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This simple and effective skincare routine will change your morning…

It feels like every day we are inundated with new options in the skincare space. Clever packaging, beautiful design and trendy buzzwords abound! I actually do want all of those things, but I also want to know that I am purchasing products that are going to give me actual results, too. Mama’s not 25 anymore! When I learned about Agency Skincare and their unique approach to skincare products and the daily skincare routine led by licensed medical providers, I was intrigued. Here’s how it works: The model for Agency is both simple and unique. …

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A 2011-Style Blog Post: An update, unedited thoughts and some things I’m into at this very moment

Hey, friends! It’s been a long time since I popped in here just to say hi. It’s so very 2011 of me! However, I found myself in a rut this morning and decided this was just what the doctor order– some not-so-intentional words on a page and maybe a list of the things bouncing around my head lately. There’s just so much going on in the world and with the kiddos and with running a business… if you’re feeling like that, too, I’m right there with you. When cases started to creep up here in Texas we started …

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What every small business owner needs to know about PR in 2021

If you’ve ever owned your small business and struggled to “get the word out” about what you’re up to, this post is for you! Co-creators of All You Need Method, Kathryn Humphries and Carla Nikitaidis are sharing some of their industry secrets as well as their simple, affordable approach to PR for small businesses. Jen: Tell us about yourselves! Where are you from, where do you live now and what’s your career background? Carla: I’m originally from Connecticut and lived most of my adult life in New York City before …

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When to Quit your Job: 3 Signs it Might Be Time and How to Prepare Financially

Are you familiar with the term side hustle? According to Entrepreneur.com, it’s a way to make some extra cash that allows you the flexibility to pursue what you’re most interested in. It can also be your true passion – a chance to delve into fashion, travel or whatever it is you care about the most without quitting your day job.  According to a 2016 survey done by Career Builder, more than 39% of workers aged 18-24 have a side hustle and that number rose to 44% when workers ages 25-34 were polled. What happens when you want …

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