Re-calibration Is Often Necessary

Re-calibration Is Often Necessary

The following is borrowed from LabManager.com. The question asked is “Just How important is Calibration?” and it’s in regards to a purchased balance (scale). Here’s the reply: The answer is simple: if you use your balance at all, regular...

The Two Reasons I’m Not Getting Where I Want To Go

The Two Reasons I’m Not Getting Where I Want To Go

The other day my cousin posted on Facebook, “If you can’t achieve your goals, don’t change your goals, change your actions.” Man, that hit me like a ton of bricks. Because right now, in business and life I’m kind of not getting where I...

The Story is the Point

The Story is the Point

Have you ever taken one of those online tests that attaches letters to your personality? They are pretty insightful and frighteningly accurate. I’ve taken them several times, and I always, always, always get the same answer…ENFP. (Extraversion, Intuition,...

So, I’m a story-teller.

So, I’m a story-teller.

The business of being in web design can sometimes be feast or famine kind of situation. Some months you have more work than you know what to do with…and others you have next to nothing. This situation can wear on you after awhile. And after 8+ years, it can get...

Turns Out More Than One Project At A Time Is Okay

Turns Out More Than One Project At A Time Is Okay

I’ve been watching the 30 Days of Genius series by Chase Jarvis over on CreativeLive (and if you aren’t, you should be.) The thing about this series is that I have some pre-formed opinions about a lot of those people. Some because I actually know...

Your Website Should Be The Online Version Of You

Your Website Should Be The Online Version Of You

I don’t know about you, but I don’t go to a restaurant unless I personally know the chef, or I can check out their menu via their website (or on by some online means.) This applies even more strongly for modern entrepreneurs who run their businesses...

Maybe You Don’t Need To Hire A Designer

Maybe You Don’t Need To Hire A Designer

For the last almost 9 years, I’ve been designing websites. Over the years, I’ve worked with a lot of clients. And there have been a lot of people who didn’t go with me, because I was quite frankly, too expensive. They either hired someone else, or...

Progress Is Inevitable

Progress Is Inevitable

  There was a time when a plow pulled behind draft horses was the way to turn the dirt in your field. (Many of the Amish that live in my area still do it this way.)   And if something catastrophic happened and we no longer had gas or electricity, we would...

A change in direction

A change in direction

Sometimes we all get stuck in a routine. Well, not me, because I already resist routine with every fiber of my being. I get stuck in ruts. Stuck in working on the same kinds of projects, unable to take the time to work on anything that isn’t something that is...

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April 25, 2017

You Positively Do Not Want A Free Wix Website Or A Paid One, Either – Part One

I’ve been designing websites for a long time. The only thing I’ve done longer is be a wife, a mom, and have a deep love-hate relationship […]
April 18, 2017

Remove the Header from ANY Page Via CSS

Taking the header off any page is a super easy thing to do. Check out the video to make quick work of this one.     […]
April 2, 2017

Maybe You Don’t Need a Designer After All

For years, I’ve advised entrepreneurs to hire a pro to do their website. You might think that’s because, as a web designer myself, I just wanted […]
March 8, 2017

Portfolio: Pistol City Restaurant

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February 10, 2017

Driving on Bald Tires Or We All Stick With Things A Little Longer Than We Should

A couple months ago I started to notice that my car had a shake when I was driving at certain speeds. I’ve been driving long enough […]
December 5, 2016

Too Much On Her Plate Academy

November 13, 2016

Money Shame or Once Again, I Can’t Handle Money

This seems like a topic I might be revisiting ad nauseum. It might feel like that for you too. You get money stuff under control, and […]
November 12, 2016

I’m never going to be a “Closer”.

In baseball, you have three kinds of pitchers: Starters, Relievers and Closers. Technically, it’s only two, but the Closer is the best of the best when […]
November 8, 2016

Starting Fresh with New Year: Why That’s the Stupidest Thing I’ve Ever Done.

I’m inherently the kind of person who is always striving for something. I’m not happy if I don’t have a mountain to climb or some reason […]