Reaching Out, One Stitch At a Time


Refresh Your Business – April 2016

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by all your goals? While goals are a great thing to have, making them a reality can sometimes discourage you quite easily. You struggle to keep moving through the mud pit and hopefully get to the other side with some […]

Grace in Goal Setting – March 2016

Have you ever looked at your calendar for the upcoming month and thought… “Yikes. It’s going to be a busy month!” That’s what I thought as I looked at my March calendar last month and saw publisher deadlines, designer deadlines/commitments, and interviews I had made […]

Goal Setting + Accountability – February 2016

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Crochet Business vs Hobby – 5 Simple Questions to Help You Decide

For most crocheters (or any hobbyist) there is a fine line that defines whether you do something as a hobby, or whether you have a business. Most of us will start small and sell some items to friends who fell in love with something we […]

5 Things I Learned When My Website Crashed

The past 6 days was hard! My website crashed last Friday morning (2/5/16) about 5 am, and after 3 days back and forth with my hosting company they figured out that there was a problem with their server. Now….here’s where the question lies in my […]

How Goal Setting Turned Me Into a Dance Mom

  I have 5 daughters. All of them dance and the 4 oldest are on the competition team at our studio. My oldest daughter (14) is aware that she struggles with stage presence. She really does try, but she gets up on stage and admits […]

5 Things I Will NOT Do In 2016

I recently read a blog post from The Art of Simple called 3 Things I’m Not Doing in 2016, and it got me thinking. We get so busy making our New Year’s resolutions and “Things to Accomplish in 2016” lists (which are great things to […]

New Year for a New You – Day 7 – Making a Plan

This past week has been eye opening and exciting as I begin to plan for this year. But one thing I realized was that I know what I don’t want to do, I know what direction I want to go, but I am holding back. […]

New Year for a New You – Day 6

The past week has been very exciting as I have been reflecting and getting ready to move forward with my new plans. I am excited to make my blog my #1 priority this year. But before I jump into 2016, I need to do one last wrap […]

A New Direction

The last week or so of 2015 I noticed I kept saying, “I’m so happy this year is over.” After a couple of days I had to tell myself that a few bad months does not make an entire year bad! I knew I had […]