10 Steps to Starting Your Side Hustle (part two)

A few days ago I mentored one of Kellogg's most highly rated and sought after courses: New Venture Discovery. One of my favorite things to do is to ideate on problems that I face, but hearing ideas and solutions to problems I haven't encountered is just as much fun. Last week I shared the first … Continue reading 10 Steps to Starting Your Side Hustle (part two)

10 Steps to Starting Your Side Hustle (part one)

Over the past few months friends and colleagues have increasingly sought my advice and considerations when thinking about starting a business. In this two-part series, I am going to share with you a simple list consisting of the ten pieces of advice that and a bonus "brief" business plan template that I wish I had when I took the leap into entrepreneurship.

The life of a “mompreneur”

Mom, Mommy, Mama, Mamama, Honey, Babe, Wife, Mrs., Candice, Marketer, MBA, Entrepreneur, Designer, Business Owner, Investor. These are names I go by, or titles earned throughout my career and education that are parts of my identity. Mother, Wife, Marketer, Entrepreneur, these are all such different parts of me that pull at me and energize me … Continue reading The life of a “mompreneur”

Fall Fair-Fashion Staples

For us it’s equally important to love how we look and feel in something. We consider fit, fabric, and how something was made. To truly feel good about styling ourselves, that means child and sweatshop free labor, and more sustainable production methods and fabrics. We are also increasingly aware of the impact that throw-away fashion … Continue reading Fall Fair-Fashion Staples

Ethical Fashion – What’s It All About?

Pictured: V-Neck Dress / Draped Modal Midi Dress / Box Panel Tee / Sleeveless Trapeze Dress Credit: Brittany Hinrichs, Content Manager, Mod + Ethico Boutique The ethical side of the fashion realm can be quite intense and confusing for those looking to switch to a more mindful lifestyle. It can be overwhelming trying to learn and … Continue reading Ethical Fashion – What’s It All About?

5 Eco-friendly Lifestyle and Beauty Hacks to Save you More Than Just Time & Money

As a the founder of Mod + Ethico balancing both my start-up, my full-time gig in advertising, AND with a baby on the way, I am always seeking life hacks to save time. The great news is that these hacks not only save time, but also precious natural resources, cut-down on energy use, and minimize waste. … Continue reading 5 Eco-friendly Lifestyle and Beauty Hacks to Save you More Than Just Time & Money

Show Me the Money: How buying ethically-made clothes can be cheaper in the long-run

While I’m extremely passionate about sustainably- and ethically-made clothing, I’ve always said I’d never turn down a good deal. I’ve since proven myself wrong. While perusing my inbox recently, I saw a deal offered at Victoria’s Secret for a sport pant, sports bra, and beanie—all for $55. I found myself reeling and loudly asking my … Continue reading Show Me the Money: How buying ethically-made clothes can be cheaper in the long-run