Kickstartable: POCKETT Boutique

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Readers who love functional fashion, take a closer look at this week’s Kickstartable. Leah Williams, founder & creative director of the POCKETT Boutique, is working to bring her vision of beautiful clothing with pockets to fruition. She took time out of her busy schedule (filled with a full-time job, family commitments, and starting POCKETT) to answer a few questions. 

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Kickstartable: The Nancy Drew Board Game

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Dear Readers, if you ever read Nancy Drew books under your covers with a flashlight because you couldn’t wait to see how it ended, you are not alone. You will also love today’s Kickstartable. Created by 16-year-old Quincy MacShane, this game will appeal to Nancy Drew fans of all ages.

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Kickstartable: Orchard House – Home of Little Women: Documentary

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Book lovers, you will love this week’s Kickstartable. Did you know that that the house where Little Women was set was a real home? And that it still exists? And that you can visit? I was able to ask Jan Turnquist, the executive director of Orchard House some questions about this week’s project: Orchard House – Home of Little Women: … Read More

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Kickstartable: #STEMPrincesses Book Project

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This week’s Kickstartable spoke to me on many levels. The #STEMPrincesses2 Book Project flies in the face of ridiculous political ads featuring giggling women shopping for a political candidate at a dress shop (say what?). It flies in the face of the ridiculous tshirts that say, “I only date superheroes.” It features girls in a variety of careers and exploring … Read More

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Kickstartable: The People’s Girls

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When this Kickstarter project was brought to my attention, I knew it was time to bring back the Kickstartable series. Here’s my interview with the team working on The People’s Girls, two brave women who are speaking out about a very important topic.

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We Try It: Free Books on E-Readers

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Sumertime equals reading time at my house. The children are reading for the summer program at our local library as well as keeping track of their time spent reading for school. I try to spend at least a half hour a day reading myself, and on pool days or road trip days, I log more time. 

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Kickstartable: After Spring Documentary

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Has Kickstarter jumped the shark? It seems like there are some projects, currently, that aren’t for art or invention or the greater good. I’m not here to talk about those today. Instead, I’m here to bring your attention to a project that is going to create a documentary that will take people inside the heart of Jordan and the Syrian … Read More

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Checking Out Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari

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Earlier this month, my family and I took a short road trip and visited the what’s credited as the world’s first theme park. No, we didn’t go to Disneyland or Coney Island, or a Six Flags location. We traveled to Santa Claus, Indiana, and visited Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari.

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