My Secret Marketing Plan

This week’s been a doozie.

I went to the dermatologist because if you’ve seen me on Zoom lately my cheeks are the same color as my bangs. I think it’s rosacea, and it seems to be getting worse.

While I was there he decided to cut a lil’ chunk off my leg to biopsy it. He said it’s probably nothing, but that meant I can’t get in the pool or ocean for 2 weeks. And we’ve already planned a two night stay at the beach soon, so this thing heals by then. 😭

Cut to Saturday when it starts looking infected. 🤢 But I couldn’t worry about that because I was on my way to the pediatric urgent care because my kid stuck a bead up his nose. 🙄

Thanks universe.

Mustache glasses and laughing smiley faces over colorful bead background

As we’re driving to get the bead removed, AC⚡DC’s Highway to Hell is playing. We’re taking a much needed break from a Seymour kid favorite, Sprinkle Party.

All I was thinking was, “Man, I can’t wait to write an email about this.” 😂

Ya know why? Because I consider you a friend. Is that weird? 🤔

If you’re here, taking the time to read these weekly emails, then you’re one of the first people I want to laugh/cry/be exhausted with when things already feel really hard, and then there’s a bead up someone’s nose. 🤷‍♀️

I was trying to think of a way to make this relate to business somehow.

Like maybe it’s about outsourcing stuff? Leaving it to the professionals to do what they do best. (like removing beads and avoiding infections?) 

But then I was like, “Nah, I just wanna tell you that funny story, and thank you for being here.”

And let you know that if you’ve never hit reply when I’ve said to because you think I don’t really mean it, or you think it might be weird, please note that I just said I consider you a friend. 🥰

That’s a little weird too, huh? 

Let’s be weird together! 

So hit reply and let me know what crazy 💩 is happening in your world these days. 



  1. When I was little apparently I stuck a pretzel, a green bean, and a macaroni noodle up my nose, so I guess maybe it’s hereditary? 
  1.  There’s no secret agenda here, I’m a graphic designer, not a salesperson. I like making fun content and sharing it with people who get me and think it’s funny. (aka people like you) Then hopefully when you need some cool graphic design work, you think, “I should hit up dd!” That’s my big, secret, marketing plan. 😂
  1. I got antibiotics and my infection is totally fine and I think I’ll be healed in time for the beach. 🤞
  2. My friend Cara Steinmann is on the podcast this week and we’re talking all about networking. Which is basically a business code word for making friends. (You know, like me and you after you actually reply. 😬) It’s a great episode, and a BIG FUN announcement is coming up in the next episode, so if you’re not already subscribed to the podcast… get on it! 🎊

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