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Getting Crafty at SNAP! Conference

*+-Just a few weeks ago I was able attend the SNAP! conference in Salt Lake City. Craft bloggers come from all over to attend to learn and grow as a DIY and craft blogger. And I was excited to bring… Continue Reading →

Hosting Another Year of SocialLuxe Lounge

*+-Last week I wrapped up another fun and fabulous SocialLuxe Lounge¬†in the heart of Chicago! Here I am again with my two lovely partners, Allison and Jane, posing in my signature move… Jazz Hands! Here are just a few of… Continue Reading →

Wrap Up from the SocialLuxe Lounge

*+-While I talk craft and family here at Make and Takes, I also co-host an amazing blogging party called SocialLuxe Lounge. Along with Allison of Petit Elefant and Jane of This Week for Dinner, this was our 3rd time hosting…. Continue Reading →

Get Schooled in the Business of Craft with School House Craft

*+-Hey all you crafters, or anyone who’s creative! If you craft, create, make, sew, write, glue, or paint, this conference is for you. School House Craft is a 3 day conference on September 21-23 in Seattle, WA for those who… Continue Reading →

Say Hello to My Mother-in-Law over at Jani Serendipity

*+-Yes, my sweet mother-in-law has started a blog –¬†Jani Serendipity, and it’s awesome. Jani is 63 years old, but you would never know it. She’s fun and funky and very fashionable. I love this idea below she recently came up… Continue Reading →

A Recap of SNAP!

*+-This last week I attended the crafty blog conference called SNAP! It’s hosted by an amazing team of women, headed up by Tauni of Tauni Tweets! It was a great conference full of crafts, bloggers, and a handmade market of… Continue Reading →

Blogging at Babble and Bob Harper!

*+-I’ve got a few fun things to share, if you haven’t noticed with the title of this post. It’s all about the B’s! Babble: I’m thrilled to be on the writing team at Babble for their new channel The New… Continue Reading →

Crafting it Up at Alt Design Summit

*+-Over the weekend I had the opportunity to attend Alt Design Summit, located right here in my backyard of Salt Lake City. It was filled with all kinds of craft, design, and blogging. A big thanks to Craftzine for sending… Continue Reading →

Getting Social at a Blogging Conference

*+-I’ve talked about some really good reasons for going to blog conferences before, but I can’t stress enough what an amazing community there is of women bloggers! I just got back from New York City where I attended BlogHer, a… Continue Reading →

Tune in This Sunday to Fave Crafts Radio

*+-I’m thrilled to be featured on Fave Crafts Radio this coming Sunday, along with a few other fabulous crafting people. I hope you’ll tune in Sunday July 11th, from 7 – 8:30 ET. I’ll be sharing my thoughts on kids… Continue Reading →

Giveaway – EVO Social Media Conference Pass

*+-This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. Congrats to #127 Katie, you’re going to EVO! And for everyone else, remember there is a fabulous discount for M&T readers: code FRIENDSOFEVO for $100 off your ticket! I’m excited… Continue Reading →

Creating a Blog Audience by the Crafty Pod

*+-Diane from the Crafty Pod, shares all sorts of great crafts, tutorials and podcasts. She’s just come out with an ebook called Creating a Blogging Audience: An Unconventional Marketing Guide. There’s helpful information for marketing yourself, gaining a loyal audience,… Continue Reading →

Learning to Fly Fish, I’m a Natural

*+-I was recently invited to a fabulous women’s blogging retreat by April from Sweet Life in the Valley. We went up the canyon to Soldier Hollow, UT, a place where the 2002 Winter Olympics were held. It was fun to… Continue Reading →

Talking Blogs on Local TV

*+-Here’s me on a local Utah morning show called, Studio 5. I was able to talk about blogging, one of my favorite things! Here’s my two cents on the reasons for going to a blogging conference and how to make… Continue Reading →

Blogging Goodness at BlogHer 09′ Chicago

*+-BlogHer was a fantastic, I can’t believe it’s already come and gone. There was so much happening, it almost seems like a blur. I’m glad I took a few photos to remember what I did. Here’s a recap of the… Continue Reading →

Swiffer SocialLuxe Lounge 09′ Wrap Up

*+-The Swiffer SocialLuxe Lounge was the highlight of my BlogHer weekend. It was truly amazing. The 6 of us hostesses worked together virtually to get this party together, and it turned out better than I imagined. There were amazing decorations,… Continue Reading →

Blissdom ’09 is Coming!

*+-This February, I’ll be kickin’ it in Nashville for Blissdom ’09. It’s THE place for fun, friends, and fabulous blogging for women. I need a weekend away, you need a weekend away, let’s meet up at Blissdom! I’m on the… Continue Reading →

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