What better way to kick of the holiday season than with a batch of homemade cookies, right?
I’ve shared before that the kitchen and I have a love-hate relationship. We’re growing on each other slowly but surely. And my friend Natasha of Houseful of Nicholes always seems to come up with ways to get us to bond.
She’s hosting 12 Days of Cookies and told asked me to participate.
The Saturday after Thanksgiving is designated as Small Business Saturday.
The very first Small Business Saturday was held in 2010 on November 27th. The concept was simple – to encourage consumers to support their local small businesses the Saturday after Thanksgiving.
Founded by American Express, the day received the support of our government leaders and became an official day recognized by the US Senate in 2011.
Related Article: Simple Ways to Support Small Business Saturday
The holiday season is all about generosity and spirit. But what it usually means for us Moms is that we’re rushed off our feet with shopping, catering, and entertaining. Before the really hard work starts, why not take a day out to treat yourself? After all, us poor Moms are the first to get up, the last to eat and the only ones not to get a seat on the big day.
Disclosure: I received a complimentary digital copy of Cheryl Bridge’s book “Me, Myself, & I ~ 28 Days of Creative Self-Love”. My opinion and my inner wisdom are authentic and 100% my own.
#CreativeSelfLove is definitely different than any other self-help or journaling activity I have participated in. The key is to create a multidimensional experience through words, music, creative exercises and journaling prompts. Yes, it covers all aspects of your creative side while providing genuine reflections on the different areas and concepts of self-love.
The modern business world is very competitive. As a business owner, we’re sure you already know this. But you need to know how serious the situation is. By understanding that, we can make sure you are using the methods to make your own company as strong as possible. How do you make sure your business is strong? You make sure you have the interest. But we’re not just talking about interest from consumers.
Thank you to Patrice Nickols for today’s guest post on how her Google Calendar and crockpot make her an awesome wife, mother and R&B singer. A busy mompreneur who is balancing a career, married life, and motherhood, Patrice shares practical tips she uses to be awesome in her personal and professional life.
People often say to me, “I don’t know how you do so much!”
Here’s a quick snapshot of what makes them wonder:
- I am married to an amazing man.
Almost every day we have to make purchases that affect our lives. Even if you’re not a materialistic person, you still have to pay for the everyday things in life. Most people watch over their finances carefully, and so they don’t want to spend any more than they need to. Choosing the best products to buy is an important factor in making sure your money is stretching as far as it can. You might not always be paying the highest price.