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Lily Seymour Invents a Strap to Keep Wigs from Slipping + More!

Lily Seymour of WigWeaves recently patented her Lace Support Wig Strap. Lily is a wig designer creating lace wigs for women and children who have lost their hair to cancer and alopecia. In February 2013, she designed the Lace Support Wig Strap to hold the wigs in place and keep them from slipping, a problem that many struggle with.  She's now selling them on Amazon and hopes to have them in beauty supply stores across America some day. ...more
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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

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

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
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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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Lori Holden is Interviewed by Adoptive Families Magazine + More

Lori Holden of LavenderLuz.com 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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Michelle Richmond's New Book is Available for Pre-Order

Michelle Richmond from Sans Serif has a new novel, Golden State, due for release from Bantam on February 4th and available for pre-order now through online retailers. She also accepts orders for signed, personalized copies via her website. "Mesmerizing and intricate, Richmond's dissection of California on the brink of secession from the nation provides the backdrop for her deeper inspection of the fragile, uneasy relationship between siblings...  a riveting read recommended for fans of Jodi Picoult and Jacquelyn Mitchard." It's a Booklist starred review. ...more
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Amanda Rettke Has a New Book Coming Soon

Amanda Rettke of I Am Baker has a new book available for preorder: Surprise-Inside Cakes: Amazing Cakes for Every Occasion--with a Little Something Extra Inside. ...more
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Watch Dawn Rouse's TED Talk Online + More!

Dawn Rouse's TED talk, "Lessons From My Wolf Pack," is available online.  You can watch it here!  Dawn blogs at I am Doing the Best I Can. ...more