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    randomness…

    As I’m sitting on the plane on my way to Salt Lake City to attend SNAP! and so looking forward to seeing my friends Jacqui, Megan and Elizabeth again (3 of my buddies from craft weekend) and looking forward to meeting new friends, I thought “why not do a random about me post?”

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    Creative Estates {managing chaos}

    While at Creative Estates I had a booth at the handmade market and I got to meet a TON of creative ladies. Source: sandyalamode I looked up and saw the sweet Megan from Brassy Apple (who I love) walk in with Becky Higgins!! I was so excited because I love Becky and her baby, Project Life. Thankfully I was right by the entrance so as she was walking out I stopped her and thanked her for making such a great product. She took time to have a conversation with me about how I use project life and also my business. I told her my name and she said “I know…

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    Creative Estates {a word about competition}

    {disclaimer…I’ve learned so much from this past weekend’s conference that I’m going to share things with you all week} One of the big topics from this weekend was competition. We touched on it in the sessions and during our last late night room party with a small group of us we talked about it too. Here are a few of my takeaways {and simply my opinions and how I deal}… If you are a small business owner or blogger, you WILL deal with competition & copying. Don’t compare yourself to others and the success that they have. Set your own goals and see how you’re doing with the goals you’ve…

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    Creative Estates {friendships}

    You know why I love social media? Because you can meet other ladies that you wouldn’t otherwise know that have similar interests to you. Pair that with a conference like Creative Estates and you get to meet ladies that are amazingly sweet, loving, funny and kind AND you share the same love for creating. I was blessed to spend the conference weekend with a group of 7 other awesome ladies and the 8 of us ate together, laughed together until 12-1am (3-4am my time – had to throw that in since I mentioned it every night) and had great talks about our businesses. 4 of the 8 of us are…