Category Archives: Events

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 »

Meet Ann Quasarano – Founder of The Fairfieldista Blog

By Holly Hurd Freelancing often inspires you to start your own venture.  Ann Quasarano was writing two columns for a news website that covered happenings in her local community.  Before that, Ann worked for Warner Bros. before her son was born, organizing premier parties and planning the press for big events. “I did a lot… Read More »

Back to School: Tips and Tricks for a Successful School Year

Going back to school is never easy. Too quickly, the lazy days of summer are replaced with bagged lunches, carpools and homework. To help ease the transition, I’ve reached out to experts to find out the best practices for ensuring kids and their parents have a successful school year.  – Create Mini-Routines and Checklists –  “Helping… Read More »

Marketing Expert Helps Women Succeed!

Michelle Massman has been helping women succeed since 1993, when she created the area’s first Women’s Showcase in Central Minnesota. The next event is on Oct. 26 at the St. Cloud Rivers Edge Convention Center. In addition to managing the Showcase, Michelle is vice president of Tonic Sol-fa, L.C., a popular singing group. Her marketing… Read More »

Meet Daphne Mitchell Founder Of Whale Island Press Stationery Company

An artistic friend inspired Daphne Mitchell to create an innovative stationery business. Her friend, Tori Samuel, is an illustrator who created drawings around letters. She was making baby gifts by spelling out the name of the newborn with her drawings of alphabet letters. When Daphne saw Tori’s creations she had an idea.  “Tori’s work was… Read More »

How to Raise Financially Fit Kids

Joline Godfrey, founder and CEO of Independent Means Inc., has been counseling parents about how to teach their children about money for more than 20 years. Here’s my recent interview with Joline Godfrey. JA: How did you become interested in financial literary for families and children? JG: Years ago, I became interested in the question… Read More »

NYC: Hot & Healthy: For The Holidays

Ladies NYC and Divine Lifestyles brings you Hot and Healthy: For The Holidays! An evening full of better and healthier living, hosted by three fabulous experts: Candice Kumai – food writer, author of “Cook Yourself Sexy & Pretty Delicious” Dr. Emily Splichal – celebrity podiatrist and author of “Everyday Is Your Runway: A Shoe Lover’s… Read More »

Vancouver: Tele-Seminar with Heather White

The FFN team was incredibly excited to receive such a wonderful note and invite from Heather White. Heather has recently announced that she will be hosting her first ever Tele-Seminar! Using her enthusiasm and passion towards creating a place for women to design their life to match their authenticity, Heather’s Tele-Seminar will make you feel… Read More »