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Shop small this holiday season

Rachel’s Holiday Shopping Boutique on Facebook As many of you are already aware, over the last few years there has been a movement to encourage holiday shoppers to remember to “Shop Local” and “Shop Small.” American Express has made a big effort to establish the Saturday of Thanksgiving weekend as “Small Business Saturday,” partially in […]

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My friend and fellow Magic Wand Collective member Christine Hoffman is taking a BIG step this summer. She’s opening a beautiful floral studio and market on Grand Avenue in Saint Paul. I can’t wait to spend lots of time there, surrounded by flowers and Christine-curated objects of beauty. Since today is Christine’s birthday, I thought my […]

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Think like a queen

Go ahead. You can do it! You can also make someone’s Queen for a Day dreams come true! Are you especially grateful for someone this Thanksgiving season? Show your gratitude by nominating her for this fabulous pampering package being offered by 7 businesses in my neighborhood. The winner will be the lucky recipient of a […]

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Do you have the support you need to accomplish great things? To be your most authentically beautiful self? I want you to have that. The Magic Wand Collective is a unique women’s small business owners community committed to helping every woman find and live out her passions in life and in work. Hope to see your […]

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Creating a life

This startling and inspiring question resonates with me to the very core: “What are you going to do with your one wild and precious life?” – Mary Oliver And here’s my version: Are you making a living or are you creating a life? Think of your life as a gallery. I’d love to support you […]

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Curate your life

I mentioned briefly in yesterday’s post that I am re-branding my business and adopting the title, “Life and business curator.” What I mean by curatorship is that you can learn to view your life as a gallery. You can ask and answer important questions about the Gallery of You: Which paintings and/ or sculptures will […]

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