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Bye, Bye Blogger

Can you believe it’s been a year since my first Blueprint post? I can’t. What will I do with all my quasi-funny ramblings about the nail polish biz? {Insert big smile here.}  I started this post,

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Fall in Nail Love

I’ve been a horrible blogger and I can’t apologize enough. Feels like I’ve been going 100 mph since our online deal with You Swoop. Things have finally started to calm down. Might be a result of

Hats Galore

I’ve never been a hat person. I have worn a hat or two, mostly during the winter, but other than that, hats are not very me. However, the entrepreneur in me always has that crafty little

The Reviews Roll In

We’ve been reviewed and well-received by several blogs.We’ve gotten nods of approval from a couple TV stations. Here’s a link to our last segment on 190 North: http://190north.com/video?id=8713592&pidAnd then, there was Yelp. One bad review on

Business Building

Kudos to Nikki! She did a great job on both of our TV segments with WCIU-TV You & Me and 190 North on ABC. (Below is a nail art design Nikki did for the 190 North

Guess What...We’ll be on TV AGAIN!

Our Wedding Segment aired on May 9. It was so much fun, but I must apologize for my lack of tweeting during the taping as promised. Turns out that tweeting and talking aren’t the easiest multi-tasking

Ohh Emm Gee, We’ll be on TV!

After a rather unpleasant series of events including freezing cold and rainy weather on Pink Friday {All that Pink Champagne with no one to drink it} and nowhere near as many guests as I forecasted for

Random Marketing

I’ve been finding that the most random situations are tuning into amazing Marketing Opportunities.Random Incident #1: I was walking back to the shop in the afternoon with my son and his grandma. A lady behind us

I Finally Cracked

I’m talking tears, sniffles, and yes…snot. The lights were off in our home. Our boys were asleep, and I’m not sure what my guy said, but whatever it was triggered a frantic outburst of panic from

Please...Do Not Be Alarmed

Editor's Note: Due to our alarm (not at Makeda's salon, but at needing to get everything done at NAILS' California-headquarters before heading up to America's Beauty Show in Chicago), we weren't able to get this post