Category: Small Biz Hustle

Howdy Do It – Week 12

Howdy Do It came from “how do you do It,” the question Ellie & Margot found themselves asking about their freelance lifestyles, and so Howdy Do It was born, a weekly column about the things we do to keep ourselves organized, inspired and on track. Ellie will be here each Monday, and Margot will be… Read more »

Howdy Do It – Week 11

During my last year of college, I took a required class that broached the subject of what the heck one might do with a fine art degree. On the first day, the professor handed out a list of jobs he’d had. It was two pages long and included teacher, sculptor, plumber, electrician, construction worker, waiter,… Read more »

Howdy Do It – Week 10

I’ve been on an office supply kick lately (see here & here). Truth is, my home office needs some work. Last summer we bought a huge storage cabinet from Ikea, which is now overflowing, and I’m really over the cheap plastic drawer things I bought in college. First on the list is a new desk… Read more »

Howdy Do It – Week 9

If you follow me on twitter, or my own blog Mint, you know I spent much of last week in Salt Lake City for the Alt Design Summit. If you haven’t heard of Alt, here’s the quick version: it was a conference geared toward design & lifestyle bloggers, and the first of its kind. You… Read more »

Howdy Do It – Week 8

photo by monda loves In a few days I’ll be heading to Salt Lake City for Alt. If you haven’t heard of Alt, here’s the deal: it’s a conference for design and lifestyle bloggers, business who want to blog, businesses who want to meet bloggers, etc. I signed up about 3 weeks ago, and then… Read more »