makeunder my week: august, 16th

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Hi Guys,

Whew! I took a mini-weekend trip to Rochester, Michigan this weekend to see my hometown. I hadn’t been back in town since my parents moved to a Philadelphia suburb two and a half years ago. It was a bit surreal to walk the streets with my childhood best friend, Carol Beth, and revisit the places we used to go as fourth-graders. But it’s also awesome that she’s now moved back to Rochester herself with her husband, so I can come visit as often as I like. And if it weren’t for the grueling six to seven hour train ride, I’d probably go back a lot more often.

Anyways, while I was there, we picked up a People Magazine (August, 16th issue) and found none other than our Division Teardrop neckalce sitting on Sarah Rue’s lovely neck on page 4! Though it would be amazing to say I “just happened to notice the feature” the truth is that my awesome PR firm, Red Light PR secured the spot via a People stylist picking up my samples in their office and then using them in the photo shoot. But either way, it’s pretty darn cool. A few months ago I promised myself I’d celebrate my first major piece of print PR with a pedicure — I envisioned getting my foot massage while looking at the piece of Jess LC jewelry in the magazine. And now that it’s finally happened, you can guess where I’ll be this afternoon. : )

In other news, I’ve been getting several emails about the discounted Franklin necklaces. We had removed them from the site for a few days so we could catch up on our inventory and orders. Now that we are caught up on everything we have re-posted the discounted Be Brave, Be Thankful, and Breathe necklaces, but our quantities are very limited in each style. And of course, all of the pre-order Franklin necklaces are all available for purchase and will ship by September 1st.

This week I’m excited to start finalizing decorating decisions for the new apartment. Which means I’ll be posting the makeunder steps two and three for the space tomorrow. I have to admit, the bittersweet-ness of these last few weeks living with Erwin has started to really sink in. But I keep remembering is an evolution, not an ending.

Have a great week,

Jess!

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  1. Jill

    This is SO exciting! And it’s even more exciting to see that your work with the PR company is paying off so quickly! Kudos and cheers to more! Enjoy that pedicure girl, you earned it!

  2. Cathy

    Wow! That’s awesome! And to think that you JUST met with People. PS – I think we’re due for a run (or two) this week.

  3. CB

    Thanks so much for coming to stay with me!! That was so, SO much fun walking everywhere and talking non-stop! I can’t wait until next time when I can come to Chicago. I also feel honored that I got to share in your People magazine moment. I am showing page 4 to everyone! 🙂

  4. Congrats! Sarah Rue looks great in the teardrop necklace. Maybe other celebrities will see it and come calling!

  5. Piper

    WOO HOO!! Congrats – that is unbelievably cool and amazing!!!!!

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