No boys allowed

Last year, I only read books written by women. I thought it’d make me a better feminist, but it just made me a better book-lover.

Life redux

Did I mention that I moved to England? Or that I’ve closed my business and taken a full-time job? I did both of those things, and I got fat in the process. Isn’t life exciting?

What I did on my summer vacation

I took my first holiday in four years this summer. I feel like I should have done something monumental, but instead, I mostly just made stuff and read stuff. I’m pretty happy about it.

Down with shared hosting!

Want a place to keep your WordPress site? I’m opening up my managed WordPress hosting package to the public today, and taking on a limited number of new clients! The hosting is fast, stable, and secure, but also includes personal attention from me, so your site always looks its best.

Breaking rules and busting heads

I’ve recently come to the realization that I do everything in a rather unorthodox way. Somehow, it all works, and I’m intensely happy.

How a motorcycle made me a better businessperson

Last weekend was my birthday. (I won’t tell you how old I turned, but I am now officially starting to feel old. If you’re really interested, I’m sure a quick Google search will turn up something that’s not yet a lie.) As a present, my boyfriend took me on what can best be described as […]

5 strategies for coping with the summer slump

I have sent out so many estimates in the past couple of months, it would make your head spin. This week alone, I have three open estimates floating about, and another couple of leads to follow up on. I hate writing estimates. It takes a lot longer than invoicing and feels much less rewarding. It’s […]

Five things I’ve learned during five years in business

Every year, I have the best intentions to celebrate my business’ birthday in some fashion. Every year, I remember two weeks too late. Triggers & Sparks is basically my neglected child. I suppose that might explain why every now and again, it throws temper tantrums. There are a number of anniversaries I could celebrate—the day […]

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