Alright. Let's play Desert Island (any Office fans out there?). One item you couldn't live an hour without.
BURT'S BEES CHAPSTICK.
This stuff is magical. A real necessity. I MUST have at least 3 sticks at all times. One in my purse, diaper bag, and a back up if for some reason Nick has used one and I can't locate it. I seriously start having anxiety when I can't find it or run out. I have been known to apply it for probably 30 seconds straight. It tingles. It's smooth. Your lips will never be the same.
I'm reading a Marketing/PR book called "The New Rules of Marketing & PR" by David Meerman Scott and it is fascinating thus far. I highly recommend it. Having graduated in Marketing & Advertising going on 4 years ago, I realized I'm a little rusty as to new technology and positioning. Since I've been dubbed the Marketing Director for Full Throttle Recreation Club (by The Boss himself), I thought I should get cracking.
This book has been extremely insightful to me since the used-to-be-mainstream forms of advertising just don't work for a lot of businesses, like us. I'm talking about TV, radio, magazines, newspaper, billboards... even online ads. The web has changed everything. I just never realized how powerful it really is to reach your target. Already I've come up with a lot of new ideas on how to more effectively market Full Throttle without spending any $ at all-- and I'm still in the first half of the book! The book focuses on using news releases, blogs, web content, etc. to reach your buyer directly. I highly recommend it!
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Here is Ruby in her Christmas dress that Grandma Giles sent her (thanks again, Mom!). She looked absolutely beautiful! I couldn't take my eyes off her. She wore it to church a week late, since the Sunday before I was sick. Nothing says "Merry Christmas" quite like puking your guts out all night after a ward potluck dinner. Never again. I don't care who's offended. Either I'll eat beforehand or I'll bring my own sack lunch. Can I get a witness on this one?