I have been busy.
September is an exciting month for me this year. I have been anxious to tell you all about it and today is the day!
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Launching today (TODAY!) is a passion project unlike any I have built before. Created with Sunny Chanel and Amy Lupold Bair from Resourceful Mommy Media, I am thrilled to announce Wonder and Company: Merchants of Adventure and Whimsy!
From our announcement:
A family lifestyle, travel, and imagination destination for the explorers out there. For the dreamers and builders.
You can expect plenty of practical tips on traveling with your family, entertainment reviews of movies, TV, games and apps, lots of fun crafts and recipes, but also more whimsical fare designed to get you out of the house and exploring new worlds near and far.
What’s wrong with a little suspension of disbelief every now and then? Immersing yourself in a world of wonder emboldens creative dreams and offers a brief respite from the pressures of our everyday lives. We are here to spark a little touch of magic in your every day through stories of travel, creativity, exploring, enchantments at home, and beyond.
Please come visit us today, share us with your venturesome friends, and help Wonder and Co. ring in our new celebration of adventure and whimsy!
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Two markedly different projects, to be sure, but ones I love and am so proud to share with you. Hopefully at least one will appeal to your interests, as I'd love to see you there!
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At SPRF, I am presenting the session Integrated Marketing and Diminishing Returns: Return to Storytelling as Magnet and Mirror. You can find me at Type-A Parent in Atlanta speaking with New York Times bestselling author Denene Millner of My Brown Baby on the panel Refining Your Voice: How to Write Posts People Can't Stop Reading.
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They are both projects from the heart that I've been counting the days to share with you.
I'm all ears.