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The Fashionable Coup of the Dickeys from Le Cou

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I think Jessica Wingate and Elizabeth Azen are about to revolutionize your wardrobe. Their new business, Le Cou, has reintroduced the women’s dickey as something fun, fashionable, and easy to wear. These simple little shirts can dress up and bring versatility to any woman’s wardrobe. Who Wears Dickeys? Little Shirt: You might be asking yourself, “what is a dickey?” Or, …

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The Magical Spirit of Monica Ensign and Monica Ensign Design

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Monica Ensign is a natural artist and designer who sees the innate beauty in people, places and things. In essence, Monica Ensign Design is really just an expression of Monica’s spirit. Monica approaches interior design as way not only to enhance the beauty and functionality of what is already present, but also to embrace the spirit of those using and …

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The Big Heart of Bonny Nickens and Bonny’s Helping Hands

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Bonny Nickens lives from her heart. Her heart’s passion is to help seniors live fulfilling lives and to live independently at home. Her business, Bonny’s Helping Hands, focuses on reaching out to adult children with aging parents who need extra help caring for them. Bonny puts it best. “I am Bonny Nickens. I help families keep their seniors independent at …

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Painting for Paws at Let Carolyn Paint It!

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Carolyn Ackerman is saving animals one brush stroke at a time. On a mission to end animal abuse and homelessness, she incredibly donates 50% of all earnings from Let Carolyn Paint It! to organizations helping homeless and abused animals. While rebuilding her life, she is using her talent as an interior painter and color designer to give back to all …

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The Magic of Compass Rose Video

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Jeany Park, who owns Compass Rose Video with her husband Geoff Weinberg, is a natural. She is a natural on camera and a natural coach. She is passionate about helping small business entrepreneurs, and in particular women entrepreneurs, discover their own voice on video and how to use good video to grow their businesses. Instant Rapport: I sat down with …