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Last Minute Preparations

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[caption id="" align="alignright" width="257"] 8Tracks Mixtape - Hipster Cat Approves[/caption] Have you heard of 8Tracks? It's probably the most amazing way to listen to music, ever. Take the playlist "Hipster Cat Approves" for example. It has been curated by a member of the 8Tracks community and is phenomenal. I have it favorited and have it playing on repeat right now. Something about the beats, the vocals, and the amazing ballads that calm, pump, and get me in a productive mood. This christmas craft show season has been an amazing journey and the light at the end of the tunnel is...

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Christmas Cozy

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Well, we're in the thick of it now - two holiday craft shows/markets down, two to go. The first began with Make It! A Handmade Revolution, where LanaBetty: Fun with Paints made its design debut. A smashing success; I cannot wait for 2013, there are going to be some amazing changes/improvements taking LanaBetty to better and more awesome places than ever before! The second show was Portobello West Christmas Market, which is always a good time. I feel like I am a part of a great big family with PBW, they have been so amazing and supportive of my brand!...

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Life is Curious

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[caption id="attachment_1567" align="alignleft" width="210"] Pressed Flower Magnets by Hidden Garden[/caption] Welcome to the heat of summer! As the summer wanes and some of us begin thinking about back to school and fall fashion, there are so many wonderful events, festivals, concerts, and more, going on in the city. September 5 - 12 is Mexico Fest, and Pride Vancouver wrapped up this past weekend. Keeping on track of posting blogs has been a struggle, but there are many fantastic happenings in the background leading up to the holiday season. This week has been, yet another blur, while LanaBetty has been busy...

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Improve your Karma

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Time and time again, I hear stories from woeful bloggers who have had their posts and or images jacked by other would-be bloggers. The level of low it takes to rip of someones idea is a low I'm not sure I really understand. Sometimes it is intentional, but most times, it isn't. It is important, just like in school, to give credit to the original writers/picture takers/creators of the content you include in your posts. With that in mind, I found this fantastic link from Krista, over at KJ&Co (if you haven't heard of her, now you have and your...

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Cha- Cha- Cha- Changes!

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As you can see; the site is being re-built. Check back for updates!

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