I grew up on a cattle ranch in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. After spending nearly 20 years working as a copywriter in advertising, my first book, Confessions of a Slacker Mom, came out in spring of 2004 and made the San Francisco Chronicle's best-seller list. My second book, Confessions of a Slacker Wife, was released in spring of 2005. My books and I have been featured in Time, Newsweek, USA Today, The New York Times, The London Times, and on The Today Show, Oprah, Fox News, Geraldo and dozens of other television and radio programs. I live in Salt Lake City, Utah, with my husband Michael and kids Belle (7) and Joe (6), and I still work as a copywriter.
Nico & Zoe Toys
Nico & Zoe is two experienced moms, with retail and internet experience, selling uncommon and artisan made high quality toys for the urban kid, age birth to six. Our inspiration is our children. As parents, we are always on the lookout for quality, locally made, funky toys. And, we don’t want them to cost too much. Most European wood toys we find are just too expensive. Handmade toys are difficult to find, no one store specializes. At Nico & Zoe, our aim is to select toys that are both uncommon and a good value. We also specifically support local, small businesses like us by finding toys that are designed, if not made, in the US. Our goal is simple: Offer high quality, small production, toys, all at one location.
Not Your Mother’s Summer Reading List
There was a very tall pine tree to provide cover, along with a second cover, this one fashioned out of a paper grocery store bag. And there was surveillance. Okay, maybe surveillance is too strong of a word. Let’s just say that I was on the look out. Constantly. For my mother.
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Utah Mama's Handbook
The Utah Mama’s Handbook is a reference guide for mothers and families along the Wasatch Front. The 2nd Edition of the Utah Mama’s Handbook includes updated information, new color-coded chapters and a broader range of topics including family finances, emergency preparedness and household safety tips. Our greatest addition of all is the introduction of The Utah Mama’s Club! Each book comes with a Utah Mama’s Club card that will offer users access to special promotions, events and discounts.
Ladies Who Launch
Ladies Who Launch serves as a multi-faceted education model and lifestyle network, proven to be an essential tool for new business success. The organization provides an innovative platform for female entrepreneurs and women in business that combines information, community, style, fun and passion. Ladies Who Launch also produces in-depth case studies on female entrepreneurs and their businesses. Through its website, entrepreneurial tools and programs, as well as events in different cities, Ladies Who Launch provides multiple forums for women entrepreneurs to connect with each other, share products and services, ideas, creativity and networking.