If an old friend on Facebook generates a quick note to tell all of us that something is awesome, I start to think, “Ooooh! That does sound fabulous…” I can’t even count how many nerdy guy gifts I’ve found for my brother because of friends sharing cool finds on social media.

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