25 in their 20′s: I’m honored!

This year, I was nominated as a finalist in the San Diego Business Journal’s 25 in their 20′s awards! The award recognizes young dynamic people who have made significant career achievements and demonstrated social responsibility. It was an honor to be named as a finalist next to my incredible colleague Georgia Daubert, and I look forward to celebrating this recognition for the rest of my marketing career. Thanks SDBJ!

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A Quick Pinterest Trick

Yes, like all of the other women you know, I too am quite fond of the Pinterest. I’ve been using the site for a couple years, and love the inspiration I get from other people’s pins. Today, I stumbled on an awesome Pinterest shortcut that I haven’t seen mentioned before, so thought I’d share it here.

Normally, when you pin something from a website, you use the handy bookmarklet. This allows you to click a button in your browser, and select any image to pin from that page. This looks a little something like this:

Next, you’re taken to a window where you can customize the image description, select the appropriate board, and share on Facebook or Twitter.

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Sugar, sugar.

I love greeting cards…and when I say love, I mean really, really love. There is something so magical about sending snail mail, and the perfect card can make someone’s day much brighter. I even have a huge box of spares at home waiting to make their way to the ideal recipient. Is it you?

Over the years, I’ve discovered some favorites, including Rifle Paper Co., Dude and Chick, Able and Game, Blue Barnhouse and anything by Alison Hardcastle. These are usually my “go-to” pretty paper makers, but every once in a while, I’ll find something totally lovely and new (to me at least). Such is the case with Sugar Paper, which I came across at Pigment, my favorite local greeting card/housewares/green thumb/I-need-a-last-minute-gift boutique.

Soooo swoon-worthy!

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