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Looking for the Great Pumpkin at Seattle Restaurant Week

It’s no big secret that I’m a huge pumpkin fan.  And my friends and colleagues often email me anytime they find a new pumpkin item on a local restaurant menu... Read More

Tweeting and driving just don’t mix

I always get a laugh from the signs and bumper stickers that say “Honk if you love Jesus; text while driving if you want to meet him”. And I was an early adopter... Read More

10 things I learned at Foodportunity

I have a soft spot for a very special food event called Foodportunity. It’s produced quarterly by the fabulous Keren Brown (@franticfoodie on Twitter), and brings together a variety of restaurants, food... Read More

Groupon gets personal – and it’s a good thing

Some of you may remember me questioning Groupon in the past for their obvious consumer appeal, yet lack of significant benefit for business owners.  We’ll I’m here today to take... Read More

Are you a Smart Cookie? Half-Baked? Or just a crumb?

People love visuals. And people love food.  And food analogies that create a vivid mental image seem to really resonate with my readers. And so, a new recipe for my blog has been... Read More

4 reasons you must read “Branding Basics for Small Business”

I must admit I’ve often been confused about the difference between branding, marketing and advertising.  And with nearly 15 years of public relations experience and my current profession of social media... Read More