Cast in the Play of Life


…Featured in a sideshow!

Screen Shot 2013-03-30 at 11.01.38 AMAccording to Jungian psychology: Guilt is a sideshow put on for oneself.

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Branding


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How does your branding go? Do you put a business card into every package of product you ship? Do you add a brand to your handmade crafts? Just when I think I have got this micro-business finely tuned, I discover something that once realised, I think, “Now, I should have already known that!” Continue reading

En Garde Valentine!


Screen Shot 2013-02-14 at 7.05.03 AMIf you have ever dropped by to read the HideAHeart blog you are aware that I suffer serious Rhinoceros Principle multiplied by a factor of 1,000 so you will not be surprised by my Valentine story.

In our 19th year of marriage, I saw and fell in love with the film LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE. My husband did not view the movie because he is not a fan of subtitles. I think it was from the book of the same title that I found the recipe for the ‘aphrodisiac brew’ and enthusiastically launched a plan to prepare the potion for his Valentine surprise! Continue reading

Suck Eggs, Make Them Starry or Follow the Carnegie Motto


Call me crazy! Call me gutsy! Call me madame d’art! Adding that Amazon, Etsy, Nest Interiors, and FacebookFanPage is cross-promoting Hide A Heart.

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Etsy Shop Help Available


If you sell on Etsy, I’m sure you are aware of the new DEFAULT RELEVANCY SEARCH changes we all want to include when listing our products. I spent a few hours on this already this week. How about you? Continue reading

Let Me Entertain You!


With the ‘bazillions’ of blogs on the web, readers, including Moi, are spoiled for choice. That’s why I am forever trying to discover ways to ‘drive traffic’ to this blog. I recently read that one way to ‘entice’ a reader to one’s blog is through polling, so I decided to take advantage of the poll app on Facebook. Once the poll was created, I sent emails to a few Hide A Heart fans and here’s the rest of the story. Continue reading

Never Too Early for Christmas


I know, it’s July but when I looked at my calendar this morning I was shocked to see that it’s July 25th which then lead me to immediately think, “OMGosh! It’s only five months until Christmas! And what’s more important, the Christmas Promotion Season is already in full swing! Hide A Heart is a gift line and if I am to be successful, then it’s time I began thinking with a ‘gift line state of mind!” Continue reading