Don't Be An Ostrich

Don’t Be An Ostrich

Ostriches are Really Dumb and Other Life Lessons from My Childhood The dust rises in his wake and bystanders watch in awe as his powerful, piston-like legs pound the sod — a picture of athletic grace. Long, purposeful strides thrust him through yard after yard, and though the muscles in his strong thighs strain, somehow […]

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The Worst Ideas I've Ever Had

The Worst Ideas I’ve Ever Had

I’m an ideas guy. Now and forever, amen. So much so that (my fiancé) Darren may or may not have a code word to get my attention because I’m so often off in another place — thinking, dreaming, scheming. (The code word is “HARK!” in case you’re trying to get through to me and I’m […]

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Hold My Bagel

Hold My Bagel

Welcome to this week’s edition of “Things I probably shouldn’t publicly admit!” Last time, we covered my newly-discovered bulk seed secret. Today, I’m going a little deeper into self-analysis, and the results involve lamps, bagels, and my mom’s labor and delivery doctor (just… go with it, okay?). So, here’s something you should about me: I’m a […]

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5 Quick + Sexy TONIC Hacks You Need In Your Life Right Now

We heard you loud and clear: MORE simple tips that help you look or work a little sexier online… to prove we can take a hint: 01. Remove Backgrounds from any Image in One-Click TONIC designer + SEO expert Ryan showed us an amazing free online app this week and blew our MINDS. No more spending hours […]

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Neon Bubble Letters: A Love Story

Neon Bubble Letters: A Love Story

For today’s story, which is actually about stories, we have three bonus surprises to help you tell yours better: I grew up on a 242-acre ostrich ranch (more on that next time, I swear), in a dusty Central Texas horse town filled with cowboys wearing skinny jeans LONG before the world was ready… where the best example […]

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How to Customize Your Gmail Email Signature in Three Minutes

If you’ve ever been bummed out by your own email signature, here’s our tale of woe and how we finally fixed it in about three minutes.

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Social (Media) Distancing: Three Ways to Stay Inspired and Also Not Go Crazy Right Now

Hey, Friend. So, how’s your week going? Uh, yeah. Us, too. We know for many this is the first week of a new normal. Maybe you’re suddenly working from home, sans your typical office, or maybe your kids are home from school for the foreseeable future. Either way, things seem unsettled and WEIRD right now, and […]

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A Few of Our Favorite Things

Is it just us or is a Friday the 13th that also falls just weeks before Christmas extra ironic? The to-do lists, unstuffed stockings, unwrapped (okay, un-bought) presents, and those year-end deadlines just looming over your head like, “oh heyyyy, I’m still heeeeere.” Before we can really slow down this holiday season, we have to wrap up […]

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TONIC + Shopify : Selling products from your pretty new website

At long last, we’ve added in a happy little shop page add-on to make all your e-commerce dreams come true. Gone are the days of ugly Paypal buttons or external cart pages. With this simple, easy to use add-on, we’ve made selling yo’ sh*t from your pretty new website a breeze using the foolproof buy […]

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