The Weekly Round-up of the Best Blog Posts

We’re starting a new series called The Weekly Round-up featuring our favorite blog posts.  For the week of July 1st, we’re featuring a few of our favorite bloggers including Cedar & Rush, Home with Keki, The Everymom, Empress Themes and Isn’t that Charming.

How to Work Smarter, Not Harder with Cedar & Rush


In her weekly series, Nicole Regan features Jenn Lake of Zapwater communications.  Jenn is a PR powerhouse, VP at Zapwater Communications and well-respected blogger nationwide.  Jenn shares her tips on how she juggles two jobs successfully and why she doesn’t intend to have it any other way.  Learn a few tips on how to be more efficient and effective with your time from her post.

How to Choose Paint Colors by Home with Keki


July is a popular month to move and painting is almost always on the to-do list.  Keki is sharing a tool to help you seamlessly select a paint color without having to buy a million paint samples!  The color reading tool is incredibly interesting and definitely worth the read while you’re enjoying your morning coffee.

8 Gifts for New Moms by The Everymom

We don’t know about you, but we know LOTS of people having babies.  Whether you have kids or not, coming up with the right gift to bring over to a new mom is tough.  We love their ideas for new moms especially number one.

An Open Letter to Chicago by Isn’t That Charming 

One of our dear friends, Emily Charron of Isn’t That Charming, is moving to Michigan with her family to be near family.  After so many years in the city, she’s sharing a heartfelt goodbye with Chicago, the place where her adulting began.

How to Prepare Your Blog for Vacation by Empress Themes

It’s a vacation week and we bet you’re ready to step away for a few days.  Follow these 5 tips to make it a seamless vacation where you can actually relax in this post by our friends at Empress Themes!





Meet Jen

I’ve always had a love affair with creation. Since I was a child, I handmade my gifts or combined toys to design something new. Fast forward twenty years, and I’m still making my gifts every holiday and designing new ways to do things.


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