Bringing Joy to the World: Chara

 

By Porter Branch, Content Intern

There is a lot of joy in this world; Wendy Betsch is doing all she can to spread that joy a little further. Wendy founded Chara nearly three years ago to help serve the special needs community, teaching daily responsibilities, such as dressing and making the bed, alongside more leisurely

Working Hard to Make Dreams Reality

“Community and family oriented, Birmingham is always growing, but still maintains a family feel. It is a great place to raise children!”, stated Mrs. Diedra Moore when asked what she loves about Birmingham.

Mrs. Diedra Moore graduated with a degree in business from the University of Alabama. After five years dedicated to corporate America, Mrs. Moore could no longer ignore her love for cooking.100_1700 [Read more...]

“I Do”

Events Made Simple

“I Do”

By Katrina Adams

The Holidays are over and wedding season is  around the corner.  A special female in your life got engaged and popped the question “Will you be my Maid or Matron of Honor?”  Now you have to duty of planning [Read more...]

Winter Skin!

Raww Beauty Secrets

“How To Win: Winter vs Your Skin”

By: Jackie of Raww Beauty Makeup

In the winter our skin can take a beating from the dry windy air. Once a week try a gentle exfoliator and then follow with moisturizer while the skin is still damp. Also, drink lots of water to stay hydrated.

When cleansing the skin try using creamy cleanser which won’t strip the skin as much. Also, be careful not to use the ones with alcohol as they can strip the skin leaving it drier.  [Read more...]

“Find Cash in 30 Days or Less” By Tina White

Tina’s Tidbits

Find Cash in 30 Days or Less

By Tina White

 

One of the things I often hear from entrepreneurs is “Cash is tight. I don’t know if I will be able to pay my employees or not.”

Let’s face it, companies do not get into a cash crunch overnight.  It is hard to quickly find cash, but it is possible if you know where to look. Here are a few places to look to help improve cash flow within the next 30 days.

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Tina’s Tidbits

SONY DSCThe Power of Cash: Four Types of Savings Your Business Needs

In business, cash is king. You not only need a steady supply of it; you also need to save it to help you when growth opportunities and problems emerge. Reserving cash is one of the smartest things you can do as a business owner.

Here are four types of cash savings that your business will need in order to stay on the right track. [Read more...]

Water and Your Body

Water and Your Body!
By Tina Kay Hughes

 

Warning: Water is energizing and refreshing! It may give you the urge to get off the couch.
Did you know that water regulates the temperature of the human body, carries nutrients and
oxygen to cells, cushions joints, protects organs and tissues, and removes [Read more...]

VIP Style Guide

VIP Style Guide
by: Abby Hathorn
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Update Your Summer-to-Fall Wardrobe with One Key Piece
If your summer-to-fall wardrobe is in need of a serious style update, no need to fear because a simple
leopard blouse is sure to do the trick. Whether you are off to the office or off to your favorite [Read more...]

PaSH Band: Dead Fingers

PaSH Bands: Dead Fingers

 

By: Kaneshia Sims

Kate and Taylor Hollingsworth are members of the group Dead Fingers, a name derived from a child hand trick that deceives your brain into thinking that you’ve lost the feeling in your fingers.  Both Kate and Taylor can contest to love at first song when it comes to making music together. [Read more...]

Kicking It With Mary

 Kicking it with Mary

by Valerie Taylor

 

kickAt first glance, Mary Alice Hughes may seem like your average fifteen year old girl. She loves reading, Auburn football games, One Direction, and obsessing over Criminal Minds. With a third degree black belt, however, and a teaching certification in Taekwondo, Mary’s skill in martial arts reveals that she is far from average. Her focus and dedication have driven her to accomplish what many cannot in an entire lifetime. Mary has practiced martial arts since age eight, [Read more...]

PaSH Savings

PaSH Savings

by Warren Hudson

In this economy, tips and tricks on how to save money is something we all can appreciate.  TLC’s Extreme Couponing has shown how strategic couponing has become a valued asset in households throughout the country. It is so common that local native, Loren [Read more...]

Meet The Business Mastermind: An Introduction to Donald Dunphy

PaSH Networks

By Kaneshia Sims don

Donald Dunphy of Columbiana, Alabama understands the importance of networking.  As a Naval transfer in the early 1990s, Dunphy, new to the city and without a friend in sight, needed a way to build professional contacts.  With over 26 years of active duty under his belt and the desire to meet new faces while building lasting relationships, Dunphy started Mastermind Business Network group. [Read more...]

Behind The Lens

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Birmingham is home to some true artistic genius. Even with all the local talent in the Magic City, photographer Madelyn Bonnett still manages to stand out and shine. Copy editor by day and photographer by night, Madelyn is a true artist. They say home is where the heart is, and that is certainly true in Madelyn’s case. She has lived in the Birmingham area her entire life. For someone who is typically a country girl, she sure does have a love for Birmingham and its endless festivals, events, and various city happenings. Of course, those involving art such as Artwalk and Shelby County Art Association’s exhibitions are her favorite. [Read more...]