Mandy Walker's My Divorce Pal Helps Readers Through a Separation

Mandy Walker from Since My Divorce recently launched her own online divorce coaching program - My Divorce Pal. The program is based on the collective wisdom from the 100+ interviews she's conducted with people about life after divorce. She has been sharing these stories on her blog in a new format, making these valuable tips and insights more accessible. ...more

I said yes to the dress!

Friday night my mom, sisters, and I set an appointment at David's Bridal to try on wedding gowns, and to look for bridesmaids dresses. I thought this would just be us trying on dresses to get an idea of what I want. Who knew that after trying on only three dresses I would have found the one I loved!...more

Fashion Trends: Newport International Group Runway Blog Buzzy Fashion

A common sense guide to the latest buzzy fashion trends A city-dweller in a Stetson and a fringed poncho and brand-new Lucchese boots is going to look like she's on her way to a costume party instead of work ...more

Laura Love's New Jewelry Book is Now in Stores + More!

Laura Beth Love of Dishfunctional Designs has a new book, BoHo Chic Jewelry: 25 Timeless Designs Using Soldering, Beading, Wire Wrapping and More, available at bookstores and on Amazon. ...more


Raven in the trees..... perched on a branchThe sun begins to set on the waters edgeGleaming ripples sparked by the sunsetAs the raven fly s over the dancing watersSun catches his wings gleaming of a touch of blueShining black like the Cherokee tear stoneHeld in hands open to the worldRaven calls to the last momentAs the curtains drawn to a close...more

Melanie Bauer is Nominated for a Blogging Award and Other Member News

Melanie Bauer from Melanie Makes was named a top five finalist in Better Homes and Gardens's first annual blogger awards in their Food: Family/Everyday Eats category. Readers now have the opportunity to vote for their favorite, and the readers' favorite and editors' pick of each category will earn a mention in an upcoming issue of BHG. ...more

Watch Danica Patrick Drive Crafty Little Gnome at 125 MPH!

Adrienne from Crafty Little Gnome is competing in the Go Daddy Big Leap Competition. The grand prize is six months' salary ($40,000) and help from Go Daddy with her entrepreneurial dreams. Her crafts and home decorating are featured in the Spring 2014 issue of Better Homes and Gardens DIY magazine, and she's also on the Go Daddy website, pitching her idea in a race car while being driven by Danica Patrick at 125mph! You can watch the video and vote for Adrienne here. ...more
Thanks so much for the feature! Go Daddy is giving away thousands of dollars in prizes everyday ...more

Candy Wong Teaches You How to Cook Chinese Food at Home

Candy Wong from Dessert By Candy has a new, self-published cookbook available in her online store. Dessert By Candy: Chinese Homestyle Dishes is a collection of family favourite Chinese recipes. The recipes are designed for North American kitchens and contain Chinese terms for key ingredients to make shopping easier. Cooking authentic Chinese dishes at home does not need to be an exotic experience, and Candy will show you how! ...more
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What Are Goals...Without Accountability?

 by Tracy D. Holloman, MA, ACC, CPC, ELI-MP  A question that many of us should be asking ourselves daily as we look to grow our businesses is, “would I be fired today for the work that I am not doing if I worked for someone else?   Think about it, if we worked for someone else, would we be able to get that other load of laundry in or, take a quick trip to the store midday and get to writing the newsletter, bookkeeping or networking  later?  Probably not!...more
Timely- I am an equity partner in a med device company.  It is a juggling act between goals and ...more

Lori Holden is Interviewed by Adoptive Families Magazine + More

Lori Holden of was interviewed in the January/February edition of Adoptive Families magazine in an article titled, A Meeting of the Open Minds. The online version is available here. ...more
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