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Subscription Box Review – Crystal Club Box

If you follow me on Instagram you know that I’m on the hunt for the best subscription boxes for woos and witches. Subscription boxes are the best! It’s like getting a present every month and you never really know…

Let the Pumpkin Spice Addiction BEGIN!

It’s September and you know what that means! Pumpkin Spice Mania is here! This is the time of year that I make the every-other-day trip to Starbucks for a Venti Pumpkin Spice Latte…like the good assimilated upper middle class…

Spring Breeds a New JessCarlson.com

2017 is really turning into something totally and completely unplanned and unexpected. Part of me feels like I should be resisting saying, “No, I said I was done with this or I’m not doing this again,” but instead I…

The Death of a Furry Friend and Why the Pain is Good

The loss of a pet is very difficult. People who aren’t pet people sometimes don’t really understand the kind of grieving that people go through when losing a furry companion. I think it’s because when you don’t have pets…

Why I Wish I’d Never Done B-School

I’ve noticed that it’s that time of year again. Time for the B-School promotions! One thing I’m really glad about is that most of the email lists I’m on that are promoting this online business training program are offering…

Those Bad Love Lessons RomComs Taught Us

Hey, Happy Valentine’s Day, friends! I’m not a big Valentine’s Day person. There’s no real reason, it’s not like I have love trauma or hate love or anything like that. I think, if anything, I feel like the sentiment…

Goals + Intentions for 2017 *FREEBIES*

As we come to the end of 2017, I come with more gifts! The two I have for you today are ones that I’ve been doing each year for a while. They’re a couple of my favorites so I…

I’ve Been Living A Lie

2016 has been a bitch of a year. I don’t think I know anyone that hasn’t at some point in the year thrown their fists up in the air in an act of defiance to whatever entity rained shit…

Why I’m Done With Periscope and What I’m Doing Next

If there’s one thing that I’ve been asked about 100 times in the last month, it’s this…   Jess, when are you coming back to Periscope!?!   Well, the wait is over. I’m just not coming back.    …

Gabby B’s New Book Trailer Made Me Feel Kind Of Gross

Today when I was wading through my mountains of email I came across a very short two-sentence email from Gabrielle Bernstein’s email list. It said:   Hi Jess, Today is a big day. I’m officially announcing something that will…

Why I’m Giving Up On My Business

  This is really one of my favorite times of year. I just love the holidays and have always loved the energy and spirit of Christmastime and the transition from one calendar year into the next. One reason is…

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Periscope for Biz

  On June 15th I started a new adventure…the adventure of video. Well, to be precise livestreaming video. In four years of having my business fully online I’d only ever done two videos. And those videos were done with…