Local Summer Camp for Kids – British Soccer Camps

Local Summer Camp for Kids With summer quickly approaching, I’m busy planning our summer and filling it with several local summer camp for kids. One of the highlights this summer is the British Soccer Camps through Challenger Sports. With rec soccer starting in August, the Challenger Soccer Camps are the perfect way to get the [Read On]

Road Trip – Toy Ideas for the Car – Magformers

Road Trip – Toy Ideas for the Car If you are like me, when you go on a family vacation – especially a road trip – you really try to make it fun for everyone.  Our family will be taking a trip to Disneyland in a few weeks and we will be making the drive [Read On]

Snap Conference and Noonday Accesories and Jewelry

I’m so excited to share with you all the fabulouslessness that is Noonday Jewelry!  If you aren’t familiar with Noonday AND you love jewelry and accessories (especially those made by hand by well-deserving/impoverished women), you should definitely check them out. Noonday Jewelry and Accessories (jewelry, scarves, bags).  They are  gorgeous and have such a great “story”. [Read On]

Easy Marshmallow Pops

Today is our team party for my son’s first grade basketball party.  He’s so excited for the party – not because it’s pizza but because he gets a TROPHY!    I decided to add to the fun by whipping up these totally Easy Marshmallow Pops for the kids! Making marshmallow pops has got to be [Read On]

Celebrating Our Heroes {Memorial Day 2013}

Thank you to all the men and women who have served, are serving and who will serve.  I couldn’t decide which photo I liked better so I’m adding both.  These photos were taken at the memorial site of Pearl Harbor while I was on my honeymoon in 2004.

Pick Me to Party – {Swish Branding – New Business Cards}

My new business cards – and a marketing challenge! Challenge 1: Re-design As I prepped for the snap conference, I knew I needed to update my business cards. The old ones weren’t printed on the best paper – the colors weren’t as vibrant as I wanted – and they were quite honestly: pretty darn UGLY! [Read On]

Snap Preparations – Etsy finds

As the snap conference quickly approaches, I thought I’d share some of my FAVORITE Etsy purchases.  If you know me, you know that I love Etsy – that’s no secret.  Some of my favorite jewelry, stationary, and clothes are from Etsy!  So when it was time to make sure I had everything I needed for the [Read On]

Can’t Wait for the SNAP Conference

  Snap! There really should be a song about the conference…or maybe an honorary dance…or something else equally special!   If you haven’t heard of the conference, it’s a conference for creative bloggers. A chance to meet and learn from some of the best bloggers “out there”.  Everything from blogging basics to advanced SEO to [Read On]

Fan Appreciation Giveaway

When I first started Swish Designs, I never thought I’d actually be a ‘real business’.  I thought that I’d make a few wedding monograms for friends and that would be the end of it.    And then I made the decision to “go big or go home” and really started marketing and expanding my product [Read On]