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Summer reading -a good book

AS many of you know I am a HUGE reader, and love nothing more that a quiet afternoon and a good book. And if there’s a warm, light rain outside, it’s even better! But I have to tell you, I’m a little stuck on what to read next and w...
by Jennifer Rizzo on May 6, 2016

New Digs....

Morning friends! Have you all noticed the new digs around these parts? I spent last weekend completely revamping the ole' bog and youtube channel. Sometimes when things start to get dull and uninspiring, I find a little revamping is all I need to get...
by Blissful and Domestic on Apr 29, 2016

Dealing with blogger burn out

Job burn out. You’ve been doing your job for what feels like forever, and you feel like you’re in an unshakeable funk. It makes you wonder why you are doing what you are doing. It happens in all kinds of jobs, and there is nothing in the...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Apr 25, 2016

Discovering Gary Vaynerchuk

I’m feeling all sorts of salty and fired up today so enjoy the ride because even I don’t know where it’s going. I despise so called “gurus” and “life coaches” and the like. I see right through their bullshit...
by An Obessive Neurotic Gardener on Apr 21, 2016

Blog contributor call out!

 Join the Jennifer Rizzo team for 2016 as a blog contributor!   We are looking for creative individuals with amazing photography skills. You would be required to submit a once a month post. There is a need to fill a spot for crafts,one for recipes...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Feb 15, 2016

Refresh your room 2016 linky party Tuesday

I just wanted to pop in and remind you about the Refresh your room party on Tuesday. I have the button ready for you so you can add it to your post on Tuesday. For newer bloggers just right click to save to add to the top of your post!I can’t w...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Feb 6, 2016

Popping in… Surgery update

Hi everyone, I just wanted to pop in and say hi. The surgery went well and now I am doing a lot of laying around watching movies. I had two herniated cervical discs that never got any better from last summer with arm pain and nerve pain. I ended up h...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Mar 13, 2015

Good morning and some real life catch up

Good morning! Hi everyone. I wanted to let you know you’ll be seeing quite a few guest posts over the next few weeks. I am going to be having some surgery this week and I’ll be taking a break while I recover and hopefully heal well and ca...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Mar 2, 2015

Inside the movie “Chocolat”

One of my all-time favorite films is the movie Chocolat with  Johnny Depp and Juliet Binoche. If you haven’t seen it, it’s one of those easy to watch fairy tale -like movies for  grown  up ladies.  The it was filmed in the French town...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Jan 26, 2015

Survey results are in- you guys are pretty awesome.

You guys are pretty awesome. Thank you to everyone who took the survey. I received some interesting survey results! I know there were some glitches, I am not sure if it was the survey itself, or operator error on the part of the person who built it ...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Jan 19, 2015

Becoming: the unfolding of you-my video

HI everyone. I wanted to stop over really quick and let you know my video is up today for a  free e-course hosted by Jeanne Oliver. I ma sharing my story of “becoming” and  I am sharing my favorite verse Jeremiah 29:11. Each person made...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Jan 16, 2015

Rocking DIY tassels and other blog stuff

I want to thank everyone for taking the blog survey I had yesterday. There were some issues with checking multiple choice answers and only one working (I am not sure why), but if you haven’t filled it out and want to , please just use the ̶...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Jan 9, 2015

Happy 2015!

Happy New Year, friends!I can't believe yet another year has flown by.  Where does the time go?  It seems like it took forever to plan our wedding (15 months from the time we got engaged until the big day) and now we've been married two mon...
by 47 And Starting Over on Jan 5, 2015

Social media for small business-your business needs it

As a long time wholesaler,and an owner of a retail-based business, I’ve had a growing relationship with many shopkeepers and small business owners over the last seven years. In making my rounds of many of these shops, plus quite a few others th...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Jan 5, 2015

Why you should set goals and not resolutions for the new year

I always feel like the new year brings new possibility.It’s more than just the flipping of a calender. I think there is true hope in knowing anything could be possible with that fresh,wide space in front of us.Sometimes it seems as we near the...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Dec 29, 2014

Instagram holiday moments

I know some of you already  follow me on Instagram, but I thought I would share a few of my favorite Instagram holiday moments from my December feed. I hope you have a great weekend! The post Instagram holiday moments appeared first on Jennifer Rizz...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Dec 27, 2014

Last minute gift ideas…for you!

I love doing all of those last minute holiday things that make it feel like Christmas like having friend over, adding some last minute decorating touches, and last night we drove around and looked at lights which cups of hot cocoa while Christmas mus...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Dec 22, 2014

My TV segment on WGN midday fix Channel 9

It’s been really weird to have all of this media stuff going on the last few weeks.  As well as the radio interview, I had a magazine photo shoot here, and yesterday I had the privilege  of doing a small project spot on our local news station...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Dec 19, 2014

Edited out Creatively Christmas decorating pictures

I have found when you write a book, you either take a  lot of pictures you don’t use, or you get home after  a looong day of shooting and realize there was one picture you didn’t take that you should have.Doh! I took so many for Creativ...
by Jennifer Rizzo on Oct 27, 2014

Man, I hate all those ads on blogs!

by Jennifer Rizzo on Sep 25, 2014


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