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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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