Category Archives: Connect

Great Holiday Gifts to Make for Grandparents

 “Mommy on a Shoestring”  Ask any grandparent and they’ll tell you, the best holiday gifts are those that are made by hand and if the gifts include fun games the whole family can play, even better. Here are my favorites: Block Photo Puzzle Not only does this 6-sided photo puzzle provide hours of family fun,… Read More »

Meet Brenda Bazan and Nancy Hayes – Moola-Hoop

What happens when two women who spent their entire careers focused on micro-finance and assisting start-ups, decide to start a venture that will help women fund new businesses? They create a business called ‘Moola-Hoop.’ Brenda Bazan and Nancy Hayes first met while working at IBM in the 1980s.  They each went on to different career… Read More »

Martha Stewart “American Made” Event a Big Hit

A  thin woman who introduced herself as Martha’s personal trainer was standing by the coffee station when I arrived at Martha Stewart’s American Made Talks & Workshops in New York City. “Happy or lean?” she asked, pointing to two gleaming coffee urns. “Hmm… Happy, I guess,” I replied. As I’m filling a cup, she explains… Read More »