Empowered Vulnerability

“Education is the one thing no one can ever take away from you”

I’ve lived by those words ever since my mother drilled them into my mind from the time I was a child.

And so I studied hard.  I worked hard.  I tried hard to always be the best.  I was never the smartest girl in the class.  I never knew all the answers or how to “get ahead” at my job.  But I worked hard.  And in doing so, I outworked everyone around me until I had the courage to pursue my entrepreneurial dream of being a boss ass bitch. 

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When #METOO Becomes #USTOO

It seems like the stories behind the Me Too Movement are never-ending.  So here it goes... Me Too.

My story begins before the MeToo Movement.  It starts back in 2013 when I had the idea of developing an app that would take care of laundry & dry cleaning.  It took just over a year of developing different prototypes, creating business models, and drafting business plans. 

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The Red Stain

The 10-minute film is set in a stunningly photographed Italian town, where Billy, a young American abroad, takes his shirt to the local dry cleaner, sporting a large red stain. The dry cleaner and his wife then speculate wildly as to the cause of the stain, competing to outdo each other on fantastical stories, which we see played out on the screen.

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How to Do Laundry

Laundry can be frustrating and time-consuming and there is so very much that can go wrong. This guide will help you understand your machines, how fabric types behave and methods for treating common problems like stains, dinginess and odor — all with the important caveat that laundry is a very personal endeavor.

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