Beauty’s Blog: What’s Going On At Beauty Culture Magazine

I’m Writing A Book!


I’ve started compiling research for a book about microbusiness in developing countires. If you’ve got experience in microfinance, mentoring, editing, publishing, own a microbusiness or you’d just like to give feedback on the book as it progresses, check out the link below. I’d love to hear your input.

Visit Business Sphere

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Happy New Year, 2009!


2009 is shaping up pretty well so far. I’ve migrated all of my old, obsolete web sites in to new and sleeker versions that will hopefully generate more interest, traffic, and with any luck, my reader base! I’ve started planning my long awaited book (for me anyway) on Africa, and really come a long way in diversifying my income streams. But to top it all off, my back fence neighbors took out their 40 ft palm tree that made a mess all over my vegetable beds, and started numerous baby palm trees in my back lawn for the past 8 years.

So far, so good, and now I’ll take another step by wishing you the same happy thoughts, and fewer irritations in your life for 2009!

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Raising Hell On Tribes!


I was honored this weekend to have a post published on the new Tribes Blog . Check it out, and become a subscriber to get the latest views from members of Seth Godin’s Tribe.

Have a great week!

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Check Out The New Tribes Blog!



Everyone is part of a special group of people: a family, circle of friends, clubs, teams, and so on. Seth Godin calls these groups, and his new bestseller, Tribes.

Before he launched the book in October, he gathered together a tribe of his readers online and started the Triiibes Group. Members have now compiled some of their ideas and works together to publish the new Tribes Blog!  

Take a look and see what’s going on in our Tribe!

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Cultivating An Attitude of Gratitude


Here’s hoping that you and yours have a wonderful Thanksgiving. I’m including some links to a couple of great sites I found, full of Thanksgiving quotes and prayers.

I am so grateful for all of you!

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Buy A Pledge To Be Proud Of!

I Took The Handmade Pledge!

I Took The Handmade Pledge! has a listing of handmade, artisan items, links and lenses on Squidoo!

Why not stop by and see what it’s all about?

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Looking For An Evening Out In The Bay Area This Month?


Join Lanee Smith and PlatinumOne Cosmetics along with a host of celebrity friends for an evening on entertainment and fashion as they raise awareness for Breast Cancer. To buy tickets online go to

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Read more about how we can all be Living Examples to the young women in our lives by having a healthy attitude about ourselves. Good reading!

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Shop Now For The Holidays & Support Womens Groups in Africa!


Looking for some great gifts? How about supporting women in business in Jinja, Uganda by shopping at my new eCrater store, BadMsM’s Gift-O-Rama

These items are handmade by members of the Alpha Childcare and Community Development Organization (ACCOD) in Jinja, Uganda. Proceeds from this sale directly benefit ACCOD. For more information, visit Alpha Secondary School & Vocational Training Center .

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The New Beauty Culture Site Is LIVE!

We’re hoping the new format will make Beauty Culture Magazine more enjoyable to read and navigate. Feel free to comment, or contact us about article you’d like to see in the future.

Thanks for your continued readership!

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