Hey folks! I'm an International writer, speaker and founder of WeDames Organization in Springfield, MO. I am mostly caffeine-dependent and exceptionally average in all things....you could say I am a hot mess, but you would need to leave the "hot" out.

Recipe for the Cosmopolitan

It’s classy, sexy and though it is currently out of style in the local bar scene, there is always someone ordering this pretty-in-pink cocktail.  The official drink of Sex and the City, the cosmopolitan has delighted and numbed taste buds for decades while gracing the palettes of many brides-to-be and their respective entourages.  While many…

Why Women Are Your Target Audience

So you’ve started a new business, or you have had one up and running for a while and you begin to notice “the plateau effect” on your revenue.  Discounting the usual high and low periods during the year, it may be your marketing campaign needs to be revamped to target a specific group of people…one…

Stay Healthy Eat Fat

OK, so I am not one of those people who think “beautiful” comes in one size, but I did stumble upon some interesting facts about diets that are high in fat and how it actually supports your body in staying healthy and thin. Before you read any further, vegetarians beware:  while no animals were harmed…

The Time My Child Loved Daddy More Than Mommy

Once upon a time, my child loved daddy more than mommy.  It wasn’t the most pleasant “phase” of my parenting regime, but it was very insightful and I learned a lot from it. Let’s talk about children!  They are spectacular mini-adults who are fun, happy and easily amused little monsters.  And while they don’t quite…

Business Networking Groups in Springfield

Being self-employed or owning a business requires networking skills.  After all, businesses don’t grow themselves:  people grow businesses.  I have recently moved back to Springfield, Missouri after leaving in 2003, and one of the biggest obstacles I have experienced has been my lack of network here in 417 land.  I lived in Malaysia for the…

Lemon Drop Martini

I know, I know….I get it.  You are probably thinking (albeit sarcastically), “great, another martini-fusion twist…”  And while we do feel your pain, this is, unfortunately, another recipe for a martini-fusion twist.  It cannot be helped! While the original lemon drop rose to fame in the 70’s and 80’s, it didn’t contain all the goodies…

Classic Bloody Mary

The bloody mary is one of those brunch-time cocktails for lushes the world over who simply can’t wait until 5 o’clock to have a cocktail.  In case a mimosa is too sweet or too orangy for you, or if you are hungover from the night before, a fantastic substitute to guzzle with your eggs and…