I Published My First eBook on Amazon

I have wanted to be a published author for as long as I can remember.  And I have wanted to write this book for nearly a decade, well maybe not this exact book in particular, but the seed was planted in the height of my retail success, and developed through the practices, lessons, and interactions… Read More

Shopgirl’s Sojourn- A to Z Theme Reveal

Guess what I’m back…well don’t get too excited, the return is not a permanent one.  It is April which means the A to Z challenge, and if I’m going to be forcing myself to write every day for a month, I have learned the hard way this past November that my personal blog is not… Read More

Blog-aholic Award

I was nominated for the Blog-aholic Award by the gorgeous and talented Beauty and the Ballroom.  If you have not checked out her blog, I strongly suggest it, her adventures in ballroom dancing and day to life are not only enchanting, but her support as a member of the blogging community is met by very few.… Read More

7 Powerful Keys That Will Better Influence Your Entry-Level Resume

About a week ago a friend of mine spoke to me about how she was hoping for a career change.  She has been in the service industry for 15 years and was ready for something more stable and something she had a passion and interest in.   I asked her to send her resume over to… Read More

Exposing the Unexpected Revolution and Recreation of a Shop Girl

Why I Started Shop Girl: In February of 2013 I received the dreaded yet anticipated call from my boss; she was inviting me back to the company I had loved since my childhood, and had dedicated my entire being to for the preceding five years.  It was one of the most difficult decisions I ever had… Read More