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The Ultimate Summer Checklist

When I was growing up, Summer was one of my favorite seasons! I think I loved it so much because it was a break from school and I got to swim every day. Where I grew up (and where I currently live) gets VERY hot during the Summer. It’s no Arizona heat, but we have 100+ degree weather for several months. The heat lasts until October and by that time, we are soooo over the heat that we can all be a little grumpy

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Rachel Allene Backstory Part Three

If you haven’t read part one or part two of the Rachel Allene backstory, you should. Read part one here and part two here.

Once I found out I was pregnant, I knew that I wouldn’t be able to continue running the business I had been running once the baby was born. I wasn’t naive to the fact that running a business and being a mom is not easy. And I am completely aware that I will have less time to spend on the business once the babe is born.

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Baby Heckmann Baby Shower

As I write this recap of the Baby Shower, I am 31 weeks pregnant, So, we are in the final stretch (kinda)!

I will forewarn you and let you know that this is a image heavy post, so if you don't feel like scrolling, I won't be offended. 

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Women with Purpose | Interview with Ashley Beaudin

I am so excited to continue with the new blog series for the Rachel Allene blog! This past year, I have learned so much about growing a business, building a brand, increasing online sales, growing a mailing list, etc. through the influence and expertise of other highly creative and talented women. They have encouraged me, inspired me, and taught me to be fearless in my pursuits. They run their businesses with intention, purpose, and with a heart to give back. I am excited to start sharing some interviews with these women. They will offer insight, real talk, and actionable steps for growing a successful and profitable business (while making a difference!)

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What I’ve Learned Since Being Pregnant

Here’s the thing: pregnancy is not unicorns and rainbows. It’s hard. And I know that there are countless women who would give anything to be in my shoes. I realize that and I am grateful for this baby, my body, and this pregnancy. I don’t take it for granted and I want to note that this topic can be sensitive for many!

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Finding a Style In Home Ownership | and why Framebridge rules

We bought a house in this past September,

and it was one of the most unexpected, exciting, and stressful experiences in my life. We aren't the best planners, so when we get an idea in our heads, we pretty much just dive in head first. I don't love to be patient, so once we decided we might want to start house hunting, I was already packing the boxes. 

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Women with Purpose | Interview with Nicole Andreini

I am so excited to continue with the new blog series for the Rachel Allene blog! This past year, I have learned so much about growing a business, building a brand, increasing online sales, growing a mailing list, etc. through the influence and expertise of other highly creative and talented women. They have encouraged me, inspired me, and taught me to be fearless in my pursuits. They run their businesses with intention, purpose, and with a heart to give back. I am excited to start sharing some interviews with these women. They will offer insight, real talk, and actionable steps for growing a successful and profitable business (while making a difference!)

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Facing Fears in My Business

Facing fears is something I don’t love doing. Which is a bit ironic, because I encourage and challenge women to face their fears daily. At the same time, I believe that sometimes we need to focus on our own weaknesses in order for them to become strengths. What I mean by this, is that in order to face my own fears and to not let fears control me, I need to make myself vulnerable in front of others. The things that create the most fear inside of me, are the things that I try to focus on the most.

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What's Coming Soon for Rachel Allene? | Get YOUR Voice Heard!

When I think about the next several months and years of my business, I think about how I want to serve YOU. It’s not about me and my personal gains! For me, it’s about impacting the lives of others. I want to offer products and services for the creative, joyful, and inspired dreamer in order to promote grace, honesty, and vulnerability. And I want you to be a part of it. Sound good? I think so too

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Surviving The Holiday Hustle and The First Trimester

I still wonder how I survived the holiday hustle and the first trimester of my pregnancy. I'd like to say I survived, but I am not sure I thrived during that time. Which, the pre-pregnancy part of my mind wants to beat myself up for that truth, but I am realizing the need and reality of grace even more these days. I must admit, I never realized how hard pregnancy could be. I knew it had the potential of making me sick, but I was not prepared for the exhaustion and my lessened capabilities.

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