We are excited to announce "The Smart Phone Scarf" is getting smarter! We're going to college!! Emerson Street Clothing Company has licensed our patented phone scarf and is putting your favorite college team's logo on it. We are thrilled to join forces with ESC because of their strong reputation for integrity, quality, factory compliance, flexibility and creative fashionable missy fit products. No … Continue reading Peepsnake goes to College… with a Licensing Deal!
After 13 years as a stay-at-home mom, I successfully launched a SIMPLE IDEA into a NEW PRODUCT. The boxes are arriving from the manufacturer, the website is being launched, and the online shop is open for business in a few days. WooHoo! This is really exciting!!...The things I have learned...From learning to even turn on … Continue reading Peepsnake Has Arrived!
"Can humans and the big phones of today coexist?" I love this blog post from Sam Biddle on gizmodo.com, Giant Smartphones in Skinny Jeans: A Photoshoot EXACTLY! That's what I'm talking about. No Phone Butt... or anywhere else in jeans, for that matter! "It was difficult to sit down." X marks the spot of Nooooo … Continue reading Skinny Jeans Phone-Butt Test
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCxSratPZno **Film and Editing Cred: Will Walker, 13-year old** Dad to 5-year old: “I thought you were wearing your Superman shirt?” 5-year old to Dad: “I can't reach it.” Dad: “Why?” 5-year old: “It's on top of that hill.” ~Susan Bee
Spending the weekend taking part in an unbelievable, eye (and ear)-opening, live-in-the-now educational experience was quite special. I have a new appreciation for the word ‘meaningful’ in the ‘Meaningful Easter Prayer and Meditation Activities' and a new application. It is what you create it to be. Mon, April 2nd 5. Burdens– I feel lightened of … Continue reading Prayer and Meditation Activites: 5 thru 8
For the next few days, I will be out-of-contact all day, in a closed-off seminar room with no windows, listening to how to become a better me (maybe I need some prayers.) My awesome husband will continue the ‘Meaningful Easter Prayer and Meditation Activities’ over the weekend with the kids (maybe he needs some prayers.) … Continue reading Prayer and Meditation Activities: 2 thru 4
With bunnies, marshmallow chicks, and colored eggs around the corner, every year Easter seems to come up quickly after just recovering from the chaos of Christmas and Valentines Day with the kids. I scramble to dye some eggs with them, attend a few different egg hunts, and bam, Easter Sunday has come and gone. I … Continue reading 8 Activities Toward a More Meaningful Easter
“Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.” That day I met with my 3rd manufacturer, a story that began a year before. It was the 9th American one I spoke with over the phone—the others: “We’re too busy.” “We don’t work with your fabric.” “We don’t have enough … Continue reading A Manufacturing Story: Perseverance and Patience
Okay, this is off the subject of inventions, but with spring and shorts around the corner, I wanted to share my amazing 20-minutes-a-day ‘stop me from standing around’ fitness secret, absolutely free! My Microwave Exercise Plan. But wait!...What’s that you ask? Now, I’m not speaking to the ladies who make it to the gym everyday … Continue reading Microwave Exercise Plan
I’ve added another bookmark onto my toolbar, another app into my iPhone folder…I think most of us have. Pinterest has become the fastest growing of all the social media giants, according to this keen article from Huffington Post Tech. As an artist and ‘visual’ person, I seek out cleverness, love to learn about new websites … Continue reading The Etiquette of Pinterest
Today is Valentine’s Day, the perfect opportunity to talk about a Lesson Learned– As a start-up company, use your contacts, particularly your friends and family. Calling upon my close personal network’s expertise for business advice (and support) was vital for moving my burgeoning business forward. I figured, if they are my friends and family, most … Continue reading Using the Love of Others
For 13 years now, I have been out of the ‘corporate’ working world. In fact, when I left my lead graphic designer job in January 1999, the Internet was just starting to ‘catch on.’ I had to learn about all things cyber in-between diaper changes. After 1, then 2, then 3 babies, I had gotten … Continue reading How to Think in a Straight Line