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How To Start A Blog

September 30, 2016
Updated: October 1, 2016
by
LAURYN

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Want to start a blog? I got you covered.

About two years ago, my best friend & fashion blogger, Erica of Fashionlush, were having coffee & talking shop. We were both eating/sleeping/breathing blogging… but wanted to take it a step further. Erica’s a coder & I love branding— we wanted to bring everything together sort of?

So we created a little something called blog-doo.

& the blog making magic began. We offer various design packages to either help start you from scratch or give your existing blog a magical makeover. If interested in working with us to get your blog up & running- you can learn more about the process here & if you have any questions— please feel free to reach out!

If you’re more of the DIY type…you’re in the right place! Today’s post will help all of you DIY-er’s get on the road to blogging in the big leagues. Read on for a a simple step-by-step guide to help get you started.

If down the road you want to up your blogging game, blog-doo will still be here to help!

Ok so let’s get down & dirty with the first steps to getting your

 

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Two Hair Products YOU NEED

September 30, 2016
Updated: September 30, 2016
by
LAURYN

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Wait. You guys know the whole washing hair thing really isn’t for me.

In fact, the dirtier, the better ( so sue me? )……….I feel like the longest I’ve ever gone is 2 weeks? A week & a half is fun too. If I’m lucky, once a week it happens. But that’s just if I’m lucky.

If you follow along on Snapchat, you can see I love a good week & half-ish blowout. For the record, a blowout is a luxury I am 100% willing to spend money on. The reasoning behind this theory is actually very logical. When I get a blowout, I get one hour to myself. The hour is extremely productive because really if you think about it, I’m killing two birds with one stone. E-mails, check! Conference calls, check! Fresh / ready to go hair, check!

( Side note: scheduling conference calls in the first half of the blowout is my favorite thing ever, try it ).

Really though, you walk out of the blowout feeling like a real Pantene Pro V commercial with a full, uninterrupted hour of work behind you.

You should know, typically Drybar in Del Mar has amazing WiFi. The champagne …

 

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Working On Your Business, Not In Your Business

September 27, 2016
Updated: September 29, 2016
by
LAURYN

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1 | like the post + Well hello.

A little nude moment going on here.

You should know there’s nothing better than a nude dress, especially one that holds you in all the right places. This one is sexy but kind of professional at the same time.

Speaking of professional, let’s get professional & talk about business. My business, your business, any business.

It’s been a hot minute since we’ve discussed the subject & as promised from yesterday’s post, I told you we were sticking with the whole strategic future by design.

Like I’ve said, my friend Steve is a coach for CEOs.

Yes, that’s a thing & man, um HELLO – what a cool job right? Basically, he helps CEOs gain serious control over their calendars, time, & business. Steve has recently been REALLY helping me create a strategic business future by design.

& we’ve been discussing a very interesting topic that I wanted to share with YOU!…

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The subject is one Michael has discussed on the exclusive section of TSC App, but I wanted to go deeper, & of course, hear all of your opinions.

So: what’s the difference between working ON your business and …

 

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TSC HIM & HER Podcast Episod 30: EXCUSES ARE LIKE ASSHOLES

September 27, 2016
Updated: September 28, 2016
by
LAURYN

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This week on THE SKINNY CONFIDENTIAL HIM & HER PODCAST:

( 4:25 ): More on the secret project we’re working on… PLUS, how you can help!

( 6:28 ):  We talk about the man who’s marrying us.

( 7:02 ): Planning our bachelorette & bachelor parties, the private investigator I hired, & what’s on the menu at our wedding.

( 10:25 ): How I’m upping my calendar game.

( 12:25 ): Real deal tips for fighting sun damage.

( 15:12 ): We share our tip of the week: I share how I increase productivity daily. Michael shares a little secret for finding direction in your career or current business.

( 19:55 ):  We introduce one of our oldest friends, Danny Kurtzman ( 2nd grade kind of old!! ). Danny is the brand manager & co-owner of Ezekiel Clothing, a California lifestyle & action sports company.

( 23:28 ): Danny shares his story with FSH muscular dystrophy, his outlook on life, & personal stories.

( 32:15 ): The importance of mental toughness & focusing on the positive, PLUS a few of our favorite scooter stories.

( 39:50 ): Tinder and a new dating app.

( 40:35 ): Danny …

 

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Mini DeLites…& Thank You !!!

September 27, 2016
Updated: September 27, 2016
by
LAURYN

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{ a little ACTION DUST in my AM cold brew }

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1 | like the post + My hands hurt from acupuncture so it’s rather difficult to type.

I know, it sounds bizarre but sometimes when you do acupuncture on the hands, they hurt ( the points are meant to target your lungs & heart to relieve anxiety ).

Regardless, I thought you should know.

Before I get right into it, I first have to say something to each & every one of you: THANK YOU.

The Internet is such a cool place sometimes. For you guys to come together with so much support on the post about The Nanz……..was actually unbelievable. The outpour of support I received was unexpected & in a strange way, some type of closure. I woke up the morning after writing that post in a kind of funk. To be expected, I guess? After a cup of coffee, I checked TSC comments, emails, & some Snapchat messages.

My jaw was just on the floor.

I actually couldn’t believe that so many of you took the time to write such sweet notes about my grandma. She would have been so grateful …

 

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