emily mcdowell

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July Fourth is a day like none other in these parts. As we celebrate freedom and independence with a healthy dose of rebellion thrown in, I’m sharing some personal favorites that not only honor the land of the free and the home of the brave, but also the plucky, determined …

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Tiny is the new big these days — just ask Emily McDowell. The West Coaster who set stationery on fire offers several charmingly offbeat yet unexpectedly honest styles of 2″x3″ cards. Depending on which design you choose, they’re ideal for slipping in children’s lunchboxes, taping up on co-worker’s monitors — and …

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I have judged the LOUIEs several times now — including the most recent one, for which winners will be announced next month — and it is an interesting process on so many levels. You review anywhere from say 6 to 40 entries per category, and there are if you can …

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Years ago, I seriously considered opening a gift store, and read up on several successful shop owners. “Never listen to naysayers,” said one, and though I never opened that store, I decided there and then to do just that. Maybe that’s part of the reason why I find the story …

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