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The Handmade Holiday, Petunkalunka Style

Greetings, all. It truly is a joyous time. Aside from absorbing as much of Andre Braugher’s character on Brooklyn Nine-Nine as possible, I’ve been a busy bee preparing Petunkalunka & Grumpy Skunk for the holidays. This has been a season of changes for the business. For one, I only applied/was accepted to one…

The Bathroom Light: A Photo Story

I Joined the Style Cure

Hallo, Internet! ‘Tis I, Laurel, renter of a charming tiny cottage and hosted of out-of-town guests this weekend. Why are these two things important? I’ll tell you: Because I moved in back in August and the place is still full of boxes and junk. The potential of shame is one…

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SwingIN 2014: A Review

Since I started dancing in January 2013 I have attended all or part of 9 swing dance events. For my 10th event (and the first one to which I had a free pass, hey-yo!) I figured it was time to start evaluating each event. SwingIN 2014, hosted by Naptown Stomp,…

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What Do I Do?

“I have no business acumen.” It’s one of my favorite excuses. With a full-time job and persistently empty pockets, taking classes on entrepreneurialism has been out of the question. What’s a gal to do? Turn to the Internet. Flourish and Thrive Academy has regular free resources. Etsy forums answer most…