Archive for December, 2012

Here’s A Thought :: The Clock Is Ticking – A Follow-Up

December 31st, 2012 | Blog, Here's a Thought


Time’s up!

Awhile back, you may remember that I put forth a challenge on this blog to make a list of 13 items I hoped to complete before 2013 – with only 56 days left in the year. I posted my list and asked you to take the challenge with me. So … how’d you do?

Here is my updated checklist:

1. Write a marketing plan for the first quarter of 2013

2. Plan our marketing budget for 2013

3. Design, print, assemble and mail out our Elements New Year’s cards…


Noted :: Our Favorite Posts from 2012

December 27th, 2012 | Noted

This past week, we used Blog2Print – a company that takes all of your blog posts and complies them into a book format – and what we received was overwhelming. In came a 336 page book filled with posts from January 1, 2012 – December, 2012. It was amazing to see all the posts filled with information, ideas, photos and all our hard work that made our blog thrive throughout 2012. Since you probably don’t want to read all 336 pages – we’ve condensed our blog into our top 10 most popular posts (in no particular order):


And The Winners Are…

December 24th, 2012 | Giveaway Thursday!


Thanks to everyone who entered our “Week of Gift Giving” giveaway contest! The contest was a great success and we’ve chosen this year’s lucky winners for each day and here they are {cue drumroll} ::

Day 1 Winner :: Jilla Dilmaghani

Day 2 Winner :: Anna Sawin

Day 3 Winner :: Betty Neale

Day 4…


Week of Giving :: Day 4!

December 20th, 2012 | Giveaway Thursday!

Source: via Lisa on Pinterest

Welcome to Day 4 of our Week of Gift Giving. Here’s your hint ::

Day 4 Giveaway Hint :: This prize may not take away the winter chill – but its definitely a cool gift!

To enter to win this prize {or one of our other prizes this week}, join us on social media –