Lauriebell Loves: Stitch Fix

Stitch Fix

I’m baaaaacckkk.  Or at least for now.  It’s been nearly one year since we moved from the UK to the USA and it’s been a roller coast ride.  We moved to NJ, work in NYC, Layla has started daycare and we are buying a house.  Next challenge: A DOG! I hope! As you can imagine, we are busy!  I am running through life from the moment I wake at 6:15 in the morning until 11pm when I (should) go to sleep at night.  So I don’t have much time to shop.  And as a mom I often put my needs last.  But I’m saying goodbye to those days with my new Stitch Fix subscription! I LOVE IT!!!

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Kid Friendly Tablet Accessories Giveaway with KiteReaders – FREE eBook when you enter!

Kitereaders Tablet Accessories Giveaway on Lauriebell's Bakery & Cafe blog including iGuy iPad Case, Two Hans Nook Stand, Marware UpSurge Speaker, Griffin Technology Cinema Seat, Gumdrop Kindle Fire Case, KiteReaders Stylus Pen, Fisher Price Kindle Fire Case, Crayola Color Studio iMarker, iPad Smart Cover and Kazoo MyPhones

Boy does Lauriebell have a treat for you!  We’ve teamed up with KiteReaders to bring you an awesome kids’ tablet accessories giveway.  If your children are anything like mine, they love technology especially tablets (and mine’s only 9 months!)  All you have to do is click below where is says “Enter Here” to reveal the Rafflecopter widget and follow the instructions to enter the competition.  I’ll keep my fingers crossed for you!  Oh and did I mention you get a FREE eBook when you enter?!  Continue reading

Recipe Round-up: Tomatoes

Summer is peaking and tomatoes are bursting off their vines.  I love the smell of a ripe tomato that’s been sitting in the sun.  Just cut me a wedge, sprinkle with some sea salt or dip in a bit of homemade vinaigrette and I am happier than a puppy getting his belly rubbed.  Funny thing is that I hated raw tomatoes until I was nearly sixteen.  All that joy I was missing.  Luckily my taste buds grew up! Below I’ve compiled a list of some of the best tomato recipes out this week.  Some simple, some a bit more complex, all deliciou Continue reading

3 Simple ways a CRM can empower your small business

I am in hot pursuit of my dream!  You may know I’ve been self-studying how to run a small business so that I can make my dream of opening Lauriebell’s Bakery & Cafe a reality. You may not know that in a former/still-sorta-current-life I am a marketer. Lately, I’ve been speaking with several small business owners and hopefuls and it’s clear I have some knowledge to share. Continue reading